Biju P.Thomas Vs. Chakkappan & ANR.  INSC 870 (9 May 2008)
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL
APPEAL NO.2340 OF 2007 Biju P. Thomas ...Appellant(s) Versus Chakkappan and
Anr. ...Respondent(s) O R D E R Heard learned counsel for the parties.
The civil appeal is admitted.
In our view, the notice was not
served upon the appellant; as such, on this ground alone, the impugned orders
are fit to be set aside.
Accordingly, the appeal is
allowed, impugned orders are set aside and the matter is remitted to the
Disciplinary Committee of Bar Council of India for deciding the same on merits
after giving opportunity of hearing to the parties, including the appellant.
Fresh notice is not required to be issued to the parties as both the parties shall
appear before the Disciplinary Committee by filing vakalatnama within four
weeks from today.
[G.S. SINGHVI] New Delhi, May 09,