Stating that legal profession should not be treated as an instant money earning machine, Chief Justice of the Madras high court Amreshwar Pratap Sahi exhorted graduating students of the Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU) in Trichy to make the profession a service to mankind.

Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi
TRICHY: Stating that legal profession should not be treated as an instant money earning machine, Chief Justice of the Madras high court Amreshwar Pratap Sahi exhorted graduating students of the Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU) in Trichy to make the profession a service to mankind.

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The CJ, who took part in the convocationin his capacity as chancellor of the university on Saturday, also appealed to the new graduates not to misuse the tool of litigation to foster their profession.
CJ Sahi also pointed out the high expectations by the society from the legal profession, and particularly in the current trying times.
Stating that the legal professionals cannot proceed on mere hypothesis because law required perfection, CJ Sahi insisted on the legal professionals to acquire necessary skills and knowledge, and capacity for hard work.
The chief justice said professional ethics not only governs the legal profession but also its future, and therefore advised the outgoing students that whenever they grapple with a problem they should handle it primarily on human considerations, and then only should apply the law.

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