Rajiv Gandhi Advocates Training Scheme was inaugurated in the National Law University Delhi. Minister of Law and Justice Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, Chief Minister of Delhi Smt. Sheila Dikshit and the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court and Chancellor of National Law University Delhi Justice Dipak Misra were present on the occasion.
Presiding over the function, the Minister of Law & Justice said “Globalisation of law includes global connections, global interdependence, global information, global finance, global governance and global rights. Legal profession in the 21st Century must focus on the rapid changes in legal education and the legal profession that are taking place throughout the world, the phenomenon that is often referred to as the globalization of legal profession.”
The primary purpose behind the development of the lawyers' training program is to standardize the training of future generations of lawyers in the globalization era. Achieving this goal is critical to ensure that lawyers' attain a minimum level of legal knowledge and advocacy skills before they take on the responsibilities associated with representing clients before the courts. Additionally, the training plan has been designed to increase public confidence in the legal system by setting clear ethical standards for the practice of law and training future lawyers about their ethical obligations to society and the role they play in promoting the integrity of the legal system as a whole. Training programme helps in enhancing following skills of the advocate trainees.