Pleader is entitled to appear for another and not for himself

Counsel and Client

Advocate and Pleader— Scope— Pleader is entitled to appear for another and not for himself—- If one wants to represent his/her client as advocate then he (advocate) is not legally entitled to examine himself in place of his party (client) as for such purpose he has to unclothe his status as advocate and has to clothe with attorney/authorized agent.

2017 CLC 1736

Negligence of counsel did not constitute sufficient cause

Negligence of counsel did not constitute sufficient cause 

Parties are bound by the acts and omissions of their counsel

in ase of any negligence on party of the counsel, parties could not claim that they were not to be held responsible.

Negligence on the party of advocate, has a binding effect on his client— any negligence on the party of the advocate, was binding upon party which had engaged the advocate— if pary would engage a counsel who was lacking sense of responsibility to the court, it was the party who should suffer and not the other side.

PLJ 2015 Islamabad 74

2013 YLR 375

2013 CLC 254

PLD 2006 Karachi 252

1974 SCMR 223

Revocation of Attorney through Registered Deed

Section 201 Contract Act

Attorney—- Termination of athority—- procedure—- Termination of authority of agent takes effect when it becomes known to him, or so far as regards third preson, when it become known to them—- No provision exists which requires revocation of authority only through registered deed.

2016 YLR Note 175 (Lahore)

Sub-Power after the death of Principle Party

Sub-Power after the death of Principle Party

Section 201 contract Act 1872, constitution of Pakistan article 185(3), sub power of attorney— issued by attorney after death of principal…effect… claim of petitioner/purported purchaser over suit property was based on the conveyance deed executed by the sub attorney of the respondent seller.. validity.. alleged power of attorney issued by respondent in favor of attorney was terminated on the death of respondent principal, therefore the attorney was not authorized to execute a sub power of attorney after death of the principal. In such circumstances the sub power of attorney was invalid and of no legal effect and sub attorney was not authorized to sell the property to the petitioner vide conveyance deed,. Further the purported purchase was the real mother of the sub attorney and as the time of alleged sale of property to her vide conveyance deed sub attorney made no efforts to obtain consent of attorney or principle seller, who has died by that time… petition for leave to appeal was dismissed accordingly and leave was refused (PLD 2014 Supreme Court 794)