Festina Lente or Disguised Protectionism: Monopoly and Competition

Title: Festina Lente or Disguised Protectionism: Monopoly and Competition

Published on: May 23, 2017

Published in: David B. Wilkins, David M. Trubek, Vikramaditya S. Khanna (Eds.), The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization. Cambridge University Press

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Rahul Singh

Rahul Singh

This chapter focuses on the regulation of the Indian legal profession and its implications upon the entry of foreign law firms. It posits that although the Indian legal profession is ostensibly protectionist owing to multifarious ‘push’ (external) and ‘pull’ (internal) factors, it has been taking baby steps towards liberalisation i.e. entry of foreigh law firms.