Pleadings serve a primary purpose to acquaint the Court and parties with all facts in a civil dispute. It serves as the formal basis for the judgment. Thus, lawyers need to be highly skilled in drafting effective pleadings to put forward the best argument in the Court of Law. However, young lawyers have a hard time learning the art of pleadings. Even internships under senior counsel do not help in most cases as the basic understanding and knowledge of civil pleadings is missing.
This course deals exclusively with the branch of civil pleadings and gives an understanding of all the topics revolving around the art of drafting effective pleadings. From giving a perspective on the basic principles of pleadings to providing a jurisprudential aspect, this course explains the procedure to file a pleading in a very crisp and concise manner. Law students, fresh graduates and young lawyers would find this course a strong source to develop profound understanding of civil pleadings.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Understand the development and procedure to file a civil pleading in India
Draft Court documents in accordance with the applicable Court rules and interlocutory applications that are to be filed in a Court
Advise a client on the effects of a judgment, enforcement of said judgment and costs orders
Understand the issues in civil practice with the help of given case laws and case studies
Module 1 – Forms of Pleadings: A Case Study
Module 2 – Civil Pleadings and Procedure in India
Module 3 – Written statement, Rejoinder, Replication and Interlocutory Application
Module 4 – Execution Proceedings, Appeals, Revision and Review
Module 5 – Writs, Special Leave Petitions and Public Interest Litigations
Module 6 – Amendment to Pleadings
Module 7 – Applications under the Provisions of the Civil Procedure Code
Certification Exam/ Assessment
Who Should Take This Course?
Legal Advisors and Counsel
Law Students and Researchers
Other stakeholders interested in learning the procedure to file a civil pleading in Court, in India
Language : English
Learners must submit all assignments and secure at least 50% marks in Certification Exam at the end of the course to obtain the course certificate.
About the Author
Manish Shrivastava, Managing Partner - Tulika Law Associate, is a practicing lawyer based in Delhi since the year 1999. He is a law graduate from University of Delhi, providing general counsel, advisory and litigation services on varied areas of law.