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The Indian Order of Merit was introduced under the Honourable East India Company in 1837. It would therefore have been presented under the authority of the Governor-General of India until 1858 when the territories and assets of the East India Company came under the direct control of the British Crown following the 1857 Indian Rebellion. The Act of ...


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The simple answer is that a young lawyer (barrister, in particular) learns much more by shadowing a senior lawyer in a legal chamber (legal firm). This hands-on or applied aspect of legal work is considered a privilege, certainly much more valuable than another year or two reading in law libraries (given that they will be doing it for the rest of their ...


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