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Value of my letter head

(Querist) 29 January 2020 This query is : Resolved 
Respected sir,
I did BSC,LLB in 1996 . I am into sales. I have not registered in Bar council. There are some customers who are the defaulters and has to pay back money for the products they purchased.
Can I use my letter heads to issue a legal notice to those customer who has to pay the dues . Is it a valid NOTICE.
kavksatyanarayana (Expert) 29 January 2020
You may issue notice as a Salesman. But you shold not issue notice as an advocate.
Raj Kumar Makkad (Expert) 29 January 2020
You are just a law graduate but not a lawyer as per Advocate Act, 1961 so you can;t use the letter-head as an advocate.
Guest (Expert) 30 January 2020
Bar Council Enrollment and getting thro Exam conducted by Bar Council is mandatory only to practice in Courts
Guest (Expert) 30 January 2020
You could very well serve the Legal Notice mentioning it as From " Legal Department " of the company signed by you mentioning your qualification as Advocate instead of serving the notice in individual capacity of your self as an Advocate
Sb Karma (Expert) 30 January 2020
Don't use letter head as advocate,
introduce as sales person.
but you can disclose your BSC LLB tag
Advocate Suneel Moudgil (Expert) 30 January 2020
since you are not registered in bar council, therefore, cannot use the term advocate
Guest (Expert) 30 January 2020
There are a Lot of Advocates in Govt Public Sectors and Private Sectors serving in the Legal Departments of the concerned Organisation... Only that they will not be able to represent in Courts being full time Employees But they could serve the Legal Notice representing the Organisation they serve under the Title of Legal Department
Dr J C Vashista (Expert) 31 January 2020
I endorse the opinion and advise of experts, you can not insert "advocate" with your status in letter-head.


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