Bar Council of Delhi: Big Four- KPMG, PwC, EY and Deloitte bar from practicing law

Bar Council of Delhi: Big Four- KPMG , PwC, EY and Deloitte bar from practicing law
The Bar Council of Delhi has directed the Big Four Accounting Firms – KPMG, Price Water House Coopers, Ernst & Youngand Deloitte India to to refrain from indulging in law practice with immediate effect, until further orders.

The BCD has also asked them to give a list of all the advocates, who have been engaged by them, in any capacity, in any of their offices at any place.
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A complaint filed by Lalit Bhasin, President of the Society of Indian Law Firms, a representative body of over 100 law firms in the country. 

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The Advocates Act, which governs legal practice in India, does not allow audit firms to offer legal services. The next hearing in this matter is on July 12, 2019.