What is Vkaltnama? Meaning, Procedure, How to fill, Validity, Term&Conditions, Sample form

Vkaltnama: Meaning, procedure,term& condition, sample form

What is vakalatnama?

Vakalatnama is a Legal document or decree which is given by a client to an advocate to look and or plead before any court of law on behalf of him.There is no particular definition of Vakalatnama within the Civil Procedure code 1908. It is also called a memo of appearance, Vakilat Patra.

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Meaning of Vkaltnama form in english

Vakalatnama Meaning - it is a legal document by which an advocate is entitled to present before any court, or any other legal authority.It is defined welfare Fund Act ,2001 under section 2(u) .

How many parties are there in Vkaltnama ?

There are two parties in VkaltnamaThe holder of the Vakalatnama its called an advocate, Vakil or an attorney who is permitted to simply accept the vakalatnama on behalf of his client or party of the litigation.“Advocate” means the person whose name has been enrolled in the State Bar Council .


Vkaltnama: Meaning, procedure,term& condition, sample form



How to fill up vakalatnama form?


Vakalatanama is one reasonably power of attorney which provides to the Advocates for performing behalf of his client in various kind of work and it's also to be binding of client who gives his /her vakalatnama to a pleader.

Therefore it's also advisable for the client to read carefully all the terms and conditions which is mentioned in vakalatnama form and avoid to sign a blank vakalatnama form .

Vakalatnama, it's a legal document that which is creates a relationship between the lawyer and therefore the clients.
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Here ,the few steps to fill up Vkaltnama



1) It should be mentioned the names of the persons who are executing the Vakalatnama.

2) It must disclose the name, address ,designation or authority of the person who are executing the Vakalatnama, if the Vakalatnama is signed on behalf of a corporation , society or body.

3) It should be mentiond the name of the client in whose favor the Vakalatnama is executed, to sign it in its acceptance.

4) It must provide proper identification of the person who executed the Vakalatnama, in order that the advocate is satisfied himself with the execution of the Vakalatnama.

5) It should be mentiond the address of the advocate for purpose of service or communication in the future.


6) If the Vakalatnama is executed by someone for self and on behalf of others mention the rationale why it's executed on behalf of such an individual . For example, in the case of a guardian of the minor children are parties.


7) Where the Vakalatnama is executed by an influence of attorney holder of a celebration , disclose a replica of the facility of attorney.



8) Where quite one person signs one vakalatnama, mentioning their serial numbers or names in brackets.






Which types of terms and conditions mention in vakalatnama form?


1- The client will agree to advocate’s decision which is done on behalf of a client.


2- The client will willing to accept all charges or costs of all legal proceedings.


3- The advocate has the proper to stay all the documents until complete fees not paid by the client. If during the trial client wants to vary his lawyer he has the proper to try to to so. The lawyer has the right to take all the decisions for the beneficiary purpose of the client.



Who is authorized to give a vakalatnama form?

Any affected party or aggrieved person are often eligible and authorize to offer a vakalatnama. Any authorized person can execute the Vakalatnama on behalf of the corporate , society or body. Parents can be authorized as a guardian of the minor children. A power of attorney holder of a celebration , also can eligible to file a vakalatnama.

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What sorts of content should be mention in vakalatnama?

Generally following types of content mentioned in vakalatnama.

1- Details of a case number and name of the court. 

2-Full name of the authorized one that executed the vakalatnama.

3-Mention Full name of the advocate and office address or service address of the appointed advocate.

4-Signature of that person who appoints advocate.

5-Signature of the hired advocate as an acceptance of vkaltnama.

What is the validity of a vakalatnama form?

The Vakalatpatra is valid until the top of the case, after the given Vakalatnama to an Advocate, it means the Advocate can act behalf of you till the top of the case. In case if the litigant doesn’t want to continue thereupon lawyer or want to discharge him as per terms and conditions of vakalatnama.
If the case of client is died ,vakalatnama will be valid.














Sample form of Vkaltnama form



In the court of............................................................................................
suit/ Appeal No,........................................................................... Jurisdiction of 2020
In re:

................................................................................Plaintiff/ Appellants/ Petitioner/ Complainant


                                                                    versus
 . ....................................................................................................Defendant/ Respondent /Accused

 present shall come that I/WE ..........................................
 ........................................................................................................................
  ........................................................ the above named .........................do hereby appoint

herein after called the advocates to be my advocates in the above noted case authorized him:-


To act, present and plead in the above noted case in this court  in which the same may be tried in the appellate court to payment of fees individually for each court  by me.


To Sign in the  file, verify and present pleadings , appeals cross examinations or petitions for execution review other petitions or  other  legal document could be deemed necessary or proper for the prosecution  of the said case altogether its stages.



To file and take back documents to admit and /or  refuse the documents of  the second party .

To withdraw and  compromise the said case or undergo  arbitration any differences or disputes which will  arise touching or in any manner relating to the said case.



To take execution proceedings.

The deposit ,draw and receive money ,cheques,cash and grant receipts thereof and to try to do all other acts and things which may be necessary to be finished for the progress and with in the course of the said case.

To appoint and instruct any other legal practioner, authorizing him to exercise the facility and  authority here by conferred upon the advocates when ever he might imagine it to do and  sign the power of attorney on his behalf.

and I/WE the undersigned do hereby agree to ratify and confirm  all acts done by the advocates or his substitute in the matter as my own acts,as if done by me to all intents and purposes.

I/WE  undertake that I/WE our duly authorized agent would appear in the court on all hearings and will inform the advocates for appearance  when the case is called.

and I/we undersigned do here by suits not to hold the advocated or his substitute liable for the result of the said case.The adjournment costs whenever oredered by the court shall be the advocates which he shall receive  and retain himself.

in witness hereof I/WE do hereunto set my hand to these presents of the contents of which have been understood by me o this day ...................2020


accepted subject to the terms of fees.


advocate                                                                      client.

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