Welcome Madras Bar Association

The Madras High Court was established in the year 1862 by a Royal Charter. Barristers who were practicing in the High Court formed an Association in the year 1865. The Association was named as the Bar Association. From the available records, it is noticed that the first meeting of the Association was held on 14th March, 1865

 

To start with, only British Barristers were enrolled as members. After a decade or two, Indian Barristers were permitted to become members