“If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies…. It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.”
― Albert Einstein
If you wonder what is the dress code you should observe in court, read further. If you would like to read about what we SAY and how we address the judges please visit our page below which contain some speeches in court during the Admission (long call) proceedings:
DRESS CODE ATTIRE IN COURT: PUBLIC GENTLEMEN
Long sleeves white/ plain shirt and tie, dark coloured slacks. Formal black shoes.
White/ plain long sleeves, collared blouses with long skirts (below the knees) for ladies. Formal black shoes.
DRESS CODE IN COURT: COUNSEL/ LAWYERS
White long sleeves with white wing collar and bib
Black/navy blue/dark grey. Stripes permissible.
Black. Brass buttons not permitted
Black/navy blue/dark grey
Turban and songkok are permitted.
White long sleeves with white wing collar and bib.
Black/navy blue/dark grey and its length below the knee. Stripes permissible
Trousers – Loose
Dark trousers and not body hugging
Not glaring colour and decent.
Black. Brass buttons riot permissible
Nylon Stockings — Optional
Only skin- tones are permissible
Black/navy blue/dark grey. Sandals are not permitted in Court
Black/white/navy blue/dark grey. Subtle floral or patterned prints also permitted.
2 Costume Accessory
All lawyers (male and female) are prohibited from wearing any emblem, ribbon, badge, band etc. which symbolizes any political party or political motive.