The Grooming Standard: Personal Development for Petitioners and Lawyers – by Malini Chaudhri

By | April 6, 2018
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Courts are enviable for the immaculate appearance of its custodians, lawyers, and Justices. In fact, there is a detailed grooming standard known to empower the statutes and magnificent presence of the Judiciary. The grooming standard is exact and compatible with the written standard and is equalized globally in its uniform. Black and White and read all over. The measuring scale, the hammer, the book and the seal are typical icons marking the law area.

In the past, Justices belonged to the British Crown, wore white wigs and had long hair, and conveyed a stoic appearance of solemnity and statutory organization. This formal dignity and lofty profession marked impressions from the Church and the Ministry. Yet it remained a proud forefather.  The formal, crisp legacy of this profession tapered down and spread to other professions. Uniform appearances were seen in the army, police, medical and professions arranged under the State.

Courses from Britain emphasize the grooming standard even to appear for a course exam. It is the same with petitioners and lawyers appearing at work in the Court.

The attire is an obvious control and its quality in tailoring, ironing, fabric, and brand reflect a quality process. After all the world relates to scores, metrics, and assessment based on standardized protocol. The shoe, the sock, the pen, the briefcase and related court attire is collectively considered.


Personal care covers personal cosmetics and toiletries. The skin must look groomed and healthy. The hair must be clean and groomed, perhaps with the application of gel control. Nails, hands, and feet form another standard. Nails must be cut and clean, without yellowness or white marks showing liver deficiencies. It is advisable to have regular manicure and pedicure. With the coming of the satellite era investigations about the personal choices of individuals is assessed. There are mystery audits from giants like Amazon that assess preferences of personal care. A lawyer may be marked for their practices in home-based care with the use of Epsom salts, spa body washes, and lotions and hair or skin treatments. The current market values those that aspire towards best personal tastes in grooming. Sometimes lawyers are rewarded for their culture in grooming and personal care in unseen markets.

Clearly, lawyers looking untidy or unkempt cannot succeed in their law practice. Imagine having overall grooming protocols for work, but the skin is with pigmentation. It is time to call your dermatologist and get corrected. Regular facial steaming, detoxification, facial scrubbing or peeling with AHA enhances the complexion and brightens the skin. Often SPF may need to support the preservation of the treated skin. Appearance and attire is money. It brings reward to careers.

Petitioners have often made the mistake of visiting the court without grooming. These cases may not receive favorable outcomes, as they have presented themselves carelessly.


Health is reflected in the personal appearance and attire. Inflammation, mucous, fatty constitutions, sluggishness are not desirable in the modern time when a lot is available for natural health and wellness. The lawyer may manage a protocol for exercise and steam bath, walk daily or do yoga.  Strength training and cardio can be done at home or in a gym. Wellness solutions improve the overall disposition and mindset of the individual and support harmony.

Herbal teas and nutritional supplements boost the metabolism. Moringa, spirulina, and wheatgrass are known super green foods that boost natural wellness, give nourishment to the cells and remove toxins. Superfoods prevent cancer and other dangerous diseases.

Sports supplements, pre-workout supplements, protein shakes, meal replacements, sports granola bars and compatible diets keep the body healthy and maintain a good physique. These endorse the professional and show management of standards.

Fortunately, prices are no longer a worry. Amazon brings the best of all markets to India at very competitive rates and products are delivered home. The digital era supports personalized care and advanced management based on reviews, star ratings, and price value.

Outgrowing bad eating habits, oily food, popping chemical pills and painkillers, depending on sleeping tablets, is essential to adjust to the strengths of the digital era. Shower daily, wash towels and keep the environment clean.

There are many plateaus to attain in managing standards of grooming but the climb may be an enjoyable one and worth the results. Until a comfort zone is reached and home-based strategies are effective, the aspiring professional can continue to take appointments with experts and get groomed in the luxury spa and parlor.

– Malini Chaudhri

Content Writer at Legal Bites

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Author: Malini Chaudhri

Amazon author and educator. ISTE and WHO licensed. Technical writer on alternative therapies and spas. Specializes in zen and shiatsu, sports massage, laser and acupuncture. Provides certified spa courses on EliademyWas the HABIA Academy qualification manager in India in 2008, belonging to UK government.Served as Director Spa Operations and Director Technical in Palace spas of Mewar HRH resorts and others.Currently manages a Start Up, Center for Wellness. This is a project dedicated to wellness self support, work books, seminars, research, courses and study aids, especially for nations in development.The author runs courses on Eliademy.

  • abhigna tekumalla says:

    This article looks like it has been copy pasted from a western magazine. I appreciate the idea and data , but overall it seems superficial . For example, Steam baths are not necessary in India as we are in tropical region and other factors like humidity also contributes to it.

    Not everyone can afford the lux, instead of trying to adopt other techniques I personally think it would be beneficial if we embrace our climate and culture, and act accordingly rather than blindly apply the principles , we have our own sciences like ayurveda and herbal products.A little research would have been beneficial.

    Nevertheless the effort is appreciated but it would be more satisfying if this article is more practical for INDIAN professionals.