The Legal Profession being a noble profession is governed not only by Legal but Ethical considerations as well. In fact, the Preamble to the Constitution of India guarantees justice, “Social, Economic and political” to every citizen. Legal professionals lie at the core of administration of justice. The profession has dynamically and rapidly evolved over a span of several years Nonetheless while Immense strides have been made, there is still ample room for evolution and future development of the profession for benefit of the entire humanity. In this paper, an attempt has been made to trace the history of Legal profession in India throughout the Ancient, Medieval, British and finally the Post-Independence Period, with a brief introductory portion on the origin of this profession in ancient Greece, Rome and the UK.