• Saloni Jain

Get Inspired: Careers of Top Lawyers

Updated: May 17

RAM JETHMALANI

The Legal Eye, The Luminary

RAM JETHMALANI
RAM JETHMALANI
  • Studied law despite opposition from his father.

  • Obtained a law degree when 17.

  • Persuaded the then Chief Justice to pass a special resolution to relax the rules (which then mandated that a lawyer had to be 21 yrs or above) & got allowed to practice law.

  • One of the highest-paid lawyers in INDIA with most high profile cases.

  • Received the Human Rights Award by

  • World Peace Through Law.

  • Not wary of the controversial

“The older you get, the younger should be your company”



SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY

Trusted by few but ignored by even fewer

SUBRAMANIAN  SWAMY
SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY
  • An Indian academician, politician, economist and legal activist.

  • No monetary backing at the time to hire an advocate, led him to fight all these cases.

  • Initially, he was unsure of how to carry out the proceedings as a trained lawyer does.

  • He found his feet soon enough by his audacity to do the undoable.

  • Historic PILs filed by him - Jayalalithaa,

  • 2G scam, National Herald case, Nataraja temple case, Ayodhya temple case etc.

  • Crusader against corruption


A lawyer not by qualification, but by practice


NANI PALKHIWALA

A guardian of our Constitution

NANI  PALKHIWALA
NANI PALKHIWALA
  • A household name, not only amongst lawyers, but throughout the length and breadth of our country

  • He overcame his initial handicap of stammering by sheer willpower

  • Applied as lecturer at Bombay University, but was not awarded the post.

  • He ha