Get Inspired: Careers of Top Lawyers
Updated: May 17
The Legal Eye, The Luminary
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”
Trusted by few but ignored by even fewer
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
A guardian of our Constitution
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.