East NotaryLawHow Many Lawyers in India?
East NotaryLawHow Many Lawyers in India?

How Many Lawyers in India?

India boasts over one and a half million lawyers, providing an attractive career option for young people. However, India currently has an enormous backlog of cases and young lawyers can provide fresh ideas that help reduce this number.

Delhi boasts the highest lawyer concentration; one out of every 300 residents there are lawyers practicing there. Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir boast less-competitive legal markets.

1. Fali Sam Nariman

Fali Sam Nariman, one of India’s legendary lawyers, passed away recently at 95. A towering figure in legal profession and prominent advocate, he won several landmark cases and received multiple accolades including Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awards as well as becoming the founder president of Bar Association of India.

He began general practice in Bombay under the tutelage of Jamshedji Kanga and CK Daphtary in 1950, becoming widely respected for his principled approach to justice and his fierce defense of secularism. Among others, he played an instrumental role in fighting Union Carbide following the Bhopal disaster, reaching a settlement deal outside court; acting as counsel in both Golak Nath’s case as well as Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association’s challenge to National Judicial Appointment Commission which resulted in collegium system for appointments of judges in higher judiciary.

2. Manoj Gupta

Manoj Gupta, an esteemed lawyer known for his expertise in legal disputes, boasts an impressive background and extensive experience in law. Additionally, his harmonium playing and singing talent has won him praise at shows, festivals, weddings, and religious gatherings alike.

Gupta co-created Raj Comics character Nagraj, an action superhero with snake characteristics. The series quickly became an enormous success; with its first issue selling over one million copies. Since then, Raj Comics has published other fan favorite characters like Dhruva and Doga.

This company also publishes mythological and adventure comics, contributing to its success with diverse content and an expansive distribution network that covers India and internationally – boasting over 200,000 subscribers worldwide.

3. Vikram Malhotra

Vikram Malhotra, founder and CEO of Abundantia Entertainment, is widely respected for creating innovative stories with progressive, insight-based themes that resonate uniquely Indian narratives. Former COO of Viacom18 Motion Pictures where he oversaw their list of critically and commercially successful movies like Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, LSD Shaitan Special 26 Bombay Talkies Madras Cafe Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Tanu Weds Manu and OMG Oh My God!

Vikram is an accomplished executive. He serves as Chairman of McKinsey’s Americas practice and on their Board of Directors. Additionally, he sits on their Americas Operating Committee and Director Review Committee; previously leading their Northeast office, North American life Insurance practice and Emerging Market Financial Institutions practice respectively. As an alumnus of Trinity College where he competed at National Squash level he brings with him many valuable talents for success at McKinsey.

4. Rajeev Gupta

Rajeev Gupta is a senior partner at Latham & Watkins’ India practice and leads it. As such, he advises Indian companies and global clients on all forms of corporate transactions within India as well as complex, high-profile capital market transactions that set precedents.

Paternity lawyers specialize in family-related legal issues. They can assist with filing applications for paternity tests and creating legal documents related to your child’s birth; furthermore they may represent you during court proceedings.

Mukul Rohatgi, an esteemed human rights attorney who has appeared in multiple cases over his career, including representing Union Carbide in relation to the Bhopal gas disaster case. Known for being both ethical and aggressive in his approach, his clients praise him for being professional yet aggressive when representing them before the law.

5. Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar was an integral part of India’s 2008 Tri-Series victory in Australia and is best known for his remarkable swing bowling abilities. At home in Meerut, his friends often called him the “jaadugar”, or magician due to his ability to move the ball in various directions.

He is widely recognized for his legal services to individuals and businesses alike, such as representing Union Carbide in the Bhopal gas disaster case. Additionally, he currently works on behalf of Actis Indian Real Estate Investment Team where he oversees acquisition and evaluation of real estate assets throughout India.

Former cricketer has struggled with depression and alcoholism at times, but claims he’s working to overcome both. He has sponsored many children’s educations as well as arranged marriages for 10 girls; further, he hopes to provide coaching free of charge to young boys in his community.