Breaking | 37 Advocates designated as Senior Advocates by Supreme Court

On 27-03-2019, Supreme Court of India has designated a total number of 37 Advocates as Senior Advocates.

Below is the list of the Advocates:

  • Ms. Madhavi Goradia Divan
  • Mr. R. Balasubramanian
  • Ms. Anitha Shenoy
  • Mr. Aruneshwar Gupta
  • Mr. Jugal Kishore Tikamchand Gilda
  • Mr. Sanjay Parikh
  • Mr. Preetesh Kapur
  • Mr. Ashok Kumar Sharma
  • Mr. Deepak Madhusudan Nargolkar
  • Mr. Ajit Shankarrao Bhasme
  • Mr. Nikhil Nayyar
  • Mr. S. Wasim A. Qadri
  • Mr. M. G. Ramachandran
  • Mr. Manish Singhvi
  • Mr. Gopal Sankaranarayanan
  • Mr. Mohan Venkatesh Katarki
  • Mr. Nakul Dewan
  • Mr. Devadatt Kamat
  • Mr. Anip Sachthey
  • Mr. Anupam Lal Das
  • Mr. G. Venkatesh Rao
  • Mr. Jayanth Muth Raj
  • Mr. Arijit Prasad
  •  Mr. Jay Savla
  • Ms. Aparajita Singh
  • Dr. Menaka Guruswamy
  • Mr. Siddhartha Dave
  • Mr. Siddharth Bhatnagar
  • Mr. C. N. Sreekumar
  • Ms. Aishwarya Bhati
  • Mr. Santosh Paul
  • Mr. Gaurav Bhatia
  • Mr. Bharat Sangal
  • Mr. Vinay Prabhakar Navare
  • Mr. Manoj Swarup
  • Mr. Ritin Rai
  • Ms. Priya Hingorani

Out of the above mentioned 37 Advocates, there are 6 women Advocates in the list:

  • Ms. Madhavi Goradia Divan
  • Ms. Anitha Shenoy
  • Ms. Aparajita Singh
  • Dr. Menaka Guruswamy
  • Ms. Aishwarya Bhati
  • Ms. Priya Hingorani

With the intent to make the exercise of senior designation more objective, fair and transparent so as to give full effect to consideration of merit and ability, standing at the bar and specialized knowledge or exposure in any field of law, Supreme Court laid down elaborate guidelines for the system of designation of Senior Advocates in the Supreme Court as well as all the High Courts of India. [Indira Jaising v. Supreme Court of India, 2017 9 SCC 766, decided on 12-10-2017]

Supreme Court Guidelines to Regulate Conferment of Designation of Senior Advocates, 2018


[Dated: 29-03-2019]

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