Harish Salve was born into a Hindu Marathi family on 22-06-1955 in Warud village, Shindkheda taluka, Dhule district in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India who is well-known for representing high-profile cases. He served as the Solicitor General of India (SGI) from 01-11-1999 to 03-11-2002. Let’s continue reading to know all about Harish Salve.
|Other Names||Harish Kumar Salve|
|Birth Place||Warud village, Shindkheda taluka, Dhule district, Maharashtra, India|
|Age||68 Years Old (as of 04-09-2023)|
|Debut||1980 – J. B. Dadachandji & Co, New Delhi|
|Best Known for||Representing High-profile Cases|
He studied at St. Francis De’Sales High School in Nagpur, where his classmate was Sharad Arvind Bobde, who served as the 47th Chief Justice of India. After completing his school studies, he joined Nagpur University and completed a degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) followed by a Chartered Accountancy (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
|School||St. Francis De’Sales High School, Nagpur|
|College||Nagpur University, Nagpur|
|Qualification||Bachelor of Laws (LLB) |
Chartered Accountancy (CA)
Harish Salve started his career by joining J. B. Dadachandji & Co in 1980 as an intern. He assisted noted lawyer Nani Palkhivala in the case of Minerva Mills v. Union of India. Later, he was designated a Senior Counsel by the Delhi High Court. From 1980 to 1986, he worked with an Indian Attorney General Soli Sorabjee, who was awarded Padma Bhushan & Padma Vibhushan.
Then he was appointed as Amicus Curiae by the Supreme Court to the preservation of the environment. He joined the Barristers in England and Wales followed by Blackstone Chambers. His major clients are Mukesh Ambani, Anil Ambani, Ratan Tata, Vodafone, and Salman Khan.
In 2015, he appeared in Salman Khan’s 2002 hit-and-run case and was acquitted Salman Khan of all charges on 10-12-2015 by the Bombay High Court. In the same year, he was awarded the third-highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan.
In 2017, he appeared in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case of spying in the International Court and represented India and he took only INR 1 legal fees for this case.
Awards and Honours
For his contributions to the field of public affairs, he was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2015, the third-highest civilian award of the Republic of India.
|Height||in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”|
in centimeters: 183 cm
in meters: 1.83 m
|Weight||85 Kgs (187 lbs)|
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
- Harish Salve is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India.
- He is the son of noted politician N. K. P. Salve.
- He is popularly known for representing high-profile cases.
- He is one of the highest-paid advocates in India.
- His major clients are Mukesh Ambani, Anil Ambani, Ratan Tata, Vodafone, and Salman Khan.
- He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2015.
- He was listed in the India Today magazine’s list of India’s 50 Most Powerful People in 2017 and ranked 43rd.
- He married thrice including his 3rd married on 03-09-2023 at the age of 68.
Harish Salve’s Family
|Father||N. K. P. Salve (Politician)|
|Mother||Ambriti Salve (Doctor)|
|Spouse||Meenakshi Salve (1982-2020)|
Caroline Brossard (2020-2023)
Trina (Marriage Date: 03-09-2023)
|Daughters||Saaniya Salve, Sakshi Salve|
He was born to a doctor mother Ambriti Salve and a politician father Narendra Kumar Prasadrao Salve (N. K. P. Salve). He has a sister named Arundhati Upadhyaya. He married Meenakshi Salve in 1982. Together they have two daughters named Saaniya Salve and Sakshi Salve. They got divorced after 38 years of marriage in 2020. He remarried a London-based artist Caroline Brossard on 28-10-2020. The couple separated in 2023. Third-time, he married Trina on 03-09-2023.
He was in a relationship with Meenakshi and married her in 1982. After his divorce from Meenakshi Salve, he dated Caroline Brossard in 2020 and Trina in 2023.
|Home Town||Warud village, Shindkheda taluka, Dhule district, Maharashtra, India|
|Residence||London, England, United Kingdom|
|Hobbies||Listening to Music|
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|Favorite Food||Non-veg Food|