Harish Salve – Age, Career, Wife, Children, Bio, Wiki, Facts

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.

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Quick Info

NameHarish Salve
Other NamesHarish Kumar Salve
ProfessionSenior Advocate
Birthday22-06-1955 (Wednesday)
Birth PlaceWarud village, Shindkheda taluka, Dhule district, Maharashtra, India
Age68 Years Old (as of 04-09-2023)
Debut1980 – J. B. Dadachandji & Co, New Delhi
Best Known forRepresenting 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).

SchoolSt. Francis De’Sales High School, Nagpur
CollegeNagpur University, Nagpur
QualificationBachelor 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.

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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.

ParticularPadma Bhushan
FieldPublic Affairs

Physical Appearance

Heightin Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
in centimeters: 183 cm
in meters: 1.83 m
Weight85 Kgs (187 lbs)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & 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

FatherN. K. P. Salve (Politician)
MotherAmbriti Salve (Doctor)
SisterArundhati Upadhyaya
Affair/GirlfriendMeenakshi Salve
Caroline Brossard
SpouseMeenakshi Salve (1982-2020)
Caroline Brossard (2020-2023)
Trina (Marriage Date: 03-09-2023)
DaughtersSaaniya 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.

Harish Salve 3rd marriage with Trina
Harish Salve 3rd marriage with Trina on 03-09-2023, Image Source: Republic World


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.

Personal Info

Home TownWarud village, Shindkheda taluka, Dhule district, Maharashtra, India
ResidenceLondon, England, United Kingdom
HobbiesListening to Music
Official WebsiteN/A
Email AddressWill Update Soon…
Contact NumberWill Update Soon…

Favorite Things

Favorite ColourBlack
Favorite PlaceLondon
Favorite FoodNon-veg Food

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