India's leading attorney and former Solicitor General, Harish Salve, celebrated his third marriage with a lavish event in London, graced by prominent figures.
In 2020, Salve had remarried Caroline Brossard, but their union ended in divorce before his recent marriage. A distinguished Supreme Court lawyer, Salve is globally renowned for handling high-profile cases and is recognized as one of the world's most expensive legal practitioners.
He boasts a clientele that includes several major Indian industrial groups and was honored with the Padma Bhushan Award in 2015.
Notably, Harish Salve represented Kulbhushan Jadhav, incarcerated in Pakistan, in a high-profile case before the International Court, for a nominal fee of just one rupee.
This latest marriage marks Harish Salve's third union. Previously, he was wed to Meenakshi as his first wife, and later in 2020, he tied the knot with Caroline Brossard. His marriage to Meenakshi came to an end through divorce in June 2020 after a lengthy partnership that spanned over three decades.
Salve and his former spouse, Meenakshi, officially divorced in June 2020 after a marriage that endured for 38 years. From this union, they share two daughters, named Sakshi and Saaniya.
The 68-year-old attorney, practicing at the Supreme Court, has been involved in numerous high-profile cases, notably representing Kulbhushan Jadhav, who faced a death sentence from a Pakistani military court on espionage charges. Salve's legal services for Jadhav came at a symbolic fee of just ₹1, earning him widespread acclaim.
Among his distinguished clients are the Tata Group, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries, and the ITC Group. He also played a significant role in the Krishna Godavari Basin gas dispute case, pitting him against Anil Ambani's Reliance Natural Resources Ltd.
Harish Salve gained recognition for arguing India's first anti-dumping case in the Supreme Court. In 2015, he took up Salman Khan's infamous hit-and-run case from 2002, ultimately leading to Khan's acquittal of all charges in December 2015, following a Bombay High Court decision.
Salve, who served as India's Solicitor General from November 1999 to November 2002, received the prestigious appointment as Queen's Counsel for the courts of Wales and England in January.
As one of the nation's busiest lawyers, Salve pursued his LL.B. degree at Nagpur University. His journey includes becoming a senior advocate at the Delhi High Court in 1992 before his tenure as India's Solicitor General.
In 2013, he was called to the Blackstone Chambers and admitted to the English Bar, further expanding his legal prowess.