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List of notable or famous lawyers from India, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in India and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from India is included when available.

List people include Mahatma Gandhi, P. V. Narasimha Rao and many more.

This historic lawyers from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from India?" These prominent lawyers of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian lawyers.

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A. K. Antony is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
age 78
Arackaparambil Kurien "A. K." Antony is an Indian politician currently serving as Member of Parliament from the upper house, Rajya Sabha, of Parliament. He formerly served as Defence ...more

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A. P. Patro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 70 (1876-1946)
Rao Bahadur Sir Annepu Parasuramdas Patro KCIE was an Oriya politician, zamindar and education minister in the erstwhile Madras Presidency. Patro was born in a rich and powerful family of ...more

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A. Ranganatha Mudaliar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 71 (1879-1950)
Arcot Ranganatha Mudaliar was an Indian politician and theosophist from Bellary. He served as the Minister of Public Health and Excise for the Madras Presidency from 1926 to 1928.

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A. Subbarayalu Reddiar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 66 (1855-1921)
Diwan Bahadur Agaram Subbarayalu Reddiar was a landlord, Justice Party leader and Chief Minister or Premier of Madras Presidency from 17 December 1920 to 11 July 1921. Subbarayalu Reddiar was ...more

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Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 70 (1883-1953)
Dewan Bahadur Sir Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer was an Indian lawyer and member of the Constituent Assembly of India, which was responsible for framing the Constitution of India. He also served as ...more

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Amrit Singh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
age 50
Amrit Singh is a human rights lawyer for the National Security and Counterterrorism program at the Open Society Justice Initiative. She was formerly a staff attorney at the ACLU's Immigrants' ...more

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Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 89 (1887-1976)
Padma Vibhushan Diwan Bahadur Sir Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar, KCSI was an Indian lawyer, politician and statesman who served as a senior leader of the Justice Party and in various administrative ...more

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Ashoke Kumar Sen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 83 (1913-1996)
Ashoke Kumar Sen was an Indian barrister, a former Cabinet minister of India, and an Indian parliamentarian. He also holds the record for winning a Lok Sabha seat the most times and also the ...more

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Azizul Huque is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Azizul Huque Dec. at 55 (1892-1947)
Sir Muhammad Azizul Haque, KCSI, CIE was a Bengali lawyer, writer and public servant. He studied at Presidency College and University Law College in Calcutta. He worked to better the condition ...more

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B. Munuswamy Naidu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 50 (1885-1935)
Bollini Munuswamy Naidu was the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency from October 27, 1930 to November 4, 1932. He was conferred 'Diwan Bahadur' by British Government. Munuswamy Naidu was born in ...more

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Bantwal Vaikunta Baliga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 73 (1895-1968)
Bantwal Vaikunta Baliga was a lawyer who played an active role in Indian governance and politics. He was actively involved in India’s struggle for freedom and worked closely with Mahatma Gandhi. ...more

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Basappa Danappa Jatti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 90 (1912-2002)
Basappa Danappa Jatti was the fifth Vice-President of India. He was Acting President of India from 11 February 1977 to 25 July 1977. The soft-spoken Jatti rose from a humble beginning as a ...more

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Bikram Singh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Bikram Singh
Bikram Singh is an American bhangra music artist. A graduate of Touro Law School, he also works as an attorney in New York City.

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C. P. Ramaswami Iyer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 87 (1879-1966)
Sachivottama Sir Chetpat Pattabhirama Ramaswami Iyer, KCSI, KCIE, also called "C. P.", was an Indian lawyer, administrator and politician who served as the Advocate-General of Madras ...more

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C. R. Pattabhi Raman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
C. R. Pattabhi Raman Dec. at 95 (1906-2001)
Chetpet Ramaswami Iyer Pattabhiraman was an Indian lawyer, politician and statesman from the Indian National Congress. He was the eldest son of Indian statesman C. P. Ramaswami Iyer. He served ...more

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C. Rajagopalachari is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 94 (1878-1972)
Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman. Rajagopalachari was the last Governor-General of ...more

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C. Ramaswamy Mudaliar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
C. Ramaswamy Mudaliar Dec. at 92 (1905-1997)
C. Ramaswamy Mudaliar, also known simply as C. Ramaswamy, was an Indian businessman, politician and Member of Lok Sabha from Kumbakonam.

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Chacko Vadaketh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
age 54
Chacko Vadaketh is a Malaysian actor, writer, television personality and MC.

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Chittaranjan Das is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 55 (1870-1925)
Chittaranjan Das was an Indian politician and Founder-leader of the Swaraj Party in Bengal under British rule.

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Cho Ramaswamy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
age 84
Srinivasa Iyer Ramaswamy called as Cho Ramaswamy is a comedian, editor, political satirist, playwright and lawyer in Tamil Nadu. He is the founder and editor of the Tamil magazine, Thuglak. His ...more

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Cornelia Sorabji is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 88 (1866-1954)
Cornelia Sorabji was the first female advocate from India when admitted to Allahabad High Court. She was the first female graduate from Bombay University, and in 1889 became the first woman to ...more

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Deepak Jindal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Deepak Jindal

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Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Dec. at 72 (1905-1977)
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was the fifth President of India from 1974 to 1977.

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Fitz Remedios Santana de Souza is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Fitz Remedios Santana de Souza age 90
Fitzval Remedios Santana Neville de Souza, often known as Dr. F. R. S.N. de Souza and Fitz De Souza, is a Kenyan lawyer and ex-politician of Indian origin, who was an important figure in the ...more

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Flavia Agnes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lawyers from India
Flavia Agnes age 72
Flavia Agnes is an Indian legal scholar, author, women's rights activist and lawyer practicing in Mumbai. She has expertise in marital, divorce and property law and has written and published ...more