Soli Jehangir Sorabjee
"Mr. Sorabjee was designated Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India in 1971. He was the Attorney General for India 1989-90 and 1998-2004. He also serves as Vice-President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and as a Member of the Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament Law of International Law Association. He was appointed in 2000 as a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague for six years.
He serves as President of the United Lawyers' Association; Vice President of the Bar Association of India; Vice-President of International Institute of Human Rights Society; Honorary Professor of Law at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University of Law [NALSAR], Hyderabad.
Mr. Sorabjee was awarded the Padam Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in India, in March 2002."