LE­GAL EA­GLE

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Be­cause the UK-based lawyer is the man the In­dian govern­ment turns to when it needs to fight a case over­seas—from ar­gu­ing against a law­suit filed by the in­hab­i­tants of the Mar­shall Is­lands to stalling the execution of al­leged In­dian spy Kul­bushan Jad­hav through an ap­peal at the In­ter­na­tional Court of Justice

Be­cause the char­tered ac­coun­tant­turned-lawyer, with one of the high­est strike rates, is will­ing to waive his ap­pear­ance fee to fight the good fight— he charged the In­dian govern­ment one ru­pee in the Jad­hav case

Be­cause he re­mains the top­most In­dian cor­po­rate lawyer in high­pro­file cases, from the Am­ba­nis’ bat­tle against the govern­ment over the KG Basin gas dis­pute to the Voda­fone tax dis­pute case

FIT­NESS FREAK

He hits the gym twice a day for 40-minute ses­sions of weights and car­dio, six days a week

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