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Nagpur’s Harish Salve appointed as Queen Elizabeth’s Counsel; sister Aruna says ‘he works too hard’


Radhika Dhawad | Jan 17, 2020 12:46

Harish Salve

Senior advocate and former Solicitor General of India Harish Salve has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel (QC) for the courts of England and Wales.

Salve, originally from an illustrious family in Nagpur, along with few other persons has been appointed for the top post on Thursday. He would be formally appointed as the QC on 16 March this year. The prestigious title of QC is awarded to those who have demonstrated exceptional skill and expertise in the legal field. Salve was India’s lead counsel on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Aruna Upadhyaya (Photo by: Kartik Thakur)

When Nation Next spoke to Salve’s sister Aruna Upadhyaya, who’s the director at the renowned Centre Point Group of Schools in Nagpur, she said, “Nothing surprises us; his achievements are nothing new for us now. Harish is over the moon too! We’re too happy for him. He works too hard and deserves the reward. He’s got that acumen from our family and he really deserves it.”

An elated Aruna said, “We’ll definitely have a small celebration for this.”

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