Born in a family of lawyers, Salve had a huge support of his father for pursuing his career. He was not only listed in India’s Most Powerful Person in India (2017) at the 43rd position but also is one of the top 10 Most Expensive Lawyers in the World – charging a skyrocketing amount of ₹30 lakhs/case. Despite acquiring these positions, he fought of Kul Bhushan Jadhav before the international court of justice, charging ₹1 as his fee.
Harish Salve Net Worth 2019
Harish Salve is now the 20th World’s Richest Lawyer with a Net Worth of $6 Million. He also paid a tax for ₹175 crores. His fee is clearly something that common man can never think to afford.
Being one of the highest charging Lawyer in the World, Harish surprised people by charging ₹1 for Kul Bhushan in ICJ, which was confirmed by Sushma Swaraj’s tweet. Salve, if impressed by the innocence, can even work for free for many cases.
Biography of Harish Salve
|Full Name||Harish Salve|
|Birthdate||22nd June 1955|
|Birth Place||Dhule, India|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft)|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
Harish Salve’s Family
Harish Salve – An Early Career
Harish Salve wanted to be an engineer at first, but later grew interests towards CA. But he couldn’t work well in CA examination, twice but at last qualified and started his career in law. He began as an intern and then as a full-time lawyer. He worked on his first case for Dilip Kumar, who received a notice from the IT department for paying the tax and also a huge amount of fine. He was really skittish at first and admitted that for this case he did not have to argue in court otherwise he wouldn’t have won it.
Major Associations of Advocate Harish Salve
He is known for dealing with many high profile cases. His frequent clients have a long list of richest industrialists and stars – Mukesh Ambani, Ratan Tata, Salman Khan, Lalit Modi. Involved in many controversial cases like Krishna Godavari basin gas dispute, Vodafone tax Dispute, Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, Nokia tax evasion, Salman Khan’s hit and run case, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Prakash Singh Badal and many more, Salve made his way towards fame loggers. Also, Salve was the first person to work on an Anti-dumping case in Supreme court of India. Clearly, because of his cases and way of arguments in court, he tends to more famous but he never chooses his cases for fame, but opt for challenging work.
Salve is designated as a Senior Advocate. According to Advocates Law 1961, senior advocates can’t be hired directly by the clients, they can only be engaged by the other advocates. Many of his cases have heart throbbing fee Stories. His fee alone cost Mukesh Ambani an amount of ₹15 crores, which is lesser than the cost TN Godavarman Thirumulpad had to pay, i.e. Rs.60 crores.
Salve drives a Bentley and is very fond of fashion, and flies frequently to London especially for clothes shopping. He also owns a holiday home in Goa. His clients need to loosen their bank accounts to book a five-star stay for him and his team and arrange first class air tickets.