Who was the first female advocate in India?
A: Cornelia Sorabji.
Who was the first Bengali, Indian or Asian to be called to the bar in England?
A: Gnanendramohan Tagore.
Who was the first practicing barrister of Indian origin in Calcutta High Court?
A: Manmohun Ghosh.
Who was the first native Indian to be appointed as judge of the Madras High Court and one of the first Indians to have a statue?
A: Sir Thiruvarur Muthuswamy Iyer.
Who was the first Governor of Bihar and Orissa, first Indian Advocate-General of Bengal and first Indian member of the British ministry?
A: Lord Satyendra Prasanna Sinha.
Which Indian lawyer was the first recipient of India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna?
A: Chakravarti Rajagopalachari.
Who was the first Chief Justice of India?
A: Sir Harilal Jekisundas Kania.
Who is the longest-serving Chief Justice in India?
A: Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud. (Nicknamed: Iron Hands)
Who was the first Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court in India?
A: Sir George Barnes Peacock.
Who was the first woman Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court and the first female judge of the Karnataka High Court?
A: Manjula Chellur.
Who was the first female judge of the Supreme court of India and the first Muslim woman to be appointed to any of the higher judiciaries in India?
A: Fathima Beevi.
Who is the first Bengali Transwoman judge of a civil court from West Bengal, India?
A: Joyita Mondal.
Who is the first Indian judge to become a judge of a foreign country and became a Judge of Supreme Court of Fiji?
A: Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur.
In Orissa which Indian lawyer's birthday is celebrated as the Lawyers' Day?
A: Madhusudan Das.
Name the Indian lawyer best known for defending cases of persons accused of terrorism and was defending Faheem Ansari in the 26/11 attacks case and was killed during that time.
A: Shahid Azmi.
Who was the first Indian lawyer to be appointed as Crown Prosecutor by the British Raj?
A: Vellore Lakshmanaswamy Mudaliar Ethiraj.
Which Indian lawyer was regarded as "Mother of Public Interest Litigation"?
A: Pushpa Kapila Hingorani.
Who was the first Indian woman barrister and the first Indian woman lawyer at the Bombay High Court?
A: Mithan Jamshed Lam.
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