What is wisdom without courage,
what is intelligence without vision,
what are good thoughts and good words without
good deeds, and what is wealth without generosity.
R. F. Nariman's Resume'

School:
Cathedral & John Connon School, Mumbai (High 1st Division, I.S.C.)
Keeps in touch with his old school friends, as well as the teachers he admired.

College:
B. Com (Hons.) - Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi.
LL.B. - (1st Division, 2nd in the university) - Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.
LL.M. - (Thesis on Affirmative Action: A comparison between Indian and US Constitutional Law) - Harvard Law School.
History repeated itself when his elder daughter Nina also studied at the Harvard Law School in 2010 - 2011.

Profession:
Senior Counsel, Supreme Court of India.
Served as the Solicitor General of India from July 2011 to February 2013.

He practiced Maritime law at Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens in New York. He also practiced in the High Court of Bombay for 3 years. Mr. Nariman was made a Senior Counsel in 1993 by the then Chief Justice of India, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Venkatachaliah, who amended the Supreme Court rules in order to make him a Senior Counsel at the young age of 37 years against the mandatory 45 years of age. He has been practising in the Supreme Court for the last 30 years, and has more than 500 reported Supreme Court Judgments to his credit. He is an expert in Comparative Constitutional Law and Civil Law.

Governing Board:
Gujarat Law School, Ahmedabad
Mediation Committee, Supreme Court of India

Lectured at:
The Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.
The Bar Council of India at the Supreme Court of India.

Gave the keynote address at the K.L. Mishra Lecture on SPIRITUALITY AND LAW along with the Chief Justice of India and other Supreme Court Judges in Allahabad in 2004.

Member of the Delegation from the Supreme Court of India to the Supreme Court of the United States of America in 2002.

Gave a talk at the IIC Delhi in 2007 on Beethoven.

Specializing in Comparative Religious Studies:

Ordained Priest from Bandra Agiary Bombay. Learnt by heart several scriptures, as well as lived at the Fire Temple for one month.

Lectured in New York to the Zoroastrian Federation.

Gave the SEARCH lecture at the IIC, Delhi in 2003.

Gave a religious talk at Philadelphia in 2005.

Gave two lectures in Ahmedabad at the invitation of the Ahmedabad Parsi Panchayat in 2003.

Held fortnightly Gatha Classes for two years in Delhi.

Delivered the Annual K.R. Cama Lecture at the K.R. Cama Institute, Mumbai on “Through The Looking Glass - Zoroastrianism in other faiths" on 11.11.2006.

Other Interests:

Passion for and deep knowledge about western classical music, including Opera.

Great interest in and avid reader of history, philosophy, literature and science.

Enjoys nature walks- is a committed daily walker.



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