Abhishek Singhvi is an eminent jurist, writer and parliamentarian. He is also the youngest designated Senior Advocate – at the age of thirty-four; the youngest Additional Solicitor General of India – at thirty-seven; and, the youngest elected vice president of the Supreme Court Bar Association – at thirty-nine.
From 1997 to 98, he was Additional Solicitor General of India. He was chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Law and the AICC Law and Human Rights Department. He was a member in the Committee of Privileges from 2006 to 2010. From August 2009 to July 2011, he served as the Member of the Committee on Personnel in Public Grievances, Law and Justice Department.
He chaired the 30-member parliamentary panel that presented its voluminous report on the Lokpal Bill 2011. The Report discussed and reported on over 24 issues and reflected an overwhelming consensus on almost all of them.
L to R: Awardee; Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group
He has pledged Rs 2 crore to establish The Singhvi Trinity Scholarship at Cambridge, to focus exclusively on Indian students desirous of pursuing LLM.