Adish  Aggarwala

Adish Aggarwala

President of International Council of Jurists, Chairman of All India Bar Association, Convener of Indian Council of Jurists, Chairman of India Legal Information Institute and Secretary General of All India Senior Advocates Association

Dr. Aggarwala (Gold medalist, Ph. D. in Law and designated Senior Advocate) is a dynamic high profile lawyer, writer and social activist. He is currently serving as the President of International Council of Jurists, Chairman of All India Bar Association, Convener of Indian Council of Jurists, Chairman of India Legal Information Institute and Secretary General of All India Senior Advocates Association.

Formerly, he is served as the Senior Additional Advocate General for the states of Haryana and Punjab, as well as Senior Central Government Counsel in the Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court, Additional Advocate General for the states of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

He has been an Executive Council Member and General Council Member of National Law School of India University, Bangalore and and Academic Council Member of Chanakya National Law University. He was also the Vice-President of Supreme Court Bar Association and the Vice-Chairman of Bar Council of Delhi. 

Dr. Aggarwala is the founder of leading law firm in India - Adish Aggarwala & Co. He has been the youngest elected Vice-Chairman of the Bar Council of India, which is the apex statutory body of lawyers constituted under the Advocates Act, 1961. 

As in-charge of legal education in India, Dr. Aggarwala was responsible for the closure of more than 150 sub-standard law schools across the country. He is credited with raising standards of legal education and has established 140 new law schools. He is a visiting faculty in many reputed law schools in India and abroad.


Dr. Aggarwala has widely traveled in India and abroad (120 countries). He has represented India in many international conferences and seminars. He has also been the representative of the Prime Minister in such conferences and seminars. He has had the rare opportunity of being the guest of the White House to have a breakfast meetings with both, Bush Sr. and Bush Jr. and twice with President Clinton. 

He has participated in more than 5000 functions in different parts of the world as special guest of honour. Special write-ups on him have appeared in international dailies, TVs and Radio.