Abhishek Singhviis an eminent jurist, writer and parliamentarian. One of the senior most national spokespersons of the Congress party, he is also the youngest designated Senior Advocate (at age 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). He was chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Law and the AICC Law and Human Rights Department.
He was bestowed the Global Leader of Tomorrow Award by the World Economic Forum, Davos in 1999 He has written popular fortnightly columns for the Hindustan Times (Candid Corner”) and the Times of India (‘SubVerse”).
Educated at St Columba’s School (all-India topper) and St Stephen’s College in Delhi, and Trinity College, Cambridge, he also did a short summer programme at Harvard.
Two recent publications, Legal Eagles and Courting Politics, list Dr Singhvi among the top few lawyers in India. He has endowed many charities in India and abroad.