French Honour “Ordre National du Mérite” conferred on senior advocate Ms Pinky Anand
French Honour “Ordre National du Mérite” conferred on eminent senior advocate Ms Pinky Anand, Monday, 14 July 2014
- French Honour “Ordre National du Mérite” conferred on eminent senior advocate Ms Pinky Anand Monday, 14 July 2014
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On the occasion of the French National Day, celebrated on 14th July, the Ambassador of France to India, H.E. Mr François Richier, bestowed the honour of Officer of the National Order of Merit on Ms Pinky Anand, distinguished senior advocate of the Supreme Court of India. The award comes in recognition of Ms Anand’s outstanding contribution to jurisprudence in a wide array of practice areas, including human rights.
Ms Pinky Anand, very recently appointed Additional Solicitor General of India, is a distinguished Senior Advocate practising in the Supreme Court of India and the head of the All-India Legal Cell of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Holding a Master’s degree from Harvard Law School, she is an expert in the field of Constitutional Law, Property, Private International Law, Family Law, Environmental and Corporate Law with over 25 years of experience. She has fought numerous cases that have led to landmark judgements, and is the recipient of several awards for excellence in law, including the FICCI FLO and Bharat Nirman.
Ordre National du Mérite (French National Order of Merit) was instituted in 1963 by General Charles de Gaulle. It is awarded for distinguished services rendered in public, civil, military posts, or a private profession.