“Sexual orientation should not be ground for discrimination” Justice Leila Seth

Pallavi Saluja June 11 2015

Born in Lucknow in October 1930, Justice Leila Seth joined the Bar in 1959. She was the first woman to top the London Bar exams in 1958, the first woman appointed as judge of the Delhi High Court, and the first woman to become a High Court chief justice.

She was recently a speaker at Tedx Gateway Women’s Talk in Mumbai, and spoke to Bar & Bench's Pallavi Saluja about being a lawyer, life as a woman judge, and much more.

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