Soli J Sorabjee: A man of law and all things jazz

Padma Vibhushan Soli Sorabjee died of Covid-19-related complications at 91 on April 30, 2021

Soli J Sorabjee
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Former Attorney General of India, Soli J Sorabjee. Photo: ANI

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
Senior advocate at 41, twice attorney general, and a committed defender of freedom of expression and the protection of human rights, Padma Vibhushan Soli Sorabjee died of Covid-19-related complications at 91. He dedicated his life to the service of law — and jazz, a genre of music he loved with a passion.
 
Sorabjee (March 9, 1930 – April 30, 2021) worked with legal luminaries like Nani Palkhivala (as his junior). Of Palkhivala, he said: “I vividly remember the early morning conferences the two of us had those days in his room at the Oberoi Hotel. Both of us were in

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First Published: Apr 30 2021 | 9:53 PM IST

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