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How to become India's Richest Lawyer like Ram Jethmalani and Harish Salve | Lawji

This article is to motivate the practicing lawyers and the aspiring Law students.
Here is the list of richest lawyers in India:
i)  Ram Jethmalani ( upto 40 Lacs per appearance)
ii) Fali S.Nariman (Between 5-15 Lacs per appearance)
iii) Soli Sorabjee  (Between 2-3 Lacs per appearance)
iv) Mukul Rohtagi (Between 3-5 Lacs per appearance)
v)  Harish Salve  (Between 3-7 Lacs per appearance)

Key to become richest lawyer in India:

If you will follow these golden rules then you will surely become the most successful and richest lawyer in India.

I) Understand the Law:

It is very important to know the law and to understand it in the manner in which it was established. A good lawyer always know the Law whereas the best the lawyer knows the exact implication of that law. 
  • Conduct Research 

    While working on a case it is advisable to research on the subject matter and find out the Decisions and judgment given by the Supreme Court and High Courts. Quote the judgments which are awarded in your favor.
  • Attend Continuing Legal  Seminars.

    Seminars are good source of gaining practical knowledge in the legal profession. Various Jurist and eminent lawyers are part of these seminars where questions can be asked from them. This will enhance the knowledge and will solve the ambiguity related to that subject matter. 

II)  Learn Essential Skills

In order to become a successful Lawyer you must see the legal issue from all the aspects and then come to conclusion. You must learn the following essential skills:
  1. Develop your Drafting skills.
  2. work on your oral communication.
  3. Familiarize yourself with the courts in which you regularly visit.
  4. Practice critical thinking- Do not rely on the client to brief you as he does not know which fact is important. So ask questions which you think is important to that case.
  5. Complete a Trial practice seminar before taking your first case.
  6. Find a Good Mentor- You might be a practicing lawyer but still find a good mentor who can guide you in this profession.
  7. Join a Local, state or National Bar association and interact with other advocates.

III) Manifest civility to judges, Colleagues and clients. 

  1. Listen to your clients properly- Do not judge your clients, just listen and give best advice.
  2.  Speak humbly and respectfully with the court staff and judges.
  3. Do not cheat or misguide the court and clients.
  4. While examining the witness question properly- Give special care while examining the minor and victim.

IV) Maintain High-Level Moral 

  1. Keep you client's data confidential.
  2. Comply with the provisions of Advocates act, 1961.
  3. Follow your state's rules of professional conduct for lawyers.

V) Making a difference

  1. Be happy with your career choice.
  2. Manage stress by doing Yoga, Physical exercise and Enjoying with friends and family.
=> By following these simple Golden rules one can easily become a successful lawyer. Once a lawyer is successful then no one can stop him to become the richest lawyer on this earth. This is simply based on the phenomenon of Demand and Price. The more successful a lawyer will be, Higher would be his fees!

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