Dr Pinky Anand is a designated Senior Advocate and incumbent Additional Solicitor General of India. A Doctorate of Law, graduate of the Harvard Law School and an Inlaks scholar, Honorary Professor at Amity Law School, she is the second woman in India holding this high Constitutional Law office.
Dr Anand is the Alternate Country Councillor (India) of LAWASIA and the Chair of ADR Committee (Business Law Section, LAWASIA). She is the Vice President of Bar Association of India and Incharge International Relations Bar Association of India (IBA, Lawasia, UIA, CLA, IPBA). She represented LAWASIA as Observer to 66th UNCITRAL Conference on Working Group II (Dispute Settlement) at New York in February, 2017 and was a speaker at UNCITRAL Flagship Conference in Incheon, Korea 2016. Dr Anand handles international and domestic major arbitrations in India.
Dr Anand has led India in several international forums including BRICS Legal Forum in Brazil, China and lastly in India. As an International Member of BRICS Legal Forum Steering Committee, she was Delegation Member of MOU signing between the Law Society of Hong Kong and the Bar Association of India January 2017; Speaker at ICH conference at Harvard Kennedy School 2017. Speaker at ICH conference at Harvard Business School 2017. Delivered lecture at HLS Cambridge 2017 on “Judicial Review–Judicial Activism – Judicial Restraint”.
A versatile multifaceted person, social activist, and a leading lawyer in diverse fields, Dr Anand’s accomplishments extend from legal expertise to media to politics to social activities. She has worked tirelessly for the cause of social development and has achieved numerous milestones including development of ADR, development of the country, right of free speech, eradication of malpractices or the protection of children. The causes espoused by her have led us towards milestone changes in the legal fabric. She has been honoured with several awards for excellence in law.
Dr Anand was reelected to LAWASIA’s Executive Committee in 2020.