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ADI GODREJ Launched SAROSH ZAIWALLA’S Book Honour Bound - Adventures of an Indian Lawyer in the English Courts

‘Honour Bound – Adventures of an Indian Lawyer in the English Courts’, was launched in Mumbai at a distinctive event at Mumbai Press Club in presence of many celebrities and eminent journalist the book was Launched by the renowned Chairman of the Godrej Group, Mr. Adi Godrej.

The release was followed by a panel discussion which was a literary feast as it included many aficionados of the writing world. The eminent panellist’s included the talented author himself Sarosh Zaiwalla along with renowned Indian journalist and columnist Bachi Kakaria.

Sarosh Zaiwalla’s story spotlights the journey of an Indian solicitor vying for the biggest cases overseas as a non-English national. His memoirs will bring readers closer to the world of a highly successful Indian lawyer in a foreign land, with an international client base. It is an insightful diary of the adventures of the international law firm based at the heart of London’s legal district. Honour Bounds recites the company’s most high profile, challenging and controversial cases, as Sarosh Zaiwalla shares his wealth of engrossing anecdotes.
The book reveals sensational cases from Mr Zaiwalla’s lifetime, including chapters on:

  • Representing Bachchans for the Bofors Case: How Mr. Zaiwalla successfully sued the Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter for libel on behalf of renowned Bollywood idol Amitabh Bachchan and his brother Ajitabh. The newspaper had accused the Bachchans of taking bribes in connection with the purchase of Swedish-made Bofors field guns by the Indian army when Rajiv Gandhi was India’s prime minister.

  • The Mafia Client:  Mr. Zaiwalla leaves no holds barred as he opens up on everything about an unexpected relationship with a volatile Mafia boss in the mid 1990’s.

Coming from a distinguished legal family in 
Mumbai, Mr. Sarosh Zaiwalla arrived in London in the early 1970s to qualify as an English solicitor. At a personal level, he has engaged with world leaders, including Prime Ministerspoliticians, the UN Secretary General and the Dalai Lama.

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