The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Davar, Hon’ble Sir Dinshaw Dhanjibhai

Davar, Hon’ble Sir Dinshaw Dhanjibhai, K.T. (1912) Judge, High Court, Bombay; b. 1886; Educ; Proprietory High School, and the Elphinstone College, Bombay; proceeded to England and joined the Middle Temple, 1877; called to Bar at the Trinity Term, 1880: admitted as Advocate, Bombay High Court, the same year; was a particularly clever Cross-examiner in Criminal cases, Junior Counsel to Sir G. Evans in the great partition case known as the “Moolji Jehta Case”; fought for the equality of Indian and European baristers; appointed Judge of the High Court of Bombay, 1908. Offg. Chief Justice, 1914. Address: Bombay, India.