Justice Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi HC dies

| Updated: May 06, 2017 22:48 IST

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 6 (ANI): Justice (retired) Leila Seth, first woman judge of the Delhi High Court passed away at her Noida residence on Saturday. Seth had also become the first woman to top the London bar exam in 1958. She practised law in Patna High Court for about ten years and handled a number of tax matters, civil and criminal cases, matrimonial suits and writ petitions. She was appointed as the Delhi High Court judge in 1978 and was made the chief justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court in 1991. (ANI)

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