An excellent journalist , an incredible advocate Mr. Pradeep Rai is a Senior Advocate and associated with APN News as editorial advisor . Mr. Rai is also Vice President of SCBA. He has started his career as Journalist and produced excellent reports. In 90’s he joined the Bar and made his mark soon. Mr. Rai has over two decades of standing at the Bar in the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, Commissions, Regulatory Bodies, and Tribunals, he has experience in litigation across a wide spectrum of civil, criminal, and revenue and constitutional issues. Mr. Rai represents the Union of India, along with many states including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and Andhra Pradesh. He has represented various top corporate houses, celebrities, film stars, politicians, and chief ministers. Mr. Rai is also the Chairman of India Legal Aid Centre and the Chairman of India Legal Research Foundation. He was the former Vice Chairman of the National Anti-Doping Agency which is the premier organization under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for promoting, coordinating, and monitoring doping control in all the sports in India. Mr. Rai has a deep-seated passion for access to justice. He has closely worked with former Chief Justices Hon’ble Mr. Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah and late Hon’ble Mr. Justice J.S. Verma, former chairmen of the National Human Rights Commission to strengthen human rights conditions across India.