Judge Hilary Charlesworth, a distinguished jurist and current member of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), joined Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on the Supreme Court bench, witnessing judicial proceedings. Chief Justice Chandrachud warmly welcomed her to the court, highlighting her previous teaching experience at Mayo College and describing her as a friend of India.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta also extended a welcome to Judge Charlesworth, acknowledging her presence among them. With her expertise as an Australian international lawyer and her tenure at the ICJ since November 2021, Judge Charlesworth brings valuable insight to the Indian judicial proceedings.