.Hardy passed his B.A., in first class from the Punjab University in 1930. He obtained first class first in his first LL.B. examination from S. C. Shahani Law College, Karachi in 1934. In 1935, in his final LL.B. examination he stood first. He started his practice in Karachi where he conducted some of the most sensational criminal cases such as Royal Toy Land Case, Port Trust Fraud Case, ‘Zona. fraud fire case, and Om Mandli case. He was the legal advisor of Om Mandli for many years and fought many battles for it.