Justice Roshan S. Dalvi was born on 6th November 1953. She completed B.Com in 1973 (with Specialisation in Business Management) and LL.M. in 1978 from University of Bombay. She was appointed Fellow of Government Law College and awarded Merit Scholarship of University of Bombay in (LL.M). She had practiced as a Counsel on the Original Side of the Bombay High Court from August 1976 to September 1989 in Civil and Corporate matters. She was visiting faculty at The Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and Narsee Monjee institute of Management Studies for Corporate Law between 1979 and 1989. She was appointed as Judge, Bombay City Civil and Sessions Court in September, 1989. She had presided over Civil and Criminal matters and Special Court, CBI, and Special Court MPID for anti-corruption and investor fraud cases. She served as Principal Judge, Family Court, Mumbai from July 2004 to December 2004. She was selected to participate in the Judicial Training Programme in Gender and Law at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK meant for Indian Judicial Officers under the Indo-British Judicial Sensitization programme conducted by the British Coucil in Conjunation with National Judicial Academy and has since been a member of the Association of British Scholars (ABS), Mumbai Chapter for undertaking various socio-legal programmes. She had conducted workshops/Colloquia as Resource Person/Trainer for Judges and Lawyers on Gender Laws, Court and Cases Management and Alternative Disputes Resolution (ADR).

She was elevated as Judge to the Bombay High Court Bench in June, 2005 and appointed as a Judge of the Special Court (TORTS), Bombay w.e.f. 19th November,2012. She retired on 6th November, 2015.