Justice Rajiv Shakdher
Justice Rajiv ShakdherRajiv Shakdher, B.Com.(Hons.), C.A., LL.B.- Born on 19th October, 1962. Studied in St.Columba's School, Delhi. Graduated in B.Com. (Hons.) from Delhi University in 1984. Obtained LL.B. degree from Law Faculty, University of Delhi in 1987. Enrolled as an Advocate on 19th November, 1987. Completed Chartered Accountancy from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 1987. Admitted as an Associate Member with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India on 29th January, 1988. Pursued Advanced Course of Law at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies from University of London in 1994. Was designated as Senior Advocate on 8th December, 2005.
Practiced in the Supreme Court of India, High Court of Delhi and other High Courts of India, Tax Tribunals, DRT, BIFR, AAIFR, MRTP and Company Law Board. Has vast experience in civil litigation, constitutional law, with special emphasis on commercial litigation, corporate and taxation laws.
Was appointed as a counsel for the Union of India on 13th March, 1995 by the Government of India with respect to its cases in the High Court of Delhi. Appointed on the Senior Panel of the Union of India in the Delhi High Court on 20th July, 2004 till 20th July, 2007. Appointed in 2005 to the Union of India Panel in the Supreme Court of India. Appointed as a counsel by the office of Comptroller and Auditor General to defend IA &AD matters before CAT from 1st August, 2002 to 31st July, 2003. Appointed as a Senior Standing Counsel by office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India, to defend IA & AD cases before Delhi High Court with effect from 1st August, 2006. Appointed as Additional Judge of Delhi High Court on 11.04.2008 and became permanent Judge on 17.10.2011. Transferred to Madras High Court w.e.f. 11.04.2016.
Transferred to Delhi High Court w.e.f. 15.01.2018.
Justice Sunil Gaur
Justice Sunil GaurBorn on August 23, 1957. A first Divisioner post-graduate, had began his career in legal profession at Punjab and Haryana High Court in the year 1984 and in the year 1995 joined Delhi Higher Judicial Service. During his tenure in Delhi Higher Judicial Service handled civil and criminal cases including sensational Shivani Bhatnagar murder trial and had been Judge-incharge of Delhi Mediation Centre, Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi, and was Judge-Incharge, Karkardooma Courts, Delhi. On April 11, 2008, he has been entrusted with higher responsibility upon being elevated as a Judge of Delhi High Court. Became Permanent Judge on 11.04.2012.
Justice Suresh Kumar Kait
Justice Suresh Kumar KaitJustice Suresh Kumar Kait was born on May 24, 1963 at Village Kakaut, Distt. Kaithal, Haryana, India. Graduated in Humanity from University College Kurukshetra. During graduation, he was selected as Unit Leader in National Service Scheme (NSS) and was awarded University Merit Certificate. Post-Graduated in Political Science from Kurukshetra University. During Post-Graduation, he was elected as Joint Secretary of Students’ Union, Kurukshetra University. He obtained Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi and was enrolled as an Advocate in the year 1989. Justice Kait is first in the family who became the Advocate. He had been the Panel Lawyer/Senior Counsel for U.P.S.C. and Railways. He was appointed as Standing Counsel for Central Government in the year 2004 and continued till his elevation. He was elevated as an Additional Judge of Delhi High Court on 5th September, 2008; and became a Permanent Judge on 12.04.2013. Transferred to High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh w.e.f. 12.04.2016.
Transferred to Delhi High Court w.e.f. 12.10.2018.
Justice A.K. Pathak
Justice A.K. PathakJustice A.K.Pathak, B.Sc., L.L.B.- Born on 11th July, 1957- Enrolled in the year 1980 with the Bar Council of Delhi. Practised in Supreme Court of India, High Court of Delhi, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, MRTP Commission and other Forums between 1980 to 1995. He was on the panel of Delhi Electricity Supply Undertakings and Government of NCT, Delhi, for handling their cases in Delhi High Court, during 1994-1995. He joined Delhi Higher Judicial Service on 9th March, 1995. He worked as Presiding Officer, Debts Recovery Tribunal-I, Delhi from April, 2000 to January, 2001- Also worked as Presiding Officer, Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal from November, 2004 till November, 2005. Worked as Registrar General of this Court from 28th February, 2006 to 6th January, 2007. Appointed as Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on 14th May, 2009 and became Permanent Judge on 05.09.2013.
Justice Mukta Gupta
Justice Mukta GuptaBorn on 28th June, 1961, did her schooling from Montfort School. After completing graduation in (B.Sc. Zoology Hons.) from Hindu College, Delhi University in 1980, did LL.B from Campus Law Centre in 1983. Was enrolled with the Delhi Bar Council as an advocate in the year 1984. Practicing as a lawyer, has conducted cases on civil, criminal, constitutional and service laws. Was appointed Additional Public Prosecutor in Delhi High Court in January, 1993. Was appointed as the Standing counsel (Crl) for the Govt. of NCT of Delhi in Delhi High Court in August 2001. Has conducted many criminal cases including Parliament and Red Fort shootout cases, Jessica Lal murder case, Naina Sahni murder case, Nitish Katara murder case in the High Court and Supreme Court. Had been counsel for All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Had been Special Counsel for CBI in the cases like Naval war room leak case, Priyadarshini Matoo murder case, Madhumita Sharma murder case. Was also a member of Delhi Legal Services Authority. Had been associated with issues and programmes for rehabilitation of destitute women, juveniles and prisoners.
Was elevated to Delhi High Court as an Additional Judge on 23rd October 2009 and became Permanent Judge on 29th May, 2014.
Justice Jayant Nath
Justice Jayant NathBorn on 10th November, 1959. Did his schooling from Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, New Delhi. Thereafter, did B.A.(Hon.) Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and LL.B. from Faculty of Law Delhi University in 1982. Practised as an Advocate in Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, various Tribunals including Central Administrative Tribunal (Principal Bench), New Delhi, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission etc. Has been Standing Counsel for DESU/DVB from 1995 to 2002. Represented various Public Sector Undertakings, Banks etc. Was trained as Mediator by the Delhi High Court Mediation and Conciliation Centre and conducted various mediations therein. Conducted cases relating to various laws e.g. Service, Labour, Arbitration, Constitution and Administrative Law. Was designated as Senior Advocate by the High Court of Delhi in May, 2006. Appointed as Additional Judge of Delhi High Court on 17th April, 2013 and became permanent Judge on 18.03.2015(F/N).
Justice Najmi Waziri
Justice Najmi WaziriPassed the Indian School Certificate Examination from Boys’ High School, Allahabad. Graduated in B.A. Philosophy (Hons.) from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi in 1983. Completed LL.B. from Campus Law Center, Delhi University (1983-86) and LL.M. from Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium (1994-95).
Enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1987. Practiced before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, the High Court of Delhi, other High Courts and various tribunals and quasi judicial fora.
Appointed: Standing Counsel (Civil), Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi; Central Government Pleader in the Delhi High Court; Standing Counsel, Delhi Wakf Board; and Standing Counsel, Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
Elevated as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi on 17th April, 2013.
Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva
Justice Sanjeev SachdevaBorn on 26th December, 1964 at Delhi.
Did his under graduation from Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, New Delhi in commerce in 1982.
Did his graduation In Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Course) in 1985 from SRI RAM COLLEGE OF COMMERCE, Delhi University.
Obtained the Bachelor of Laws degree in 1988 from CAMPUS LAW CENTRE, University of Delhi.
Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi on 01st August, 1988.
Attended the Commonwealth Young Lawyers Course in 1992 at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London and worked with Solicitors and Barristers in England as part of the said course.
Qualified as an Advocate On Record of the Supreme Court of India in June 1995
Trained as a lead trainer, to impart training to Advocates in Advocacy skills involving Examination and Cross examination of Witnesses and also arguing of cases, by the Indo – British Advocacy Skills project. Trained various advocates of Delhi High Court, High Court of Jharkhand at Ranchi, High Court of Andhra Pradesh at Hyderabad, High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh and High Court of Manipur at Imphal in Advocacy skills.
Did the Personal Computing with Basic Course in 1986 and the Computer Software Applications Course in 1986-87 from the National Institute of Information Technology (N.I.I.T.).
• Signed the Delhi Public School Honour Book for proficiency in academic subjects in the year 1985.
• Awarded the National prize for the year 1985-86 by the Directorate of Education, Delhi.
• Awarded the Best Student Award for the Course of Personal Computing with Basic and awarded scholarship for the Computer Software Application course by the N.I.I.T. in 1986.
• Merit lister of the University of Delhi on the basis of the results of LL.B. Examinations in April, 1988.
• Awarded the British Council Scholarship to be one of the five young lawyers to represent India at the Commonwealth Young Lawyers Course 1992 at the University of London.
• Awarded the second prize in the Advocates on record examination of the Supreme Court of India conducted in June 1995
Enrolled as an advocate on August 1, 1988 with the Bar Council of Delhi and practised in the Supreme Court of India, the High Court of Delhi and the District Courts of Delhi.
Enrolled as an Advocate on record of the Supreme Court of India in 1995.
Was the Standing Counsel for the Bar Council of India for the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court for over 20 years also appointed as a Senior Panel Lawyer for the Union of India and represented the Union of India in various matters for over 10 years.
Designated as a Senior Advocate by the High Court of Delhi in July, 2011.
Elevated as an additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi with effect from 17th April, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on 18th March, 2015 (F/N).
Justice Vibhu Bakhru
Justice Vibhu Bakhru* Justice Vibhu Bakhru was born in Nagpur in 1966.
* He did his schooling from Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, New Delhi.
* After completing his schooling he enrolled as a student with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and commenced his articles with Thakur Vadiyanathaiyan & Company on 21.03.1985.
* He graduated from Delhi University in 1987, after completing the course of B.Com (Hon). He cleared his final examination from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India of Chartered Accountant in 1989.
* He received his LLB degree in 1990 and enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Delhi in September, 1990.
* Practiced in High Court of Delhi, Company Law Board and various other Tribunals.
* Designated as Senior Advocate by High Court of Delhi on 28th July, 2011.
* Was appointed as Additional Judge of High Court of Delhi on April 17, 2013.