LL.B from Punjab University, Chandigarh. Joined Delhi Judicial Service on 07.12.1974. Worked as Civil Judge, Metropolitan Magistrate, Additional Rent Controller, Senior Civil Judge and Chief Metropolitan Magistrate. Appointed in Delhi Higher Judicial Service on 21.08.1995 and worked as Additional District and Sessions Judge, Additional Sessions Judge, Special Judge Anti Corruption (CBI), Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal, Additional Rent Control Tribunal and additional charge of Additional Director, Delhi Judicial Academy. Also worked as Registrar, National Human Rights Commission on deputation from 19.05.2003 to 30.11.2006 and Registrar General in Delhi High Court w.e.f. 06.01.2007 to 13.05.2009. Appointed as an Additional Judge in Delhi High Court on 14.05.2009. Retired on 16.10.2011
Justice Ajit Bharihoke
Justice Anil Kumar
Born on 12th July, 1950. He did his M.Sc. in Physical Sciences (Quantum Mechanics) and LL.B. from the University of Delhi. He also did Advance Diploma in French from University of Delhi.
He was enrolled as a member of Bar Council of Delhi in 1974 and started law practice in the same year. He was a Legal Advisor to Central Board of Secondary Education, National Institute of Open Schooling and National Institute of Education, Planning and Administration in Delhi High Court. He was on the panel of senior lawyers for the State of U.P. in Supreme Court of India. He was also a counsel for Airport Authority of India, Municipal Corporation of Delhi and for a number of private individuals and private companies in Delhi High Court.
He was appointed as an additional Judge of Delhi High Court on 16th July, 2004 and a permanent Judge on 20th February 2006. Retired on 11.07.2012.
Justice Anil Kumar
Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri
Born on 7th March,1954. Had excellent academic record. Stood Third in the merit list in Higher Secondary from CBSE, Delhi. Did his B.Com(Hons.) from Shriram College, Delhi University in the year 1974 and LL.B from Law Faculty in University of Delhi in the year 1977. Awarded Gold Medal for attaining first position in LL.B in Delhi University. Awarded special prize for getting highest marks in Constitutional Law I & II. - Had distinction of securing first position in all six semesters of LL.B and getting all possible prizes and medals of Delhi University for LL.B course. Did his LL.M from Delhi University and got first position in three years course. Won medals and prizes in various extra curricular activities. Was president of Campus Law Centre, Delhi University in the year 1976-77. Was Member of Academic Council of Delhi University in the year 1976-77 and various committees of Delhi University. Enrolled as an Advocate in July, 1977 with Bar Council of Delhi and started practicing in Delhi. Conducted cases of all types with specialization in Constitutional cases, Labour - Service Matters and Arbitration matters. Was counsel for numerous Public Sector Undertakings, Educational Institutions, Banks & Financial Institutions and various Private Sector Corporations. Was also part-time lecturer in Campus Law Centre, Delhi University (1984-89). Was Vice-President, Delhi High Court Bar Association during 1994-95. Was member of the Governing Body of various colleges from time to time. Designated as Senior Advocate by Delhi High Court on 30th September,1997.
Appointed as Judge of High Court of Delhi w.e.f 7th July,1999. As a Judge, dealt with all kinds of jurisdictions and given many landmark judgments. Has attended/chaired various national and international seminars and workshops & presented number of papers therein. Many articles are published in various magazines.
Was chosen as one of the 50 most influential persons in Intellectual Property in the world in the survey conducted by Managing Intellectual Property Association (MIPA) for the year 2007.
He holds the following positions :-
* Member of General Body as well as Academic Council of National Judicial Academy.
* Chancellor of the National Law University of Delhi.
* Patron-in-Cheif of the Delhi Judicial Academy.
* Appointed as Member of the committee on Restatement of Law by the Hon'ble the Chief Justice of India.
* Patron-in-Chief and Executive Chairman of the Delhi Legal Services Authority.
* Member of the Editorial Committee of Nyay Deep, the official journal of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA).
* Secretary, International Law Association (Indian Branch),
* Member of the Governing Council of the Indian Law Institute; and
* Member of prestigious institutions and clubs like India International Centre, India Habitat Centre, Delhi Golf Club and Delhi Gymkhana Club.
* Elevated as the Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 10.10.2011.
* Elevated as the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court w.e.f. 23.09.2012.
Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri
Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul
Born on December 26, 1958. Studied in Modern School, New Delhi till 1976 and Graduated in Economics (Hons.) from St. Stephens College, Delhi University in 1979. Obtained LL.B. Degree from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University in 1982.
Enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Delhi on July 15, 1982. Practised in Delhi High Court mainly in Commercial, Civil, Writ, Original and Companies jurisdictions of the High Court of Delhi and the Supreme Court of India. The cases also involved appearances before MRTP Commission, Company Law Board, Debt Recovery Tribunal and Arbitrators apart from the other nature of litigation including Constitutional, Banking, Finance and Insurance, Customs and Excise, MRTP, Real Estate, Administrative, Co-operative, Commercial, Service, Telecommunication, Anti-Dumping Laws, etc.
Remained Advocate-on-Record of the Supreme Court of India from 1987 to 1999 and designated as Senior Advocate in December, 1999. Appointed Senior Counsel for the Delhi High Court and for the Delhi University, Senior Panel of Union of India and Additional Senior Standing Counsel for DDA. Elevated as Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi on May 03, 2001 and was appointed as a permanent Judge on May 02, 2003.
Was Treasurer of Delhi High Court Bar Association from 1985 to 1988. Is Senior Vice-President, INSOL India.
Has been invitee to a number of national and international seminars and workshops as Chairman or Member of Sessions and presented a number of papers with articles published in various Journals.
In the capacity as a Judge have sat over most jurisdictions and contributed to development of law through various pronouncements.
Member of various prestigious institutions and clubs like India International Centre, India Habitat Centre, Indian Law Institute, Delhi Golf Club, Delhi Gymkhana Club, Roshanara Club, etc.
The other interests apart from law extend to theatre, music, golf and reading including subjects unrelated to law.
Elevated as the Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 23.09.2012 to 25.09.2012.
Elevated as the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court w.e.f. 01.06.2013.
Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul
Justice D. Murugesan
Born on 10.6.1951. Enrolled as a Member of the Bar on 27.8.1975. Worked as a Legal Advisor to the University of Madras from 1984-1987 and Corporation of Chennai from 1992 to June 1996. Appointed as Special Government Pleader for Education during 1994 - 96 and Special Government Pleader- Writs from October 1997 and appointed as Government Pleader on 8.12.1998. Appointed as Judge, Madras High Court on 2.3.2000 and as Permanent Judge on 13.06.2001. Elevated as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 26.09.2012.
Retired on 10.06.2013.