Justice Reva Khetrapal
Justice Reva KhetrapalBorn on 23-09-1952 at Shimla (H.P.). Did schooling from Convent of Jesus and Mary, New Delhi. Graduated from Miranda House in History (Hons.). Awarded gold medal and best student certificate from the Law Faculty, University of Delhi. Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in the year 1975.
Practised in Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India from the year 1975 to 1991 as a corporate lawyer and for a number of years as a counsel for Delhi Administration and dealt with a large number of constitutional, civil and criminal matters.
Appointed Additional District & Sessions Judge in the year 1991 and was posted as Special Judge (Narcotics) in the year 1994. Appointed as Secretary, Press Council of India in the year 1999. Participated in several national and international conferences relating to the Media and the Law, and worked as Executive Member of World Association of Press Councils.
Elevated to the Bench of Delhi High Court as an Additional Judge on 28-2-2006. Retired on 22.09.2014.
Justice P. K. Bhasin
Justice P. K. BhasinBorn in a small village called Shahbad Markanda (Kurukshetra District) in 1952. Did earlier part of schooling in Chandigarh from DAV school and later on passed out Higher Secondary from DAV School, Patel Nagar, New Delhi. Thereafter did graduation from Delhi University. Getting inspiration from father who started his career as a soldier in Indian Army before partition and then joined erstwhile Burmah-Shell as a Clerk and with the passage of time rose to the level of Law Manager there decided to join legal profession. Then did L.L.B. from Delhi University (Main Campus) and immediately after clearing the Law Course in 1974, got enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi and started practice on the Civil side in District Courts and Delhi High Court. After practicing for about 17 years decided to join Judicial Service and got selected in Delhi Higher Judicial Service in 1991. As an Additional District & Sessions Judge had been doing Civil cases and for some years had also presided over Industrial Tribunal. From April, 2002 till August, 2005 had been dealing with cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act investigated by CBI and Anti Corruption Branch of Delhi Government. From September, 2005 to 27-02-2006 had been presiding over Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal. Became District & Sessions Judge, Delhi w.e.f. 28-02-2006. Elevated to Delhi High Court as an Additional Judge on 5-4-2006.
Retired on 19.07.2014.
Justice Veena Birbal
Justice Veena BirbalBorn on 01st July, 1952 at Delhi.
*Father Shri Hari Chand Mehta was a practising lawyer in High Court
*Did B.Sc from Miranda House College, Delhi University in 1973.
*Did LL.B from Faculty of Law, Delhi University in 1977.
*Enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Delhi in the year 1978.
*Practised in Supreme Court, Delhi High Court and District Courts Delhi from 1978 to 1992.
*Appointed as Additional District & Sessions Judge in December, 1992 and dealt with Matrimonial cases and Sessions Trials.
*Sent by Delhi High Court on Deputation to Govt. of NCT of Delhi as Secretary (Law, Justice and Legislative Affairs) and worked there from 2003 to 2006.
*Worked as Judge Incharge, Karkardooma Courts from August, 2006 to 28th February, 2007.
*Became District & Sessions Judge, Delhi on 01st March, 2007.
*Elevated as an Additional Judge of Delhi High Court on 31.08.2007.
Retired on 30.06.2014.
Justice V.K. Jain
Justice V.K. JainLL.B. and LL.M. (1st Division) from Delhi University. Joined Delhi Judicial Service on 20.05.1977, securing first rank. Worked as Metropolitan Magistrate, Civil Judge and Additional Rent Controller. Appointed in Higher Judicial Service on 6.1.1996, and worked as Additional District & Sessions Judge, Designated Judge under TADA (P) Act, 1987 and Special Judge (CBI). Also worked as Secretary General, Supreme Court of India from 1.11.2005 to 13.5.2009. Appointed as a Judge of Delhi High Court on 14.5.2009.
Retired on 14.05.2014.
Justice R.V. Easwar
Justice R.V. EaswarDate of birth: 29th April, 1952.
B.Com from Madurai University (1971)
LL.B. from Bangalore University (1974)
LL.M. from Mumbai University (2000-Human Rights &Environmental Law)
A.C.A. (Chartered Accountancy) (1979)
Enrolment at the Bar, High Court of Madras: 1975- Joined the chambers of (late) Mr.K.Srinivasan,Sr.Advocate. Practised in revenue laws, taxation (direct and indirect),foreign exchange laws,Company cases, matrimonial cases etc. before Tribunal and High Courts.
Joined the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ministry of Law & Justice in 1991 and posted in Calcutta(1991-1997), Mumbai(1997-2004), Delhi (2004-2008), Bangalore (2008-2009), Ahmedabad (till November 2009) and again at Mumbai till elevation to Delhi High Court on 17th October, 2011.
Promoted as Vice President in January 2005, as Senior Vice-President in November 2009 and as President of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal with effect from 4th June, 2010.
Retired on 28.04.2014.
Justice N.V. Ramana
Justice N.V. RamanaN.V. Ramana, B.Sc., B.L., was born in an agricultural family on August 27, 1957 in Ponnavaram village, Krishna District. He enrolled as an Advocate on February 10, 1983. He has practiced in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, Central and Andhra Pradesh Administrative Tribunals and the Supreme Courts of India in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Labour, Service and Election matters. He has specialized in Constitutional, Criminal, Service and Inter-State River laws. He has also functioned as Panel Counsel for various Government Organizations. He has functioned as Additional Standing Counsel for Central Government and Standing Counsel for Railways in the Central Administrative Tribunal at Hyderabad. He has also functioned as Additional Advocate General of Andhra Pradesh. He was appointed as a permanent Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on June 27, 2000. He functioned as Acting Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court from March 10, 2013 to May 20, 2013.
He had participated in several National and International Conferences held in India and abroad and submitted papers on various topics of legal importance.
Elevated as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 02.09.2013.
Elevated as a Judge, Supreme Court of India w.e.f. 17.02.2014.
Justice M.L. Mehta
Justice M.L. MehtaDid B.Sc. from Punjab University, M.A., LL.B. from Delhi University, LL.M. from Kurukshetra University. Practised for over a year before joining Delhi Judicial Service on 20th May, 1977. Worked on different positions such as Metropolitan Magistrate, Addl. Rent Controller, Commercial Civil Judge, Joint Registrar, Delhi High Court. Promoted to Delhi Higher Judicial Service in 1996 and worked on different positions like Additional Sessions Judge, Additional District Judge, Special Judge(TADA), Special Judge(CBI). Presiding Officer, Labour Court and Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, etc. Established Delhi Mediation Centre at Karkardooma Court Complex and worked there as Full time Judge In-charge and Coordinator. As designated Trainer, imparted training in mediation to the Lawyers and Judges in Delhi and in different parts of the country. Became District Judge-II in 2008. Worked as Principal Secretary(Law, Justice & Legislative Affairs), Govt. of NCT of Delhi from June, 2009 uptil 2nd December, 2010. Elevated to the Bench of Delhi High Court on 3rd December, 2010. Retired on 30.12.2013.
Justice D. Murugesan
Justice D. MurugesanBorn 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.
Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul
Justice Sanjay Kishan KaulBorn 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.