Justice Ajit Bharihoke
Justice Ajit BharihokeLL.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 Dipak Misra
Justice Dipak MisraJustice Dipak Misra was born on 3rd October, 1953. He was enrolled as an Advocate on 14th February, 1977 and Practiced in Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Service and Sales Tax matters in the Orissa High Court and the Service Tribunal. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Orissa High Court on 17th January, 1996 and transferred to the Madhya Pradesh High Court on 3rd March, 1997. He became permanent Judge on 19th December, 1997.
Justice Misra assumed charge of the office of Chief Justice, Patna High Court on 23rd December 2009 and charge of the office of the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on 24th May, 2010.
Elevated as a Judge, Supreme Court of India w.e.f. 10.10.2011.
Justice Vikramajit Sen
Justice Vikramajit SenBorn on 31st December, 1950. Attended St. Xavier’s School, Delhi and passed the ISC in the First Division. Graduated from St. Stephen’s College with Honours in History. Attained First Division in LL.B from Faculty of Laws, Delhi University, and was Awarded the First Prize in Moot Court and Silver Medal in Labour Laws. Captained Faculty Teams in Basketball and Tennis and was chosen Sports Secretary. Practiced in all the Courts in Delhi, although primarily in the High Court of Delhi. Handled civil, arbitration and commercial disputes. Had a special interest and consultancy on minority rights. A Core Member of the Inter Denomination Committee for recommendations for Amendments to the Personal Laws relating to Christians in India. Member of Governing Body of several reputed Colleges and School throughout India. Appointed as an Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on 7th July, 1999. Appointed permanent Judge on 30.10.2000. Member of the Malta Judicial Conference under the auspices of the Hague Convention. As a Member of the Planning Committee of the Common Law – Commonwealth Conference, 2009 attended the Conference in Hyderabad in February 2011. Member of International Association of Family Judges. Member of International Judicial Conference on Cross-Border Family Relocation, 2010 Washington D.C.. Co-Moderator in the Conference on Mediation organized in association with Hong Kong Mediation Council and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. First and Continuing Chairperson of Delhi High Court Arbitration Centre. In this capacity was involved in its establishment as well as its continuing operation till date. Member, National Legal Services Authority and Executive Chairman, Delhi Legal Services Authority. Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal declaring Deendar Anjuman as an unlawful Association in the year 2003. Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal declaring Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) as an unlawful Association in the year 2008 and 2010.
Transferred to High Court of Karnataka w.e.f. 11.09.2011.
Justice Rekha Sharma
Justice Rekha SharmaBorn on 31st July, 1949. Passed out from St.Thomas Higher Secondary School, New Delhi and thereafter did graduation from Delhi University as a student of Miranda House, University of Delhi, Delhi. Studied law at Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi and was enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Delhi in 1972.
Practised mainly in Delhi High Court on Constitutional, Civil and Criminal matters. Appointed as Central Government counsel for Delhi High Court from 1977 and continued as such till 1988. Selected as an Additional District Judge from the Bar by Delhi High Court in January, 1988. Appointed as District & Sessions Judge w.e.f. 01.10.2004 till 23.02.2005.
Elevated as Additional Judge of Delhi High Court on 23.02.2005 and became a Permanent Judge on 22.02.2006. Retired on 30.07.2011
Justice Mool Chand Garg
Justice Mool Chand GargBorn on 10th June, 1954. Did B.Com (Hons.) and LL.B. from Delhi University and a Diploma in Cyber Laws. Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi on 29.9.1978 and practiced in the Delhi High Court and Subordinate Courts on the Civil, Criminal, Constitutional & Labour sides, to mention a few. Has attained specialization in the field of Civil as well as Criminal Law. Was taken on the panel of Advocates of the Government of NCT of Delhi in the year 1985 to represent GNCTD in Delhi High Court and Central Administrative Tribunal and continued to work as such until his appointment to the Delhi Higher Judicial Service as an Additional District Judge in 1995.
During the said assignment, worked as Matrimonial Judge, Additional Sessions Judge, Industrial Tribunal, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal and also as Additional Rent Controller in Karkardooma Courts as well as in Tis Hazari Courts. Also appointed as Legal Adviser, NDMC (on deputation) from 2001 to 2003. Subsequently worked as Additional District Judge, Additional Rent Control Tribunal and Special Judge, CBI besides Judge-in-Charge, Mediation Centre at Tis Hazari Courts.
Even on Administrative side, contributed a lot as Chairman of Building Maintenance Committee, Tis Hazari Courts, Chairman of Purchase Committee, Chairman of various Rule Making Committees and other work assigned by the District Judge. Elevated to the Bench of Delhi High Court as an Additional Judge on 11.4.2008.
Holds memberships of prestigious institutions and clubs like India International Centre, Delhi Gymkhana Club Ltd., INSOL India, India Habitat Centre and Rotary Club. Has been invited by various organizations like Indian Federation of United Nations Associations - New Delhi, National Judicial Academy - Bhopal, Delhi Judicial Academy, Bhartiya Vit Salahakar Parishad – New Delhi, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, etc. for giving lectures on vital issues. Has also been invited to Judge the moot court competitions and to give lectures in various law colleges in Delhi such as Amity Law School, Jamia Millia Islamia University, Vivekananda Law College, Delhi. Has been the Guest of Honour in the Annual Function of Law Centre II, Delhi University for the year 2009.
Authored articles on various subjects like
(i) “Scope of Section 9, Code of Civil Procedure” – published in DJA Journal Volume 2 Issue III 2003.
(ii) “Advent of Information Technology and Law Relating thereto” – published in DJA Journal Volume 2 Issue IV 2003.
(iii) “Motor Vehicle Act 1988 – Social Security Legislation” – published in DJA Journal Volume 3 Issue I 2004.
(iv) “Early Disposal of Bail Applications – A Constitutional Obligation” - published in DJA Journal Volume 4 Issue IV December 2005.
(v) “Interpretation of Statutes” - published in DJA Journal.
(vi) “Sustainable Development and Law” published in “Sustainable Development – an Interdisciplinary Perspective”.
Transferred to Madhya Pradesh High Court w.e.f. 17.04.2011.
Justice S. L. Bhayana
Justice S. L. BhayanaJustice S.L. Bhayana, B.A. LL.B - Born on 15th April, 1949. Enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of India in the year 1973. Practiced as an Advocate in the District Courts and High Court of Delhi and dealt with Civil, Criminal, Arbitration, Matrimonial and Accident Claim matters till August, 1989 when he joined Delhi Higher Judicial Service.
After joining, the Delhi Higher Judicial Service held various responsible positions such as Judge-Incharge, Patialia House Courts, Presiding Officer, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal. He was appointed as Special Judge (Murder Court) on the orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the year 1994, where he successfully decided about 120 murder cases in one year.
Appointed as Additional Judge, Delhi High Court on 28th February, 2006.
Retired on 14.04.2011.
Justice S N Dhingra
Justice S N DhingraBorn on March 2, 1949 at Delhi. Did Higher Secondary from Delhi, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Pusa Polytechnic, New Delhi and B.Sc. from Delhi University. Did LL.B. from Delhi University, Law Centre-II, LL.M. from Delhi University Law Centre-I and Company Secretary from Institute of Company Secretaries. Joined as an Advocate in February, 1976. Practiced in lower Courts and Delhi High Court in Company Matters, Criminal Matters, Labour And Civil Matters. Edited Matrimonial Law Reporter from 1977 to 1987. Became Advocate on record in 1984. Worked as part time Lecturer in Law Centre II, Delhi University from 1985 to 1987. Joined as Additional District & Sessions Judge on January 6, 1988. Worked in Matrimonial Court, Designated TADA Court, Special 1984 Riots Court, Appellate Court of MCD, Rent Control Tribunal and Special Court under POTA. Worked as District & Sessions Judge, Delhi from February 24, 2005 to February 27, 2006. Elevated to the Bench of Delhi High Court on 28th February, 2006.
Justice Vidya Bhushan Gupta
Justice Vidya Bhushan GuptaJustice Vidya Bhushan Gupta, B.A. LL.B. was born on November 25th, 1948. After completing his schooling, he pursued Four year’s specialized Diploma Course in Hotel Management from Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa, Delhi. After working for few months in leading hotels of India, he left this profession. He completed his graduation from Delhi University and later on obtained LL.B. Degree from Delhi University in 1972 and was enrolled as an Advocate on 09.10.1972.
After practicing at Bar in Delhi for few months, he qualified for Delhi Judicial Service and was appointed as Sub-Judge on 01.02.1973. After a tenure of five years as Sub-Judge, was appointed as Metropolitan Magistrate dealing with Economic Offence Cases pertaining to Essential Commodities Act, Income-tax Act and Prevention of Food Adulteration Act. Thereafter, he worked as Addl. Rent Controller and Presiding Officer, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT).
In 1991, he was promoted to Delhi Higher Judicial Service and was posted as Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, dealing with Economic Offence Cases under the Companies Act and Income-tax Act.
In 1992, was appointed as Special Judge, CBI and remained as Special Judge for about eight years. During this period, he dealt with corruption cases against public servants.
In 1996, while working as Special Judge (CBI) was appointed by name by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India to deal with “Jain Hawala” cases, exclusively. Later on, worked as Matrimonial Judge for a period of one and a half year, simultaneously, holding the additional charge of Director, Judicial Officers’ Training Programme.
Justice Aruna Suresh
Justice Aruna SureshMs.Justice Aruna Suresh - Born on 19.02.1950. Passed out Higher Secondary from Queens Marry School in 1966, did graduation from Inderprastha College for Women, Delhi University in 1969. Obtained LL.B. Degree from Law Faculty, Campus Law Centre (Main) Delhi University in 1972. Joined Delhi Judicial Service on 01.02.1973 after successfully qualifying competitive examination.
Worked as Subordinate Civil Judge, Metropolitan Magistrate, Additional Rent Controller, Commercial Civil Judge, Judge Small Cause Court, Additional Sr. Sub Judge, Guardian Judge, Insolvency Judge, till May, 1991. From July 1987 to May 1991 worked as Secretary, Legal Aid, District Courts .
Promoted to Delhi Higher Judicial Service on 30th May,1991 as Addl. Distt. & Sessions Judge, worked as Matrimonial Judge, Special Judge Narcotics Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, Mahila Adalat (Sessions), as Additional District Judge dealt with civil cases on original side as well as of Appellate jurisdiction of all nature, as Special Judge CBI dealt with cases under Prevention of Corruption Act and other cases of Sessions Trial and also exercised appellate and revisional jurisdiction.
Appointed as Judge In-charge, Rohini Courts, Delhi on 27.2.2006, took over charge as District & Sessions Judge Delhi on 05.04.2006.
Elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Delhi on 04.07.2006 and confirmed w.e.f. 11.2.2008.
Transferred to Orissa High Court w.e.f. 28.10.2010.