Justice Manmohan Sarin
Justice Manmohan Sarinustice Manmohan Sarin 20.10.1946. Enrolled as an Advocate in 1979. Practised in Delhi High Court, District Courts and occasionally in the Supreme Court in Civil and Constitutional matters. Appointed Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court w.e.f. 17.5.1995 and permanent Judge of that High Court w.e.f. 6.12.1996. Elevated as Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court w.e.f. 03.09.2008.
Justice T. S. Thakur
Justice T. S. ThakurJustice Tirath Singh Thakur, B.Sc., LL.B.- Born on 04.01.1952. Enrolled as an Advocate on April 5, 1974 and practised in the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir at Jammu and Srinagar in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Taxation and Service matters. Was Standing Counsel among others for the Income Tax Deptt., University of Jammu, Board of School Education and Reserve Bank of India. Was nominated as a Member of the Law faculty of the University of Jammu. Was elected as President of the Bar Association in the year 1986. Was designated as a Senior Advocate in the year 1990. Appointed as an Addl. Judge of the High Court of J.&K. on 16th Feb. 1994. Transferred as Judge of the High Court of Karnataka in March 1994 and appointed a permanent Judge in September 1995. Nominated as member of the First University Council of the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine University. Transferred as a Judge of the High Court of Delhi in July 2004. Appointed as Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on 09.04.2008.
Elevated as Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court w.e.f. 11.08.2008.
Justice J. M. Malik
Justice J. M. MalikBorn on 18th July, 1946. Did graduation from Punjab University in 1968. Studied law at Punjab University and was enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Punjab & Haryana in 1968. Practised mainly at Kaithal for a period of four years. Thereafter joined Delhi Judicial Services in the year 1972. During this period worked as Magistrate, Sub-Judge, Rent Controller, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Customs etc. Promoted to Higher Judicial Services on 17th January 1989. Worked as Special Judge NDPS was the sole Member of Sales Tax Appellate Tribunal on deputation. Worked as Additional District Judge and dealt with the LAC and Civil Cases. Also worked as Sessions Judge, Designated Court of TADA, POTA, MOCCA. Before elevation to the High court as Additional Judge on 28th February 2006, was worked as Judge-in-Charge, Karkardooma Courts. Retired on 17th July, 2008.
Justice M K Sharma
Justice M K SharmaJustice Dr. Mukundakam Sharma, M.A., LL.B., Ph.D. - Born on 18.9.1946. Enrolled as and Advocate on 16.6.1970. Practised in the Gauhati High Court in Constitutional, Service, Civil and Taxation matter etc. Worked as Panel and Government Lawyer for the States of Assam and Manipur and also Railways. Was the Standing Counsel for State of Mizoram from 1981 to 1988 and Advocate General of the same State from 28.4.1988 to 7.2.1989. Was designated as Senior Advocate on 1.1.1988. Worked as Advocate General for State of Nagaland from April, 1992 to January 1994. Was a part-time Lecturer in Law in Gauhati University Law College from 1979 to 1992. Was associated with research work in Law Research Institute, Gauhati High Court and gave legal shape to the customary laws of the tribes of the North East. Appointed as permanent Judge of the Gauhati High Court from 10.1.1994. Transferred to Patna High Court and joined on 14.2.1994. Transferred to Delhi High Court on 12.12.1994. Elevated as Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 28-11-2006. Elevated as Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 04-12-2006.
By virtue of being the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court is discharging the function of Chancellor of National Law School of Delhi University. Participated in a number of national and international seminars, in India and abroad, in various fields, particularly in Arbitration, Mediation, Plea Bargaining, Judicial Reforms and Intellectual Property Rights.
Elevated as Judge of Supreme Court w.e.f. 9.4.2008.
Justice R. S. Sodhi
Justice R. S. SodhiBorn on 11th November, 1945. Passed out from Bishop Cotton School, Shimla in 1962. Graduated from Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jallandhar in 1969. Did LL.B. From Punjab University in 1972. and was enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Delhi in 1972.
Practised in constitutional, civil, criminal, land revenue and excise matters in the Supreme Court of India for 25 years. Advocate-on-Record in the Supreme Court of India for the State of Punjab from 1987-1989. Additional Advocate General for the State of Punjab from 1997 till 6th July, 1999. Appointed as Judge of Delhi High Court on 7th July, 1999. Retired on 7th Nov., 2007.
Justice J P Singh
Justice J P SinghBorn on 10th July, 1945. Passed M.A. (Political Science) LL.B. and did Diplomas in Journalism, Constitutional Law, Parliamentary Institutions & Procedure and is Fellow of the Institute of Constitution & Parliamentary Studies.
Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1969 and started practice in Delhi in the year 1969.
Have been practicing mainly on the Civil side, Matrimonial and landlord-tenant disputes in District Courts, Delhi and also practiced in the High Court of Delhi and Supreme Court of India in Writ, Original & Appellate Jurisdiction.
Selected as Additional District and Sessions Judge from the Bar in November 1985, made District-cum-Additional Sessions Judge and Incharge Karkardooma Courts, Shahdara, Delhi in August, 2000. Promoted as District and Sessions Judge, Delhi in August 2002 and elevated to the High Court of Delhi in July (5th July, 2004) as Justice, Delhi High Court.Retired with effect from 9th July, 2007.
Justice Manju Goel
Justice Manju GoelJustice Manju Goel, M.A. (Economics) University of Calcutta, 1966 , LL.B. University of Calcutta, 1967- Born on 03.01.1945. Served as Lecturer in Economics for under-graduate classes and teachers' training college from 1967-70. Joined West Bengal Civil Service (Judicial) in April, 1970. Joined Delhi Judicial Service in May, 1972. Promoted to Delhi Higher Judicial Service in January, 1986. Appointed as an Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on 05.07.2004. Retired on 03 rd January, 2007.
Justice Swatanter Kumar
Justice Swatanter KumarJustice Swatanter Kumar, B.A., LL.B.- Born on 31.12.1947. Enrolled as an Advocate with the Delhi Bar Council on 12.7.71. Practiced in various High Courts and the Supreme Court. Served as an Additional District & Sessions Judge in the Himachal Pradesh High Court from February, 1983 till his resignation in October, 1983, and thereafter resumed practice at New Delhi. Appointed as an Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on 10.11.1994. Transferred to P&H on 30.11.94. Appointed permanent Judge on 30.11.1995. Transferred to Delhi on 4.10.2004. Elevated as Chief Justice, Bombay High Court w.e.f. 31.03.2007.
Justice Vijender Jain
Justice Vijender JainHON'BLE MR.JUSTICE VIJENDER JAIN M.A., LL.B. -- Born on 2.8.1946. Enrolled as an Advocate on 25.7.1969. Practised in the Supreme Court of India and High Courts but mainly in Delhi High Court in Civil, Constitutional, taxation and company matters etc. Has been recipient of many international awards for friendship between the people of India and other countries. Designated Senior Advocate in May 1990 by Delhi High Court. Appointed as permanent Judge in Delhi High Court from 24.12.1992. Has contributed and participated in many International Symposium and Seminars dealing with Human Rights, Alternate Dispute Redressal mechanism, private and public international law and the applicability of International Law into the Municipal Law. Represented India in various International Conferences and also participated in the Conferences of International Law Association. Member of its Committee on Human Rights. Hony.Secretary of International Law Association, India Chapter. One of the Indian Judges whose judgment on Intellectual Property Rights has been reported in foreign journal i.e. (2003) Fleet Street Reports 18. Recently Justice Jain was invited by the Thai Supreme Court to share the experience of India in the field of Environmental Laws and to help in setting up of Green Benches in Thailand. Elected as the Executive Committee member of Asia Pacific Environmental Forum sponsored by Thai Supreme Court, Asian Development Bank, USAID with Sri Lanka, Philippines, China, Indonesia, Vietnam as its members. Chairman of High Court Legal Services Committee, Executive Chairman of Delhi Legal Services Authority, President of Asia Pacific Jurist Association. Has rendered many outstanding judgments in his illustrious career of more than thirteen years as a Judge of Delhi High Court. His contribution in making Public Interest Litigation as an effective tool for protection and conservation of environment and restoring rule of law regarding action taken against unauthorised constructions in Delhi, cleaning of River 'Yamuna' from encroachments, directing re-development of historic Mosque - 'Jama Masjid' and its complex in Delhi apart from other numerous orders which have generated a new hope in the larger sections of the society. His landmark judgments include Privacy in Phoolan Devi's case, concept of Collective Responsibility of a Minister, Power of a Successor Minister to over-rule the decision of his predecessor, Concept of Cabinet form of Government and Doctrine of Collective Responsibility, Power of judicial review in Defence Matters in cases like Lt. General R.S. Kadiyan Vs. Lt. General Kalkat and Air Marshal Masand and in other fields of Civil, Arbitration, Intellectual Property Rights, Rent, Constitutional and Service matters. Elevated as Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court w.e.f. 28-11-2006.