Judges


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JUDGES OVERVIEW

  1. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Devendra Kumar Arora, Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court.
  2. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya, Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court.
  3. Hon’ble Mr. Justice D. P. Singh, Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court.
  4. Hon’ble Mr. Justice K. D. Shahi, (Retd.) Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court.
  5. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court.
  6. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sanjib Banerjee, Judge, Calcutta High Court.
  7. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Vishnu Sahai retd. Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court.
  8. Mr. Surendra Malik, Managing Director, Eastern Book Company Pvt. Ltd.
  9. Ms. Rajdipa Behura, Standing Counsel of CBI and is Senior Panel Advocate of Union of India. She is also Assistant public Prosecutor (criminal) in Delhi Government. She is a Senior panel counsel for govt. of UP in the Supreme Court of India.
  10. Mr. Aakash Prasad graduated from NALSAR, University of Law, Hyderabad in 2009 and presently is working in the chambers of Mr. Jaideep Narayan Mathur, Senior Advocate, Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court.
  11. Mr. Abhinay Sharma, a graduate of Campus Law Centre, New Delhi is currently practicing in the High Court of Delhi.
  12. Mr. Anand Shankar Jha graduated from the Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur in 2003. He worked as a legal manager at ICICI Bank Ltd and was an associate in the Chambers of Mr. P. H. Parekh. He is currently an independent practitioner in the Supreme Court of India. He authored the problem for the 1st RMLNLU-SCC Online Media Law Moot Court Competition, 2013.
  13. Mr. Anirudh Sharma graduated from Campus Law Centre, Delhi and has previously worked in the chambers of Mr. Harin P. Raval, Additional Solicitor General. Presently, he is an Advocate-on Record and is an independent practitioner in the Supreme Court.
  14. Mr. Ankit Sibal is a Partner, Archer Jurists LLP, New Delhi. In addition to completing his B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from University of Oxford, he holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in law from Cambridge University and Harvard Law School respectively.
  15. Mr. Anurag Verma is presently practicing as an advocate at the Allahabad High Court.
  16. Mr. Aritra Roy graduated from National Law University, Jodhpur and is presently an Associate at Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A. Shroff & Co. He has been the winner and was adjudged as Best Speaker of 16th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Florida, USA in 2012..
  17. Mr. Arvind Kamath is a Partner of ALMT Legal, Bangalore and has been practicing in Karnataka High Court at Bangalore since 1994 on a wide variety of disputes ranging from commercial to constitutional law.
  18. Mr. Bhaskar Subramaniam graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.  Presently, he is an Associate in the Chambers of Jaitley and Bakhshi, New Delhi. He was part of the RMLNLU team that was adjudged as the Runners Up in the North-India rounds of the 54th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in 2012. He also recieved the 4th Best speaker award in the competition.
  19. Ms. Debdatta Ray Chaudhury graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.  Presently she is working as an associate lawyer in the chambers of Mr. Rajiv Bansal, Delhi High Court. She was also part of the RMLNLU team that won the best memorial award at the 54th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in 2012.
  20. Mr. Debesh Panda is a graduate of National Law School of India University, Bangalore 2008 batch. Presently, he is in independent practice in the Supreme Court of India. He previously worked in the chambers of Mr. A.K. Ganguli, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India. In 2013 he went to International Dispute Settlement from MIDS, Geneva for his Masters.
  21. Mr. Debjyoti Das graduated from the Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur and was formerly an Associate at Amarchand Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., Hyderabad. He is presently the CEO of CLAT Possible.
  22. Dr. R.K. Misra is an advocate at Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court.
  23. Mr. Gantavya Chandra graduated from NALSAR, University of Law, Hyderabad and has previously worked as an Associate at S & R. Presently, he is practicing in the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court.
  24. Mr. Gopal Sankaranarayan is a graduate of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and did his masters in Criminology from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is currently practicing in the Supreme Court of India. Previously, he worked in the chambers of Mr. K.K. Venugopal and has been a junior advocate in many landmark cases such as I.R. Coelho & Ashoka Kumar Thakur.  He served as the amicus in assisting the Hon’ble Supreme Court in framing guidelines to ensure investigation into cases of fake encounters and is at present an amicus in framing guidelines with respect to media trials. He also served as a lecturer at Convergence Institute of Media Studies, Bangalore and Convenor of the All India Bar Exam Council in 2010-11. He has drafted the Moot Proposition for the 3rd RMLNLU-SCC Online International Media Law Moot Court Competition, 2015.
  25. Mr. Ishan Jhingran is a graduate of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar and is an Associate at Amarchand Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. New Delhi. He was also the Former Associate at Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan.
  26. Mr. Kushagra Pandey is a graduate of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow in 2012 and is currently working in the chambers of Mr. Gopal Subramanium in Supreme Court of India. He previously worked with Mr. Amit Anand Tiwari, Advocate-on-Record.
  27. Mr. Mayank Misra is a graduate of the Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur and is an Associate at Harsh Pathak & Associates, New Delhi.
  28. Mr. Nitin Kaushal is presently the Assistant Advocate General for the State of Haryana.
  29. Mr. Pranay Agarwala is a graduate of Symbiosis, Pune and is working in the chambers of Mr. Siddharth Luthra, Additional Solicitor General and is also a Panel Counsel for the Union of India in the Supreme Court of India.
  30. Mr. R. Harikrishnan graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow and has previously clerked for Justice A.K. Patnaik, Judge, Supreme Court of India. Presently, he is practicing at the High Court of Kerala. He is also assisting Justice R.C. Lahoti, former Chief Justice of India, in revising the 2nd Edition of the book titled ‘Preamble: The Spirit and Backbone of the Constitution of India’, to be published by Eastern Book Company, Lucknow.
  31. Mr. Rajasekhar Rao graduated from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 1999. He was Junior Counsel with the Justice Venkataswami Commission appointed to look into the ‘Tehelka’ matter. He is in private practice at New Delhi since July 2006 and appears before the Supreme Court, High Courts and other forums.
  32. Mr. Ravi Shankar Jha graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow in 2012 and previously worked with Desai & Diwanji, New Delhi and BMR Legal, New Delhi.
  33. Mr. Rishabh Sancheti graduated from the National Law University, Jodhpur and completed the European Master in Law and Economics from the European Union as an Erasmus Mundus Scholar. He is an advocate of the Supreme Court of India.
  34. Mr. Siddharth Aggarwal graduated from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and is an Advocate practicing in the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court of India.
  35. Mr. Srinidhi Devesh Tripathi graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow in 2012. He represented India at the International Rounds of the 13th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Florida, USA in 2009. He was also part of the RMLNLU team that won the best memorial award at the Henry Dunant International Law Moot Court Competition (South Asian Rounds) in 2010. Currently, he is Asstistant Commandant, CISF.
  36. Mr. Subhiksh Vasudev graduated from Campus Law Centre, New Delhi and works as an Advocate at Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court of India. He has represented India at the international rounds of the prestigious Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington DC in 2010 and was a Semi Finalist at the FDI Moot, California. He authored the problem for the 2nd RMLNLU-SCC Online International Media Law Moot Court Competition, 2014.
  37. Mr. Sudeep Malik is the Associate Editor of Supreme Court Cases, India’s leading law report of judgments of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, and is deeply involved in the head noting and digesting of Supreme Court Case law. He is also a Guest Faculty in Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.
  38. Mr. Sudeep Seth is an advocate practicing in the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court since 1993.
  39. Mr. Suvigya Awasthi graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow in 2012 and worked as an Associate Counsel in the chambers of Mr. Ravindra Srivastava, Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India. He currently practices in Chattisgarh High Court and holds the position of Government Advocate for the State of Chhattisgarh.
  40. Mr. Tanuj Hazari graduated from NLIU, Bhopal. Presently, he is an associate at Khaitan & Co., New Delhi.
  41. Mr. Vaibhav Sharma graduated from Army Institute of Law, Mohali and is presently the Deputy Advocate General for the State of Punjab in the Punjab & Haryana High Court since October 2013.
  42. Mr. Yashovardhan Swaroop has been in practice since 1987, started his career from the Civil Courts at Lucknow and shifted his practice to the High Court in 1989 where he was closely associated with and worked with Late Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar. He has conducted litigations in New Delhi & NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Himanchal Pradesh, Madhaya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand.
  43. Ms. Anumeha Mishra is a graduate of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow in 2012 and has represented the University in prestigious Moot Court Competition’s such as the Bar Council of India Moot, Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court and Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.
  44. Ms. Bhavana Jha is an advocate at Delhi High Court.
  45. Ms. Charu Modi graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow in 2012. She represented India at the International Rounds of the 13th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Florida, USA in 2009. Her team won the best memorial award at the Henry Dunant International Law Moot Court Competition (South Asian Rounds) in 2010.
  46. Ms. Haripriya Padmanabham is a graduate of National Law School of India University. She was previously an Associate at Amarchand Mangaldas and worked in the chambers of Mr. K.K. Venugopal. Presently, she is in independent practice in the Supreme Court.
  47. Ms. Padma Priya graduated from the School of Law, Indraprastha University and is practicing in the Delhi High Court. She previously worked as an Associate in the litigation team of AZB, New Delhi.
  48. Ms. Rumjhum Nupur is presently working as an associate at Amarchand Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co.
  49. Ms. Vartika Jain graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow and has previously worked as an Associate in HSB Partners, Chennai. She was part of the RMLNLU team that was adjudged as the Runners Up in the North-India rounds and she was adjudged as the 8th Best Oralist in the International rounds of the 16th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Florida, USA in 2012. She was also adjudged as the 2nd Best Oralist in the North India Rounds of 54th Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition 2013.