Born on 24.04.1956 at Nagpur, Maharashtra, son of Shri Arvind Shriniwas Bobde. Took B.A. and LL.B. Degrees from Nagpur University. Enrolled on the Roll of the Bar Council of Maharashtra in 1978. Practiced Law at the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court with appearances at Bombay before the Principal Seat and before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India for over 21 years. Designated as Senior Advocate in 1998.
Elevated to the Bench of the Bombay High Court on 29th March, 2000, as Additional Judge.
Sworn in as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court on 16th October, 2012.
Elevated as a Judge of Supreme Court of India on 12th April, 2013.
Due to retire on 23rd April, 2021 (F/N).
Executive Chairman NALSA
Hon'ble Mr. Justice N.V. Ramana
Executive Chairman NALSA
N.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 Court 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 Addditional 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 Conferneces held in India and aborad 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.
Hon'ble Mr. Justice R.F. Nariman
Date of Birth:13.08.1956
School:Cathedral School, Mumbai (High 1st Division, ISC)
College:Shri Ram College of Commerce-B.Com
Faculty of Law, Delhi – L.L.B. (1st Class-2nd in the University)
Harvard Law School-L.L.M. (Thesis on affirmative action: a comparison between India and US constitutional law)
Profession:Senior Counsel, Supreme Court of India.
Was made Senior Counsel by the Chief Justice of India. Justice Venkatachalaiah amended the rules in order to make him a Senior Counsel at the young age of 37 against the mandatory 45. Has practiced Maritime Law in New York at Haight, Gardener, Poor and Havens for 1 year. Has practiced law for the last 35 years. Has over 500 Reported Supreme Court Judgments to his credit. Expert in Comparative Constitutional Law and Civil Law.
Governing Board:Gujarat Law School, Ahmedabad.
Mediation Committee:Member, Supreme Court of India.
The Delhi Law School, University of Delhi.
The Bar Council of India at the Supreme Court of India.
Gave the keynote address at the K.L. Misra Lecture on SPIRITUALITY AND LAW along with the Chief Justice of India and other Supreme Court Judges in Allahabad in 2004.
Member of the Delegation from the Supreme Court of India to the Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2002.
Gave a talk at IIC Delhi 2007 on Beethoven.
Specializing in Comparative Religious Studies:
Ordained Priest from Bandra Agiary.
Lectured in New York to the Zoroastrian Federation.
Gave the SEARCH lecture at the IIC, Delhi in 200.
Gave religious talks at Philadelphia in 2005.
Gave two lectures in Ahmedabad at the invitation of the Ahmedabad Parsi Panchayat in 2003.
Held fortnightly Gatha classes for two years in Delhi.
Delivered the Annual K.R. Cama Lecture at K.R. Cama Institute, Mumbai on “Through the Looking Glass”.
Zoroastrianism in other faiths on 11.11.2006.
Solicitor General of India from July 27, 2011 to February 4, 2013.
Elevated as Judge, Supreme Court of India on 7th July, 2014.
Passion for and deep knowledge about western classical music.
Great interest in and avid reader of history, philosophy, literature and science.
Enjoys nature walks-is a committed daily walker.