Bombay High Court Judges

This is the latest list of the Bombay High Court Judges.

The Bombay High Court has a sanctioned strength of 94 judges. Of these 71 judges are permanent appointees while 23 are appointed as additional judges for a period of two years.

The list gives the names of the judges, their date of appointments as an additional judge and permanent judge and their date of retirement.

The judges are allocated matters according to the latest Bombay High Court sitting list.

There is also the Bombay High Court cause list which gives the daily listing of cases which will be heard by the judges.

The Bombay High Court does not have a Chief Justice at present.

Hon’ble SMT.MANJULA CHELLUR, who was the Chief Justice earlier, retired on 4th December 2017.

She was appointed Chief Justice on 22nd August 2016.

Hon’ble SMT.V.K.TAHILRAMANI, the senior most judge, was appointed Acting Chief Justice upon the retirement of Hon’ble SMT.MANJULA CHELLUR.

Hon’ble SMT.V.K.TAHILRAMANI was appointed Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.

Accordingly, Hon’ble N.H.PATIL has been appointed the Acting Chief Justice with effect from 12th August 2018.

Hon’ble N.H.PATIL retires on 6th April 2019.

 

BOMBAY HIGH COURT JUDGES

 
 

Approved Judge Strength: 94 [Pmt.: 71  Addl.: 23]

 
 

(List of Judges arranged according to date of initial appointment)

Sl.No. Name of the Judge Date ofAppointmentas Additional Judge Date of Appointment as Permanent Judge Date ofRetirement
1 N.H.PATIL 12/10/2001 03/10/2004 06/04/2019
2 SHANTANU S. KEMKAR 21/03/2003 19/01/2004 22/10/2018
3 ABHAY SHREENIWAS OKA 29/08/2003 12/11/2005 24/05/2022
4 S.C.DHARMADHIKARI 14/11/2003 12/11/2005 25/01/2022
5 B.R.GAVAI 14/11/2003 12/11/2005 23/11/2022
6 B.P.DHARMADHIKARI 15/03/2004 12/03/2006 27/04/2020
7 RAVINDRA MANOHAR BORDE 08/09/2006 05/09/2008 09/08/2019
8 RANJIT VASANTRAO MORE 08/09/2006 05/09/2008 02/11/2021
9 RAJENDRA MANOHAR SAVANT 08/09/2006 05/09/2008 05/12/2018
10 AMJAD AHTESHAM SAYED 11/04/2007 09/04/2009 20/01/2023
11 SHINDE SAMBHAJI SHIWAJI 11/03/2008 13/03/2010 01/08/2022
12 KAMALKISHOR K.  TATED 18/07/2008 15/07/2011 18/09/2021
13 PRASANNA B.  VARALE 18/07/2008 15/07/2011 22/06/2024
14 SHAHRUKH JIMI KATHAWALLA 18/07/2008 15/07/2011 23/03/2022
15 SMT. MRIDULA R. BHATKAR 10/02/2009 23/12/2011 27/05/2019
16 RAJESH GOVING KETKAR 26/03/2009 23/01/2013 26/08/2019
17 RAVI KRISHNARAO DESHPANDE 26/03/2009 23/01/2013 05/11/2020
18 SANJAY V. GANGAPURWALA 13/03/2010 23/01/2013 23/05/2024
19 TANAJI VISHWAS NALAWADE 17/03/2011 23/01/2013 06/03/2021
20 MANOJ SHIVLAL SANKLECHA 23/01/2012 16/12/2013 11/12/2019
21 RAMESH DEOKINANDAN DHANUKA 23/01/2012 16/12/2013 30/05/2023
22 SUNIL PRABHAKARRAO DESHMUKH 23/01/2012 16/12/2013 27/09/2021
23 NITIN MADHUKAR JAMDAR 23/01/2012 16/12/2013 09/01/2026
24 SMT. SADHANA SANJAY JADHAV 23/01/2012 16/12/2013 13/06/2022
25 PRADEEP NARHARI DESHMUKH 13/05/2013 09/04/2015 10/02/2020
26 SUNIL BALKRISHNA SHUKRE 13/05/2013 09/04/2015 24/10/2023
27 SURESH CHANDRAKANT GUPTE 21/06/2013 09/04/2015 29/06/2021
28 ZAKA AZIZUL HAQ 21/06/2013 02/03/2016 16/05/2021
29 SHRIRAM KALPATHI RAJENDRAN 21/06/2013 02/03/2016 27/09/2025
30 GAUTAM SHIRISH PATEL 21/06/2013 02/03/2016 25/04/2024
31 ATUL SHARACHCHANDRA CHANDURKAR 21/06/2013 02/03/2016 06/04/2027
32 SMT. REVATI PRASHANT MOHITE DERE 21/06/2013 02/03/2016 16/04/2027
33 MAHESH SHARADCHANDRA SONAK 21/06/2013 02/03/2016 27/11/2026
34 RAVINDRA VITHALRAO GHUGE 21/06/2013 02/03/2016 08/07/2028
35 VIJAY LAKHICHAND ACHLIYA 21/10/2013 02/03/2016 12/02/2021
36 VINAY MANOHAR DESHPANDE 06/01/2014 02/03/2016 09/05/2022
37 AJEY SHRIKANT GADKARI 06/01/2014 02/03/2016 13/06/2027
38 NITIN WASUDEO SAMBRE 06/01/2014 02/03/2016 18/12/2029
39 GIRISH SHARADCHANDRA KULKARNI 06/01/2014 02/03/2016 23/06/2030
40 BURGESS PESI COLABAWALLA 06/01/2014 02/03/2016 15/12/2029
41 ANIL KUMAR MENON 03/03/2014 02/03/2016 11/07/2022
42 CHANDRAKANT VASANT BHADANG 03/03/2014 02/03/2016 04/11/2022
43 VISHWAS KASHINATHRAO JADHAV 03/03/2014 02/03/2016 16/05/2022
44 ANANTA MANOHAR BADAR 03/03/2014 02/03/2016 09/08/2023
45 PUKHRAJ RAJMAL BORA 03/03/2014 02/03/2016 21/10/2019
46 SMT. ANUJA PRABHUDESSAI 03/03/2014 02/03/2016 07/02/2024
47 KALIDAS LAXMANRAO WADANE 01/01/2015 17/11/2016 11/01/2019
48 DR. (SMT.) SHALINI SHASHANK 01/01/2015 17/11/2016 05/02/2019
  PHANSALKAR -JOSHI      
49 PRAKASH DEU NAIK 17/03/2016 13/03/2018 29/04/2024
50 MAKARAND SUBHASH KARNIK 17/03/2016 13/03/2018 09/02/2031
51 SMT. SWAPNA SANJIV JOSHI 28/03/2016 13/03/2018 25/08/2021
52 KISHOR KALESH SONAWANE 28/03/2016 13/03/2018 10/06/2020
53 SANITRAO SHAMRAO PATIL 28/03/2016 13/03/2018 15/10/2018
54 KUMARI NUTAN D. SARDESSAI 28/03/2016 13/03/2018 18/08/2020

BOMBAY HIGH COURT JUDGES

AS ON 01/09/2018
 

BOMBAY HIGH COURT Additional Judges

Sl.No. Name of Additional Judge Date ofBirth Date of initialappointment Date of expiryof present term
1 SANDEEP KASHINATH SHINDE 17/01/1961 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
2 ROHIT BABAN DEO 05/12/1963 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
3 SMT. BHARATI HARISH DANGRE 10/05/1968 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
4 SARANG VIJAYKUMAR KOTWAL 13/04/1968 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
5 RIYAZ  IQBAL CHAGLA 22/10/1969 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
6 MANISH PITALE 11/09/1970 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
7 SUNIL KESHAORAO KOTWAL 21/06/1957 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
8 ARUN DIGAMBARRAO UPADHYE 13/08/1957 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
9 MANGESH SHIVAJIRAO PATIL 27/07/1963 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
10 ARUN MADHAV DHAVALE 06/07/1957 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
11 PRITHVIRAJ KESHAVRAO CHAVAN 22/02/1963 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
12 MURLIDHAR GANPATRAO GIRATKAR 10/10/1958 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
13 SMT. VIBHA VASANT KANKANWADI 24/06/1964 05/06/2017 04/06/2019
14 SOPAN MAHADU GAVHANE 02/06/1958 05/06/2017 04/06/2019

Judges transferred from the Bombay High Court

Sl.No. Name of the Judge Apptt.as Addl.Judge Apptt. as Pmt.Judge DOR Remarks
1 D.B.BHOSALE 22/01/2001 21/01/2003 23/10/2018 CJ, Allahabad
2 SMT.V.K.TAHILRAMANI 26/06/2001 03/10/2004 02/10/2020 CJ, Madras
3 ARUN BHAURAO CHAUDHARI 08/09/2006 05/09/2008 31/03/2019 Transfer to P &H

BIODATA Of BOMBAY HIGH COURT JUDGES

1. Smt. Justice Manjula Chellur, B.A., LL.B., was born on December 5, 1955. She was enrolled as an Advocate in August 1978 and practised in the Civil Judge Courts and District and Sessions Court at Bellary in civil & criminal matters. She was appointed as Additional City Civil & Sessions Judge, City Civil Court at Bangalore on April 15, 1988. He worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer.

She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court on February 21, 2000 and Permanent Judge on August 17, 2000. She was transferred to Kerala High Court and assumed charge as Acting Chief Justice of that High Court on 9th November, 2011. She was appointed as Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court on September 26, 2012. She was transferred to Calcutta High Court and assumed charge as Chief Justice of that High Court on 05th August, 2014. Transferred to Bombay High Court on August 22, 2016.

2. Smt. Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani, B.A. (Hon.), LL.M. was born on October 3, 1958. She was enrolled as an Advocate on July 17, 1982. She practiced in Sessions Court of Bombay and High Court of Bombay in Criminal, Constitutional and Civil matters but specialised in Criminal law. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 26, 2001 and as Permanent Judge on October 3, 2004.

3. Shri Justice Vidyasagar Murlidhar Kanade, B.Com., LL.M., was born on June 22, 1955. He was enrolled as an Advocate on April 23, 1979 and practiced in the Bombay High Court Original and Appellate side from 1979 in Civil, Criminal and Constitutional matters and specialized in Writ Petitions. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on October 12, 2001 and as Permanent Judge on October 3, 2004.

4. Shri Justice Naresh Harischandra Patil, B.A., LL.B., was born on April 7, 1957. He was enrolled as an Advocate on July 1, 1980 and practiced in the Civil and Sessions Court, Latur, High Court, Aurangabad Bench in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Labour Laws and specialized in Civil Laws. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on October 12, 2001 and as Permanent Judge on October 3, 2004.

5. Shri Justice Shantanu Sharadchandra Kemkar, B.Com., LL.B., was born on October 23, 1956. He was enrolled as an Advocate on August 11, 1979 and practiced in the Indore Bench of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh in Civil, Constitutional, Labour, Service, Taxation, Accident Claim cases etc. and his field of specialization is Labour, Constitutional, Civil and Service. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on March 21, 2003 and Permanent Judge on January 19, 2004. He was transferred to Bombay High Court on April 16, 2016.

6. Shri Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka, B.Sc., LL.M. was born on May 25, 1960. He was enrolled as an Advocate on June 28, 1983 and practiced in the High Court, Appellate Side, Bombay in Civil, Constitutional and Service matters and specialized in all the matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on August 29, 2003 and as Permanent Judge on November 12 , 2005.

7. Shri Justice Anoop V. Mohta, M.A.,LL.B. was born on December 4, 1955. He was enrolled as an Advocate on February 12, 1981 and practiced in Original Side (Mumbai) and Appellate sides of the Bombay High Court (Mumbai and Nagpur Bench and specialized in Constitutional, Arbitration, Intellectual Property and Criminal matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on November 14, 2003 and as Permanent Judge on November 12 , 2005.

8. Shri Justice Satyaranjan Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari, B.Com., LL.B., was born on January 26, 1960. He was enrolled as an Advocate on June 28, 1983 and practiced in the Bombay High Court in Civil, Constitutional, Labour and Service matters and specialized in Civil and Constitutional laws. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on November 14, 2003 and as Permanent Judge on November 12 , 2005.

9. Shri Justice Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai, B.Com., LL.B. was born on November 24, 1960. He was enrolled as an Advocate on March 16,1985 and practiced at the Bombay High Court in Constitutional, Administrative, Civil, Criminal, Service Laws, Taxation Law, Municipal & Panchayat Laws, Co-operative Laws, Educational Laws etc. He specialized in Constitutional and Administrative Laws. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on November 14, 2003 and as Permanent Judge on November 12 , 2005.

10. Shri Justice Bhushan Pradyumna Dharmadhikari, B.Sc., B.A., LL.B. was born on April, 28 1958. He was enrolled as an Advocate on October 17, 1980 and practiced in the High Court in Civil, Constitutional, Labour and Service matters and specialized in Labour and Service matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 15, 2004 and as Permanent Judge on March 12, 2006.

11. Smt. Justice Vasanti Anil Naik, M.A., LL.B. was born on May 3, 1956. She was enrolled as an Advocate on September 7, 1981 and practiced in the High Court of Judicature at Mumbai, Bench at Nagpur in Civil, Constitutional, Labour and Service matters and specialized in Civil Laws and Criminal Laws. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 6, 2005 and as Permanent Judge on April 29, 2007.

12. Shri Justice Ravindra Manohar Borde, B.A., LL.B. was born on 11th August, 1957. He was enrolled as an Advocate on 29th October, 1980 and practiced in District & Sessions Court, Beed and Ahmedabad Bench in the High Court of Bombay in Civil, Criminal and Constitutional matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on September 8, 2006 and as Permanent Judge on September 5, 2008.

13. Shri Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More, B.A(Hons.), LL.M.was born on 4th November, 1959. He was enrolled as an Advocate on 15th September, 1983 and practiced in the High Court of Bombay in Civil, Criminal, Service and Constitutional matters and specialized in Property and Criminal Laws. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on September 8, 2006 and as Permanent Judge on September 5, 2008.

14. Shri Justice Rajendra Manohar Savant, B.A (Hons.), LL.B.was born on 7th December, 1956. He was enrolled as an Advocate on 12th October, 1983 and practiced in the High Court of Bombay on the Original and Appellate Sides in Civil, Constitutional, Labour, Service, Taxation and at times in Criminal matters and specialized in Constitutional and PILs. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on September 8, 2006 and as Permanent Judge on September 5, 2008.

15. Shri Justice Amjad Ahtesham Sayed, B.Sc., LL.B., born on January 21, 1961. He was enrolled as an Advocate on 12th December, 1984 and practiced in the Bombay High Court, City Civil courts and Small Causes Courts in Civil and Constitutional matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on April 11, 2007 and as Permanent Judge on April 9, 2009.

16. Shri Justice Sambhaji Shiwaji Sinde, B.Sc., LL.M. born on August 2, 1960. He was enrolled as an Advocate on April 9, 1987 and practiced in the Bombay High Court, Aurangabad Bench and Supreme Court of India in all matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 11, 2008 and as Permanent Judge on March 13, 2010.

17. Shri Justice Kamalkishor Kapoorchandji Tated, B.Com., LL.B. was born on 19th September,1959. He was enrolled as an Advocate on June 28, 1983 and practiced in the Bombay High Court, and Bombay City Civil Court in Civil and Criminal matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 18, 2008 and as Permanent Judge on July 2011.

18. Shri Justice Prasanna Bhalachandra Varale, B.A., LL.B. was born on 23rd June,1962. He was enrolled as an Advocate on August 12, 1985 and practiced in District and Sessions Court, Aurangabad, High Court Bombay Bench at Aurangabad in Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Labour, Administrative Law and specialized in Criminal and Detention matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 18, 2008 and as Permanent Judge on July 2011.

19. Shri Justice Shahrukh Jimi Kathawalla, B.A., LL.B. was born on 24th March,1960. He was enrolled as an Advocate on September 30, 1985 and practiced in the Bombay High Court and Bombay City Civil Court in Civil, Constitutional and Company matters and also appeared in Supreme Court and other High Courts. He specialized in Civil, Constitutional and Company matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 18, 2008 and as Permanent Judge on July 2011.

20. Smt. Justice Mridula Ramesh Bhatkar, B.A. (Hons), B.J., LL.B. born on May 28, 1957. She was enrolled as an Advocate on February 10, 1982 and practiced at Pune District in Civil, Criminal and Family Courts and specialized in Criminal and Civil matters. Entered in Service as City Civil and Sessions Judge, Mumbai on 21/4/1993. She worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on February 10, 2009 and as Permanent Judge on December 23, 2011.

21. Shri Justice Filomeno Manuel Lopo Sales Rosario Dos Reis, B.Sc.(Hons), LL.B. born on August 10, 1955. He was enrolled as an Advocate on August 14, 1981 and practiced in Civil and Criminal Courts in the State of Goa and before High Court of Bombay, Goa Bench, in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Company matters and specialized in Civil Law. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 26, 2009 and as Permanent Judge on January 23, 2013.

22. Shri Justice Rajesh Govind Ketkar, B.Sc., LL.B., born on August 22, 1957. He was enrolled as an Advocate on December 14, 1982 and practiced in the Bombay High Court in Constitutional, Civil, Labour, Service and Criminal matters and specialized in Constitutional matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 26, 2009 and as Permanent Judge on January 23, 2013.

23. Shri Justice Ravi Krishnarao Deshpande, B.Com., LL.B., born on November 6, 1958. He was enrolled as an Advocate on August 18, 1983 and practiced in Bombay High Court, Nagpur Bench, Supreme Court of India, Administrative Tribunals, Civil Courts and other Tribunals in Civil, Constitutional, Taxation, Labour and Service matters and specialized in Civil, Constitutional, Labour, elections and Service matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 26, 2009 and as Permanent Judge on January 23, 2013.

24. Shri Justice Sanjay Vijaykumar Gangapurwala, B.Com., LL.B., born on 24 May 1962, was enrolled as an Advocate on 15 July 1985 and practiced in the High Court of Bombay at Aurangabad Bench, Trial Courts at Aurangabad and D.R.T in civil matters and specialized in financial and property matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 17, 2011 and as Permanent Judge on January 23, 2013.

25. Shri Justice Tanaji Vishwas Nalawade, B.Sc., LL.M., born on 8th March, 1959, was enrolled as an Advocate on 29th July, 1982 and practiced in civil and criminal matters in the District Court, Kolhapur and specialized in civil and criminal matters. Selected as District Judge and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 17, 2011 and as Permanent Judge on January 23, 2013.

26. Shri Justice Manoj Shivlal Sanklecha, B.Com.(Hons.), LL.B., born on 12th December, 1957, was enrolled as an Advocate on 12th October, 1981 and practiced in the High Court of Bombay, Supreme Court, CESTAT, ITAT, CAT and Consumer Forum (State) in taxation and constitutional matters and specialized in indirect taxes. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 23, 2012 and as Permanent Judge on December 16, 2013.
27. Shri Justice Ramesh Deokinandan Dhanuka, B.Com., LL.B., born on 31st May, 1961, was enrolled as an Advocate on 28th June, 1985 and practiced at the Bombay High Court and the Supreme Court of India, in commercial, arbitration, civil, constitutional, taxation and company matters and specialized in commercial and arbitration matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 23, 2012 and as Permanent Judge on December 16, 2013.

28. Shri Justice Sunil Prabhakarrao Deshmukh, B.Sc., M.L.S., LL.B., born on 28th September, 1959, was enrolled as an Advocate on 18th July, 1986 and practiced at Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court, District Court and Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal, in civil, constitutional, taxation and service matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 23, 2012 and as Permanent Judge on December 16, 2013.

29. Shri Justice Nitin Madhukar Jamdar, B.Com., LL.B., born on 10th January, 1964, was enrolled as an Advocate on 17th February, 1989 and practiced at Bombay High Court in civil, criminal, constitutional, labour and service matters and specialized in administrative law. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 23, 2012 and as Permanent Judge on December 16, 2013.

30. Smt. Justice Sadhana Sanjay Jadhav, M.A., LL.M., born on 14th June, 1960, was enrolled as an Advocate on 19th August, 1990 and practiced at the High Court Bench at Aurangabad and the Bombay High Court in civil and criminal matters and specialized in criminal matters cases. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 23, 2012 and as Permanent Judge on December 16, 2013.

31. Shri Justice Pradeep Narhari Deshmukh, B.A., LL.B. was born on 11.2.1958 and enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa on 7.9.1981 and practised in Criminal, Civil Side and in Labour and Industrial Court in Original and Appellate Sides. Entered into Judicial Service and appointed as a Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court, on 26th November, 1997 and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on May 13, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on April 09, 2015.

32. Shri Justice Sunil Balkrishna Shukre, B.SC., LL.M., was born on 25.10.1961. He joined Judiciary as a Direct District Judge from Bar in the year 2000 and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on May 13, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on April 09, 2015.

33. Shri Justice Suresh Chandrakant Gupte, M.A. (Philosophy) and LL.B., was born on 30 June 1959 and enrolled as an Advocate on 23 September 1981 and practiced in Civil, Constitutional, Taxation (Indirect), Company matters, in Bombay High Court. His field of specialization is arbitration. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on April 09, 2015.

34. Shri Justice Zaka Azizul Haq, B.Sc., LL.B. was born on 17 May 1959 and enrolled as an Advocate on 15 January 1985 and practiced at Bombay High Court Nagpur Bench, He enjoys good reputation at the Bar. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

35. Shri Justice Shriram Kalpathi Rajendran, B.Com., LL.M., was born on 28 September 1963 and enrolled as an Advocate on 3 July 1986. His field of specialization is Maritime Laws including marine insurance and International Trade Law. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

36. Shri Justice Gautam Shirish Patel was born on 26 April 1962 and enrolled as an Advocate on 19th September 1987 Practiced in the High Court at Bombay in Civil, Commercial, Constitutional, Corporate, Arbitrations, Environmental, Planning and Information Technology matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

37. Shri Justice Atul S. Chandurkar, B.Com. LL.B. was born on 7 April 1965 and enrolled as an Advocate on 21 July 1988. Practiced in the High Court at Bombay from August 1988 to December 1991 and then at Nagpur from January 1992 in civil side. His field of specialization is Civil and Constitutional Laws. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

38. Smt. Justice Revati Prashant Mohite-Dere, B.SC., LL.B, LL.M (Cantab). was born on 17 April 1965 and enrolled as an Advocate on 21 July 1988. Practiced in the District and Sessions Court, Pune and from 1994 and at High Court of Bombay in Criminal Law. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

39. Shri Justice Mahesh Sharadchandra Sonak was born on 28 November 1964 and enrolled as an Advocate on 6 October 1988. Practiced at the High Court of Bombay at Goa, Panaji, in Service and Environmental Laws. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

40. Shri Justice Ravindra Vithalrao Ghuge, B.Sc., LL.B., was born on 9th July 1966 and enrolled as an Advocate on 21 November 1990. His field of specialization is Labour and Industrial Laws. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on June 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

41. Shri Justice Vijay Lakhichand Achaliya, B.SC, LL.M, was born on 13.2.1959. He enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa on 29th October, 1984. He joined the Judicial Service as a Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court, Gr. Bombay on 26th November, 1997 and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on October 21, 2013 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

42. Shri Justice Vijay Manohar Deshpande, B.Com., LL.B., was born on 10.05.1960. Enrolled as an Advocate on 4th September, 1983. Practiced in Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court, District & Sessions Court, Labour Court, Nagpur, in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Labour matters. His field of specialization is in Civil and Criminal. He also joined the State Judicial Service and served as Additional District and Sessions Judge during 2010-11, but resigned from service due to seniority issue. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 6, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

43. Shri Justice Ajey Shrikant Gadkari, B.Sc., LL.B., born on 14.6.1965 was enrolled as an Advocate on 26.2.1992. He practiced in Bombay High Court in Civil, Criminal and Constitutional matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 6, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

44. Shri Justice Nitin Wasudeorao Sambre, B.Com., LL.B., born on 19.12.1967 was enrolled as an Advocate on 25th August, 1992. He practiced in Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Taxation, Company, Service, Labour, Arbitration, matrimonial etc matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 6, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

45. Shri Justice Girish Sharadchandra Kulkarni, B.Com., LL.B., born on 24.06.1968 was enrolled as an Advocate on 22nd September, 1992. He practiced before Bombay High Court in Civil, Constitutional, Taxation, Labour and Service matters. His specialization is in Constitutional, Labour and Service, Law relating to Education. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 6, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

46. Shri Justice Burgess Pesi Colabawalla, B.A. LL.B., born on 16.12.1967 was enrolled as an Advocate on 29th August, 1993. He practiced in Bombay High Court and the subordinate judiciary in Maharashtra mainly in Civil, Company, Banking and Property matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 6, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

47. Shri Justice Anil Kumar Menon, B.A.(philosophy), LL.B., was born on 12 July 1960 and enrolled as an Advocate on 12 July 1984. He practiced on the Original Side of the Bombay High Court, Company Law Board, MRTP Commission, Delhi High Court, Bombay City Civil & Sessions Court, Commercial Arbitrations, civil and commercial, company matters, suits and arbitrations matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 3, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

48. Shri Justice Chandrakant Vasant Bhadang, B.Sc., LL.B., was born on 05.11.1960. He was enrolled as Advocate on 5.12.1984. He was directly appointed as Additional District Judge on 3 October 2000 and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 3, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

49. Shri Justice Vishwas Kashinathrao Jadhav, B.Com., LL.B., was born on 17.05.1960 and enrolled as an Advocate on 11.3.1982. Directly recruited as Additional District Judge in the year 2000 and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 3, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

50. Shri Justice Ananta Manohar Badar, B.Com., LL.B., was born on 10.08.1961 and was enrolled as an Advocate on 30.09.1985 and practiced in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Labour matters. Directly recruited as Additional District Judge on 9 October 2000 and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 3, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

51. Shri Justice Pukhraj Rajmal Bora, B.A., LL.B., born on 22.10.1957 was enrolled as an Advocate on 27.04.1984. Directly recruited as Additional District Judge on 29 September 2000 and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 3, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

52. Smt. Justice Anuja Prabhudessai, B.A., LL.B., born on 08.02.1962 was enrolled as an Advocate on 30.09.1985 and practiced in the District and Subordinate Courts, South Goa in Civil and Criminal matters. She joined the Goa State Judicial Service in October 1991 and worked in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 3, 2014 and as Permanent Judge on March 02, 2016.

53. Shri Justice Kalidas Laxmanrao Wadane, B.A., LL.B., was born on 12.01.1957. He enrolled as an Advocate on 26.06.1981, and practiced in Civil and Criminal matters. On 05.10.2000 appointed as an Additional District Judge and served in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 1, 2015 and as Permanent Judge on November 17, 2016.

54. Kumari Justice Indira Kanahaiyalal Jain, B.A., LL.M., was born on 20.12.1955. She enrolled as an Advocate on 11.10.1979 and practiced at High Court, Nagpur Bench and District Court Nagpur in Civil and Criminal Matters. Joined judicial service in the cadre of Civil Judge, Junior Division and Judicial Magistrate, First Class in the year 1984 and served in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 1, 2015 and as Permanent Judge on November 17, 2016.

55. Dr. Justice (Smt.) Shalini Shashank Phansalkar-Joshi, B.A., LL.M., was born on 06.02.1957. She enrolled as an advocate on 17.10.1980 and practiced in Civil and Criminal matters. Joined Judiciary in the cadre of Civil Judge, Junior Division and Judicial Magistrate, First Class in the year 1988 and served in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on January 1, 2015 and as Permanent Judge on November 17, 2016.
Bombay High Court ADDITIONAL JUDGES

1. Shri Justice Prakash Deu Naik, B.A., LL.M, was born on 30.04.1962. He enrolled as Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa on 21.07.1986 and practiced in the Bombay High Court and also Supreme Court, Sessions Court and courts of Metropolitan Magistrates in Mumbai. His field of specialization is in criminal law. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 17, 2016.

2. Shri Justice Makarand Subhash Karnik, L.L.B., was born on 10.02.1969 and enrolled as an Advocate on 22.07.1991 with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa and practiced in the Bombay High Court in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Labour, and Service and Matrimonial matters. His specialization is in Civil and Constitutional Laws. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 17, 2016.

3. Smt. Justice Swapna Sanjiv Joshi, B.Sc., LL.B., was born on 26.08.1959. She enrolled as an Advocate on 15.12.1981 and practiced at High Court, Nagpur Bench and District Court Nagpur in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Service matters. Joined as Judge, City Civil & Sessions Court, Gr. Bombay on 25th May, 1995 and served in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 28, 2016.

4. Shri Justice Kishor Kalesh Sonawane, B.Com., LL.B., was born on 11.06.1958. He enrolled as Advocate on 10th February, 1982 and practiced in the High Court of Bombay at Aurangabad and at District and Sessions Court, Aurangabad in Civil & Criminal Law. He joined the Judicial Service from October 2000 and served in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 28, 2016.

5. Shri Justice Sangitrao Shamrao Patil, B.A., LL.B., was born on 16.10.1956. He enrolled as Advocate on 29.5.1981 and practiced at Dhule, Chalisgaon and Jalgaon in Civil and Criminal matters. Joined Judiciary as Civil Judge, Junior Division & J.M.F.C. at Bhandara on 11-4-1988 and served in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 28, 2016.

6. Kumari Nutan Dattaram Sardessai, B.Sc., LL.M., was born on 19.08.1958. She enrolled as an Advocate in June 1983 and practiced in Civil and Criminal Courts in District & Sessions Courts, North and South Goa and the High Court Bench at Panaji. She joined the Goa Judicial Service on 18.10.1991 and served in various capacities at different places as a Judicial Officer. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on March 28, 2016.

MUMBAI HIGH COURT JUDGES