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Born on 14 th May 1960.

After enrolment as an advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1983, he began his practice in the District Courts at Delhi. After a while, he regularly appeared in the High Court of Delhi and tribunals in fields as diverse as constitutional law, direct taxes, arbitration and commercial matters, company law, land laws, environment and pollution laws and medical negligence. He had also argued a number of criminal cases in the Delhi High Court as an Additional Public Prosecutor, and on appointment by the Court as an amicus curiae. He had a long tenure of about seven years as the Senior Standing Counsel for the Income Tax Department in the Delhi High Court. In 2004, he was appointed as the Standing Counsel(Civil) for the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

Elevated as an additional judge of the Delhi High Court in 2005, he was made a permanent judge in 2006. Whilst a judge of the Delhi High Court, he at different times was actively associated and involved with the Delhi Judicial Academy, the Delhi International Arbitration Centre and the district court mediation centres.

Elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 18 January 2019, he is due to retire on 13 th May 2025

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjiv Khanna

Judge, Supreme Court of India and
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