Hon’ble Mr. Justice N. V. Anjaria

    • Designation: Chief Justice, Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka

    Hon’ble Mr. Justice N. V. Anjaria: Born on 23rd March, 1965 at Ahmedabad; Native Mandvi-Kachchh; From family of lawyers, Father was also in judiciary; Graduated from H.L.College of Commerce, Ahmedabad. LL.B from Sir L.A. Shah Law College in 1988. Obtained Masters Degree in Law in 1989 from University School of Law, Ahmedabad.

    Started practice in the High Court of Gujarat from August 1988 by joining chamber of Shri S.N. Shelat, Senior Advocate. Conducted matters involving constitutional issue and all categories of civil cases, labour and service. Had been Standing Counsel / Panel Advocate for High Court and subordinate Courts, State Election Commission, Gujarat Information Commission, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Municipalities, etc.

    He has served as a Senior Panel Counsel for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Senior Standing Counsel for BSNL, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Counsel for Technical Education (AICTE), National Counsel for Teacher Education (NCTE).

    Was awarded Research Fellowship in 1992 by Late Shri Navinchandra Desai Foundation, Ahmedabad on ‘Freedom of Speech and Expression – With Reference to Media’. Rendered service as Hon. Associate Editor, Gujarat Law Herald; also as Trained Mediator in the High Court Mediation Centre. Articles, write-ups etc. on Constitutional and legal subjects published in books, Law Journals etc.; privileged to contribute write-up ‘High Court of Gujarat: Advent and Ascent’ in the Souvenir published under the aegis of High Court of Gujarat on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee Celebrations in April 2010.

    His Lordship was elevated as Additional Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 21st November 2011 and confirmed as permanent Judge on 06.09.2013.

    His Lordship took oath as The Chief Justice of High Court of Karnataka on 25.02.2024