PATRON-IN-CHIEF

 

 

Hon'ble Mr Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Chief Justice, High Court of Meghalaya & Patron-in-Chief, Meghalaya State Judicial Academy

 

Born on 28-05-1957 at Village Rajpora District Pulwama, Kashmir. Did his LL.B from Kashmir University. Joined the Bar and practised as an Advocate upto 1993. Qualified Higher Judicial Services. Appointed as District & Sessions Judge on 27th May, 1993. Remained posted as Principal District & Sessions Judge in major Districts. Was also posted as Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, Kashmir. Was appointed as Registrar General of the High Court of J&K. Attended “International Conference on Arbitration (ICCA). Elevated as Additional Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 23.11.2007. Appointed as permanent Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 01.10.2009. Was appointed as Executive Chairman, J&K State Legal Services Authority, for three years with effect from 11.11.2014 to 11.11.2017. Functioned as Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir from 05.01.2015 to 02.02.2015. On elevation, took oath as Chief Justice of High Court of Meghalaya on 21.05.2018.