Chief Justice & Judges
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Chief Justice, High Court of Meghalaya
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.
Hon'ble Mr Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen, Judge, High Court of Meghalaya
Born on 9th March, 1957 at Shillong in the State of Meghalaya. Did his schooling and college in Shillong. He obtained his LL.B. degree from the Shillong Law College under NEHU. Started his service career as a School Teacher after obtaining the Degree of B.A. Joined the Bar on 28.03.1989. Practised in both civil and criminal matters. He was the Asstt. Public Prosecutor and Addl. Govt. Pleader of Meghalaya since 1997 till 7th July, 2000. Passed Meghalaya Higher Judicial Service Examination in 2000 and joined as Addl. Dist. & Sessions Judge on 10.07.2000. Became District & Sessions Judge in January,2002 with special power to try cases under NDPS, PC Act, WAQF Tribunal, Land Acquisition. Became Selection Grade District & Sessions Judge in 2005. Awarded Super Time Scale in April, 2011. Worked as Registrar (Admn.) of the Gauhati High Court at Guwahati w.e.f. 01.12.2010 till 06.02.2012. Sworn in as Addl. Judge of the Gauhati High Court (High Court of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh) on 06.02.2012. His Lordship took Oath as the Additional Judge of the High Court of Meghalaya on the 23rd March, 2013.On the 7th January, 2014 his Lordship was confirmed as the Permanent Judge of the High Court of Meghalaya