Hon'ble Justice Shri. R. M. Borde
Judge (Retd.), High Court of Bombay at Mumbai
Born on 11th August,1957. Completed B.A. from Marathwada University and LL.B. From ILS Law College, Pune. He enrolled as an Advocate on 29th October, 1980 and joined the Chamber of his father, a distinguished Advocate practicing on criminal side, late Shri Manoharrao Borde, at Beed.
On establishment of the Bench of Bombay High Court at Aurangabad, shifted to Aurangabad in November, 1981 and joined the chamber of Honourable Mr. Justice A. B. Naik, as a junior and was associated with him for a period of five years. Conducted various types of civil and criminal matters as well as constitutional matters including service and cooperative cases. Represented Zilla Parishad, Parbhani, Municipal Council, Beed, Municipal Council, Kopargaon, Municipal Council, dharur and several other local bodies.
Also represented Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation and the Central Council of Homeopathy as well as the Maharashtra Public Service Commission. Was Secretary of the Bar Association, High Court Bench at Aurangabad during the period 1991-92. Has also rendered services as Part time Lecturer in M.P. Law College, Aurangabad for a period of two years. His Lordship retired as a Judge of the High Court of Bombay at Mumbai.
Hon'ble Justice Shri. Datuk Dr. Hj. Hamid Sultan Bin Abu Backer
Justice Datuk Dr. Hj. Hamid Sultan bin Abu Backer, is a Honorary Fellow, Middle East Institute (MEI), National University of Singapore; and a Honorary Visiting Professor, Damodaran Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam, India. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of International Islamic University Malaysia and Multimedia University, Malaysia (MMU). He is also Panel Advisor of Islamic Science University of Malaysia (USIM), as well as a barrister and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London). His doctoral thesis was on Civil Procedure and Justice. He is also a graduate in Economics and holds a Master's degree in Insurance, Shipping and Syariah Law with Honours from University of London. He holds Post Graduate Diplomas in Islamic Banking and Finance and in Syariah Law and Practice (IIUM).
Prior to his elevation to the bench, he had served as a member of the Malaysian Bar Council for over 6 years and held various positions including as Chairman in several committees. He has been invited as a visiting Scholar to speak at the University of Sheffield in United Kingdom. He also spoke on the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in England at Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London as well as at City University of London; Attorney General Chambers, Sri Lanka; Chennai, Ambedkar Law University, DSNLU Visakhapatnam; Leeds University, England; 'Maison du Barreau de Paris, Paris; EBS University Wiesbaden, Germany; Hong Kong, University etc. He presented his paper on University cum Court Annexed Arbitration Concept in many countries and conferences including the U.K., Maldives, Papua New Guinea, India, etc. He had also spoken on Arbitration Clause in Islamic Finance Facilities in Doha, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Qatar; He participates in various other activities of universities such as examiner of PhD thesis, external examiner, Guest Speaker at International Conference, etc. He has written over one thousand judgments which had covered various areas of the law.
He has authored books on many subjects including Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Conveyancing, Islamic Banking, Legal Remedies, International and Domestic Arbitration as well as on other areas of commercial law. His books are widely used as text books in most institutions of higher learning, as well as by those involved in the practice and administration of law in Malaysia. (see www.janablegal.com)
Hon'ble Justice Shri. Vineet Kothari
Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court
Born on 2nd September, 1959. Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court for about 2 months. Served at Gujarat High Court from 4.1.2021 to 1.9.2021. Served at Madras High Court from 23.11.2018 to 3.1.2021. Served at Rajasthan High Court from 13.6.2005 to 17.4.2018. Served at Karnataka High Court from 18.4.2016 to 22.11.2018. Total number of years served as Judge of High Court is 16 years and 3 months.
Practiced predominantly on the Tax, Commercial side and on Constitutional matters before Rajasthan High Court and Supreme Court after enrolment with Bar Council of Rajasthan as a Lawyer on 07.09.1984 after having practiced as a Chartered Accountant for two and half years.
Hon'ble Justice Shri.B. Siva Sankara Rao
Judge Judicial Preview Process (JPP)
2019-2022: Judge Judicial Preview Process (JPP) for the State of Andhra Pradesh, India-with the scale of pay equal to that of the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh with necessary protocol Appointed under the State Infrastructure (Transparency through Judicial Preview Act 2019. I am the sole statutory authority empowered to scrutinise in part of the JPP) tenders of all State Government Infrastructure and Development Projects (incl. PPP Projects) over USD 13.2 million (ie. INR 100 crores and above) 2 May 2019: Arbitrator, Adjudicator and Mediator.