Justice Ajay Rastogi was born on 18th June 1958. Followed in the footsteps of his father Late Shri. Harish Chandra Rastogi who was an eminent civil lawyer in Rajasthan High Court and joined the bar in 1982.
During his years at the bar practised in different spheres of law but specialized in constitutional and service laws. Was nominated as the standing counsel for the Rajasthan High Court in the year 1990 and continued as such till his elevation in the year 2004. Remained President of the Rajasthan High Court Bar Association at Jaipur in the year 1999-2000.
Pursuant to his appointment as a judge of the Rajasthan High Court he remained Executive Chairman of the State Legal Services Authority from 14th October, 2013 to 18th October 2016. Under his stewardship, SLSA won the National Award from National Legal Services Authority for three consecutive years. Was appointed as the Administrative Judge of the Rajasthan High Court on 19th July, 2014 and continued as such till his elevation as Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court on 1st March, 2018. Also remained Acting Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court from 14th April,2016 to 13th May,2016. Was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court on 02.11.2018.