Justice Shripathi Ravindra Bhat was born on 21stOctober, 1958 in Mysore, Karnataka. Studied in Bangalore and Gwalior and completed his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Faridabad. Did B.A.(Hons.) in English from Hindu College, University of Delhi and obtained LL.B. degree from the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, in 1982. Enrolled as an Advocate with the Delhi Bar Council in 1982 and practised in the Supreme Court, where he was enrolled as an Advocate on Record in 1989. Practised in Public Law, Employment, Education and Constitutional Disputes and appeared in several important cases before Constitution Benches of the Supreme Court during his legal career. Appointed as an Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on 16thJuly, 2004 and as a Permanent Judge on 20thFebruary, 2006.
Appointed as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Rajasthan on 05th May, 2019.
Elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 23rdSeptember, 2019.