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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Shiavax Jal Vazifdar

Born on 4th May, 1956. Completed school education in 1972 from Rishi Valley School. Graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Bombay. Completed his LL.B. from Hinduja Law College, Bombay. Enrolled as an Advocate on the rolls of Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa on 17th October, 1980. Practiced on both Original and Appellate Sides in the Bombay High Court in Civil, Constitutional, Company and Arbitration matters. Also appeared in the Supreme Court, various High Courts, Tribunals, District Courts, etc. Sworn in as Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on 22nd January, 2001. Appointed as a permanent Judge on January 21, 2003. Assumed charge as the Acting Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court on 15-12-2014 on transfer from the Bombay High Court.

Took oath as the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court on 6th August, 2016.

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