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Chief Justice


Hon’ble Mr. Justice A. K. Mittal
Chief Justice

Assumed Office On

May 28,2019


His Lordship passed B.Com. (Hons.) from Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in the year 1977 and did LL.B. from Faculty of Law, Delhi University in 1980.


His Lordship was enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana and started practise in the High Court of Punjab and Haryana in July 1980.

His Lordship practised in Civil Law, Revenue Law, Writ Side in all Branches of Law including Constitutional Law, Service Law, Company Law, Tax Laws i.e. Income-tax, wealth Tax, Sales Tax, Excise and Customs laws.

His Lordship worked for the Department of Income Tax in the Punjab and Haryana High Court from 1982 and continued upto 1991.

His Lordship was elevated to the Bench of High Court of Punjab and Haryana on January 9, 2004.

Remained as Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Punjab and Haryana w.e.f 04.05.2018 to 02.06.2018.

His Lordship was sworn in as Hon’ble Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya on 28th May 2019.


His Lordship is a good player of table tennis and badminton and is fond of gardening also.

His Lordship has also interest in visiting religious/tourist places of National fame.

Public, Social & Cultural Activities

His Lordship's activities are walking, driving, touring and reading newspapers, laws books, in particular on the subject of Tax-Laws.

Additional Information

His Lordship belongs to a family of distinguished lawyers and is a grandson of Shri Shamair Chand, Barrister-at-law of Lahore/Chandigarh.