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Chief Justice


Hon'ble Mr. Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir
Chief Justice

Assumed Office On

May 21,2018


Did his LL.B from Kashmir University.



  • Joined the Bar and practised as Advocate from 1981 to 1993.
  • Appointed as District & sessions Judge on 27th of May 1993
  • Remained posted as Principal District & Sessions Judge, Baramulla, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Anantnag, Additional District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar, Special Judge, Anti Corruption, Kashmir, Registrar General, High Court of J&K and Principal District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar.
  • Attended “International Conference on Arbitration (ICCA).
  • Was granted selection grade in July 2001 and was placed in Super Time Scale in April, 2007.
  • Elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 23.11.2007.
  • Appointed as permanent Judge of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 01.10.2009.
  • Functioned as Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir from 05.01.2015 to 02.02.2015.
  • Sworn in as Addl. Judge of the Gauhati High Court (High Court of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh) on 06.02.2012.
  • His Lordship took Oath as Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya on 21.05.2018.