UNION TERRITORY (U.T.). CHANDIGARH


Hon'ble Mr. Justice Jasbir Singh




Born on August 1st, 1952, Justice Jasbir Singh (Retd.) did his matriculation from Govt. Model School Jalandhar; Graduation from Khalsa College, Jalandhar and Postgraduated in Political Science from DAV College Jalandhar and LL.B. Degree from Punjabi University, Patiala. Thereafter, he enrolled as an Advocate on September 8, 1979 and practiced in the District Courts, Jalandhar from 1979 to 1984. Then, he shifted to Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh and practiced in Revenue, Civil, Criminal and Local Laws. He became Member of Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana for first time in 1983. He again contested for Member, Bar Council in the year 1990 & 1997 and won over with the highest winning margin till date. He also remained Chairman of Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana from 1994 to 1996. Further, on July 2, 2001 he got elevation as a Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court and retired as such on 31.7.2014. He also got two opportunities to work as Acting Chief Justice for the period from 8.6.2012 to 23.9.2012 and 12.4.2013 to 31.5.2013. In addition to the duties as Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, he also remained Executive Chairman of Chandigarh State Legal Services Authority from 18.11.2010 to 24.6.2012 and of Punjab Legal Services Authority from 11.6.2012 to 31.7.2014. In the year 2013, he was nominated as Member of the Central Authority of National Legal Services Authority by the Govt. of India in consultation with the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India. Presently, he has been serving the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, U.T., Chandigarh in the capacity of President, whereof 4.9.2015.

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