Hon'ble Mr. Justice V. P. Patel
Date of Birth : 01/06/1958,
Int. Appmnt : 16/01/2019, 
Date of Joining : 16/01/2019, 
Date of Retirement : 31/05/2020,
Source :SERVICE,
Introduction : Elevated as Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 16th January 2019.
Full Profile :

Born on 1st June 1958 at Asjol, District Mehsana.

Qualification: B.Sc. (Biochemistry); D. Pharm; LL. M. (Commercial Law).

Started practice as an Advocate in 1987 at Mehsana District Court. Appeared for District Panchayat Mehsana in many cases.

Worked as an Additional Public Prosecutor and Assistant Government Pleader for 2 years and 6 months at District Court, Mehsana.

Served as Part time Lecturer at Shri VR.Patel College of Commerce, Mehsana. Served as Part time as well as full time Lecturer at Shri S.M.Shah Law College, Mehsana. Nominated as Member of District Legal Service Authority, Mehsana. Served as Principal at Banaskantha Mercantile Bank Law College at Palanpur.

Joined judiciary directly in the cadre of District Judge as an Assistant Judge at District Court, Bharuch on 22.12.1999. Promoted and transferred as Joint District Judge, Veraval in May 2001. Deputed as Joint Secretary in Legal Department, Government of Gujarat on 1.12.2003.

Served as Principal District Judge, Bhavnagar from 11.5.2005 to 2.6.2006.

Deputed to High Court of Gujarat as Deputy Director, Gujarat State Judicial Academy and served till 31.3.2010.

Served as Principal District Judge, Surat from 1.4.2010 to 5.5.2011. Worked as a Judge, Special Court CBI for the cases investigated by CBI from 6.5.2011 to 27.2.2012, also served as Designate Judge for Serial Bomb Blast Cases.

Deputed in February 2012 as Secretary in Legal Department, Government of Gujarat and served from 28.2.2012 to 13.10.2014.

Deputed in October 2014 to the High Court of Gujarat as Director, Gujarat State Judicial Academy and served till elevation.

Elevated as Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 16th January 2019.


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