Date of Birth : 23/12/1965,
Int. Appmnt : 05/03/2019,
Date of Joining : 05/03/2019,
Date of Retirement : 22/12/2027,
Introduction : Elevated as Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 5th March 2019.
Belongs to family of lawyers and judges.
Completed Bachelors of Commence from H. L Commerce College , and L. J. Commerce College Ahmedabad in 1986 with First class.
Became Chartered Accountant and enrolled as an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 1990 and started practice as a Chartered Account.
Completed Bachelors of Law from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad in 1993 and enrolled with Bar Council of Gujarat as an Advocate and surrendered Certificate Of Practice (COP) as Chartered Accountant. Joined the chambers of renowned senior Tax Lawyer, Mr. K. C. Patel and started practice in High Court of Gujarat and Income Tax Appellate Tribunal mainly specialising on Direct and Indirect Tax laws appearing for the assesses. He has been involved in various high profile and landmark cases on taxation.
He has also represented individuals and corporate houses in other areas of law before Supreme Court Of India, High Court, Debts Recovery Tribunal, Central Administrative Tribunal and National Company Law Tribunal etc. in matters pertaining to Non-service Special Civil applications for violation of fundamental rights, Constitutional Laws including matters where vires of an Act is challenged, Corporate laws, Banking laws, Service matters, Motor Accident Claims Matters, Matters arising from Tortuous liabilities, Company Matters including winding up petitions, Public Interest Litigation, Environmental Law related matters, Criminal Matters including Bail, quashing petition, Appeal against conviction or acquittal, revisions, Prevention of Food Adulteration Act matters, PASA/PBM matters, Externment matters etc., Civil Matters like First Appeals, Second Appeals, Civil Revision Applications arising from Judgments of the Lower courts under all types of Civil Laws, Revenue and Land Laws., Labour Laws matters pertaining to Industrial Disputes, Arbitration matters, Land Acquisition matters, Family laws.
He has also participated in many successful mediations between parties to resolve family disputes, matrimonial disputes etc. by ADR mechanism.
He has also experience on non litigation areas like drafting of documents for conveyance, Title Clearance, Due Diligence, Drafting MOU, Will, Compliance and regulatory work relating to companies etc.
Elevated as Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 5th March 2019.
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