Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sudhir Mittal
Born on 6.6.1961 in a family of Lawyers. His Lordship’s grandfather was the first Advocate General, Haryana and father is a Senior Advocate. Being enamoured with the uniform, joined the Army (Corps of Engineers) through National Defence Academy. Served in the Army for 11 years before seeking pre-mature retirement due to domestic reasons at the threshold of joining the prestigious Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. During service in the Army, was decorated with the Chief of Army Staff Commendation and Sena Medal (Gallantry).
After leaving service, studied law at the Panjab University, Chandigarh and was enrolled as an Advocate in the year 1997. Entire practice of almost 20 years was in the Punjab and Haryana High Court at Chandigarh. Represented various institutions like PUDA, Punjab Mandi Board, HSAMB, State Bank of Patiala, Army Welfare Housing Organization, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh and Punjab and Haryana High Court. Practiced mainly on the civil side which included Constitutional Law, Service Law, Labour Law and Land Laws.
His Lordship has been a keen mountaineer having participated in 5 expeditions during his tenure in the Army. During spare time, enjoys the sport of swimming. Also closely associated with charitable organizations involved with providing holistic support to cancer patients. Elevated as a Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court on July 10, 2017
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