Board of Trustees
Justice L. Nageswara Rao
Former Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice L. Nageswara Rao enrolled as an advocate in the Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh in 1982 and practiced in the Andhra Pradesh District Courts from 1982-1984, Andhra Pradesh High Court (1985-1994) and the Supreme Court (1995-2016).
In 2000, he was designated as a Senior Advocate by the Andhra Pradesh High Court. He served two terms as Additional Solicitor General of India (2003-2004 and 2013-2014). On May 13th, 2016 he became the seventh person elevated directly from the Bar to the Supreme Court.
Justice R.V. Raveendran
Former Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice R.V. Raveendran enrolled as an advocate in March 1968 and was appointed as a Permanent Judge of the Karnataka High Court in February 1993. He was appointed as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in July 2004.
He was elevated to the Supreme Court in September 2005 and had a six-year long tenure, before retiring in October 2011. Post-retirement, he has been acting as an arbitrator in several domestic & international arbitrations & has also been appointed by the Supreme Court & the Indian Government on various committees.
Justice Hima Kohli
Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice Hima Kohli enrolled as an advocate at the Bar Council of Delhi in 1984 and practised at the Courts there. In 1999, she was appointed as Standing Counsel for the New Delhi Municipal Council at the Delhi High Court. She held this position until she was appointed as Additional Standing Counsel Civil for the Government of NCT Delhi in 2004.
Justice Kohli was appointed as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi on May 29th, 2006 and as a permanent Judge on August 29th, 2007. She was the first woman to be sworn in as the Chief Justice of the High Court for the State of Telangana on January 7th, 2021. Hon’ble Justice elevated as a Judge, Supreme Court of India on August 31st, 2021.
Justice Ujjal Bhuyan
Chief Justice, High Court for the State of Telangana
Justice Ujjal Bhuyan was enrolled on 20-03-1991 with the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh
He was the Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department for long 16 years starting as Junior Standing Counsel since May, 1995 and subsequently appointed as Senior Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department on 03-12-2008. He was the Additional Government Advocate, Meghalaya in the Principal Seat of the Gauhati High Court from April, 2002 to October, 2006. He was engaged as Special Counsel of the Forest Department, Government of Arunachal Pradesh from December, 2005 to April, 2009. Appointed as Standing Counsel of Gauhati High Court on 03-03-2010. Designated as Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 06-09-2010. He was appointed as Additional Advocate General, Assam on 21-07-2011. Was a member of Gauhati High Court Bar Association, Lawyers Association, Guwahati, Bar Association of India, All India Federation of Tax Practitioners and Indian Law Institute, Assam Chapter. Appointed as Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court on 17th October, 2011 and confirmed on 20th March, 2013. He was also the Executive Chairman of Mizoram State Legal Services Authority.
Transferred to Bombay High Court and took oath as Judge of Bombay High Court on 03.10.2019. After a two year stint at Mumbai, transferred to Telangana High Court and took oath as Judge of Telangana High Court on 22.10.2021.He is also the Executive Chairman of Telangana State Legal Services Authority. Appointed as Chief Justice of High Court for the State of Telangana, Sworn-in and assumed charge as such on of 28-06-2022 at Rajbhavan, Hyderabad.
Shri A. Indrakaran Reddy
Minister for Law, Telangana
Shri. A. lndrakaran Reddy is an MLA representing the Nirmal District of Telangana & is the current Minister for Endowments, Law and Forest, Environment, Science and Technology for the State of Telangana. He was a member of the 10th & 14th Lok Sabha of the Parliament of India. He is a law graduate from Osmania University.