Hon'ble Mr. Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir, Chief Justice
- cum-Patron-in-Chief HPSLSA, Shimla
Born on 25-04-1955 at village Rajpora, Tehsil Pulwama, District Pulwama. Did Schooling from same Village. Joined Amar Singh College in 1975 and Completed his Bachelors Degree (BA) in 1976. Did L.L.B in 1978. Joined bar in the same year and practiced till 1993. Appeared in Higher Judicial services examination in the year 1992 and secured Ist position in the state. Appointed as Pr. District & Sessions Judge, Kupwara on 27th May, 1993. Posted as Pr. District & Sessions Judge, Anantnag in (1995-1998). Posted as Presiding Officer, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Srinagar from 1998-2000. Placed in the selection grade in the year 1998. Posted as Principal District & Session Judge, Budgam from 2000-2002. Placed in super time scale in the year 2002. Posted as Presiding Officer, designated court of TADA/ Special Judge, POTA for Kashmir Division in 2002-2004. Posted as Additional District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar in 2004. Posted as Principal District & Session Judge, Srinagar from 2004 till elevated as additional Judge of the High Court of J&K. Sworn in as additional Judge of the High Court on 31.01.2005. Appointed as permanent Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 07.07.2007. On transfer from Jammu and Kashmir, took oath as Judge and assumed charge of the office of the Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh on 27th November, 2013 (Forenoon). Subsequently, took oath as Chief Justice of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh on 18th June, 2014 at 5:00 PM.