Jammu & Kashmir

SC collegium recommends Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey as new Chief Justice of JK and Ladakh HC

A file photo of JK and Ladakh High Court.

Srinagar: The Supreme Court collegium has recommended Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey to be the new Chief Justice of JK and Ladakh High Court.

The apex court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India U U Lalit also recommended the transfer of incumbent Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal to the High Court of Rajasthan, according to the copies of the recommendations.

Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, a resident of Village Wattoo, Tehsil Damhal Hanjipora, district Kulgam in south Kashmir.

Justice Magrey was appointed as Additional Advocate General in February 2003 with allocation to General Administration Department, Health and Medical Education Department, Service Selection Board, State Public Service Commission, Estates Department, SKIMS and Vigilance Department.

He was appointed as Senior Additional Advocate General in September 2009 with an additional charge of Home Department and appeared and conducted important criminal, Division Bench, and Full Bench matters involving important questions of law, on behalf of the State in the High Court as also in numerous appeals in the Supreme Court of India.

Justice Magrey was appointed as Permanent Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 7th March 2013 and took the oath of office the next day.



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