Hon'ble Chairman's Desk

Justice G. S. Sistani
Born on March 11th, 1958. Studied in Frank Anthony Public School, New Delhi, till 1976 and Graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University in 1979 and thereafter obtained L.L.B. degree in 1982.

Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1982. Commenced his career with Kaura & Company Advocates and thereafter joined his father S.N.S.Sistani who was a reputed Senior Advocate of this Court. Practiced in Delhi High Court mainly on Commercial, Civil, Writ, Original and Companies jurisdiction of the High Court of Delhi and the Supreme Court of India. Also appeared before the MRTP Commission, Debt Recovery Tribunal and Arbitrators. Apart from other the nature of litigation has handled cases relating to Constitutional, Banking, Finance and Excise, MRTP, Real Estate, Administration, Cooperate, Commercial Service etc.

Remained Advocate Delhi Government during which period had handled all kinds of cases on their behalf including cases relating to Directorate of Education, Excise, Service Matters etc. as well as remained Advocate for the Delhi Development Authority. Standing Counsel for Punjab & Sind Bank as well as appeared for several other Private and Nationalized Banks, Public Sector Undertakings and other Multinational Companies.

Have been appointed as an Amicus Curiae in various cases by the High Court. Have appeared in cases entrusted by the Delhi High Court Legal Services Committee. A keen sportsman, Head Boy of his school and associated with social organizations and a committee member of an aided school. Appointed as Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi with effect from May 29, 2006 and was confirmed w.e.f 29.8.07.

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Legal Aid Information

 

 

CRITERIA FOR PROVIDING FREE LEGAL SERVICES    

Section 12 of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 prescribes the criteria for giving legal services to the eligible persons. Section 12 of the Act reads as under:-  

Every person who has to file or defend a case shall be entitled to legal services under  this Act if that person is –

A)   A member of a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe;
B)  A victim of trafficking in human beings or begar as referred to in Article 23 of the Constitution;
C)  A woman or a child;
D)  A mentally ill or otherwise disabled person;

 

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