Hon'ble Chairman's Desk


Justice Siddharth Mridul

* Born on 22nd November, 1962.
* Father Late Shri P.R.Mridul was a Senior Advocate.
* Did his schooling from Army Public School.
* Graduated in the year 1983 from Hindu College,
   University of Delhi in B.A.Hons.History.
* Did L.L.B. in the year 1986 from Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law,      University of Delhi.
* Enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi on 24th July, 1986.
* Practiced as an advocate, variedly in matters relating to Writ and Writ    Appellate Jurisdictions, Civil Original and Appellate Jurisdictions, Company   Jurisdiction and Criminal Jurisdiction in the High Court of Delhi.
* Also practiced in The High Court of Judicature at Bombay, The Karnataka High Court at Bangalore, The    Rajasthan High Court at Jaipur, Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal, Company Law Board, Appellate Authority for    Industrial & Financial Reconstruction, Debt Recovery Tribunal, National and State Consumer Dispute Redress    Commissions at Delhi.
* Was appointed
- Standing Counsel Union of India in 2004.
- Senior Panel Counsel for Union of India in February 2006.
* Designated as Senior Advocate in May 2006.
* Elected as Member of the Bar Council of Delhi for two terms 1992-1998 and 1998-2003.
  Served as a member of the Disciplinary Committee. Also served as the Honorary Secretary to the Bar Council of   Delhi from 1994 to 1997 and as the Vice Chairman from 1998 to 2003.
* Appointed by the High Court of Delhi as Member in various committees to go into inter alia, the issues of   rehabilitation of children after the abolition of child labour, illegal construction in contravention of municipal   bye-  laws, and member of the Committee constituted to suggest, supervise and implement measures for the   efficient   and hygienic functioning of the Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi.
* Appointed as Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi with effect from 13th March, 2008 and as a Permanent   Judge on 26th May, 2009.

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Final Minutes of High Powered Committee  dated 11.05.2021

Final Minutes of High Powered Committee  dated 04.05.2021





The functioning of the office of Delhi High Court Legal Services Committee is remain suspended from 26th April, 2021 till 15th May, 2021. In case any urgent filing please contact: 

Mr. Krishan Kumar:- 9999422191

Mr. Jai Prakash :-.     9717731455



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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