Name Hon'ble The Chief Justice Mukesh R. Shah
Source BAR
Date of Birth 16-May-1958
Initial Joining 07-Mar-2004
Joining at PHC 12-Aug-2018
Date of Retirement 15-May-2020
Born on 16/5/1958, Graduated in 1979. Completed LL.B from Gujarat University in 1982. Enrolled as an Advocate on the rolls of the Bar Council of Gujarat on 19/7/1982. Practiced in the High Court of Gujarat. Was the Additional Standing Counsel for Central Government and Retainer Counsel for C.B.I. Was also counsel for various Municipalities, Nagarpalikas, Panchayats, Educational Institutions and Insurance Companies. Appeared in large number of cases in various branches of law including matters of constitutional importance and involving great public interest. Also appeared in large number of cases in Central Excise and Customs Law on behalf of Union of India. Appeared in many important criminal matters representing C.B.I. Handled Civil, Service and Labour Law cases also.

Elevated as Judge of Gujarat High Court on 7th March, 2004 and confirmed as permanent Judge on 22.06.2005.

Sworn in as Chief Justice of Patna High Court on 12th August 2018.