Skip to main content   ||   Screen Reader Access   ||  Text Size |  || Select Theme
  • New Link to District Courts through Map
Name Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah
Source BAR Photo
Date of Birth 11-May-1963
Initial Joining 20-Jun-2011
Joining at PHC 20-Jun-2011
Date of Retirement 10-May-2025
Address Patna High Court
Born on 11th May, 1963; pursued B.Sc. (Hons.) (Chemistry) and LL.B.

Enrolled with the Bihar State Bar Council on 27th September, 1991. Practiced predominantly in Constitutional Courts, majorly in the Patna High Court; appeared intermittently in Hon’ble Supreme Court, and Calcutta, Jharkhand and Delhi High Courts, inter alia, in Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Service, Co-operative, Taxation, Labour, Corporate, Forest matters; specialised in Constitutional and Service laws. Appeared before the Central Administrative Tribunal, Commercial Taxes Tribunal, Board of Revenue, District Courts, Consumer Disputes Redressal bodies, and in few arbitrations.

Standing Counsel, Government of Bihar (March 2006 - August 2010) and Government Advocate, State of Bihar (August 2010 till elevation) [Patna High Court]; Special Counsel, Income-Tax Department, Government of India [Jharkhand High Court], and; Counsel for the District Administration before the Commission of Inquiry into the Dalsingsarai (Samastipur) firing incident.

The Advocate-General, Bihar nominated him to represent the State of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Police and Mumbai Police, upon special request by the Advocate-General, Maharashtra.

Represented various institutional and individual clients, including, but not limited to, Indian Railways, Unit Trust of India, Union Bank of India, RITES (previously Rail India Technical and Economic Services Limited), Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC), Bihar State Housing Board, Bihar State Electricity Board, Bihar State Text Book Publishing Corporation, Bihar State Cooperative Bank Limited, Bihar State Cooperative Marketing Union Limited (BISCOMAUN), Bihar Cooperative Land Development Bank Limited, Bihar State Agricultural Marketing Board, various Agricultural Produce Market Committees in Bihar, Bihar State Housing Cooperative Federation, Bihar State Credit and Investment Corporation (BICICO), Commercial Taxes Department (Government of Bihar), Magadh University (Gaya), Veer Kuer Singh University (Arrah), Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority, Bihar State Health Society, BSACS, Mahindra and Mahindra and Samsung Corporation Engineering & Construction Group.

Empanelled by the Patna Legal Aid Committee (precursor to High Court Legal Services Committee) for Criminal Appeals. Was Amicus Curiae in matters of significance; associated with social issues pro bono. Instrumental in drafting and vetting subordinate/delegated legislation for certain Acts of the Bihar Legislature during 2006-2011.

Invited to address IAS probationers at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. Participated in Bar Council of India Trust Inter-University Moot Court Competition, 1989 at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. Assistant Returning Officer for the 2002 Bihar State Bar Council and 2006 Jharkhand State Bar Council elections.

Served as Chairman, High Court Legal Services Committee, and Chairman, Juvenile Justice Monitoring Committee [Patna High Court]; and on the Board of Governors, Bihar Judicial Academy, Patna. Appointed Executive Chairman, Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority on 08th November, 2021.

Elevated as Judge, Patna High Court on 20th June, 2011. Transferred to Andhra Pradesh High Court on 10th October, 2021. Re-transferred to Patna High Court on 20th June, 2022.