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Former Judges Profiles

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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Lanusungkum Jamir

  • Born on the 1st day of March, 1964 at Impuh, Makokchung District, Nagaland.
  • Graduated in History(Hons). Obtained LLB in the year 1988 from the North Eastern Hill University.
  • Enrolled in the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura in the year 1989.
  • Appointed as Additional Senior Government Advocate, Nagaland in the month of November, 2000.
  • Appointed as Additional Advocate General, Nagaland in the month of March 2009 and continued as such till elevation as Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court on 22nd May 2013.
  • Took oath as Additional Judge, Manipur High Court on 9th October, 2018. 
  • Took oath as Judge, Manipur High Court on 12th November, 2018. 

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Hon'ble Mr.Justice Kh. Nobin Singh

  • Born on 1st January, 1960 at Awang Sekmai (Manipur).
  • Schooling upto Class-X at Awang Sekmai.
  • Graduated from the D.M. College, Imphal under the Gauhati University (Assam).
  • Obtained LL.B. Degree from Delhi University.
  • Started practicing in law from 1984 in the Supreme Court of India.
  • Passed Advocate-on-record Examination in the year 1994 as 1st person from the whole North East States except Assam, who passed the examination.
  • Appointed as Standing Counsel for the state of Manipur in the Supreme Court of India in the year 1995 and continued the said post till 2013.
  • Appointed as Additional Advocate General for the state of Manipur and continued to hold the post till 25.11.2014.
  • Dealt with all types of cases mainly service matter.
  • Elevated as a Judge of High Court of Manipur on 26th November, 2014.
  • Date of Retirement : 31st December, 2021.

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Hon'ble Mr. Justice N. Kotiswar Singh

  • Justice N.Kotiswar Singh, Senior most Judge,High Court of Manipur was appointed to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur with effect from 1st July, 2017 vide order No. K-11019/01/2017-US.I/II till 8th February, 2018 and thereafter again appointed to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur w.e.f. 23rd February, 2018 vide notification No.K-11019/07/2018-US.I/II dated 21st February, 2018.
  • Born on 1st March, 1963 at Imphal, Manipur. Son of (Late) Justice N. Ibotombi Singh of the Gauhati High Court, who had also served as the first Advocate General of the State of Manipur. 
  • Completed his schooling from Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Purulia, West Bengal and Pre University Course in Science from St. Anthony College, Shillong. Graduated from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University with B.A. (Hons.) in Political Science in 1983. Obtained his Degree in Law (LL.B.) from Campus Law Centre, Law Faculty, Delhi University in 1986. 
  • He was enrolled as an Advocate in 1986 under the Bar Council of Delhi and later on transferred to the roll of the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. 
  • He was selected for and attended the Commonwealth Young Lawyers Course under the University of London in 1992. 
  • After a brief practice in the Supreme Court of India, shifted his practice under the Gauhati High Court. He also practised in the Central Administrative Tribunal, Guwahati and the District Subordinate Courts and various Tribunals in Manipur. Practiced mainly in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Service matters. 
  • Before his elevation to the Bench, he served as the Advocate General of the State of Manipur from 3.11.2007. Prior to it he was the Standing Counsel for various institutions/ public undertakings and Government Departments, such as the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Manipur, Manipur Renewable Energy Development Agency (MANIREDA), Manipur Board of Secondary Education, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, National Insurance Company ltd., Allahabad Bank, Housing and Urban Development Corporation ltd., DOEACC Centre, Imphal. He also appeared before a number of Commissions in Manipur constituted under the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952. 
  • Designated as a Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 31.03.2008. Was sworn in as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 17.10.2011. Was again sworn in as Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 7th November, 2012.  As from 23rd day March, 2013, ceased to be the Judge of the Gauhati High Court and became Judge of the new High Court of Manipur.
  • Transferred to Gauhati High Court on 11thOctober 2018

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Hon'ble Mr.Justice Songkhupchung Serto

  • Born on 1st March, 1961 at Sagang Village, Churachandpur District, Manipur.
  • Graduation from St. Anthony’s College, Shillong (NEHU).
  • Obtained LL.B. Degree from Law Faculty, Delhi University.
  • Enrolled as an Advocate in 20.02.1986.
  • Joined Manipur Judicial Service, Grade - III on 16.05.1992 after practicing Law for more than 6 years at Bar.
  • Promoted to MJS Grade – II on 10.12.1997.
  • Served at all the Districts of Manipur, except Chandel and Bishnupur.
  • Deputed to Imphal Bench of the Gauhati High Court as Deputy Registrar (Judicial) on 29.09.2011.
  • Appointed as Registrar of the same Bench on 19.03.2012 after promotion to MJS Grade – I.
  • Appointed as the first Registrar General of the High Court of Manipur on 25.07.2013 after the High Court of Manipur came into existence and when the post of Registrar General was sanctioned.
  • Elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Manipur on 14th March, 2016.
  • Transferred to Gauhati High Court on 29th September, 2016

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