- Name : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Anil R. Dave
- Date of Commencement of Office : 03/12/2015
- Held Office Till : 18/11/2016
- Former Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice Dave pursued B.Com. LL.M., A.C.A. (Chartered Accountant) and was Recipient of the National Scholarship for LL.M., Studies. He was enrolled as an Advocate on 25.07.1976. He was a Solicitor to the Government of Gujarat and Additional Government Pleader in the Gujarat High Court from April, 1986 to August, 1994 for conducting its matters arising under labour laws and service matters. Justice Dave appeared before the High Court for several statutory bodies like Gujarat Public Service Commission, GEER and for several District Panchayats. He was also a part-time Lecturer in Sir L.A. Shah Law College from 1976 to September, 1995. He was elevated to the Bench of Gujarat High Court as Additional Judge on 18.09.1995 and confirmed as a Permanent Judge on 18.06.1997. He was appointed as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court and assumed charge on 07.01.2008.
He was Patron and Chairman of the Advisory Council of International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR), Regional Centre, and Hyderabad and was also the Chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. He assumed the office of Chief Justice of Bombay High Court on 11.02.2010 and was elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 30.04.2010.