Litigation

         Law Department makes all necessary arrangements for conduct of cases in which the State or any of its departments/ functionaries is a party. Such cases are being contested through a battery of Lawyers comprising of Learned Advocate General, Additional Advocates General, Deputy Advocates General and Government Advocates. The strength of these Lawyers is as under:-

1.      Advocate General                            01

2.      Additional Advocates General             10   (5 each for Jammu & Srinagar wings of  High Court) 

3.      Deputy Advocates General                 08   (4 each at Srinagar & Jammu)

4.      Government Advocates                     07   (4 at Jammu & 3 at Srinagar)

5.      Public Prosecutors/ Addl. PPs             42

Standing Councils are appointed for various departments to provide time timely legal advice and assistance to the departments at pre-trial, trial and post-trial stages.

          Besides the Advocate on Record in the Hon’ble Supreme Court, a senior Additional Advocate General has been appointed to take care of State cases before the Hon’ble Supreme Court and other courts in Union Capital.

          The amount of Counsel Fee paid by this Department to different Law Officers during the last three years is as under:-

Counsel Fee paid for the year 2007-08

   Rs. 44, 23, 060.00

Counsel Fee paid for the year 2008-09

   Rs. 33, 62, 213.00

Counsel Fee paid for the year 2009-10

   Rs. 33, 68, 313.00

Total

Rs.1, 11, 53, 586.00


List of Law Officers in High Court of Jammu and Kashmir

Shri Mohammad Ishaq Qadri, Ld. Advocate General
 

Law Officers High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Srinagar

NO.

Name of the Law Officer S/Shri

Designation

1.      

Jawed Ahmad Kawoosa

Sr. Addl. Advocate General, Srinagar

2.      

Shabir Ahmad Naik

Addl. Advocate General, Srinagar

3.      

Shabir Ahmad Vakil

Addl. Advocate General, Srinagar

4.      

Riyaz Ahmad Khan

Addl. Advocate General, Srinagar

5.

Hilal Akbar Lone

Addl. Advocate General, Srinagar

6.

Mushtaq Ahmad Chasoo

Addl. Advocate General, Srinagar

7.      

Alla-ud-Din Ganai

Deputy Advocate General, Srinagar

8.      

Nisar Husain Shah

Deputy Advocate General, Srinagar

9.      

Tariq Ahmad Lone

Deputy Advocate General, Srinagar

10.

Shabir Ahmad

Government Advocate, Srinagar

11.

Shah Amir

Government Advocate, Srinagar

12. 

Sujah-ul-Haq Tantray

Government Advocate, Srinagar

13.

Shri Mehraj-ud-Din Bhat

Government Advocate, Srinagar

14.

Shri Shahbad Sikander Mir

Government Advocate, Srinagar

 

 Law Officers High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Jammu

S.NO.

Name of the Law Officer

S/Shri

Designation

1.     

Gagan Basotra

Sr. Addl. Advocate General, Jammu

2.    

H.S.Sidqui

Addl. Advocate General, Jammu

3.    

Seema Shekhar

Addl. Advocate General, Jammu

4.    

Ravinder Sharma

Addl. Advocate General, Jammu

5.    

Smt. Neeru Goswami

Deputy Advocate General, Jammu

6.    

Dinesh Singh Jamwal

Deputy Advocate General, Jammu

7.    

Mrs. Shaista Hakim

Deputy Advocate General, Jammu

9.    

Babu Ram Chandan

Government Advocate, Jammu

10.  

Smt. Meenakshi Bhatyal

Government Advocate, Jammu

 

Shri Gaurav Pachnanda-     Senior Additional Advocate General of State in Supreme Court of India

Shri Ashok Kumar Mathur  -    Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India .