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 Reyaz Ahmad Jan, Advocate General
 

Law Officers High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Srinagar

S.No.

Name of the Law Officer

S/Shri

Designation

Government Order

1.     

Bashir Ahmad Dar

Additional Advocate General

1573-LD(A) of 2015 dated 23-05-2015

2.     

Shahvar Gowhar

Additional Advocate General

-do-

3.     

Showkat A Naqashbandi

Additional Advocate General

-do-

4.     

Asif Ahmad Bhat

Additional Advocate General

-do-

5.     

Javad Reshi

Additional Advocate General

-do-

6.     

Shahbaz Sikandar

Additional Advocate General

-do-

7.     

Mehraj-ud-Din Bhat

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

8.     

Manzoor Ahmad Sheikh

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

9.     

Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Reshi

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

10.   

Syed Sajjad Geelani

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

11.   

Sajjad Mir

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

12.   

Javed Sathu

Government Advocate

-do-

13.   

Irfan Andleeb

Government Advocate

-do-

14.   

Zahoor-ul-Amin

Government Advocate

-do-

15.   

Syed Shuja

Government Advocate

-do-

 Law Officers High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Jammu

S.No.

Name of the Law Officer

S/Shri

Designation

Government Order

1.     

S. S. Nanda

Senior Additional Advocate General

1574-LD(A) of 2015 dated 23-05-2015

2.     

Smt. Seema Khajuria

Senior Additional Advocate General

-do-

3.     

Ravinder Gupta

Additional Advocate General

-do-

4.     

Vishal Sharma

Additional Advocate General

-do-

5.     

Lalit Kumar Moza

Additional Advocate General

-do-

6.     

Rakesh Khajuria

Additional Advocate General

-do-

7.     

Ehsan Mirza

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

8.     

Ranjit Singh

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

9.     

Karan Singh Charak

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

10.   

P. S. Chandial

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

11.   

Parimoksh Seth

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

12.   

Bharat Singh Jamwal

Deputy Advocate General

-do-

13.   

Sudesh Kumat

Government Advocate

-do-

14.   

Neeraj Gupta

Government Advocate

-do-

15.   

Ms. Purnima Sharma

Government Advocate

-do-

New Delhi(Hon’ble Supreme Court) 

S.No.

Name of the Law Officer

S/Shri

Designation

Government Order

1.     

Triloki Nath Razdan

Senior Additional Advocate General

1575  -LD(A) of 2015 dated 23-05-2015