Justice Hemant Gupta has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
He was earlier the Judge of the Patna High Court, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
Born on October 17, 1957, Justice Gupta belongs to a family of illustrious lawyers. He was enrolled as an Advocate in July 1980. He practiced at High Court of Punjab and Haryana after spending initial few years in the District Courts, Chandigarh. He mainly dealt with the civil cases including Labour, Company, Constitutional and Service Law in his professional life as an Advocate.
He also worked as Additional Advocate General, Punjab from 1997 to 1999.
As a Judge in the High Court, he has had the opportunity to deal with all branches of laws, be it Civil, Revenue, Constitutional, Company, Tax or Criminal. At Punjab and Haryana High Court he had the opportunity to deal with number of important legal issues as a member of the Full Benches and Division Benches, apart from Single Bench.