PROFILE OF

HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJIB BANERJEE

CHIEF JUSTICE, HIGH COURT OF MEGHALAYA, & CHANCELLOR, NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY MEGHALAYA

Justice Sanjib Banerjee is a highly respected legal personality in India, who currently serves as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya and Chancellor of National Law University Meghalaya. He was born on November 2, 1961, and attended St. Xavier's Collegiate School in Calcutta and St. Paul's School in Darjeeling.

Justice Banerjee completed his Bachelor of Science with Honours in Economics and LL.B. from the prestigious University of Calcutta in 1983 and 1986-87, respectively. He started practicing law as an advocate on November 21, 1990.

Throughout his career, Justice Banerjee has acquired significant experience in a variety of legal areas, including Civil, Company, Arbitration, Constitutional Law, and Corporate and Intellectual Property Law. He primarily practiced law in the High Court at Calcutta and other High Courts and Tribunals in India.

He was appointed as a permanent Judge in the High Court of Calcutta on June 22, 2006, and has delivered judgements on a variety of public interest litigations and almost all legal disciplines. Later, on January 4, 2021, he was named Chief Justice of the Madras High Court, and on November 24, 2021, he took oath as Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya.

Justice Banerjee, as Chancellor of the National Law University Meghalaya, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will surely shape the future of legal education in the region. He is a legal luminary with a strong commitment to justice, and his services to the legal community are noteworthy.