Government

Chief Justice
Hon’ble, Mr. Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More
Chief Justice
Assumed Office:
12 Oct 2021
Education:
His Lordship was born on 4th November, 1959 and hails from Nimsod, Tq. Khatau, District Satara (Maharashtra).

His Lordship did his schooling education at Nimsod, district Satara and B.A. (Hons.) from Kolhapur and obtained Law Degree from Sangli. He stood 2nd in order of merit of Shivaji University, Kolhapur in LL.B. His Lordship was also awarded National Merit Scholarship for prosecuting further studies. He did his LL.M. from Mumbai University
Profession:
His Lordship enrolled as an Advocate on 15th September, 1983 and joined chamber of Shri A.P. Shah (former Chief Justice of Chennai and Delhi High Court).

His Lordship mainly practised at Appellate Side of High Court of Bombay. He appeared in several Constitutional, Civil and Criminal matters on behalf of Municipal Council, Municipal Corporations, District Central Cooperative Banks, Sugar Factories, Election Commission and Maharashtra Public Service Commission. He appeared in several important matters and also in Public Interest Litigations.

His Lordship was elevated as Judge of the Bombay High Court on 8th September, 2006.

His Lordship was transferred to the High Court of Meghalaya and took oath as Judge on 9th March 2020.

His Lordship took oath as Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya on 12th October 2021.
Contact Address:
Office of the High Court of Meghalaya, MG Road, Shillong