New Delhi, August 9: Justice Dipak Misra will take over from incumbent J S Khehar, who will retire on August 27.
Justice Dipak Misra joined as an Advocate on February 14, 1977 and practiced in constitutional, civil, criminal, revenue, service and sales tax matters in the Orissa High Court and the Service Tribunal. He was selected as an Additional Judge of the Orissa High Court on January 17, 1996 and transferred to the Madhya Pradesh High Court on March 3, 1997.
He became permanent Judge on December 19, 1997. Justice Misra took charge of the office of Chief Justice, Patna High Court on December 23, 2009 and charge of the office of the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on May 24, 2010.
He was elevated as a Judge, Supreme Court of India with effect from October 10, 2011. Justice Misra will retire on October 2, 2018.