Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu
Chief Justice of India
on 03.12.1950. Enrolled as Advocate on 23.10.1975.
Practised at Bangalore in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and
Taxation matter. Worked as High Court Government Pleader for
Sales Tax Department from 1983 to 1990, Government Advocate from
1990 to 1993, Standing Counsel for Income Tax Department from 1992
to 1993 and Senior Standing Counsel for Income Tax Department from
1993 to 1995.
appointed as Judge of the High Court of Karnataka on 18.12.1995.
appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Chattisgarh on
to the High Court of Kerala and assumed charge of the Office on
as Judge, Supreme Court of India on 17.12.2008
of Office: 17.12.2008