Born on 9th November , 1957. Enrolled as an Advocate in June, 1983. Practised in the High Court of Bombay till December, 1985. Shifted his practice to Delhi in January, 1986. Designated as Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court in April, 2004. Appeared as Amicus Curiae in many matters. Appointed Special Public Prosecutor for CBI to conduct trial in all 2G matters under the orders of the Supreme Court. Member of the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee for two terms. Appointed Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 13thAugust, 2014. Executive Chairperson of National Legal Services Authority from May, 2021 to 27th August, 2022 and thereafter Patron-in-Chief till 8th November, 2022. Appointed Chief Justice of India on 27th August, 2022. Retired on 8thNovember, 2022.