The Central government on Wednesday notified the transfer of Justice RV More, Judge of the Bombay High Court, as a Judge of the Meghalaya High Court and Justice RV Malimath, Judge of Karnataka High Court, as a Judge of the Uttarakhand High Court.
Justice More is presently the second senior most Judge of Bombay High Court, after the resignation of Justice SC Dharmadhikari. He obtained his law degree from Shivaji University, Kolhapur and was awarded the National Merit Scholarship for pursuing further studies. He did his LL.M. from Mumbai University.
He began his practice at the Bombay High Court, under (then Advocate and now Chief Justice of Madras High Court) AP Shah, in the year 1983. He mainly practiced on the appellate side and 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 was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on 8th September, 2006.
The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended his transfer as a Judge of the Meghalaya High Court vide resolution dated February 12.
Justice Malimath is presently the second senior most Judge of the Karnataka High Court. He began his practice as an Advocate in the year 1987 at Karnataka High Court. he was appointed as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Karnataka in February 2008 and was made a permanent Judge in on February 17, 2010.
The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended his transfer as a Judge of the Uttarakhand High Court vide resolution dated February 12.