The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the name of Justice Amjad A. Sayed as the new Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court. Presently, Justice Amjad A. Sayed is serving as a Judge of the Bombay High Court.
Born on 21st January, 1961, Justice Sayed obtained a bachelor's in law from Bombay University in the year 1984. He was on the Panel of Central Government, Bombay High Court (Senior Counsel Group-I). He was also an Assistant Government Pleader, Bombay High Court, Original Side.
He has appeared in Public Interest Litigation matters relating to mangroves, garbage dumping, free/concessional medical treatment for the poor in charitable hospitals, biomedical waste, and malnutrition, amongst others on behalf of the Union of India/State Government.
He was on the panel of several Public Undertakings and has also appeared in Arbitration on their behalf. He was also a Notary Public, Government of India. He is a keen sports enthusiast.