The Hon'ble Justice Shivakant Prasad
Time Period:30-Mar-2015 to Present
Born on December 06, 1959 Passed B. Sc. in the year 1979 from Calcutta University Obtained L.L.B Degree from the University of Calcutta in the year 1985. Enrolled as an Advocate on August 08, 1985. Acted as Advocate-on-Record on the Original Side of this Court mainly in Arbitration, Hire Purchase & Banking matters. Joined West Bengal Civil Service (Judicial) on September 07, 1987. Held the posts of Munsif, Judicial Magistrate, Metropolitan Magistrate. Appointed as Assistant District & Sessions Judge in September 1998. Promoted to Higher Judicial Service in December 2002 and posted as Addl. District & Sessions Judge, Posted as Judge, Special Court under NDPS Act & Electricity Act and District & Sessions Judge, Hooghly. Awarded Appreciation by West Bengal State Legal Services Authority for innovation of the idea of Pre-litigation Partition Suit on the line of Memo of Partition through Lok Adalat. Posted as Registrar (Inspection-I) of this Court on June 26, 2013 and also performed as Member Secretary, Calcutta High Court Mediation Committee. Elevated as Additional Judge, High Court at Calcutta on 30.03.2015. Appointed as Permanent Judge of the Calcutta High Court on 06.10.2016.