Calcutta High Court

Hon'ble Justice Shivakant Prasad

  • 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.