National Law University Jodhpur

Hon'ble Mr. Justice J.B.Pardiwala

Judge, Supreme Court of India

Born on 12.08.1965 at Mumbai, Mr. Justice belongs to a family of lawyers hailing from the town of Valsad in Gujarat. His Great Grandfather Shri Navrojji Bhikhaji Pardiwala started practice in the year 1894 at Valsad. His Grandfather Shri Cawasji Navrojji Pardiwala joined the Bar at Valsad in 1929 and practiced upto 1958. His Father Shri Burjor Cawasji Pardiwala joined the Bar at Valsad in 1955.

Mr. Justice graduated from J.P. Arts College, Valsad in the year 1985 and obtained the degree of LL.B. from K.M. Law College, Valsad in the year 1988. Mr. Justice started practice at Valsad from January, 1989 and then shifted to Gujarat High Court, Ahmedabad in September, 1990. His legal practice encompassed all facets of law.

He remained Member of the Gujarat Bar Council from 1994 to 2000 and was appointed as Nominated Member of Disciplinary Committee of Bar Council of India. He worked as the Honorary Co-Editor of Gujarat Law Herald, a publication of the Gujarat Bar Council. He was also Member, Gujarat High Court Legal Services Authority. He was appointed as Standing Counsel for the Gujarat High Court and its subordinate Courts from 2002 and continued as such till  his elevation to the Bench. He was elevated as an Additional Judge, Gujarat High Court on 17.02.2011 and confirmed as permanent Judge on 28.1.2013. Mr. Justice was elevated as Judge, Supreme Court of India on 09.05.2022.