Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir

Born on 28-05-1957 at Village Rajpora, Pulwama.Did his LL.B from Kashmir University, joined the Bar and practised as Advocate from 1981 to 1993. Appointed as District & sessions Judge on 27th of May 1993.Remained posted as Principal District & Sessions Judge, Baramulla, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Anantnag, Additional District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar, Special Judge, Anti Corruption, Kashmir, Registrar General, High Court of J&K and Principal District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar. Attended “International Conference on Arbitration (ICCA). Was granted selection grade in July 2001 and was placed in Super Time Scale in April, 2007. Elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 23.11.2007. Appointed as permanent Judge of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 01.10.2009.

Appointed as Acting Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on 05.01.2015.