Anil R. Dave

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Hon'ble Justice
Anil R. Dave
Assumed office
30 April 2010
Appointed by Pratibha Patil
Chief Justice Bombay High Court
In office
11 February 2010 – 29 April 2010
Appointed by Pratibha Patil
Chief Justice High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad
In office
7 January 2008 – 10 February 2010
Appointed by Pratibha Patil
Judge Gujarat High Court
In office
18 September 1995 – 6 January 2008
Personal details
Born (1951-11-19) 19 November 1951 (age 66)
Citizenship Indian
Nationality  India
Spouse(s) Meena Anil Dave
Children Elder son Nachiket Dave is a lawyer and the younger son Alay Dave is a law graduate
Education B.Com., LL.M., C.A
Website Supreme Court of India

Anil Ramesh Dave (born 19 November 1951) is a former judge at the Supreme Court of India and the current Executive-Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority. Before being elevated to the Supreme Court of India, he was Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court and Bombay High Court.[1]


He enrolled as an Advocate on 25 July 1976 and started practicing in various matters. He served as a Solicitor to the Government of Gujarat, Additional Government Pleader to Gujarat High Court and part-time Lecturer in Sir L.A. Shah Law College. He was appointed as Additional Judge to the Gujarat High Court on 18.09.1995 and confirmed as Permanent Judge on 18.06.1997. Thereafter transferred to Andhra Pradesh High Court as the Chief Justice 7 January 2008. While holding the post of Chief Justice of High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad, he served as the Patron and Chairman of the Advisory Council of International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR), Regional Centre, Hyderabad and Chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. On 11 February 2010 he was transferred to Bombay High Court and from there he was elevated as Judge to Supreme Court of India on 30 April 2010.[2]He retired as Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 19th November, 2016.[1]