List of Chief Justices of the Bombay High Court

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This is a list of chief justices of the Bombay High Court. See also List of Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Bombay for previous history.

Chief Justice Term Notes
Sir Mathew Richard Sausse 1862-1866
Sir Richard Couch 1866-1870
Sir Michael Roberts Westropp 1870-1882
Sir Charles Sargent 1882-1895
Sir Charles Frederick Farran 1895-1898
Sir Louis Addin Kershaw 1898-1899
Sir Lawrence Hugh Jenkins 1899-1908
Sir Basil Scott 1908-1919
Sir Norman Cranstoun Macleod 1919-1926
Sir Amberson Barrington Marten 1926-1930
Sir John William Fisher Beaumont 1930-1943
Sir Leonard Stone 1943-1948
Mr. M. C. Chagla 1948-1958
Mr. H. K. Chainani 1958-1965
Mr. Y. S. Tambe 1965-1966
Mr. S. P. Kotval 1966-1972
Mr. K. K. Desai 1972
Mr. R. M. Kantawala 1972-1978
Mr. B. N. Deshmukh 1978-1980
Mr. V. S. Deshpande 1980-1982
Mr. D. P. Madon 1982-1983
Mr. M. N. Chandurkar 1983-1984
Mr. K. M. Reddy 1984-1985
Mr. M. H. Kania 1985-1987
Mr. Chittatosh Mookerjee 1987-1991
Mr. P. D. Desai 1991-1992
Mr. M. K. Mukherjee 1993
Mrs. S. V. Manohar 1994
Mr. Anandamoy Bhattacharjee 1994-1995
Mr. M. B. Shah 1995-1998
Mr. Y. K. Sabharwal 1999-2000
Mr. B. P. Singh 2000-2001
Mr. C. K. Thakker 2001-2004
Mr. D. C. Bhandari 2004-2005
Mr. K. R. Vyas 2006-2006
Mr. H. S. Bedi 2006-2007
Mr. Swatanter Kumar 2007-2009
Mr. Anil R. Dave 2010 - 2010 Elevated to the Supreme Court of India
Mr. Mohit S. Shah 2010 - 8 Sep 2015
Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani 2015- Acting Chief Justice