Justice G.R. Udhwani
Justice G.R. Udhwani of Gujarat High Court passed away while undergoing treatment for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Born on 25-11-1961 at Ahmedabad in the family of a businessman. Graduated in B.Com from Navgujarat Mahavidhyalaya, Ahmedabad in 1983. Obtained Law Degree from Sir L.A. Shah Law College, Ahmedabad in the year 1986. Was enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Gujarat on 30-06-1987.
Joined the legal profession in 1987 in the High Court of Gujarat. Practised in the High Court of Gujarat in all fields of law i.e. Company Matters, Labour Matters, Industrial Matters, Service Matters, Constitutional Matters, Civil and Criminal Matters. Appointed as Judge in City Civil Court at Ahmedabad on 12-02-1997. Was appointed as Additional Judge, Special Court (POTA) on 18-10-2003. Was appointed as Law Officer on 22-07-2004, which was redesignated as Registrar (Legal) on 01-11-2004 in the High Court of Gujarat. Was repatriated to the State Judiciary as Judge, City Civil Court, Ahmedabad on 13-07-2007. Was appointed as Registrar (Infrastructure & Information Technology) on 18-05-2010 in the High Court of Gujarat. Worked as Incharge Registrar General, High Court of Gujarat from 17-02-2011 to 19-06-2011. Was appointed as Registrar General, High Court of Gujarat from 20-06-2011 to 11-11-2012.
His Lordship was elevated as an Additional Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 12-11-2012 and confirmed as Permanent Judge on 10-07-2014.