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Hon'ble Tmt. Justice V. Bhavani Subbaroyan

Hon'ble Tmt. Justice V. Bhavani Subbaroyan


Wife of (Late) D. SUBBAROYAN, Advocate
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Date of Birth
Born at Thanjavur hailing from Agricultural family Kallaperambur Village, Thanjavur
Father`s Occupation
Superintendant, Telegraph Department, Chennai
Family members
4 brothers and 1 sister
Nithila Royan, B.Arch.,

Mridula Royan, Studying Law, (B.B.A., L.L.B.,) (Hon`s)
Passed 10th & +2 at Presidency Girls Hr. Sec. School, Egmore, Chennai.
B.Sc., in the year 1980..83 at Queen Mary`s College, Chennai.
B.L., in the year 1983 ..86 at Madras Law College, Chennai
Master Degree in Law 1992 ..95, Annamalai University
Date of Enrollment
After Enrollment Joined the office of M/s.Aiyer & Dolia, Advocates and practiced from 1986 to 1991 in High Court, Madras and other courts in Chennai. Thereafter, joined the office of Senior Advocates Mr. N.Natarajan and Mrs. Ramani Natarajan and practiced till 1994.

From 1995 .. 2004 practiced along with the Mr.D.Subbaroyan and managed the practice of father-in-law Mr.I.Duraisamy, Advocate (Junior of (Late) Mr. Mohan Kumaramangalam, Advocate) in the District Munsif Kothagiri, Coonoor and District Court of Nilgiris. During such period effectively implemented the legal aid movement to benefit the Tribal people in and around Nilgiris. Shifted back to Chennai during 2004 and was practicing in the High Court in Civil Side.
Post held
Appointed as Government Advocate on 10.06.2006 and became Additional Government Pleader in 08.08.2007 and on 11.04.2008 appointed as Special Government Pleader (Civil Suits) in the High Court of Madras.

Appointed as Central Government Standing Counsel in 2006 and appointed as Senior Central Government Standing Counsel in the year 14.10.2010 and served till 2015

Appointed as Panel Lawyer for Southern Railways for appearing in Tribunals.

Appointed as Southern Railway Panel counsel for High Court from 12.06.2012 till the elevation as Judge, High Court, Madras.

Appointed as Panel lawyer State Human Rights Commission (SHRC, Tamil Nadu State) for Madras High Court form May 2015 till the elevation as Judge, High Court, Madras.

Was Panel Lawyer for various Municipalities in Nilgiris District, Coimbatore District and Panchayats.

Appeared for various Co-op. societies in Nilgiris District and in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Was Panel counsel for Vijaya Bank, Canara Bank and IOB.
Elevated as Additional Judge to the High Court of Judicature at Madras on 05.10.2016