Justice M.S. Ramesh, on completion of his graduation in law from Madurai Law College, commenced his practice predominantly in the Madras High Court. After four years of tutelage under Justice S. Jagadeesan; he commenced his independent practice from the year 1994. His concentrations on cases were mostly on the Writ Jurisdiction, though he also handled cases in Civil, Criminal, Arbitration, Labour and Service. During his practice, he handled important Constitutional matters, as well as Sensational cases.
While practicing law, he also took up assignments as a part-time and guest faculty in Government and Private Educational Institutions for teaching law related subjects. He was also a Law Reporter in the Indian Law Reporter.
He was later offered the post of Additional Government Pleader and has defended numerous important cases for the Government of Tamil Nadu. While serving as a Government Advocate, he was elevated as a Judge of the Madras High Court on 5th of October 2016.
As a student, he loved sports in general and the game of Cricket in particular. He also plays indoor games of Snooker, Pool Table and Table Tennis. He is passionate about music.