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Hon'ble Thiru. Justice P.D. Audikesavalu

Hon'ble Thiru. Justice P.D. Audikesavalu


Date of Birth
30th December, 1970
Family background
Paternal Grandfather:
(Late) Sardar P.M. Audikesavalu Naicker
Freedom Fighter,
Member of Madras Legislative Assembly (1937-1939)
Deputy Mayor of Madras (1939-1940)
Member of Interim Parliament (1950-1952)

Sri P.A.Daivasigamani
Advocate & Social Worker

Smt Manimehala Daivasigamani Retired School Principal &
Former Member, Madras (North) Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (1994-1999)

Wife :
Smt Kavitha Audikesavalu

A.Pooja Varshini
Educational qualifications
Std. I to Std. X (1977-1987)
Sir M.Venkatasubba Rao Matriculation Higher Secondary School,
Thirumalai Pillai Road, T.Nagar, Chennai .. 600017

Std. XI and Std. XII (1987-1989)
SBOA School & Junior College, School Road, Anna Nagar Western Extension, Chennai .. 600101. B.L., (1989-1994) and
M.L., (1995-1997)
Madras Law College

Stood First in Law Colleges Entrance Examinations (1989) in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry

Was awarded the Carl Micheal Prize by University of Madras for having secured the First Rank in M.L. Degree Examination (1997) in Contracts & Mercantile Law Branch

Was awarded President`s Scout Award in 1985
(a) Date of enrollment
14th September, 1994
(b) Actual number of years of practice
22 years
(c) Places and/ or the Courts before whom practised and the period
Had been practicing mainly in Madras High Court, and has also been conducting cases before Consumer Disputes Redressal District Fora & State Commission, Debts Recovery Tribunals, Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunal City Civil Court, Small Causes Court & Labour Courts in Chennai City from September 1994 to June 2017
(d) Nature of practice
All branches of civil law including Civil, Writ, Constitutional, Labour, Company, Service cases, banking matters, arbitration claims.
(e) The field of specialization
Banking, Service matters, Motor Accident Claims, Rent Control, Consumer Disputes, Arbitration Claims
Particulars of positions held as Counsel for the State or Union or any statutory authority or public undertakings
Was Standing Counsel for State Bank of India
Food Corporation of India
Tamil Nadu Ex-Servicemen Corporation
Oriental Insurance Co., Ltd.,
Egmore Benefit Society Ltd.
Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan

Assisted the Advocate General of Tamil Nadu, Shri R.Muthukumaraswamy (from 27.08.2016 to 21.06.2017) and also earlier when he was the Additional Advocate-General of Tamil Nadu.

Was Panel Advocate for the Administrator General and Official Trustee of Tamil Nadu during 2004-2005