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JUSTICE K.R. SHRIRAM (KALPATHI RAJENDRAN SHRIRAM) JUSTICE K.R. SHRIRAM (KALPATHI RAJENDRAN SHRIRAM)
B.Com., LL.M.

1 Born in Mumbai, Justice K.R.Shriram completed B.Com in Financial Accountancy and Management and LL.B. from Mumbai University, following which he pursued LL.M. (Maritime Law) from King's College, London. He passed LL.M. in merit.

2 He enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa on 3rd July 1986 and joined the Chambers of Mr.S. Venkiteswaran, Senior Advocate. In 1997, he set up his own Chamber and dealt in commercial matters with specialization in Shipping and International Trade Law; writ matters arising out of Ports Acts, Customs Act, Motor Vehicles Act, Marine Insurance (including re-insurance and P&I); Company Law matters etc.

3 He has done litigation and non-litigation work and has appeared in Bombay High Court, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, other High Courts of India, and in the National and State Consumer Disputes Redressal Forums, Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Securities Appellate Tribunal, Company Law Board, and various arbitrations.

He has also conducted trials in civil suits; statutory inquiries under Merchant Shipping Act; engineering construction arbitration; and consumer redressal disputes.

4 He served as a member of the Core Committee-I (Admiralty matters) for consideration of draft of Unification of Original and Appellate Side Rules of Bombay High Court.

5 On the personal front, Justice Shriram was actively involved in social causes, helping families where there is a bereavement. For many years he served as the Vice-Chairman of Dharmishta Mithran, an NGO, that runs centers for performing obsequies and 'shraaddh' for the departed. He loves playing golf and is well travelled across the country and internationally.

6 Elevated as Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on 21st June 2013. Confirmed as Permanent Judge of the Bombay High Court on 2nd March 2016.

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