Hon'ble Dr. Justice P. Jyothimani, B.Sc., M.L., Ph.D.,
Dr.P.Jyothimani, arenowned Judge of Madras High Court, holder of Ph.D degree in Criminology from University of Madras with a commitment to his Legal Profession. He has been awarded with Gold medals for securing highest mark in BGL, BL and ML degree.
He was recognised by several endowment awards and Gold medals like Justice.S. Panchapakesu Sastri Memorial Endowment, Laxmi Narasa Reddy Gold Medal and Chief Justice Veerasami Gold medals. He got enrolled himself as an advocate in the year 1975, Since then he was practicing in the High Court of Madras on Original and Appellate side dealing with Educational and Service matters.
He was standing counsel for University of Madras, Food Corporation of India, Bar Council of Tamil Nadu, Bar Council of India, Administrative General and Official Trustee of High Court, Pachaiyappas Trust Board and Association of University Teachers. After his 29 years 01 Practice, he was elevated as Judge of Madras High Court in the year 2005. During his tenure, he has delivered several landmark judgements and has disposed more than 45,000 cases which includes Kudankulam Nuclear Power Projects, Google.Inc. relating to Trademark infringement and several Educational matters in writ petitions and writ appeals including minority status of educational institutions.
He got retired in the year 2012 and he was appointed as Judicial Member in National Green Tribunal, New Delhi on 26.12.2012. Then he was transferred to National Green Tribunal, Southern Zone at Chennai on 23.05.2015 and retired from NGT on 25.10.2017. He is also alife member of Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.