Justice Pradeep D. Waingankar

 (Former Judge, High Court of Karnataka)


Law Commission of Karnataka



Date of Birth                      :

       10th April, 1954


Educational Qualifications:                         

  1. M A in Economics from Bombay University

  2. LL.B from Bellad Law College, Belagavi​


Professional                       :

  1. Served as Lecturer in Economics in Jyotiba Phule College, Belagavi.

  2. Enrolled as an Advocate on the roll of Karnataka Bar Council in the year 1981 and practiced in Civil & Criminal Law at Karwar.

  3. Legal Advisor to Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation and Karnataka State Finance Corporation.

  4. Specialised in Criminal and Civil Law.​


Judicial Service                 :

  1. Appointed as a direct District Judge from the Bar and assumed charge as District Judge on 19.06.1988.

  2. Served as District Judge at Bengaluru, Gulbarga (Now Kalburgi), Mangaluru Districts.

  3. Served as Principal District & Sessions Judge at Dharwad.

  4. Served as Presiding Officer, Karnataka State Transport Appellate Tribunal at Bengaluru.

  5. Served as Chief Judge, Small Causes Court, Bengaluru.

  6. Served as Registrar (Administration), High Court of Karnataka, Bengaluru.

  7. Elevated as Judge of High Court of Karnataka and assumed office on 22.10.2013 and retired after attaining superannuation on 09.04.2016.


As Member in Law Commission       :

Served as Member of the Law Commission of Karnataka on 03.10.2016.


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