Justice Tashi is new Executive Chairman JKLSA
JAMMU: The government has appointed Justice Tashi Rabstan, Judge High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh as Executive Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Legal Services Authority (JKLSA).
The notification was issued by the Department of Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs department.
Justice Tashi Rabstan was born in an agriculturist family of Varsudopa on April 10 1963 in Village Skurbuchan, Leh district, Ladakh.
He did his graduation and LLB from University of Jammu and was enrolled as an Advocate on March 6 of 1990 in Bar Council of Jammu and Kashmir and started practicing in the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and various other High Courts in Arbitration, Constitution, Service, Election, Civil and Criminal matters.
He was experienced in researching the intent of laws and judicial decisions and applying law to clients’ circumstances and remained as Standing Counsel for Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh from 1997 till 2005.
He was appointed as Additional Central Government Standing Counsel, for Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Jammu Wing, in September, 1998 and continued till elevation. He also remained as panel counsel for Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi from April, 2008 till 31st December 2011. Justice Tashi was appointed as Additional Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and took oath of office on March 8 of 2013.
He was appointed as permanent Judge of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on May 16 of 2014.
Justice Tashi has the distinction of being the first person from UT of Ladakh to be appointed as Judge of the High Court of J&K and Ladakh.
He has, earlier, served as Chairman of J&K High Court Legal Services Committee and also as Executive Chairman of Ladakh Legal Services Authority.