Chief Justice, Orissa High Court

Hon'ble Mr. Justice V. Narasingh

Mr. V. Narasingh born on 19th January, 1967 at Berhampur. He is the son of Late Justice V. Gopala Swamy, retired Judge, Orissa High Court and Mrs. V. Dharmamba, retired Assistant Inspector of Schools (OES-II) and grandson of Late Sri V. Koneti Rao, Vice Principal of Khallikote College, Berhampur. Married to Ms. V. Malavika and blessed with two children. Daughter Ms. V. Nimeshika is a fashion designer and pursuing her further study in MA Fashion Business Management at University of Westminster, London and son Mr. V. Devansh is studying in class XII in Sai International School, Bhubaneswar.

After passing matriculation from Unit-1 Government Boys High School, Bhubaneswar, completed his graduation in Commerce from B.J.B. College.

He obtained his Post Graduate Degree in Law from M.S. Law College.

He worked as a part time Law Lecturer in M.S. Law College.

He joined the Bar in the year, 1989. Started his practice in the office of Senior Advocate Sri Bhaktahari Mohanty, noted Civil Lawyer and thereafter worked as an understudy of noted service law exponent Sri G.A.R Dora, Senior Advocate.

Worked as Additional Standing Counsel and Additional Government Advocate , Government of Odisha.He functioned as Additional Standing Counsel (Commercial Tax) and worked as Additional Retainer Counsel of CBI. He was appointed as Additional Central Government Standing Counsel in Central Administrative Tribunal, Cuttack Bench, Cuttack.

He is the recipient of Haricharan Mukherjee Memorial Gold Medal for the year, 2004 for outstanding performance and maintaining high standard of professional ethics as a Lawyer.

He was one of the first batch of lawyers chosen by the High Court of Orissa to undergo Mediation training in the year, 2008 in the East India Regional Intensive Mediation Training Programme at Ranchi.

He was an empanelled Arbitrator and Mediator of the High Court of Orissa and was nominated as amicus curiae by the High Court of Orissa to conduct criminal cases.

He was specially engaged Counsel for the state of Odisha before the Commission of Enquiry headed by Hon’ble Justice Sri A.S. Naidu.  

And he was specially engaged Counsel for Odisha Board of Pharmacy.

He was executive member of Rogi Kalyan Samiti of Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar.

He was appearing as a panel lawyer for:-   

a) Accountant General (General and Social sector Audit) Odisha, Bhubaneswar.

b) Indian Audit and Accounts Department, East Coast Railway, Bhubaneswar

c) National Insurance Co. Ltd.

d) New India Assurance Co. Ltd.

e) Airports Authority of India.

f) Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.

g) National Highway Authority of India, PIU, Kharagpur.

h) C.H.S.E., Odisha.

i) Odisha State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Limited (OMFED)

j) Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC)

Was sworn in as Judge of the High Court of Orissa on 14.02.2022.