The Kerala High Court will soon get six more judges. The collegium of the High Court had recommended names of two Sessions judges for elevation as judges in the High Court and four advocates of the High Court to be appointed as judges.
It is learnt that the Supreme Court collegium cleared the recommendation and the same has been forwarded to the Central Government.
Ernakulam District and Sessions Judge P Ubaid, Thodupuzha District and Sessions Judge Abraham Mathew, Senior Advocate of Kerala High Court A K Jayasankaran Nambiar and advocates Anil K Narendran, Alexander Thomas and Muhammed Mushtaq are to be appointed as High Court udges. According to sources, the process to finalise the appointment will take at least a month. The two judicial officers had entered service in 1988. Advocate Anil K Narendran is the son of the late Justice K K Narendran, while Jayasankaran Nambiar is the son of Justice K A Nair, former judge of the Kerala High Court. Jayasankaran is also a partner of leading law firm Menon and Pai Associates. Advocate Mushtaq is a partner of M K Associates. Alexander Thomas is the standing counsel of the Indian Medical Council.