Himachal Pradesh High Court confers Senior Designation on Advocate General Anup Kumar Rattan

On December 20, 2022, advocate Rattan was appointed as the new Advocate General of Himachal Pradesh after the Congress party came to power in the State.
Anup Kumar Rattan, Advocate General
Anup Kumar Rattan, Advocate General

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday designated advocate Anup Kumar Rattan, who is the incumbent Advocate General (AG), as 'Senior Advocate' with immediate effect.

A notification to this effect was issued by the Registrar General of the High Court.

"In exercise of the powers vested in it under Section 16(2) of the Advocates Act, 1961, the High Court of Himachal Pradesh has been pleased to designate Sh. Anup Kumar Rattan, advocate as a Senior Advocate with immediate effect," the notification stated.

On December 20, 2022, Rattan was appointed as the new Advocate General of Himachal Pradesh after the Congress party returned to power in the State.

He replaced Ashok Sharma, who served as AG from December 2017 to December 2022.

Rattan pursued law from Himachal Pradesh University in the late 90s. He served as Additional Advocate General during the Congress rule in the State from 2012-17.

According to Hindustan Times, he was their legal correspondent in Shimla from 2004-2014.

[Read Notification]

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