Three new additional advocates general for TN
Tamil Nadu government on Monday appointed three new additional advocates-general for Madras high court in the place of three others who had resigned last week.
The new AAGs are STS Murthi, who quit his government pleader post for the current position, S Manishankar and V Ayyathurai.
Murthi hails from Erode district and has a bar experience of almost three and a half decades and has served as a law officer for more than a decade and a half in the high court. He has rich experience in handling constitutional matters and civil cases. He served as government advocate between 1991 to 1996 and was appointed as cen tral government standing counsel in 1998. He served as special government pleader from 2001 to 2005 and was reappointed in 2011. He was appointed as the government pleader of Madras high court in 2013.
Manishankar hails from a family of lawyers with 28 years of experience in Civil and Criminal law, Central Excise and Customs, Constitutional matters.Arbitration, consumer protection, and intellectual property rights areas. He was a key member of the chief minister Jayalalithaa’s defence team in the disproportionate wealth case against her.
Auuadurai is from an agricultural family and has more than 34 years of Bar experience behind him. He is junior or former advocate-general R Krishnamoorthy and is a Member of Editorial Committee of `CTC Law Journals Publications’ Since 1995. He is practicing in writ, civil and criminal law.
dinathanthi newspaper 02/08/2016 : http://www.dinathanthiepaper.in/firstpage.aspx