Advocate General's Profile


Ashok Sharma born on 31st December, 1960 in Village Ser, District Hamirpur, H.P. did Matriculation from Government High School , Gohar, District Mandi, H.P. and graduated from G.B. Pant Govt. Degree College, Rampur Bushahar, District Shimla, H.P. did M.A. in English and LLB from H.P. University. In the year, 1986 joined Practice in High Court of Himachal Pradesh and held different positions:-

·         Assistant Advocate General, from 1998 to 2001.
·         Vice President and President of High Court Bar Association for three tenures.
·         Active member of Akhil Bhartiya Vidharthi Parishad and held various organisation responsibilities.
·         State President of Adhivakta Parishad H.P. for three years.
·         Secretary of Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha, H.P.
·         State convenor Bhartiya Janta Party & Legal Cell Legislative H.P. for two terms.
·         Senior Standing Counsel for H.P. Road Transport Corporation, H.P. State Electronic Development Corporation, Handicraft and Handloom Corporation, H.P. Vidhan Sabha, B.S.N.L. and others.
·         Assistant Solicitor General of India from September, 2014 to December, 2017.
·         Experience in various fields of Law-Constitutional & Service matters, Criminal and Civil Laws.
·         Appointed as Advocate General for the State of Himachal Pradesh on 30th December, 2017.


Former Advocate General's Profile




Father's Name

Late Sh. K. S. DOGRA


ADVOCATE GENERAL, State of Himachal Pradesh, 
(w.e.f. 25.12.2012)

Ravenswood, High Court, Shimla-171001. 
Phones: 0177-2800195, 2803249
Mobile No.: 094181-36001

Madhav Niketan, Kanan Vihar,
 Dudhli, PO Bharari, Tehsil & District Shimla, HP.171001
 Phone (R):0177-2813315

Date of Birth

February 18, 1958


(i) Matriculation in the year 1973 from Government High School Marawog,Tehsil Chopal, H.P.
(ii) BA (Hons) in 1979 from D.A.V College Chandigarh.
(iii) LLB and PG Diploma in Personnel Management & Labour Laws from H.P. University Shimla in the year 1979- 1982, 1983

Date of Enrolment as Advocate & Enrollment No.

May 9, 1983 with HP Bar Council, Shimla & HIM/19/1983.

Professional Experience

Practicing law in High Court of Himachal Pradesh since 1983 in all fields including constitutional, civil, criminal, company law, labour laws, service matters, tax matters, arbitration cases etc.

Other experience

 (i)President of  HP High Court Bar Association, Shimla, in the year 2004-
 (ii) Twice Member of Bar  Council of Himachal Pradesh for the period 1988-
        93 and 1994-99
 (iii) Remained Standing Counsel for HP State Electricity Board, Shimla
        Municipal Corporation, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, HP
        Marketing & Processing Corporation, HP State Co-operative Bank.
 (iv) Standing Counsel for Central Tibetan Administration of His Holiness the
        Dalai Lama, Dharamshala. 
 (v)  Conducted important cases on behalf of State Government and HP Public
        Service Commission.

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