Bharat graduated in law in 2011 and practiced independently as a litigator for about two years. In 2013, at the age of 23, he secured the first rank in the prestigious Delhi Judicial Service examination and joined as a Civil Judge/Metropolitan Magistrate. Bharat trained at the Delhi and the National Judicial Academies and served in various civil/criminal assignments in three and a half years of judgeship.
In 2016 and at the age of 27, he resigned from judgeship to return to the practice of law as an advocate and currently serves as Partner at L&L partners (formerly Luthra and Luthra Law Offices).
Bharat is passionate about law reform and policy. He currently serves as a member of the prestigious Young SIAC (Singapore International Arbitration Centre) committee. Bharat has also previously served on the Delhi High Court Committee on Arbitration. Bharat has also participated in various law making & policy discussions with the government.
Bharat has a keen interest in academics and has acted as the resource person for various academies and contributes a substantial amount of time in training and teaching. He has delivered talks, conducted seminars/training programs and participated in panel discussions organized by : ASSOCHAM, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Delhi Judicial Academy, J&K Judicial Academy, National Police Academy, Centre for Criminology and Victimology, Legal Services Authorities, IIHS, Law Schools & the ICSE, amongst others.
Bharat is also extremely passionate about pro bono/amicus curiae lawyering for the disenfranchised, teaching, and mentoring aspiring future judges.
Bharat is also extremely passionate about writing. This blog is a labor of love for Bharat. He shares here – the little that he knows about judgeship, lawyering and the law. In a language understandable to the younger members of the Bar, the students and law’s proverbial ‘reasonable person of ordinary prudence’, for whom ignorance of law is no excuse.