Hon’ble Sri Justice Syed Saghir Ahmed born on 1st July, 1935. Enrolled as Advocate of the Allahabad High Court on 6th December 1961. Practised on the Civil side before the Lucknow Bench. He was Standing Counsel of the Uttar Pradesh Government since 1976 and of the Northern Railway since 1971. Appointed Additional Judge, Allahabad High Court from 2nd November 1981. Appointed Permanent Judge from 30th December 1982. Transferred to Jammu & Kashmir High Court on 1-11-1993.
Appointed as Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court with effect fro 18-3-1994. Transferred as Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court from 23-9-1994. Appointed as Judge of the Supreme Court of India with effect from 6-3-1995. Retired on 1-7-2002.