CITY COURTS, CHENNAI

City Civil and Sessions Court

City Civil and Sessions Courts located inside Madras High Court Campust, in two blocks - Main and Annexe Buildings. Some of the CIty Civil Courts courts are located at Singaravelar Maligai, George Town, Chennai-1; and District and Session Court for Exclusive Trial of Bomb Blast Cases located at Karayanchavadi, Poonamallee, Chennai.

The jurisdiction of the City Civil Court is fixed under the Madras City Civil Court Act, 1892. The territorial jurisdiction of the City Civil Court extends over the whole of the City of Chennai.  By the Tamil Nadu Civil Courts and the Chennai CIty Courts (Amendment) Act of 2010, the Tamil Nadu Civil Courts Act, 1873 and the Chennai City Civil Court Act, 1892 were amended, revising the pecuniary jurisdiction of the Assistant Judge to an upper limit of Rs.10.00 lakhs and that of Principal Judge of City Civil Court to awards exceeding Rs.10.00 lakhs but not exceeding Rs.1 Crore. The cases where value exceeds Rs.1 Crore, have to be instituted in the Principal Seat of High Court at Madras.The City Civil Court is also functioning as the Sessions Court for the Chennai Sessions Division.

The Court is presided over by the Principal Judge along with 21 Additional/Special Judges in the cadre of District Judges and 18 Judges in the cadre of Civil Judges (Senior Division) alongwith a Registrar who is in-charge of the Administration. Besides that, 4 Ad Hoc Courts for Recording Evidence also functioning presided by Retired District Judges. Of these 6 Additional Judges are specificlly handling cases related CBI and are supported by separete administration.

List of courts and the Judicial Officers presiding the courts are shown below:

Thiru/Tmt/Selvi

Designation

R.Selvakumar,

Principal Judge.

Principal Judge

T.Chandrasekaran,

District Judge.

I Additional Judge

V.Thangamariappan,

District Judge.

II Additional Judge 

J.Sridevi,(FAC)

District Judge.

III Additional Judge 

J.Sridevi,

District Judge.

IV Additional Judge

D.V.Aanand,

District Judge.

V Additional Judge (TADA)

D.V.Aanand (FAC),

District Judge.

VI Additional Judge

S.Isvarane ,

District Judge.

VII Additional Judge

N.Venkatavaradan,

District Judge.

VIII Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)

N.Krishnasamy,

District Judge.

IX Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)

S.Tasneem (FAC),

District Judge

 @ X Additional Judge (Special Court for Prevention of Corruption Act)

G.Vijayalakshmi,

District Judge.

 @ XI Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)

A.Thiruvenkata Seenivasan,

District Judge.

XII Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)

L.S.Sathiyamurthy,

District Judge.

XIII Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)

T.Malarvalentina,

District Judge.

XIV Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)

T.Indirani,

District Judge.

 @ XV Additional Judge, (FTC-I)

S.Tasneem,

District Judge.

 @ XVI Additional Judge, (FTC-II)

P.Suresh Kumar,

District Judge.

 @ XVII Additional Judge, (FTC-III)

Dr.S.T.Lakshmi Ramesh,

District Judge.

 @ XVIII Additional Judge, (FTC-IV)

T.Indirani (FAC),

District Judge.

 @ XIX Additional Judge, (FTC-V)

S.Sujatha,

District Judge.

* XX Additional Judge,

A.S.Harihara Kumar,

District Judge.

* XXI Additional Judge

S.Sujatha (FAC),

District Judge.

* XXII Additional Judge

C.Umamaheswari,

District Judge.

*XXIII Additional Judge

K.Ravi,

District Judge,

@ Sessions Judge, Special Court  No.I for Trial of Cases related to Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu.

D.Sivakumar,

District Judge.

@ Sessions Judge, Special Court  No.II for Trial of Cases related to Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu.

P.Velmurugan,

District Judge.

** District and Sessions Judge (Sessions Court for exclusive trial of Bomb Blast Cases)

T.H.Mohammed Farooq,

District Judge.

*Sessions Judge (Mahalir Neethimandram / Mahila Court)

M.Rajalakshmi,

District Judge.

SPECIAL COURT FOR EXCLUSIVE TRIAL OF CASES UNDER POCSO ACT

N.Alicia,

Senior Civil Judge

@ Assistant Sessions Judge, Additional Special Court for Trial of Cases related to Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu

M.S.Manimekalai,

Senior Civil Judge

I Assistant Judge 

S.Manoj Kumar ,

Senior Civil Judge

II Assistant Judge 

K.S.Kayalvizhi (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge

III Assistant Judge 

K.S.Kayalvizhi (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge

IV Assistant Judge 

K.S.Kayalvizhi,

Senior Civil Judge

V Assistant Judge 

G.Prabagaran,

Senior Civil Judge

VI Assistant Judge 

J.Barathi,

Senior Civil Judge

VII Assistant Judge 

J.Barathi (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge

VIII Assistant Judge 

M.Sivasakthi,

Senior Civil Judge

IX Assistant Judge 

R.V.Raja Kumar,

Senior Civil Judge

X Assistant Judge 

S.Manoj Kumar(FAC) ,

Senior Civil Judge

XI Assistant Judge 

R.V.Raja Kumar (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge

XII Assistant Judge 

G.Prabagaran (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge

XIII Assistant Judge 

L.Maheswari (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge.

XIV Assistant Judge 

L.Maheswari,

Senior Civil Judge.

XV Assistant Judge 

M.Sivasakthi (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge.

XVI Assistant Judge 

K.S.Arun Sabhapathy,

Senior Civil Judge.

XVII Assistant Judge 

K.S.Arun Sabhapathy (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge.

XVIII Assistant Judge 

S.Jeeva Pandian (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge.

*XIX Assistant Judge 

S.Jeeva Pandian,

Senior Civil Judge.

*XX Assistant Judge 

E.Damodaran (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge.

*XXI Assistant Judge 

M.Ziavur Rahuman(FAC),

Senior Civil Judge.

*XXII Assistant Judge 

E.Damodaran,

Senior Civil Judge.

*XXIII Assistant Judge 

M.Ziavur Rahuman,

Senior Civil Judge.

*XXIV Assistant Judge 

S.Sivasubramanian,

Senior Civil Judge.

*XXV Assistant Judge 

S.Sivasubramanian(FAC),

Senior Civil Judge.

*XXVI Assistant Judge 

K.Srinivasan,

Senior Civil Judge.

*XXVII Assistant Judge 

K.Srinivasan (FAC)

Senior Civil Judge.

*XXVIII Assistant Judge 

A Kayavizhil,

Retired District Judge.

Adhoc Judge-I

(Recording Evidence)

K.Sivakumar,

Retired District Judge.

Adhoc Judge-II

(Recording Evidence)

S.Thangakani,

Retired District Judge.

Adhoc Judge-III

(Recording Evidence)

P.Ashokan,

Retired District Judge.

Adhoc Judge-IV

(Recording Evidence)

K.S.Arun Sabhapathy (FAC),

Civil Judge

Registrar

@ Functioning at Singaravelar Maligai, George Town, Chennai-600 001

* Functioning at Egmore@Allikulam Complex, Chennai-600 003

 ** Functioning at Karayanchavadi, Poonamallee, Chennai-600 056.

 

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