Secretary, New Delhi District,

Delhi Legal Services Authority.

Ms. Shivani Chauhan has been posted as Secretary, Delhi Legal Services Authority for the New Delhi District, Patiala House Courts w.e.f 01.12.2016 (forenoon).

Ms Shivani Chauhan took the Oath of the office in the forenoon on 22-11-2011. She underwent one year intensive induction training at the Delhi Judicial Academy under the direct supervision and able guidance of Hon’ble Ms. Justice Anu Malhotra, Judge, High Court of Delhi, the then Ld. Director, Delhi Judicial Academy and Ms. Santosh Snehi Mann, the then Ld. Director, Delhi Judicial Academy.

After successful completion of the Induction Course, she was posted as Civil Judge, Central District, Tis Hazari Court. During her tenure, she dealt with all kinds of matters pertaining to Civil Jurisdiction which included Suits for Possession of immovable and movable property, Injunction, Partition of Property, Specific Performance, Recovery Cases, Eviction Suits as well as Execution Petitions and Misc Enquiries. Subsequently, her Court was also designated as Special Court for DDA matters and all the matters in which DDA was a party were also dealt with by her Court. She functioned as such till 15.01.2014 (forenoon).

Thereafter, she was posted as MM-01 Mahila Court, South-East District, Saket District Courts. During her tenure, she effectively adjudicated several cases pertaining to women related offences which are specifically triable by Metropolitan Magistrates including cases pertaining to Domestic Violence, Matrimonial Offences, and execution petitions arising out of maintenance orders. The cases were adjudicated in a time bound manner which resulted in granting of timely relief to the several aggrieved women. She adopted conciliatory approach while dealing with disputes arising out of matrimonial relationships which resulted in amicable settlements in several cases.