Passed his LLB from University Campus Law Department of Panjab University in the year 1972 in first division.
Graduated in Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Panjab University Chandigarh through Government College for Men, Chandigarh, in the year 1968.
Was elevated as Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court on July 6, 2002.
Was transferred to High Court of Madhya Pradesh with effect from April 11, 2007 and was posted at its Bench at Indore, till his superannuation on November 30, 2010.
Had been known for a very large and quick disposal of cases in both the High Courts. Infact during his tenure as a judge he has disposed of more than 50,000 cases.
During his tenure as a judge, had dealt with various jurisdictions of law and had presided over Division Benches and Single Bench, with regard to Constitutional, Civil, Criminal and Tax matters
Started legal practice on July 6, 1972 at Punjab and Haryana High Court Chandigarh.
Made a very good name for himself in profession while dealing with a large number of cases in various fields of law. Have a number of Constitutional matters to his credit.
Was designated a Senior Advocate by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on June 1, 1994.
Was the standing counsel for and had represented various reputed Private and Public-SectorUndertakings in important matters.
Was appointed Additional Standing Counsel for the Central Government in the High Court and had conducted many important cases on behalf of Union of India pertaining to various Central Government departments and Armed Forces.
Presently a Member of the Mahadei Water Disputes Tribunal, New Delhi, an interstate water dispute tribunal, constituted by Government of India, on the nomination by the Chief Justice of India.
Is also actively involved in the arbitration and conciliation/mediation work. Is also a member of the Indian Council of Arbitration, New Delhi (ICA), and various other similar organisations in many other Stssates. Is also on the panel of Arbitrators of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh.
Belongs to a Family of Lawyers. His great grandfather and his grandfather were both practicing Lawyers in the erstwhile princely State of Patiala.
His father Shri Amar Nath Mittal was a Senior Advocate of repute practicing at Punjab and Haryana High Court at Chandigarh.