An alumnus of Modern School, Hindu College and Campus Law Centre, Justice Manmohan, enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1987. He practised in the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Delhi and undertook civil, criminal, constitutional, taxation, arbitration and trademark litigation.
Designated as a Senior Advocate in 2003- he appeared in various important cases, including Dabhol Power Company, Hyderabad Nizam’s Jewellery Trust matter, and Claridges Hotel dispute and has also taken part in various seminars and conferences of national and international repute.
Elevated as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi in 2008, and appointed as a Permanent Judge in 2009- he has delivered several significant judgments concerning the rights of economically weaker sections to get state support in case of chronic and critical medical conditions (Mohd. Ahmed Vs. UOI & Ors., 2014 SCC OnLine Del 1508; Mohd. Kalim Vs. ESIC & Ors: W.P.(C) 8445/2014) as well as the right of every child to access digital education during the Covid-19 pandemic and creation of a universal administrative protocol to deal with rescue and rehabilitation of children who are victims of human trafficking.
His judgements on dynamic injunction (UTV Software Communications Ltd. and Ors. Vs. 1337X.TO and Ors., 2019 SCC OnLine Del 8002); formula to compute damages in trademark matters (Koninklijke Philips N.V. & Anr. Vs. Amazestore & Ors., 2019 SCC OnLine Del 8198) and permitting children to use their mother’s surname in legal documents are considered pioneering precedents.