Dhileepan Pakutharivu is an associate in Ganesan and Manuraj Legal LLP and is an Advocate practicing at the High Court of Madras.

Dhileepan is a dedicated and detail-oriented litigation associate. He has proven ability to accurately execute variety of legal functions including drafting and vetting of documents.

His area of practice ranges primarily from Criminal to Writ Jurisdiction. Also, assist Senior Advocates in variety of cases before various forums which involves intriguing legal questions.

Dhileepan is a history enthusiast and having deep passion for Indological studies.

Key Works


  • Represented clients in various criminal cases and defamation cases.
  • Handled cases relating to election laws during the Parliamentary and Legislative Elections.
  • Assisted cases involving LGBTQIA+ individuals in a matter of police protection and obtained orders creating a ripple effect on multiple state policies and regulations in Tamil Nadu.


2018 – 2019: LL.M. (CriminalLaw),Jain University, Bengaluru.

2015 – 2018: LL.B.Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai.

2010 – 2014: B.E.(CivilEngineering),DSEC, Perambalur.

Bar Admissions

  • Member of the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Bar Council, Republic of India (2018)


  • From Poised Chalice to Ink Attack, November 2015, Rally by AICUF Publication, Vol.93, No.06. Edition - ‘Freedom of Expression’
  • Sentient of the Danger and Clamouring Youths, February 2016, Rally by AICUF Publication, Vol.93, No.09. Edition - ‘Youth for Social Change’
  • Tamil Civilisation: The Remnants of the Dravidian IVC, Book Review under the Title ‘Journey of a Civilization: Indus to Vaigai Reviews’, Pages 40 – 43
  • Sindhuveliyum Tamizhar Neriyum: Oru Nagarikaththin Thadam, 13, September 2020, Published on Tamil Kindle Magazine ‘Dravida Vasippu’.
  • [Book Review] Sanjay Pinto's High and Law, September 26, 2022,"