Bhubaneswar: Eastern Media Limited’s Director Avnish Sharma has made it to the list of India’s top 40 legal leaders.
As per list released by the BW Legal World, a platform for lawyers, general counsels, law firms and other stakeholders, Sharma has been placed among 40 young legal talents under the age of 40.
The BW Legal World recognised Delhi-based Avnish Sharma as country’s one of the finest lawyers and legal influencers. He is one of the directors of Eastern Media Ltd in Odisha and partner of Khaitan & Co.
The BW Legal World conferred awards on the selected legal professionals during the programme titled Top 40 Under 40, “The Legal Eagles” of the Indian Legal Ecosystem, on Sunday following a strict process.
As many as 62 nominations were shortlisted out of 104 participants. The grand jury including P.S Narasimha, Former Additional Solicitor General of India; Shradul Shroff, Executive Chairman & National Practice Head, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (Jury Chair) and Siddharth Luthra, Senior Advocate – Supreme Court of India selected 40 young legal leaders for the awards.
Sharma and 39 others were awarded during the ceremony on virtual mode in presence of jury chair, jury members, Thyrocare MD Dr Velumani and BW Businessworld and exchange4media group Chairman and Editor in Chief Dr Annurag Batra.
Here’s the list of BW Legal World 40 under 40 achievers 2020:
|1||Abhishek Dadoo||Partner||Khaitan & Co|
|2||Anshul Prakash||Partner||Khaitan & Co|
|3||Anuj Berry||Partner||Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co|
|4||Anupam Alok||Senior Legal Counsel||Sberbank|
|5||Apar Gupta||Co-Founder and Executive Director||Internet Freedom Foundation|
|6||Ashwarya Sinha||Advocate on Record|
|7||Avnish Sharma||Partner||Khaitan & Co|
|9||Divyakant Lahoti||Lahoti Advocates|
|10||Faisal Sherwani||Partner||L&L Partners, Law Offices|
|11||Harsh Walia||Partner||Khaitan & Co|
|12||Ishani Chandra||Managing Partner||Sagar Chandra & Associates|
|13||Kanika Atul Premnarayen||Partner||Indian Law Partners|
|14||Kritika Krishnamurthy||Partner||AK and Partners|
|15||Manisha Chaudhary||Managing Partner||UKCA and Partners|
|16||Manisha Shroff||Partner||Khaitan & Co|
|18||Mishi Choudhary||Managing Partner||Mishi Choudhary & Associates; Moglen & Associates; Software Freedom Law Center, India|
|19||Mohit Gogia||Partner||S&R Associates|
|20||Natashaa S. Shroff||Partner||Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co|
|21||Naval Satarawala Chopra||Partner||Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co|
|22||Nawneet Vibhaw||Partner||Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co|
|23||Nitesh Jain||Partner||Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co|
|24||Pallavi Pratap||Managing Partner||Pratap & Co.|
|25||Petal Chandhok||Partner||Trust Legal|
|26||Poonam Verma||Partner||J. Sagar Associates, Advocates & Solicitors|
|27||Rishab Gupta||Partner||Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co|
|28||Roshan Thomas||Partner||Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co|
|29||S. Sai Sushanth||CEO||Sushanth IT Law Associates|
|30||Sagar Chandra||Founding Partner||Sagar Chandra & Associates|
|31||Sheetal Kapur||Director Legal||Netflix|
|32||Shivli Katyayan||Associate Director, Head of Legal & IRDA Compliance||Policybazaar Group (Etechaces Marketing and Consulting)|
|33||Shubhangi Garg||Partner||Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co|
|34||Shweta Bansal||Indian Foreign Service Officer, Batch of 2013|
|35||Siddharth Srivastava||Partner||Khaitan & Co|
|36||Sidharth Sethi||Partner||J. Sagar Associates, Advocates & Solicitors|
|37||Sudipta Bhattacharjee||Partner||Advaita Legal|
|38||Siddharth Batra||Advocate-On-Record, Supreme Court of India & Partner||Satram Dass B & Co|
|39||Tariq Khan||Principal Associate||Advani & Co|
|40||Tarun Nangia||Host & Producer- Legally Speaking & Associate Editor- Special Projects||NewsX|