Eastern Media Director in India’s top 40 legal leaders list

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:

S.No  Name  Designation  Company 
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
8 Bharat Chugh Advocate
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
17 Mini Gautam Partner Aquilaw
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



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