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Mr. S P Mital

Mentor Partner, Sankhla & Associates

Mr. Mital is a reputed arbitration expert having an extensive experience of over 37 years in law. He has an extensive practice in taxation, insurance, constitutional laws, appellate litigation, arbitration and cross-border corporate laws and litigation.

He has handled arbitration matters in Singapore, Pakistan and other countries and is registered arbitrator with Indian Council of Arbitration and thus has extensive and varied experience in all aspects of national, international and cross-border alternate dispute resolution mechanism and specialising in arbitration laws.

Mr Mital has been a guiding light and mentor to Sankhla & Associates helping it achieve national and international presence and provide structured and comprehensive legal services to its clients.

Mr. D C Sankhla

Mentor Partner, Sankhla & Associates

Mr. Sankhla passed his law from Punjab University in the year 1967 and did MSc.(Eco) from University of Wales, UK in the year 1977. He had started a successful practice in Haryana only to join the government as an Officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). As a retired bureaucrat, he has extensive experience in the running of the government and is a mentor and advisor in cases of policy decisions, notifications and ever evolving laws in India.

Mr. R L Sankhla

Mentor Partner, Sankhla & Associates

Mr. R L Sankhla joined the bar in the year 1979 and thereafter joined the firm has been a guiding light and a pillar of strength. He thereafter became a Judge in the State of Haryana.

Having retired from the Judiciary Mr. Sankhla uses his extensive experience and knowledge in law to steer Sankhla & Associates to new heights and success. The Firm always has turned to Mr. Sankhla in crisis management and its success in the field is proof positive of the intuitive capabilities of Mr. Sankhla.

Mr. N S Jain

Mentor Partner, (Corporate, International & Arbitration)

Mr. Jain has a rich and diverse experience of more than 37 years in law. He has been an active alternate Dispute Resolution Advisor and lobbyist having extensive and diverse national as well as international experience of arbitration. He is a former Director General of FICCI and has been associated with FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers Of Commerce And Industries) for more than 30 years. He is also the former Director General of IFA (International Fiscal Association) which has its headquarters in Paris, France. He is also the Ex Officio Director ICA (Indian Council Of Arbitration) and can proudly claim to be one of the pillars and foundation stones of Alternate Dispute Resolution Mechanism in India. He has been a legal adviser for several industrial and business houses and has been in active practice since 1995.

Mr. Jain has been a mentor, a guiding light and one of the main pillars of Arbitration Practice of Sankhla & Associates and in his capacity as Mentor Partner, Sankhla & Associates has not only guided and helped the firm but also its clients in successfully drafting, constructing and defending arbitration contracts and clauses.

Mr. Kapil Sankhla

Managing Partner (Arguing Counsel)

Mr. Kapil Sankhla helps clients make winning strategies through both preventive measures and, when necessary, litigation. He is an arguing counsel who is regularly engaged by solicitors and lawyers and to represent a certain point of view by politicians, industrialists and think tanks. Mr Sankhla is a qualified lawyer having graduated from Faculty of Law, Delhi University, Delhi, India. He started his career in 1999 handling political and criminal matters of national magnitude. He has represented various politicians, industrialists and even the Government of India in highly sensitive matters, in India and abroad. Mr Sankhla is regularly featured in the national media as a legal expert and is known for his plain speak and clear point of view.

After a fruitful association with a prestigious law firm in Delhi, wherein he gained immense and valuable experience in various facets of law like corporate, arbitration, intellectual property, banking and general litigation matters, Mr Sankhla with other well established members of the Law fraternity, joined one of today’s most dynamic and versatile law firms – SANKHLA & ASSOCIATES.

Mr. Sankhla has vast experience of handling cases on behalf of various clients, both individual and institutions pertaining to matters relating to DMC Act, DDA, MCD, NDMC, Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi, banks, schools and societies, from District Courts until the Supreme Court as well as criminal cases before the Hon’ble Supreme Court, High Court of Delhi and different High Court, Distt. Court at Delhi, Debt Recovery Tribunal, Delhi, different courts under Consumer Protection Act including National Commission at New Delhi. Empanelled with Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Delhi State Industrial Development Corporation (DSIDC), Delhi Jab Board (DJB), in the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi as well as Wakf Board of Chandigarh in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.

Mr. Sankhla’s has a degree in B.A., L.L.B. from Delhi University and has Professional Memberships in Supreme Court Bar Association, High Court Bar Association, Indian Council of Arbitration. He is/ has been Retained Counsel (PR/Ex) in High Court for DSIDC, DJB, DDA, DMCD.

Ms. Pallavi Singh
Partner (Corporate, Contracts and Conveyancing)

Mrs. Singh is a qualified lawyer with wide-ranging experience on the contractual, conveyancing, IPR and Appellate side. Mrs. Singh started her practice nearly two decades back under the guidance of a well reputed Designated Senior in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India with. She subsequently gained expertise in foreign contracts and negotiations and has immense experience and knowledge in drafting, whetting, negotiating and finalizing cross-border contracts and conveyances.

Mrs. Singh handles the international conveyancing and contracting division at Sankhla & Associates. She is equally adept at litigation as she is with various aspects of corporate law specializing in contracts and conveyancing, alternative dispute resolution mechanism including arbitration and mediation. She heads the US Offices, enabling Sankhla & Associates to provide legal assistance to its international clients.

Ms. Meghna Sankhla
Senior Partner (Consumer, Appellate & ADR Laws)

Mrs. Meghna Sankhla is a qualified lawyer having more than decade and half experience practicing in various appellate forums and due to her presence and performance in the NCDRC, she has had the honor of being appointed the Amicus Curie for the National Consumer Forum. She has extensive experience as an Appellate Lawyer and is a known face in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, Hon’ble High Court of Delhi and National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission.

Mrs. Meghna Sankhla has been elected as Member Executive (Lady) in the Executive Committee of the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA). She is widely sought as member or to chair Internal Complaints Committee and as advisor on Vishaka Guidelines.

Mrs Sankhla manages the Corporate and IPR Cell within the Firm and strives to provide International level services in Prior Art and Drafting for Patent Services.

As the empanelled counsel for Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) and being associated with Mr. S. P. Mital, Advocate she has had the privilege of dealing with various facets of consumer law including insurance, medical negligence, accident and other claims. She is also handling matters for Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Institute of Town Planners India (ITPI) in association with Mr. Mital.

She has extensive experience in handling matters relating to Company laws, Mergers, Acquisitions, Winding up etc. Conversant in handling matters in various fields relating to property, labour matters, writs etc. She holds a degree in B. A. (H) Economics and is a Merit holder from Pune University in L.L.B. Mrs Sankhla is/ has been Amicus Curie for the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission.

Mr. Nikhil Singla

Partner- Litigation (Civil, Criminal & Recoveries)

Mr. Singla is a qualified lawyer with more than a decade and a half rich experience practicing before nearly all forums in Delhi. He has immense experience in litigation for individual clients as well as corporate sector. He has been a retained Counsel for a private electricity company in Delhi and has been handling their litigation and advisory work in the High Court of Delhi as well as before the electricity board/tribunal.

Mr. Singla is a regular face in various courts, forums and tribunals, however is most often seen in the High Court of Delhi.

He has rich experience in arbitration, litigation, custom laws, electricity laws, monopolies and restrictive trade practices, and general corporate laws.

Mr. Ankit Ahluwalia

Advocate, Sankhla & Associates
Mr Ahluwalia handles the Contract Litigation and Negotiations, Trade Mark and IPR division and has extensive experience in filing of TM applications and contesting the same. Mr Sharma has prepared and contested various claims, counter claims, objections, Suits, and Injunctions in various foras and has also briefed various seniors in hotly contested issues and litigation.

Mr. Shiv Chetry

Advocate, Sankhla & Associates
Mr. Chetry has graduated DES Law College, June University and has nearly a decade of extensive experience in Corporate Conveyance and Drafting. He has handled various corporate clients in the aviation industry, hospitality as well as education sector and has successfully startegised on various urgent and important matters.

Mr. Shashank Mishra

Advocate, Sankhla & Associates
Mr Mishra heads the Taxation and Education side of Sankhla & Associates and handles various advisories and has helped clients prepare structures and Standard Operating procedures. He has successfully done fire fighting for various issues for Sri Aurobindo Society as well as for The British Education Centre and UKIBC.