Shailesh specializes in Dispute Resolution which includes Litigation & Arbitration, in diverse areas of Corporate & Commercial disputes, Mining, Oil & Gas, Transportation – Ports and related disputes.
He has been primarily practicing in the High Court(s), Company Law Board and various Arbitral Tribunals. Shailesh has also appeared before several other courts of India viz. Debt Recovery Tribunal, Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal, Civil Judge Senior Division, District Courts, City Civil Courts, Magistrate Courts, Sessions Courts including before the Provident Fund Commissioner, Labour Commissioner, Inspector General of Registration, Land Revenue Authorities, Ministers, Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal.
Shailesh has also advised clients in scheme/ mergers matters under the Companies Act and has appeared in such scheme matters before the High Court. He has also advised clients on issues with regard to payment of stamp duty in Maharashtra and argued the matters before Superintendent of Stamps.
He has represented multinational companies before several courts, and has extensive experience in handling disputes in the High Court. He also has extensive experience in white collar criminal matters like cheating, criminal breach of trust, departmental prosecutions and has acted for clients by advising them with the help of external criminal counsels. He has worked with Senior Criminal Counsels, and has appeared along with them in quashing petitions before the High Court.
With regard to Real Estate, he has drafted documents for sale or purchase of immovable property, power of attorneys, lease of immovable property, conveyances, agreements for sale, memorandums of understanding, deed of transfer, tenancy agreements, leave and license agreements. He has advised the clients on various areas of law such as property, land, and provident funds. Shailesh has appeared before the Inspector General of Registration with regard to the issue of payment of stamp duty on the documents. He has acted and advised clients in family disputes with regard to the properties and has drafted settlement agreements in this regard.
He has been practicing law since 1995. Before joining JSA, he was with AZB & Partners, one of India’s premier law firms.