Ridhima Sharma

Ridhima’s key focus areas are commercial litigation and arbitration. She advises and represents clients before various forums including the Supreme Court, High Courts, National Company Law Tribunal, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Debt Recovery Tribunal, Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal, consumer forums and District Courts.

She advises clients in intellectual property rights matters, insolvency proceedings, shareholder disputes, indemnity claims, domestic as well as international commercial arbitrations. She also advises clients on regulatory compliances including environmental compliances, labelling and branding compliances.

Ridhima has been practicing since 2021. Before joining JSA in 2022, she worked with Wadia Ghandy & Co., Delhi in their general disputes team. Prior to that, she briefly worked as a research assistant with Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo (Director, Asian International Arbitration Centre) during his tenure as the President of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (AIADR) and assisted him in key note addresses and article publications.



  • Worked as a member of the Board of Editors in the book “Law, Practice, and Procedure of Arbitration” authored by Datuk Prof. Sundra Rajoo, Director, Asian International Arbitration Centre. Published by Thomson Reuters.
  • Worked as a Research Assistant in the Book on Mediation & Conciliation in India, a part of the Global Trends in Dispute Resolution Series of Wolters Kluwer Publications, reviewed by Prof. Nadja Alexander, Director, Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy.
  • Third Party Funding in International Commercial Arbitration” in NUALS Law Journal (ISSN 2319-8273) published in December 2018



B.B.A.,LLB., Symbiosis Law School Noida (2021)



  • English
  • Hindi

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled / being handled by Ridhima are: –

  • Represented and advised a high-net worth individual of the pharmaceutical industry (outgoing shareholder) in a dispute arising out of a breach of representations and warranties from the sale of his majority shareholding in a pharma conglomerate;
  • Represented a leading alternative investment fund focused on the MSME sector in ad-hoc arbitration proceedings commenced by a financial institution concerning disputes under an undertaking given to court in relation to a share purchase transaction;
  • Representing the service partner of the one of India’s largest e-commerce companies for recovery of its claims to the tune of Rs. 100 Crores under insurance agreements against a leading public-sector listed insurance provider;
  • Advised a leading FMCG company on proceedings initiated by the Advertising Standards Council of India for violation of its Code of Conduct;
  • Representing a non-executive director of a leading American multinational consumer goods company before the Special Leave Petition seeking quashing of the offences under Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 against him;
  • Defending an online travel agency company in proceedings applications seeking initiation of CIRP by an operational creditor before NCLT Delhi and NCLT Mumbai leading to reportable judicial decisions on the aspects of date of default and admission of debts;
  • Representing a leading FMCG company in proceedings before the Supreme Court of India in relation to applicability of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1952 and Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006; and
  • Representing a leading global FMCG company in proceedings for protection of its intellectual property before High Courts and district courts across India, for various brands in categories such as packaged drinking water, snacks, carbonated beverages and juices.

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