Shailesh Shukla

Shailesh’s key focus area is dispute resolution, arbitration, civil litigation, criminal litigation and real estate. He has advised and assisted clients from the start of a dispute, strategised the litigation process and prosecuted and/or defended proceedings in various courts and forums.

He specialises in dispute resolution that includes litigation and arbitration in diverse areas of corporate & commercial disputes, particularly related to mining, transportation - ports, oil & gas sectors. Shailesh practices primarily in the High Court(s), Company Law Board/National Company Law Tribunal and various Arbitral Tribunals. 

He has appeared before numerous courts including the Debt Recovery Tribunal/Appellate Tribunal, District Courts, Magistrate and Sessions Court, Labour Commissioner, Land Revenue Authorities as well as Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal. 

Shailesh has advised clients on corporate scheme/merger matters under the Companies Act and has appeared in such scheme matters before the High Court. 

He had represented the promoters of National Spot Exchange Limited in NSEL matters before the High Court of Bombay. He has exclusive experience in handling disputes in the High Courts and in white collar criminal matters. 

In the real estate sector, Shailesh has drafted documents for sale or purchase of immovable property, lease of immovable property, conveyances, agreements for sale and deed of transfer. He also acts in stamp duty matter and family settlements. 

Some of his recent assignments are:

  • Represented and advised the client in the arbitration against the Tuticorin Port Trust
  • Represented and advised the promoters of National Spot Exchange Limited in the NSEL Scam matters
  • Represented and advised Netherlands based company in relation to IBC proceedings of Alok Industries Limited 
  • Represented and advised Saudi Arabia based shipping company in the civil proceedings before the High Court of Bombay
  • Represented and advised the company and its directors of the subsidiary of Dubai based port operating company in criminal prosecution
  • Represented and advised the director of US based company in criminal proceedings initiated by DRI
  • Represented and advised a subsidiary of big Indian automotive company in an appeal before the Custom Authorities
  • Represented and advising one of the consortium of the metro contractor for underground metro line
  • Representing a company managing business travel, meetings and events for companies, governments and non-governmental organisations in a scheme matter before the NCLT

Shailesh has been practising law since 1995. Before joining JSA, he was with AZB & Partners.




  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • Bombay Bar Association


  • LLB, Mumbai University


  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

Last Updated on 28th January 2019

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