Profiles

Neela Gokhale

Partner

Neela Gokhale is an alumni of Indian Law Societies’ Law College, Pune, having completed her LL.B in the year 1992. She went on to complete her LL.M from the University of Pune and thereafter a Doctorate in Law from the Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Her topic for Research was ‘Towards a common Law of Adoption’, having worked for many years in the field of domestic and International Adoption and having rendered pro bono services to institutions housing destitute women and children such as Kusumbai Motichand Mahila Seva Gram, Pune among others.

She has practiced Law at the District Level in Pune District Courts, including Family Courts and other Tribunals for about 7 years and thereafter continued her practice in the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi, since the year 2007. She has also advised Promoters, Builders and Developers in completing housing schemes, right from purchase of land, executing Development agreements, Flat booking agreements, examining the title, registration of societies among other things pertaining to drafting and conveyancing.  Read more

  neela@ipjlegal.com   +91 981 0166 391   

Shireen Merchant

Partner

Advocate Shireen Merchant is an accomplished lawyer, being an alumni of ILS Law College, Pune. She has topped the University of Pune in all the three years of LL.B. and was awarded two gold medals the Vitthalpant Tulpule Gold Medal and the Late Radhabai Govind Salvi Gold Medal for standing first amongst all the successful candidates in first class at the Third LL.B., at the hands of the then Governor Dr. P.C. Alexander. She is the recipient of the Mahadeo Keshav Athavale Prize, the Shri. L.B. Bhopatkar Prize, the Late Narayan Ganesh Garde Memorial Prize, the Late Smt. Kashibai Shankar Neurgaonkar Memorial Prize, the Late Nilkanth Laxman Natu Memorial Prize, the Late Vasudeo Rajaram Gupte Memorial Prize, the Maratha Mandir Advocate Late Shri. Parshuram Chintaman Damle Prize, the Late Shri. Bhaskar Ramkrishna Damle Prize, the Late Shri. Sharadchandra D. Gupte Prize, the Late Radhabai Govind Salvi Prize, all granted by the University of Pune for securing highest marks in LL.B. Read More

  shireenmerchant@ipjlegal.com   +91 9561152202   

Associates in Pune

Shivraj Kadam

Senior Associate

Shivraj is an alumnus of ILS Law College, Pune, having completed his LLB in 1995 and have completed his LLM from University of Pune in  1999. He practices law primarily before the Hon’ble Charity Commissioner, Maharashtra and various regional Charity Commissioner  Offices in the State of Maharashtra.

Shivraj also handles matters before Hon’ble Supreme Court, Bombay High Court, National Green Tribunal (Principal and Regional/Circuit Benches), various District & Sessions Court in Maharashtra, etc. He is actively involved in various civil, religious, educational, charitable and
social trusts and societies throughout the State of Maharashtra.

 +91 9561152202

Associates in Mumbai

Yogini Ugale

Senior Associate

Yogini has completed her LL.B from the Government Law College in Mumbai. She is practicing in City Civil and Sessions Court Mumbai in Criminal Matters: (CBI cases under Prevention of Corruption Act, Disproportionate Asset cases under Prevention of Corruption Act. Indian Penal Code, Negotiable Instruments Act. Domestic Violence Act). Trial Court advocate in CBI Cases, IPC Cases, MCOC Act.

She currently practices in High Court, Mumbai, specializing in criminal matters, and also appears before the Magistrate Courts of Mumbai for criminal cases under Negotiable Instruments Act, Domestic Violence Act, Indian Penal Code and allied matters.

  yogini@ipjlegal.com   +91 9819490878

 

Associates in Delhi

Ilam Paridi

Associate

Ilam Paridi is a graduate of Christ University, Bengaluru and specializes in litigation and dispute resolution.

Ilam regularly represents a variety of clients before a number of tribunals and dispute resolution forums, including the Hon’ble Supreme Court, the Delhi High Court, the Consumer Commissions, Central Administrative Tribunal, Armed Forces Tribunal, amongst others. He also has a solid foundation in the Chennai Legal Fraternity and has appeared before the Hon’ble High Courts of Madras, Bombay and Manipur.

Ilam has considerable experience in criminal and civil litigation matters, arbitration, consumer and army matters. He also spends considerable time in the matters of human rights violation and public policy, both domestic and international. In his spare time, Ilam spends time reading historical non-fiction, philosophy and general literature and is also an avid traveler with a penchant for adventure sports.

  ilam@ipjlegal.com   +91 9742751288   

Shradha Agrawal

Associate

Shradha is an alumni of Christ University of Bengaluru. She specializes in commercial and corporate practice including corporate insolvency proceedings and alternate dispute resolutions in Delhi office.

She handles matters concerning  consumer protection, matrimonial and domestic relations, real estate, civil suits in various courts and tribunals.

She also assists in conducting due diligence, registration and conveyance of deeds and assists in adoption procedures.

  shradha@ipjlegal.com   +91 8178754286   

Shruti Dixit

Associate

Shruti Dixit has graduated from O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat, Haryana. She specializes in litigation, general corporate law, employment law and foreign exchange control laws.

Shruti regularly appears before various courts of law and forums in Delhi and Lucknow in diverse matters including matrimonial, consumer protection, defence services, criminal and other civil matters.

She has hands on experience in providing corporate strategy, business and legal advisory on mergers and acquisitions, doing business in India, FEMA and allied compliances, conducting due-diligence and doing registrations for varied transactions. She also has considerable experience in drafting and vetting complex agreements, commercial contracts and other transactional documents. As a music enthusiast and a passionate traveller, Shruti also enjoys playing piano and traveling to explore new cultures in her free time.

  shruti@ipjlegal.com   +91 9140676721   

Associates in Jaipur

Devanshu Sharma

Associate

He graduated from the prestigious Government Law College, Mumbai in the year 2015 and started his legal career practising law in the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court, as well as the trial courts in Delhi. He has conducted matters of civil and corporate nature before various Courts, Tribunals and Forums across Delhi. Presently Devanshu, regularly appears before Rajasthan High Court (Jaipur bench), District Courts, Debt Recovery Tribunals, Arbitral Tribunals and Consumer Forums across the State of Rajasthan.

His areas of interests include Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking and Securitization Laws, Consumer Laws, Labour Laws, Service Laws and General Corporate & Commercial Laws.

 +91 9810467185

Business Planning & Management Head

Harshall Joglekar

Business Planning & Management Head

Harshall Joglekar holds an MBA from London South Bank University, (London) and is a Member of the Chartered Managers Institute.

Harshall has worked extensively as a Business Manager in the United Kingdom (most recently) within the Financial sector. Additionally, experienced in managing complex global projects including all aspects of strategic planning, stakeholder management, budget management.

  harshall@ipjlegal.com   +447803938439    

Our Support Staff

Gagan Bhatt

 +91 9582793918

Tularam

 +91 9582096532

Neela Gokhale

Partner

Neela Gokhale is an alumni of Indian Law Societies’ Law College, Pune, having completed her LL.B in the year 1992. She went on to complete her LL.M from the University of Pune and thereafter a Doctorate in Law from the Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Her topic for Research was ‘Towards a common Law of Adoption’, having worked for many years in the field of domestic and International Adoption and having rendered pro bono services to institutions housing destitute women and children such as Kusumbai Motichand Mahila Seva Gram, Pune among others.

She has practiced Law at the District Level in Pune District Courts, including Family Courts and other Tribunals for about 7 years and thereafter continued her practice in the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi, since the year 2007. She has also advised Promoters, Builders and Developers in completing housing schemes, right from purchase of land, executing Development agreements, Flat booking agreements, examining the title, registration of societies among other things pertaining to drafting and conveyancing.  Read more

  neela@ipjlegal.com   +91 981 0166 391   

Shireen Merchant

Partner

Advocate Shireen Merchant is an accomplished lawyer, being an alumni of ILS Law College, Pune. She has topped the University of Pune in all the three years of LL.B. and was awarded two gold medals the Vitthalpant Tulpule Gold Medal and the Late Radhabai Govind Salvi Gold Medal for standing first amongst all the successful candidates in first class at the Third LL.B., at the hands of the then Governor Dr. P.C. Alexander. She is the recipient of the Mahadeo Keshav Athavale Prize, the Shri. L.B. Bhopatkar Prize, the Late Narayan Ganesh Garde Memorial Prize, the Late Smt. Kashibai Shankar Neurgaonkar Memorial Prize, the Late Nilkanth Laxman Natu Memorial Prize, the Late Vasudeo Rajaram Gupte Memorial Prize, the Maratha Mandir Advocate Late Shri. Parshuram Chintaman Damle Prize, the Late Shri. Bhaskar Ramkrishna Damle Prize, the Late Shri. Sharadchandra D. Gupte Prize, the Late Radhabai Govind Salvi Prize, all granted by the University of Pune for securing highest marks in LL.B. Read More

  shireenmerchant@ipjlegal.com   +91 9561152202   

Associates in Pune

Shivraj Kadam

Associate

Shivraj is an alumnus of ILS Law College, Pune, having completed his LLB in 1995 and have completed his LLM from University of Pune in 1999. He practices law primarily before the Hon’ble Charity Commissioner, Maharashtra and various regional Charity Commissioner  Offices in the State of Maharashtra.

Shivraj also handles matters before Hon’ble Supreme Court, Bombay High Court, National Green Tribunal (Principal and Regional/Circuit  Benches), various District & Sessions Court in Maharashtra, etc. He is actively involved in various civil, religious, educational, charitable and
social trusts and societies throughout the State of Maharashtra.

 +91 9561152202

Associates in Mumbai

Yogini Ugale

Associate

Yogini has completed her LL.B from the Government Law College in Mumbai. She is practicing in City Civil and Sessions Court Mumbai in Criminal Matters: (CBI cases under Prevention of Corruption Act, Disproportionate Asset cases under Prevention of Corruption Act. Indian Penal Code, Negotiable Instruments Act. Domestic Violence Act). Trial Court advocate in CBI Cases, IPC Cases, MCOC Act.

She currently practices in High Court, Mumbai, specializing in criminal matters, and also appears before the Magistrate Courts of Mumbai for criminal cases under Negotiable Instruments Act, Domestic Violence Act, Indian Penal Code and allied matters.

  yogini@ipjlegal.com   +91 9819490878

 

 

Associates in Delhi

Ilam Paridi

Associate

Ilam Paridi is a graduate of Christ University, Bengaluru and specializes in litigation and dispute resolution.

Ilam regularly represents a variety of clients before a number of tribunals and dispute resolution forums, including the Hon’ble Supreme Court, the Delhi High Court, the Consumer Commissions, Central Administrative Tribunal, Armed Forces Tribunal, amongst others. He also has a solid foundation in the Chennai Legal Fraternity and has appeared before the Hon’ble High Courts of Madras, Bombay and Manipur.

Ilam has considerable experience in criminal and civil litigation matters, arbitration, consumer and army matters. He also spends considerable time in the matters of human rights violation and public policy, both domestic and international.

In his spare time, Ilam spends time reading historical non-fiction, philosophy and general literature and is also an avid traveler with a penchant for adventure sports.

  ilam@ipjlegal.com   +91 9742751288   

Shradha Agrawal

Associate

Shradha is an alumni of Christ University of Bengaluru. She specializes in commercial and corporate practice including corporate insolvency proceedings and alternate dispute resolutions in Delhi office.

She handles matters concerning  consumer protection, matrimonial and domestic relations, real estate, civil suits in various courts and tribunals.

She also assists in conducting due diligence, registration and conveyance of deeds and assists in adoption procedures.

  shradha@ipjlegal.com   +91 8178754286   

Shruti Dixit

Associate

Shruti Dixit has graduated from O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat, Haryana. She specializes in litigation, general corporate law, employment law and foreign exchange control laws.

Shruti practices in the courts of law and other forums in Delhi and Lucknow in diverse matters including matrimonial, consumer protection, defence services, criminal and other civil matters.

She has hands on experience in providing corporate strategy, business and legal advisory on mergers and acquisitions, doing business in India, FEMA and allied compliances, conducting due-diligence and doing registrations for varied transactions. She also has considerable experience in drafting and vetting complex agreements, commercial contracts and other transactional documents.

As a music enthusiast and a passionate traveller, Shruti also enjoys playing piano and traveling to explore new cultures in her free time.

  shruti@ipjlegal.com   +91 9140676721   

Associates in Jaipur

Devanshu Sharma

Associate

He graduated from the prestigious Government Law College, Mumbai in the year 2015 and started his legal career practising law in the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court, as well as the trial courts in Delhi. He has conducted matters of civil and corporate nature before various Courts, Tribunals and Forums across Delhi. Presently Devanshu, regularly appears before Rajasthan High Court (Jaipur bench), District Courts, Debt Recovery Tribunals, Arbitral Tribunals and Consumer Forums across the State of Rajasthan.

His areas of interests include Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking and Securitization Laws, Consumer Laws, Labour Laws, Service Laws and General Corporate Commercial Laws.

 +91 9810467185

Business Planning & Management Head

Harshall Joglekar

Business Planning & Management Head

Harshall Joglekar holds an MBA from London South Bank University, (London) and is a Member of the Chartered Managers Institute.

Harshall has worked extensively as a Business Manager in the United Kingdom (most recently) within the Financial sector. Additionally, experienced in managing complex global projects including all aspects of strategic planning, stakeholder management, budget management.

  harshall@ipjlegal.com   +447803938439    

Our Support Staff

Gagan Bhatt

 +91 9582793918

Tularam

 +91 9582096532