Counsel and Council

Shilpa Sharma

  • Position: Advocate & Founder
  • Experience: 28 Years
  • Location: Siddhivinayak Chambers, 3rd floor, 3G, Opposite MIG Club, Bandra East, Mumbai – 4000 51
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  • Phone: +91 9820072954, +91 9820070950

Shilpa Sharma – Advocate,

Founder – Counsel & Council

An entrepreneur at heart, with almost 3 decades in end-to-end Legal Strategies & Litigations including ADR’s and other Commercial litigations, SOPs Formulation, IP, Media,  Multi-Million Dollar Commercial Contracts, Indirect Taxation, M&A, Negotiation, Compliances, and Due Diligence, enabling reputed organizations and start-ups to operate within parameters of the law, conduct themselves with ethics & integrity.

Shilpa has contributed several years in managing corporate legal affairs with a large business group in India, as corporate legal Head, in addition to being in a Partner position in various law firms, big 4 and also as an independent practitioner, during her career span has handled non-litigation including advisory, negotiations, compliance etc as well as litigation matters for more than 200 companies comprising of manufacturing as well as service industries. She holds strong credentials in conducting an entire range of civil, criminal, Indirect Tax and IPR matters with a remarkable rate of success in securing prayed relief.

Shilpa has won many awards during her Career span including Forbes, CCAI etc. She has been a speaker at various forums like FICCI, Economic Times Legal World, All India Industries Associations, Indian Merchants Chambers etc. She is an advisor to the members of Bombay Industries Association for more than 15 years. She was on the Indirect Tax Committee of Indian Merchants Chambers for more than 12 years. She has been a columnist for “Corporate India “magazine for many years now.

Shilpa is a straightforward affordable advocate who believes in building forever relationships with her clients, hence believes in sharing legal knowledge to avoid unnecessary litigation unless absolutely necessary. She has handpicked only such expert and experienced Counsels who believe in this philosophy of hers and provide best services to all the clients of Counsel  & Council.



  • Recognised and enlisted as “TOP GENERAL COUNSEL” by FORBES “LEGAL POWERLIST-2022”
  • Recognized as an Outstanding In House Counsel” in the–Media & Entertainment Sector in FY 2021 by Corporate Counsel Association of India
  • Credited for providing Strategic Legal Advisory to Top Management on General Business, Specialized Services, Commercial Transactions, Policy Matters, Property / Food / Consumer/Labour Laws, Govt. Regulations and safeguarding of company’s interest in all Legal, M&A and Contractual Matters.
  • Recognized with an Outstanding In House Counsel Award –Media & Entertainment Sector in FY 2021 by Corporate Counsel Association of India
  • Panelist on the Topic of “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Judiciary” hosted by Global Legal Confex
  • Panelist at the India ADR Week 2022 hosted by Tashkent International Arbitration Centre and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration.
  • Panelist speaker on “Mediation” at an upcoming Commercial Dispute Conclave 2022 hosted by The Economic Times Legal World
  • Panelist speaker on “Changing Dynamics of Sexual Harassment due to Hybrid Working” hosted by Centre for POSH.
  • Recognized by the ISCI as an eminent speaker on Indirect Taxes : Transactional Experience & Professional Avenues
  • Recognized by IMC as an eminent faculty for Service Tax Orientation Course
  • Recognised by Andra Chamber of Commerce as an eminent speaker on GST
  • Recognised by Bombay Industries Association as an eminent speaker on Indirect Taxation
  • Completed a Course in Arbitration and Conciliation from IMC
  • Has been a speaker on various topics in forums like FICCI, AIMC, IMC, BAI etc
  • Legal Advisor on the Committee of “Bombay Industries Association”
  • Was on the Indirect Tax Committee of Indian Merchant Chambers from 2010-2020
  • Columnist on Legal issues in “Corporate India” magazine.