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Civil Legal

Location:
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Salary:
4.5 CTC
Posted:
October 17, 2019

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ANKITA SHAH

Mobile: 900-***-**** Email: adal4p@r.postjobfree.com

B.A.LL.B(Hons.) Member, Bar Council of West Bengal (F/1350/2018) PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Associate, Choudhury’s Law Offices, Kolkata (June 1, 2018- present) (1 year 2 months) Relevant Experience

Drafted and filed Probate applications, Affidavit of witness and Affidavit for affirming witness.

Drafted Wills, Memorandum of Understandings, General Power of Attorney and Specific Power of Attorney.

Made opinions on various provisions of the Companies Act, 2013; Rule 8A of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014; Family Laws; Service Agreements.

Drafted, filed and moved applications for Divorce by mutual consent under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and Special Marriage Act, 1954.

Drafted and filed applications for Divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and Special Marriage Act, 1954.

Assisted in drafting legal notice; reply of Legal Notice for a client, Legal Notice for invocation of Arbitration Clause.

Drafted Deed of Conveyance, Development Agreement, Deed of Sub-lease, Agreement for Sale, Renewal of Tenancy Agreement and Licences and various other documents pertaining to property and real estate matters.

Drafted various applications including Injunction application, Stay application, Execution application, Applications under Section 5 of The Indian Limitation Act, 1908.

Assisted in drafting Memorandum of Appeals, Interlocutory Applications, Recalling applications, Suits, Commercial Suits, Adjournment Petition, Plaint and Written Statement.

Prepared Due Diligence reports for Banks and other Private Parties.

Assisting in various ongoing matters at Debt Recovery Tribunal, Kolkata, Calcutta High Court, City Civil Court, Consumer Forum and the Bankshall Court.

Drafted Eviction notices, Eviction suits and pleadings thereto.

Drafted notices under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 and applications thereafter.

Drafted and finalized applications under Sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code.

Drafted applications under Section 29 A of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

Drafted notices under Section 8 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Drafted and filed applications under Section 7 and 9 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 before the National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata Bench.

Drafted and filed applications under Section 7 and 9 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 before the National Company Law Tribunal, Allahabad Bench.

Drafted and filed applications under Section 9 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 before the National Company Law Tribunal, Cuttack Bench.

Drafted and filed applications under Section 9 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 before the National Company Law Tribunal, Bengaluru Bench.

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Advocate on record for several matters filed before the National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata Bench.

Assisted in drafting petitions relevant to Order VII Rule XI, Order III Rule XXIII, Order XXI, Order 10, Rule 2, Order 39 Rule 4 of the Code of Civil Procedure and Writ petitions under Article 32, Article 136, Article 226 and Article 227 of the Constitution of India and affidavits thereto.

Assisted in drafting Statement of Claim, Statement of Defence, Affidavit on Evidence, preparing the Witness for cross examination in Arbitration proceedings.

Drafting correspondences as Advocate-on-Record for various matters in the High Court at Calcutta and National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata Bench.

Appearances as Counsel for Pleading Civil and Criminal Revisions and mentioning matters before the Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta and the Hon’ble National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata Bench.

Assisting and briefing Senior Counsels in matters before the Hon’ble National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata Bench, Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta, Debt Recovery Tribunal and the Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal at Kolkata.

Tendering legal advice to Companies, Private clients and Banking companies.

Appearance as Counsel before the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission.

Drafting Replies, Written Versions for Consumer Forum legislation.

Drafting and filing applications, replies, oppositions before the Debt Recovery Tribunal, City Civil Court, Sessions Court,

Assisted in Drafting Rectification application before the Intellectual Property Appellate Board. Regularly Appearing before the Following Judicial Authorities:

Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta

Hon’ble National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata Bench

Learned City Civil Court, Calcutta

Bankshall Court, Calcutta

Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata

Debt Recovery Tribunal, Kolkata

Central Excise and Sales Tribunal, Kolkata

Consumer Forum, Kolkata

Alipore Police Court, Kolkata

Alipore Judge’s Court, Kolkata

Sreerampore Court

Asansol Court

Baruipur Court

Barasat Court

Paralegal at Choudhury’s Law Offices, Kolkata (November 2016 to May 2018) (1 year 7 months)

Prepared briefs, documentation, summary of various cases, research and ancillary works.

Worked on assignments based on Specific Relief Act, 1963, Companies Act, 1956, Public Interest Litigations, Special Leave Petitions, Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, amendment of MoA etc. under the Companies Act, 2013 and its Rules and non-compliance regarding the seat of arbitration under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

Prepared legal notes and researched on opinions.

Dealt with matters relating to Labour law and Property Law.

Researched extensively on various aspects of the Indian Contract Act 1872, The Indian Penal Code 1860, Transfer of property Act 1882, The Negotiable Instrument Act 1881, The West Bengal Premises Tenancy Page 3 of 4

Act 1956, Companies Act 2013 and Code of Criminal Procedure 1973, Consumer Protection Act 1986, The Religious Endowments Act 1863.

Researched and prepared note on “Property Laws vis-a-vis Stamp Duty”

Assisted in legal research and drafting petitions Code of Civil Procedure 1908, Code of Criminal Procedure Act 1973, Consumer Protection Act 1986, Arbitration and Conciliation Act 2015, Trade & Merchandise Marks Act 1958, Trade Marks Act 1999, Copy Right Act 1957, Amendments under the new Arbitration Act, 2015.

Assisted with due-diligence exercise on companies, in relation to issues under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 and jurisdiction of courts under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 pertaining to dishonor of cheques

Researched on opinions significant to transfer of divorce petitions, succession and Specific performance and service laws.

Researched on banking legislations like The Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 and Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Conducted research on disputes regarding Corporation’s rights towards defaulting employers, benefits for partial/total disablement under the Employee’s State Insurance Act, 1948.

Assisted in Drafting Written Statements, Evidence-on-Affidavit and Reply to Examination Report to the Trademarks Registry.

During my tenure here as a Paralegal while I was still in college, I dealt with civil and criminal matters, land disputes, family matters, property rights, real estate matters, contractual matters and tenancy and lease matters. I acquired skill in legal drafting, preparing paper works, briefs, documentation, legal research, court procedure, assisting seniors and client handling. Besides attending court proceedings and learning court craft, I gained practical knowledge of the aspects of litigations and Corporate Advisory.

Internship Experience

I. Mr. Soumen Bhattacharya, Advocate (June 2015 to August 2015)

Attended Court proceedings

Documentation of the proceedings filed before the Learned Court.

Researched on laws of Tenancy, Family laws, Land laws.

Assisted in drafting Compromise petitions, Suits, Partition suits. II. Mr. Prabir Ghosh, Advocate (November 2015 to December 2015)

Attended Court proceedings in Debt Recovery Tribunal, District and Sessions Court and High Court to attain the knowledge of Court proceedings.

Worked on assignments based on Specific Relief Act, 1963.

Prepared legal notes.

Assisted in drafting notices under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. III. Mr. Avik Ghosh, Advocate (July 2016 to October 2016)

Assisted in legal research and drafting concerning Code of Civil Procedure 1908, Code of Criminal Procedure Act 1973, Consumer Protection Act 1986, Arbitration and Conciliation Act 2015. Page 4 of 4

DATE: AUGUST, 2019 ANKITA SHAH

Researched and assisted in drafting petitions relevant to Order VII Rule XI, Order 39 Rule 4 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

Researched on opinions significant to transfer of divorce petitions, succession and Specific performance and service laws.

IV. Summer Intern at Planmyad (May 2016 to July 2016)

Conducted extensive research on outdoor advertising laws in the United States of America and United Kingdom.

Made reports of the laws prevalent in the various Counties of the United States of America.

Prepared comparative analysis of the subsisting outdoor advertising laws in India and United States of America.

Completed assignments of the marketing laws for advertising in United States of America. ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

Winner of the Mock Parliament as the leader of the Opposition organized by Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College.

Best Speaker at Dr. Br Ambedkar Memorial Intra College Moot Court Competition (2013) organised by Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College.

Secured 2nd Position at Dr. Br Ambedkar Memorial Intra College Moot Court Competition (2013) organised by Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College.

Participated in Dr. Br Ambedkar Memorial Intra College Moot Court Competition (2013-2018).

Participated in Inter College Moot Court Competition organised by Amity University, Kolkata.

Secured 2nd position in Inter College Debate Competition In Future Institute Of Engineering and Management.

Participated In National Debate Competition Organised By Lions Club Under ILEAD,Kolkata. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) from Jogesh Chandra Chadhuri Law College, University of Calcutta (2013-2018) with 71.25%

Schooling from St. Thomas Girls’ School, Kolkata ISC (2012) with 81.25% and ICSE (2010) with 85%

Served as the Prefect of St. Anne House (2004), House Vice Captain of St.Anne (2010), House Captain of St. Anne

(2012)

Organized Fests, Debates, Inter-House Events, Creative Writing, Elocutions, Dramas, Quiz, Plays, Model United Nations.

Qualified All India Bar Examination, January 2019. Location Preference

• New Delhi

• Mumbai

• Kolkata

Areas of Interest

Company Law

Corporate Law

Arbitration

Civil and Family Law



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