Eminent Indian Lawyer Sudhir Mishra joins as a Door Tenant

Wed, 14 Oct 2020

No5 Barristers' Chambers is delighted to welcome Sudhir Mishra to the Business and Property Group. Sudhir, an eminent lawyer in India, has joined as a Door Tenant.

Sudhir heads Trust Legal, which is highly ranked in the independently commissioned RSG Top 50 India Law Firms, Consulting Report of 2019. Trust Legal is India’s leading Environment, Healthcare, Media and Broadcasting Law Firm and has also been featured as one of India’s 50 leading commercial law firms by India Business Law Journal (2019 and 2015), Hong Kong editions. The firm has been awarded as the Environmental Law Firm and also the Litigation Deal of the Year, IBLJ 2020.

Sudhir is an alumni of the International Visitors Leadership Program (2005) of the United States government and has done close to 45 public interest litigation claims in India, the latest being the one in respect of Air Pollution in Delhi titled as “Sudhir Mishra v. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare & Ors.” [W.P.(C) No. 2115/2015] before the High Court of Delhi. He has addressed more than 200 conferences including the Gandhi Mandela Peace initiative, Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Innovation Leadership Summit and many more across the world on issues of climate change and environment degradation.

Mohammed Zaman QC, Head of the Business and Property Group, said: “Sudhir is a highly regarded lawyer and we are pleased to welcome him to No5. He will add to and enhance the high quality team in the Business and Property Group. We look forward to working with him.”

Tony McDaid CEO and Director of Clerking at No5 added: “It is no secret that we have over a number of years been increasing our reach around the globe where we now have a number of regular clients and indeed door tenants in overseas jurisdictions where we see there is a benefit to them, to us as a business, but most importantly to clients who seek our assistance, be it overseas or with disputes that are litigated here in the UK.”

“Whenever we take on a new tenant to No5 we apply the exceptional criteria and Sudhir meets that criteria and we are excited about what we can achieve together. Due to COVID restrictions we had to hold our meetings via video link, and it was clear from the start that Sudhir is a great fit for No5. I am really looking forward to meeting him in person and introducing him to likeminded people across our network of clients.”

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