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Atul Sharma

B.A. (Economics Hons) - Delhi University; LL.B- Delhi University.

Atul Sharma

Managing Partner

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    “Clients appreciate his solution-oriented approach, citing his “sound technical knowledge of the subject matter” 
    & adding that he is “worldly wise: he has a sound business acumen”
    -Projects, Infrastructure & Energy, Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific

    ABOUT

    Atul is the Managing Partner of Link Legal and has 40 years of experience.

    He was admitted to the Bar in 1978 and he advices clients in the practice areas of corporate litigations, mediation arbitrations including international commercial arbitrations, aviation, infrastructure projects, engineering & construction, business restructuring, employee matters, real estate, hospitality projects, and commercial transactions.

    He specialises in aviation and infrastructure sectors and represents clients in these sectors on all aspects of their commercial and day to day operations. He advises clients on all aspects of aviation business and setting up of airlines, including acquisition of aircraft, aircraft financing, leasing (wet and dry), leasing of spaces at airports, securing permission from civil aviation authorities for airline operations and related approvals from the government agencies and all engineering and commercial contracts.  

    He also advises on all contractual and dispute matters in airports sector (domestic and international). He also provides assistance to his clients in setting up and developing infrastructure projects in non-airport sectors as well, like roads, ports, water and waste management, power, urban transportation and oil & gas etc.   

    He has considerable experience in representing major corporate clients in various Courts, Tribunals, Arbitrations and other judicial and quasi-judicial fora, and providing advice on all aspects of civil and commercial laws including company law, economic laws, labour laws, anti-trust laws, consumer protection laws.   

    He has spoken on many complex legal issues at national and international fora. 
     

    EXPERTISE

    • Anti Corruption
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Employment
    • Engineering and Construction
    • Restructuring and Insolvency
    • Aviation
    • Defence
    • Hospitality and Leisure
    • Manufacturing
    • Projects, Infrastructure and Energy
    • Real Estate
    • Technology, Media and Telecommunications

    RECOGNITION

    • Recognised as Elite Practitioner in Dispute Resolution in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2022
    • Recognised as ‘Litigation Star’ in Commercial and transactions by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021.
    • Recommended Lawyer for Projects & Energy and Antitrust & Competition
    • Ranked Lawyer for Dispute Resolution and Projects, Infrastructure and Energy in Chambers and Partners Global Rankings 2021
    • Recognised as ‘Leading Individual’ for Aviation (including Aerospace and Defence) and Dispute Resolution; Litigation in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Rankings 2021
    • Ranked Lawyer for Aviation, Dispute Resolution and Projects, Infrastructure and Energy
    • Featured in the Elite “India’s Top 50 Legal Icons: The A-List 2020” by India Business Law Journal.
    • Managing Partner, Atul Sharma  recognised as ‘IFLR Asia Best Lawyer 2020’
    • Recognised as ‘Market Leader’ in Energy & Infrastructure and Project Development practice areas in IFLR1000 2021 Rankings
    • Recognised as Elite Practitioner in Dispute Resolution in Asialaw Profiles 2021
    • Recognised as ‘Litigation Star’ in Commercial and transactions by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020
    • Features in the Elite “India’s Top 100 Lawyers: The A-List 2019” by India Business Law Journal.
    • Recommended Lawyer for Aviation, Dispute Resolution and Projects and Energy.
    • Ranked Lawyer for Aviation, Dispute Resolution and Projects, Infrastructure and Energy.
    • Recognised as ‘Market Leader’ in Energy and infrastructure, Project development practice areas in IFLR1000 2020 Rankings

    • Recognised as Elite Practitioner in Dispute Resolution in Asialaw Profiles 2020
    • Ranked Lawyer for Aviation, Dispute Resolution and Projects, Infrastructure and Energy.
    • Features in the Elite “A List Lawyers” by India Business Law Journal.
    • Recommended Lawyer for Labour and Employment.Recommended Lawyer for Projects and Energy.2018
    • Features in the Elite “Leading lawyers” in the practice area of Dispute Resolution.2018
    • Features in the Elite “Leading lawyers” in the practice area of Aviation.2018
    • Recommended Lawyer for Antitrust and Competition.2018