JM Sharma & Co is known primarily for its disputes practice, which encompasses all types of court and alternative resolution proceedings (the firm had one of the earliest established mediation teams in India) and has become one of the most highly regarded in the capital. More recently, the firm has sought to expand its presence in the corporate arena, and is currently focusing its resources on building out its practice group.
Managing partner Jitendra Sharma is the best known of the firm’s lawyers and was roundly praised for his “outstanding” advocacy. The firm is currently engaged in numerous mining-related matters before the Supreme Court of India and the National Green Tribunal, relating to mining activity in the north of the country. The firm also represents several employee associations in litigation pertaining to wrongful dismissal and discrimination, and its appellate practice is heavily engaged in high-profile criminal matters before the Supreme Court and Delhi High Court.