nishant choudhary
Advocate

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  Member Since : 25 July 2008  (Patna )

Nishant Choudhary

Oakwoods A 203, Near Ganga Hamlet, Viman Nagar, Pune -411014; nchoudhary@law.gwu.edu

EDUCATION

The George Washington University Law School                                                              Washington, DC              

Master of Laws (LL.M.), Business and Finance Laws                                                                              May 2011
Courses: Fall- Corporations, Foreign Direct Investment, International Project Finance, Fundamental US Law

                Spring- International Business Transactions, Islamic Transaction Laws, Corporate Finance,                                                                                                                                                                                           

                                 International Anti-Money Laundering Laws, Research paper on International Negotiations        

Symbiosis Law College, Pune University                                                             Pune, Maharashtra, India                                        
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)                                                                                                           April 2006
    

Bachelor of Socio-Legal Sciences (B.S.L.)                                                                                  April 2004

EXPERIENCE

Private Practice of Laws, The High Court of Judicature at Patna                                         Bihar, India

Advocate, Patna High Court                                                                                 February 2009 – June 2010                           

Ø  Handled litigation work for constitutional, excise and service tax, revenue, banking, family, arbitration, land law, personal law, and criminal law matters by performing legal research, drafting legal opinions, client counseling, drafting a variety of legal documents, including legal notices and replies, plaints (similar to complaint), written statements, writ petitions, memoranda of appeals, statements of claims in arbitration, criminal complaints, conveyance and pleadings and  maintaining the litigation records and documentation

Ø  Regularly represented and conducted arguments for clients in Patna High Court, District and Session Court, Various Tribunals, Forums and Boards and also assisted Designated Senior counsels in Supreme Court of India and Patna High Court

Ø  Corporate Clients: LANCO-RANI (JV) Andhra Pradesh, Adarsh Developers ltd. Bangluru

 

Law office of Mr. Suraj Narayan Prasad Sinha, Sr. Advocate, The High Court of Judicature at Patna,

Ex-Chairman Bar Council of India                                                                                          Bihar, India                          

Associate Counsel (part-time)                                                                     November 2008 – February 2009

Ø  Worked with criminal defendants by drafting and filing their trial depositions, complaint petitions, criminal writs, bail petitions, reply petitions, rejoinders, and other legal filings

Ø  Undertook legal research and vetting of the documents and depositions

 

Law office of Mr. P. N. Shahi, Advocate, Additional Advocate General for State of Bihar, The High Court of Judicature at Patna                                                                                                                   Bihar, India            

Associate Counsel cum Office Registrar                                                         October 2007 – February 2009

Ø  Conducted legal research, documentation, drafting in constitutional, criminal, alternative dispute resolution, and civil matters

Ø  Argued a variety of legal matters in court, including writs, civil matters, and service matters

Ø  Handled client relations, counseling and legal opinions

 

Law office of Mr. B. P. Singh, Advocate, District and Session Court, Samastipur                 Bihar, India

Associate Counsel                                                                                        October 2006 – September 2007 

Ø  Supported litigation efforts and case preparation concerning land law cases and family dispute

Ø  Cross-examination of witnesses and orienting clients for depositions in Courts

Ø  Surveyed the disputed sites and prepared advocate’s reports

 

Commission authorized by District and Session Court, Samastipur                                        Bihar, India 

Twice - Appointed Advocate Commissioner                                                   October 2006 - November 2007                            

Ø  Surveyed disputed property and prepared reports for the court

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ø  Planning to take the New York State bar examination, July 2011

Ø  Eligible to practice law in India, licensed by the Bar Council

Ø  Advocate on Record at The High Court of Judicature at Patna   

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, Hindi (Native).                                                                                                                                                    



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