Mr. Sukant Vikram is an alumnus of Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune, having successfully completed a specialized BBA. LLB programme. He has further qualified Executive Level of Company Secretaryship course and has added to his credentials further specialization in the field of Commercial Law.
A member of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), he is practicing as an Advocate on Record in the Supreme Court of India. Having done substantial work in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Mr. Vikram adds immense value to the Firm with his vast knowledge and experience.
His cutting edge legal prowess and experience also furthers substantial work in Commercial Tribunals dealing with specialized subjects like Telecommunication Laws, Consumer Rights among others
He has played an instrumental role in landmark litigations laying down the authoritative law on respective subjects, inter alia, the following:
- Part of the team responsible for laying down of law by Supreme Court in relation to parameters governing enforcement of a foreign arbitral awards in India
- Represented a consortium of leading pharmaceutical drug manufactures of India in the Novartis Case, a patent related dispute before the Supreme Court of India, where the Court has authoritatively laid down the law defining an ‘invention’ under Section 3(d) of the Patents Act in India
Major Areas of Work:
- Constitutional Law and Civil
- Commercial litigation including but not limited to
- Domestic & International Arbitration
- Taxation Laws
- Infrastructural laws
- Broadcasting and Telecommunication laws
- Real Estate disputes
- Laws on Negligence (Medical and Criminal)
- Law relating to Pharmaceuticals/Drug pricing and Property Litigation.
Pro Bono Work:
- Handled and Represented the Association for Victims of the Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT) before Supreme Court. The First Criminal Case in India where the victims were given equal right as the prosecution to put their case forward and make their voice heard. Among other things, he has been instrumental in getting a successful order in Review getting the order of Sentencing of Convicts modified ultimately heralding much awaited justice to the Victims’ kins
LL.M., Nottingham University, UK.