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Legal Maestro Shardul S. Shroff Honoured with 'Honoris Causa Doctorate in Law'

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Published on February 3, 2024, 19:09:30

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Legal luminary Shardul S. Shroff, Executive Chairman of the renowned Indian law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, was conferred with the prestigious 'Honoris Causa Doctorate in Law' by Amity University, Haryana at the 10th convocation of the university.
The recognition celebrates Shardul Shroff's remarkable contributions to the legal landscape, spanning decades of excellence in practice, thought leadership, and shaping the future of the legal profession.
The doctorate was presented to him by Honourable Chancellor Dr Aseem Chauhan and Vice-Chancellor Prof. PB Sharma of Amity University.
The convocation ceremony was attended by over 1500 bright young minds, the graduands who were conferred upon UG, PG, and PhD degrees in Engineering, Applied Sciences, Life Sciences, Allied Medical Sciences, Management, Liberal Arts, and Law.
In his acceptance speech, Shardul Shroff said: “I am deeply grateful to Amity University for this singular honor conferred on me. It is my responsibility to maintain and enhance the standards applied to such selection for awarding me the Doctorate in Law.”

Coveted Career

Shardul Shroff is a much sought-after legal expert by both the government and private corporations for advisory and representation on high-stake matters related to insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, government regulations, disinvestment, and capital markets.
He regularly represents high-profile clients before the National Law Company Tribunal and the Securities and Exchange Board of India.
Shardul also has an extensive practice in bank loan recovery actions, debt reconstruction proceedings before the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR), asset reconstruction, and securitisation under the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest Act, 2002 (the SARFAESI Act).
He has been a member of the Insolvency Law Committee formed by the Government of India to review the implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. He was also a member of the high-powered Committee to review decriminalisation of offenses under the Companies Act and the Committee on Cross-Border Insolvency.
As a thought leader in the legal domain, Shardul has been consistently rated as a leading corporate lawyer by several international fora and publications, including Who’s Who Legal, Asialaw, Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, Euromoney, International Financial Law Review (IFLR), and more.

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