Supreme Court of India
After obtaining his law degree from the Govt. Law College, Mumbai in 2005, Devansh started his legal career in the Bombay High Court. Thereafter, shifted his base to the Supreme Court of India in 2007.
At a young age of 33 years Devansh became a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He also a member of the London; of the London Court of International Arbitration, North India User Council; and the Swiss Arbitration Association, Switzerland. He was also a Team member of the “Justice J.S. Verma Committee on the Amendments to Criminal Law” (2013)
Devansh has been in private practice as a Counsel appearing primarily in Civil, Commercial, Criminal and Constitutional matters. Regularly advise and appear in cases arising under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 involving issues of – appointment of arbitrator under section 11(6), substitution of arbitrator under section 14 and 15, applicability of Limitation Act, 1963 to an application under section 34 and also applicability of doctrine of group of companies under section 45. Engaged in many domestic and occasionally international, both ad hoc and institutional arbitration.
Regularly advice and appear as Counsel before various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. He has appeared and made submissions before the Constitution Bench in Girnar Traders v. State of Maharashtra (2011)3 SCC 1. He was engaged by the Ministry of Home Affairs, as special counsel against the Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), to challenge the order of the Tribunal under Prevention of (Unlawful Activities) Act which lifted its ban upon SIMI