Advocate Shishir Prakash

Attorney in New Delhi, India

Advocate Shishir Prakash

Attorney in New Delhi, India

Shishir Prakash is an award-winning advocate with a wealth of experience in Civil, Criminal & Constitutional Matters in the Hon’ble High Court, Allahabad, and other High Courts of India, and the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, with various reported judgments in the leading law journals.

Shishir started his practice under the guidance of his illustrious father, Senior Advocate and Former Advocate General (U.P), (Late) Mr. P.P. Srivastava, in the year 2004. Over the last 15 years, he has provided successful representation to a broad range of clients, including individuals, Fortune 1000 companies, and various senior IAS and IPS officers in various personal appearance matters in the High Court including criminal contempt, and been on the panel of various corporations and development authorities across U.P., to name a few.

In July 2005, an eleven-members high profile delegation represented India in Dhaka, Bangladesh, under the Auspices of the Indian Council of Jurists for discussions on terrorist laws and free Democratic system. Shishir was the youngest member of this delegation. There he was felicitated by the then Chairman Mr. Rukunddin Mehmood (Barrister at Law), Bangladesh Bar Council and Speaker of Bangladesh.

In recognition of his professional acumen and accomplishments, he was awarded the Scroll of Honor on the occasion of International Conference of Jurists on Rule of Law held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 24 November,

2007.

Shishir has led national level Public Interest litigation matters. His most notable matter till date has been bringing relief to Indian poppy farmers wherein the petition was allowed and the exim policy of India with regard to import of Poppy seed was modified. He takes active interest in matters related to child rights and also takes up probono work.

  • Work
    • Lead Counsel
  • Education
    • BSL, LLB (ILS Law College - Pune, Maharashtra)
    • St. Josephs College