Designation: Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Founder & Managing Partner of Trust Legal, Advocates & Consultants
Award Name: Iconic Leaders Creating a Better World for All
Mr. Sudhir Mishra is one of the leading & eminent environmental lawyer with vast experience in the field environmental laws since its evolution in India. In his new emphasis of environmental law practice, Mr. Mishra is helping main stream corporate entities in shaping up their sustainability practices. He has represented clients before the Supreme Court of India, State High Courts, National Green Tribunal, various statutory bodies such as State Pollution Control Boards, Central Pollution Control Boards and Committees of Ministry of Environment and Forest.
Mr. Mishra has been adjudged as the Best Environmental Lawyer of the Year, 2013 by Legal Era Magazine in collaboration with CNBC TV 18 and Business Standard newspaper. He had also been selected for the most prestigious International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) sponsored by the United States of America (May 2005) for his contribution to the field of Environment, Forest and Wildlife.
In May 2005, Mr. Mishra was appointed as Member, by Government of India, in two separate National Level Consultative Group, Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India. Both the groups are high-powered consultative forum for negotiations on international forest and wildlife issues. In the year 2007 he was appointed as a special counsel by the Gujarat Government for prosecution of wildlife crime cases of the state of Gujarat.
Mr. Mishra has been certified for understanding Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) from screening to Decision Making by the Centre for Science and Environment (June, 2009).
Mr. Mishra advises and represents clients like Essel Group, Tata Consultancy Services, Max Hospital, Cadbury India Ltd., Hinduja Group, POSCO, DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals, Himalayan Ski Village, Polygel Industries Private Ltd., to name a few.