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(Patron-in-Chief, Central Government Standing Counsel & Advocate, Supreme Court of India)


E: sandeep.mahapatra@avidlegal.in

Professional Membership

  • Bar Council of India
  • Bar Council of Delhi
  • Delhi High Court Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Bar Association
  • JNU Court ( 2016-2019)


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Odia


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • LL.B
  • M.Phill in International Law from Jawaharlal Nehru University

Mr. Mahapatra is a successful and dedicated litigating lawyer practicing in the Supreme Court of India and High Court of Delhi. He started his profession as a lawyer in the year 2002 after completing his M.Phill in International Law from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

In the last two decades, Mr. Mahapatra has been associated with some of the prominent law firms of the country. He has achieved the distinction of becoming the co-head of the Dispute Resolution practice of Fox Mandal & Co. as and subsequently headed the offices of Juris Corp in New Delhi. Over the years he has acquired extensive experience in the field of Corporate Commercial Laws, IPR, Civil & Criminal Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has practice at and argued before practically all Courts and Forums in Delhi including Supreme Court of India, High Court of Delhi, Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal, National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Company Law Board, etc. He has also represented various stakeholders in Courts, Tribunals and Forums all across the nation.

Mr. Mahapatra is currently the Central Government Standing Counsel in the High Court of Delhi and is in the Group A Panel Counsel for Union of India in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. He is also the Standing counsel for PSU in Oil & Gas sector in the High Court of Delhi apart from being empanelled with various PSUs and private sector entities whom he represent in domestic as well as international arbitration. He is also being recognised and respected for his deep understanding of the field of law and because of which he is often called upon to devise litigation and arbitration strategies and counselling on extensive matters involving prominent business houses and organizations.

Mr. Mahapatra has had the distinction of getting elected as the President of the JNUSU in the year 2000 and had also held the position of the International Vice President WOSY, General Secretary, Adhivakta Parishad, Delhi. He was nominated as a member of the JNU Court for the period of 2016-2019 by the Hon’ble President of India. He has also been a member of the governing body of Motilal Nehru College and Aryabhata College of University of Delhi. At present, he is the Treasurer and member of the governing body of Dyal Singh College, University of Delhi.Beside excelling in the field of law, Mr Mahapatra is also associated with many social and cultural organizations in Delhi and regularly contributes to various national dailies (both in Hindi & English) and is also regular in panel discussions on television.

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