Ms. Kavita Jha is a senior member of the Tax Group and has been associated with the Firm since 2003 when she moved her practice from the High Court of Calcutta to the High Court of Delhi. She has also been an Advocate-on-Record in the Supreme Court of India since February, 2007 and specializes in tax litigation: income tax, VAT as well as criminal law and arbitration.
She has been an empanelled Advocate before the Supreme Court for the Union of India, the State of Maharashtra, BHEL, ICAR and other government agencies, in which capacity she has handled a multitude of tax, civil and criminal matters. She has also handled arbitration matters for various joint ventures and domestic companies in the energy and infrastructure sectors. She has also successfully facilitated dispute resolution through conciliation for other clients. Ms. Jha has also been appointed as Sole Arbitrator by Justice Dr. S. Muralidhar of the Delhi High Court in a dispute arising out of a property development agreement. She is also empanelled with Delhi High Court legal Services committee and undertakes 2 pro –bono criminal cases in a month.
She has participated in various legal seminars, workshops, conferences and lectures of national and inter-national repute on, inter alia, International Tax – International Fiscal Association, Arbitration and Alternate Dispute Resolution, Adoption law, Muslim Personal Law and Refugee Law. She has also been visiting Faculty in IMT, Ghaziabad for Corporate and Business Law in Calcutta and Delhi as well as honorary visiting Faculty in Symbiosis Law School, Noida.