Core Team

We are an experienced team of lawyers and legal experts, capable of providing our
Clients with reliable legal support in any business or legal transaction, regardless of its complexity.

Mrs SV Sonawane

Senior Partner

Mrs. Sonawane is the senior partner of Vaakya Legal and has been an Advocate since 1993. She handles the Mumbai office of VL. In addition to her responsibilities at VL, she is currently the Additional Public Prosecutor, High Court of Mumbai, representing the State of Maharashtra in criminal law matters before the Bombay High Court. She has a wide experience of practicing in both the Supreme Court of India and the Bombay High Court, and other judicial forums. She also specializes in conducting arbitral proceedings, including commercial arbitration in International matters.

Arjun Sheoran

Managing Partner

Mr. Sheoran is the Managing partner of Vaakya Legal. He handles the overall operations of VL and is primarily located in Chandigarh. He has a wide experience of practicing in the courts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, and other judicial forums. He specializes in criminal law, - 5 - constitutional/public law, human rights law, consumer law, food safety law matters etc. Mr Sheoran is an alumnus of the prestigious National Law School of India University, Bangalore, which is amongst Asia’s top law schools. Mr. Sheoran is also a regular commentator on legal/constitutional issues and is regularly invited to national news channels for his expert comments and inputs on various issues of public importance

Neha Sonawane


Ms. Sonawane is a partner of Vaakya Legal. She handles the Chandigarh office of VL. She represents clients in various judicial forums including the Punjab and Haryana High Court. She has previously worked with one of India’s largest firm, Mulla and Mulla Craigie Blunt and Caroe at their Mumbai Head Office. She specializes in corporate law, civil law, commercial arbitration and heads the drafting and conveyancing division of VL. Ms Sonawane is also an alumnus of the prestigious National Law School of India University, Bangalore, which is amongst Asia’s top law schools.

Aditi Sheoran

Associate Partner

Ms. Aditi Sheoran heads the Trial Court practice for the firm and handles all Criminal, Civil and Family law matters. Supervises and represent over 100 cases per month. She is engaged as a Defense Attorney for criminal cases ranging from petty theft to high profile corruption case to murder trial(s). She represents FMCG Companies, National Media Houses, International Publication & Distributors and Nationalized Banks before various Courts and Tribunals. She is a trained Mediator from the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs and Trained Mediator Advocate from SAM Law Office & PACT. She handles the private and court annexed mediation on behalf of the firm. She is working for achieving best results for her clients while also working on issues of social justice, equal rights for women, LGBTQ and socially backward communities.

Of Counsel

Vaakya Legal has a number of counsel/solicitors/advocates across India who represent its clients

Monika Thakur

Of Counsel

Monika Thakur is the Of Counsel for Vaakya Legal and is based in Chandigarh. She is an advocate, Punjab and Haryana High Court and the trial courts of Chandigarh.

Chandigarh Office

Address: #1, Sector 16 Chandigarh,
India – 160017

Phone: +91-172-5261330
Business Hours: 9am-9pm

Mumbai Office

Address: # 1001, BPCL Towers, Nerul (West),
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Phone: +91-22-27720375
Business Hours: 9am-9pm S-S


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