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Our Team

We are an enthusiastic, dynamic and globally minded team with a vision to continuously evolve ourselves to redefine everything around us

BITHIKA ANAND
Founder & CEO

1.-Bithika-Anand-1Ms. Bithika Anand is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Legal League Consulting, India’s first management consultancy for the global legal industry. She is widely recognised for her role in transforming managerial & strategic functions of the legal industry and for her extensive contributions to various forums in India and globally. A chartered accountant by profession with a post graduate diploma in the management of legal practice from Nottingham Trent University, Bithika has over three decades of experience in the business and professional consulting realm.

Ms. Anand began her career with S.B. Billimoria & Co. and KPMG, both leading accountancy firms. Before founding Legal League Consulting, she was working with erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co., Delhi – India’s premier law firm as Chief Financial Officer and was soon elevated to perform a dual role as both the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Operating Officer. She was instrumental in creating India’s largest law firm, from a small team of 25 lawyers to over 200 lawyers and subsequently, under her stewardship the firm implemented modern management processes, compliant with the best practices in the world.

Soon after, she took on the challenge of building growth models, with a strong focus on delivering highly experienced and practical solution oriented approach for Law firms, LPOs, In-House Counsels and General Counsels. She assists in identifying priorities, driving initiatives and crafting implementation plans for business performance and growth. Over the years, she has successfully assisted Managing & Senior Partners of law firms, LPOs, In-House Counsels, General Counsels and over 150 Indian & global organizations on various strategic and financial initiatives, thereby catalyzing growth.

Rapid changes in the global economic landscape have heightened activities in the exchange of legal services and her contributions in bridging the gap through exclusive, path-breaking events including ideating novel concepts for the growth and progress of the Indian legal profession at a global level, is widely covered by leading media houses like NDTV Profit, The Economic Times, Business Standard, India Business Law Journal, and Lex Witness to name a select few.

In addition to her responsibilities at Legal League Consulting, Ms. Anand is a Principal with EDGE International, advising on India specific growth and business initiatives. As an Honorary Consultant to the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) and Member of National Advisory Board of Indian National Bar Association (INBA), she works with the organizations and their members, advising and assisting them in complying with best industry practices.

Ms. Anand is a Member of the following organizations:
i) ASSOCHAM
ii) Inter Pacific Bar Association
iii) Bombay Chamber of Commerce
iv) Fellow Member at Institute of Chartered Accountants
v) International Bar Association 

DR. VIVEK DAS

Vice President

Vivek is an expert in law firm branding and marketing in India. At Legal League Consulting, he is responsible for client mandates in the space of strategic communication, business network management and knowledge marketing. Prior to joining Legal League, he was working with Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. At the firm, Vivek was responsible for developing and implementing media, public relations and internal communications programs in support of service marketing objectives, working closely with partners and practice groups.

He has hands-on experience in strategic public relations and brand marketing communications, servicing some of the best brands in the Legal, Software, Telecommunication, Hospitality, Healthcare and Retail businesses. A chartered accountant by qualification, Vivek has recently been honoured with a Ph.D. in Commerce.

JOGESH SHARMA

Associate Vice President

Jogesh is a strategic management professional focusing on the unique challenges and opportunities critical to law firm management. With an experience of more than a decade he is assisting legal practitioners and Law Firms to develop strategies and plans for Practice Developments, Strategize Bespoke Solutions, Human Resource  including Performance Management, Operational Efficiency, Client Relationship Management, Revenue Maximization, Knowledge Management, Technological Analysis and Projected Implementation. He regularly advises on current best practices, market insights and strategic approaches for developing sustainable profitable environment.

He is actively involved in firms’ strategic expansion including mergers, new offices, alliances and team hires. He also assists firms on re-organisations, profitability analysis and client strategies. His experience also includes: developing and implementing practice group marketing plans, providing marketing and practice development training, managing client satisfaction programs, and setting strategic direction for law firm branding, advertising, social media, PR and web initiatives. Jogesh has also represented his clients on various Domestic and International Conferences.

Jogesh is a Law Graduate and has done MBA specializing in Law Firm Management from Bradford School of Management, UK. He is currently associated with India’s First Management Consultants for the Global Legal Industry, Legal League Consulting as an Associate Vice President. Prior to joining Legal League he has worked with a leading law firm and an LPO. He is also the only Legal Practice Strategic Consultant being inducted by Institute of Management Consultants of India as an Executive Member.

NIPUN BHATIA

Associate Vice President

IMG_9671Nipun joined Legal League Consulting Team as Senior Consultant, Finance & HR Development Solution. Nipun’s work profile primarily relates to providing solutions to Finance, Accounts, Operations and HR Development related issues at Law Firms. With more than four years of experience, he brings expertise in handling Finance related matters involving Statutory Compliances, managing Receivables and Payables, Fund Flow Analysis and suggesting solutions to Operational issues from the Finance viewpoint. As an HR Development Expert, Nipun has hands on experience in studying the Human Resources and developing tailor made policies and procedures for Clients’ requirements. Being well versed with Operations at Law Firms, he provides professional guidance in identifying targets and performance benchmarks for advocates and business support functions and integrates business support areas for optimal utilization.

Prior to joining Legal League Consulting, Nipun has worked with a leading IPR Law Firm as Senior Manager – Finance, Administration & HR Development. He has also worked for a leading Apparel Brand, prior to devoting himself to the Legal Fraternity.

Nipun successfully completed Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2009 and enrolled as a member with the ICAI. He has also pursued LLB from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi in 2008. IPR has always been one of his Areas of Interest and he successfully pursued Post Graduate Certification Course in IPR from Indian Society of International Law.

DIVYA VIKRAM

Principal Consultant

divyaDivya is an alumnus of the prestigious National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS). She undertakes various facets of management and has hands on experience in handling Strategy and Business Planning, Practice Development, Brand Communications & Client relationships, Law Firm Alliances & Synergies as well as formulating Best Practices essential for efficient running of a law firm amongst other critical management activities for overall Firm growth. Having worked with law firms across regions in India, she understands and delivers solutions consistent with the inherent culture and values guiding the Firm’s operations.

SWATI SINHA

Senior Consultant

swatiSwati focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities critical to law firm management and growth. At LLC, she assists Law Firms to develop strategies and action plans for client engagement and Practice Development – domestic as well international. She works with International Law Firms to develop and implement their India Entry Strategies. She is an integral part of THINK | MANAGE | LEAD – a high profile knowledge conference which acts as a melting point for the legal and the business fraternity. Swati is a law graduate from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (Delhi) and holds a certificate on IPR from Indian Law Institute (Delhi). She is also pursuing her Company Secretary Course organized by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

 

SAMTA THAPA

Senior Consultant

samtaSamta started her career by practising as a litigating lawyer with a reputed law Firm in India. At Legal League Consulting, she is currently involved in providing comprehensive solutions to critical management, operational, finance & HR issues to law Firms. Her routine work profile includes providing pragmatic fixes to internal organisational issues at firms, undertaking financial management and strategic business development activities for law firms. An alumnus of ILS Law College (Pune), she is also pursuing the ‘Professional Level’ of Company Secretary Course organized by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

ASHWANI 

Assistant Manager Operations

JUNAshwani started his career with Legal league Consulting and is responsible for managing internal operational and administrative functions. He is involved in assessing and implementing operational systems & processes including best practices, for the improvement and achievement of company’s strategic and operational objectives. He is also entrusted with financial data analysis, preparation of MIS, and involved in internal process & IT audits. Additionally, he assists in monitoring employee productivity, database management and implementation of HR & administrative processes. By qualification, Ashwani is an MBA with specialization in Finance and is currently pursuing Law.

AKRITI TIWARI

Coordinator

akritiAkriti is a law graduate from The North Cap University, Gurgaon. She has recently joined the organisation and independently handles a wide range of administrative and supervisory tasks which not only provide support to the leadership team but helps in implementation of systems and processes established by the Management. She is the backbone of the organisation and ensures confidential information is securely handled with high level of integrity & discretion.

 

 

 

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DR. VIVEK DAS

Vice President

Vivek is an expert in law firm branding and marketing in India. At Legal League Consulting, he is responsible for client mandates in the space of strategic communication, business network management and knowledge marketing. Prior to joining Legal League, he was working with Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. At the firm, Vivek was responsible for developing and implementing media, public relations and internal communications programs in support of service marketing objectives, working closely with partners and practice groups.

He has hands-on experience in strategic public relations and brand marketing communications, servicing some of the best brands in the Legal, Software, Telecommunication, Hospitality, Healthcare and Retail businesses. A chartered accountant by qualification, Vivek has recently been honoured with a Ph.D. in Commerce.

+ Jogesh Sharma

JOGESH SHARMA

Associate Vice President

Jogesh is a strategic management professional focusing on the unique challenges and opportunities critical to law firm management. With an experience of more than a decade he is assisting legal practitioners and Law Firms to develop strategies and plans for Practice Developments, Strategize Bespoke Solutions, Human Resource  including Performance Management, Operational Efficiency, Client Relationship Management, Revenue Maximization, Knowledge Management, Technological Analysis and Projected Implementation. He regularly advises on current best practices, market insights and strategic approaches for developing sustainable profitable environment.

He is actively involved in firms’ strategic expansion including mergers, new offices, alliances and team hires. He also assists firms on re-organisations, profitability analysis and client strategies. His experience also includes: developing and implementing practice group marketing plans, providing marketing and practice development training, managing client satisfaction programs, and setting strategic direction for law firm branding, advertising, social media, PR and web initiatives. Jogesh has also represented his clients on various Domestic and International Conferences.

Jogesh is a Law Graduate and has done MBA specializing in Law Firm Management from Bradford School of Management, UK. He is currently associated with India’s First Management Consultants for the Global Legal Industry, Legal League Consulting as an Associate Vice President. Prior to joining Legal League he has worked with a leading law firm and an LPO. He is also the only Legal Practice Strategic Consultant being inducted by Institute of Management Consultants of India as an Executive Member.

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NIPUN BHATIA

Associate Vice President

IMG_9671Nipun joined Legal League Consulting Team as Senior Consultant, Finance & HR Development Solution. Nipun’s work profile primarily relates to providing solutions to Finance, Accounts, Operations and HR Development related issues at Law Firms. With more than four years of experience, he brings expertise in handling Finance related matters involving Statutory Compliances, managing Receivables and Payables, Fund Flow Analysis and suggesting solutions to Operational issues from the Finance viewpoint. As an HR Development Expert, Nipun has hands on experience in studying the Human Resources and developing tailor made policies and procedures for Clients’ requirements. Being well versed with Operations at Law Firms, he provides professional guidance in identifying targets and performance benchmarks for advocates and business support functions and integrates business support areas for optimal utilization.

Prior to joining Legal League Consulting, Nipun has worked with a leading IPR Law Firm as Senior Manager – Finance, Administration & HR Development. He has also worked for a leading Apparel Brand, prior to devoting himself to the Legal Fraternity.

Nipun successfully completed Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2009 and enrolled as a member with the ICAI. He has also pursued LLB from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi in 2008. IPR has always been one of his Areas of Interest and he successfully pursued Post Graduate Certification Course in IPR from Indian Society of International Law.

+ Divya Vikram

DIVYA VIKRAM

Principal Consultant

divyaDivya is an alumnus of the prestigious National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS). She undertakes various facets of management and has hands on experience in handling Strategy and Business Planning, Practice Development, Brand Communications & Client relationships, Law Firm Alliances & Synergies as well as formulating Best Practices essential for efficient running of a law firm amongst other critical management activities for overall Firm growth. Having worked with law firms across regions in India, she understands and delivers solutions consistent with the inherent culture and values guiding the Firm’s operations.

+ Swati Sinha

SWATI SINHA

Senior Consultant

swatiSwati focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities critical to law firm management and growth. At LLC, she assists Law Firms to develop strategies and action plans for client engagement and Practice Development – domestic as well international. She works with International Law Firms to develop and implement their India Entry Strategies. She is an integral part of THINK | MANAGE | LEAD – a high profile knowledge conference which acts as a melting point for the legal and the business fraternity. Swati is a law graduate from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (Delhi) and holds a certificate on IPR from Indian Law Institute (Delhi). She is also pursuing her Company Secretary Course organized by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

 

+ Samta Thapa

SAMTA THAPA

Senior Consultant

samtaSamta started her career by practising as a litigating lawyer with a reputed law Firm in India. At Legal League Consulting, she is currently involved in providing comprehensive solutions to critical management, operational, finance & HR issues to law Firms. Her routine work profile includes providing pragmatic fixes to internal organisational issues at firms, undertaking financial management and strategic business development activities for law firms. An alumnus of ILS Law College (Pune), she is also pursuing the ‘Professional Level’ of Company Secretary Course organized by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

+ Ashwani

ASHWANI 

Assistant Manager Operations

JUNAshwani started his career with Legal league Consulting and is responsible for managing internal operational and administrative functions. He is involved in assessing and implementing operational systems & processes including best practices, for the improvement and achievement of company’s strategic and operational objectives. He is also entrusted with financial data analysis, preparation of MIS, and involved in internal process & IT audits. Additionally, he assists in monitoring employee productivity, database management and implementation of HR & administrative processes. By qualification, Ashwani is an MBA with specialization in Finance and is currently pursuing Law.

+ Akriti Tiwari

AKRITI TIWARI

Coordinator

akritiAkriti is a law graduate from The North Cap University, Gurgaon. She has recently joined the organisation and independently handles a wide range of administrative and supervisory tasks which not only provide support to the leadership team but helps in implementation of systems and processes established by the Management. She is the backbone of the organisation and ensures confidential information is securely handled with high level of integrity & discretion.

 

 

 

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