Biography

Anisha Gupta

Anisha Gupta is an Associate with Ganesan and Manuraj Legal LLP and is an Advocate practising at the Madras High Court. Her primary focus is on civil, criminal, and commercial litigation, and she also has also previously worked extensively in the field of Indirect Taxation.

She has represented clients before the Madras High Courts, Supreme Court, NCLT, NCLAT, City Civil Courts, ITAT, CESTAT, Tax Commissioners, Arbitral Tribunals, RERA and other adjudicating authorities. She also has a keen interest in laws relating to protection of children from child sexual offences and has worked with stakeholders on laws relating to child rights.

Key Works

Litigation

  • Represented a branch of a large business conglomerate in oppression and mismanagement proceedings before the NCLT and NCLAT.
  • Drafted Petitions for Probate of Wills; Writ Petitions, Writ Appeals and Review Petitions for issues relating to TN HR & CE Act, 1959, service and education laws.
  • Represented clients in Civil Suits, Civil Miscellaneous Petitions, and Civil Revision Petitions relating to contractual disputes, motor vehicle claims, etc.
  • Successfully argued a Habeas Corpus Petition on behalf of a transman before the Madras High Court, wherein the Court reunited the transman and their Partner.
  • Assisted Mr. Manuraj in drafting a State Policy for the empowerment of the LGBTQIA+ community for the State Planning Commission.

Corporate Advisory

  • Advising a software development company on various agreements including employment contracts, service level agreements etc. and assisted in obtaining their trademark registrations.
  • Advising India’s largest online fantasy sports company on policy and regulatory issues surrounding gaming laws in India.

EDUCATION

2014-2019 : B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) – School of Law, Christ (Deemed to be University)

Bar Admissions

  • Member of the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Bar Council (2019)

Publications

  • Co-Authored an Article with Mr. Karthik Sundaram on ‘Power to Legislate Post the 101st Constitution Amendment – The Debate Continues’ on TaxSutra.
  • Published an essay on ‘Child Pornography’ in the Independent Thought Law Digest, 2017: Pornography, Children and Law (ISBN 978-81-928280-6-0).
  • Published a paper on the ‘Privacy Gaps under India’s Digital India Project’, with Centre for Internet and Society at https://cis-india.org/internet- governance/files/digital-india-report.pdf