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Ipsita Mishra,

Gujrati Colony, Ashapali Area, Sambalpur, Orissa-768001


Work Experience

-Legal Associate at Sengu & Paapu Associates Advocates, Chennai (5th October 2015-Present)

Research, proofreading, due diligence in Indirect and Direct Taxes and avoiding legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation in International Taxation.

Involved in drafting reply to SCN, cross objections, appeals and opinions in numerous matters

-Legal Journalist at working under M.A Rashid (26th August 2015- 2nd October 2015)

Preparing legal news and writing columns

-Legal Consultant at (1st June 2015 to 15th August 2015)

Drafting of Legal Agreements, Preparing legal briefs and giving legal advice to clients.

Educational Qualifications

-B.A.LL.B (Hons.), National Law University, Orissa, (2010-15) CGPA: 6.62/8

-Class XII, CHSE board, Government Women’s College (2009) Science Stream: 60.33%

-Class X, ICSE Board, St. Joseph’s Convent Higher Secondary School (2007): 88.71%

Legal Internships

The Law Commission of India (1st December 2014 to 28th December 2014)

-Attended conference under J.A.P Shah in Removal of Obsolete Laws-Wanting Immediate Repeal, Electoral Reforms and Leprosy related Laws.

- Prepared report on Shared Parentage in India
MMB Legal, Bangalore (7th May 2014 to 30th May 2014)

- Research on Family law, Sports and media law, Corporate and company laws, Contract law, Labour law, Real estate and land laws Employment laws.

-Gave presentation on “ADR in IPR Disputes”
We Want change “Samarpan” (Online Internship) (5th December 2013 to 15th January 2014)

-Worked on Economic, Social, Political, environmental and Legal issues

-Detailed research on ‘Uniform Civil Code’
Copyright Integrity International, Bangalore (3rd June 2013 to 29th June 2013)

-Drafted legal notices, Escalations, Research on the revenue generated by the illegitimate websites and hence calculating the loss incurred by the client.

-Presentation on Digital Rights Management
Anup S. Shah Law Firm, Bangalore (2nd May 2013 to 29th May 2013)

-Researched on Patent Exhaustion, Licensing drafts, Civil procedure Code, Patent Attorney Act, Registration Act, Land Acquisition Act, civil disputes and allied fields.

The District Court under Public Prosecutor and Government Pleader, Sambalpur (22nd November 2012 to 22nd December 2012)

-Drafted writ petition, bail, affidavits, opinions, briefed advocates and researched extensively

-Attended court proceedings especially fast track courts, family courts and District and Sessions Court.
The Supreme Court of India under P.K Jain, Advocate, Delhi (2nd May 2012 to 30th May 2012)

-Attended Court proceedings, client conferences etc.

-Briefed Senior Counsels and researched extensively on matters ranging from Commercial Laws to Procedural Law
Indian Network for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Bhubaneswar (2nd May 2011 to 2nd June 2011)

-Worked on the “Legal aspects of HIV/AIDS”.

-Attended various conferences, family counselling programme, client counselling, field work etc.
People for Animals, a branch of PETA at Bhubaneswar (30th June 2011 to 29th July 2011)

-Worked on the burning issues relating to environment and wildlife at Odisha; i.e., “Animal Sacrifice and Illegal transportation of Cattles”

Help Age India, Bhubaneswar (1st June 2011 to 30th June 2011)

-Worked on “Crime and Abuse against the elderly and its legal aspects”.



-Researcher at the Fourth NLU Antitrust Law Moot Court Competition at NLU Jodhpur held on March 8-10, 2013

-Speaker at XII National Moot Court Competition, Manikchand Pahade Law College Aurangabad, held on 18-19 Feb 2012 and was amongst the best 5 teams out of 22 teams in the finals.

-Article on “Mining Safety and the Law”, Manupatra, 23rd Oct 2015, Available at

-Article on “Challenges faced by Films and Music Industries in the Digital Era”, International Journal of Research and Analysis, Vol 1 Issue 2, IJRA, Nov 9, 2013.

-Article on “Policy Challenges and Trends in Patenting Biotechnology Inventions Post Diamond vs. Chakraborthy”, International Journal of Research and Analysis, Vol 2 Issue 1, IJRA, Available at

-Article on “Inception of Class Action in India”, Journal of Contemporary Socio-Legal Issues, ISSN: 2348-1579 Available


-Article on “Judicial Control over the administration: A writ perspective”, ISSN: 2348-1579 Available at

-Article on “Implementation of Responsibility of State to Protect”, ISSN: 2348-1579 Available at

-Article on, “Marriage and Divorce under Parsi Law”, ISSN -2319-8338, Available at

-Article on “Impact of Digital Technology on Copyright” ISSN-2319-8338, Available at

-Research paper on “Arbitration as a method of Industrial Dispute Resolution” available at

-Participated in Juristas International Law Essay Competition 2011-12 at Symbiosis, Pune on “Human Rights Development”

-Participated in Surana and Suarana International Essay Competition Criminal Law on ‘Death Penalty’ in 2013 and on ‘Cyber Crime’ in 2014

-Presented Paper On “Gender Justice and Women protection” at National Conference on Constitution and Marginalized Sectors: Challenges in the Twenty First Century, Christ University, Bangalore held on 8-9 March 2013.

-Presented Paper on “Unfair Competition Law and Trademark” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights: Emerging Issues and Challenges organized by Post Graduate Dept. of Law, Sambalpur University held on 8th March,2014.
Co-curricular and Extra-curricular Achievements

-NCC ‘A’ Certificate holder and attended NIC and ATC camps.

-Credit course in “Restorative Justice” under Martin Price.

-Credit course in “Medical Negligence” under Joga. Rao

-Volunteered at one day workshop on Law of Confidentiality by NLUO in collaboration with Adyopant Legal, National Conference on Enhancing Access to Justice and Quality Legal Education, Intra Moot University Contest, National Seminar on “Judiciary, Accountability and Ethics”, National Conference on Intellectual Property Rights.

-Qualified National Environment Talent Search Examination 2004 with 70%.

-Qualified Indian Scholarship Examination by National Council for development of Education, Chandigarh

-Awarded Certificate of Social Science by HelpAge India

-Participated In GREEN Olympiad 2006
Positions of Responsibility Held

-Member of Centre of Criminal Justice Centre, 2014-15

-Mentor of the Legal Aid Society, 2014-15

-Convener of the Legal Aid Society, 2013-14

-Member of the Legal Aid Society, 2012-13

-Member of the Hostel Disciplinary Committee, 2012-13

-Research Associate, Journal of Contemporary Socio-Legal Issues

-Member of Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Tax Law

-Day Scholar Secretary at Higher Secondary College level, 2008-2009

-Reading and writing- Regular reader of newspapers and magazines. I regularly write on different contemporary legal issues.

-Travel: Over the years I have travelled extensively for different time spans which helps me adapt, observe and keep an open mind to different people and situations as well as new cultures all together.
Research And Computer Skills

-Economic and Political Weekly, HEIN online, SCC online, JSTOR, Manupatra, Westlaw India.

-SWIFT INDIA PLUS 2000 course, BLUEJAVA, Microsoft Office.

-Mr. Rangin Pallav Tripathy, Assistant Professor of Law, National Law University Orissa, Cuttack

Tel no: +91 9861151669 (mobile), E-mail:

I hereby declare that all the above information is true to the best of my knowledge.

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