She graduated from Law Faculty, University of Delhi in 1996 and is an Advocate on Record in the Supreme Court of India since 2004.
A veteran litigator, Shally has been involved in several impactful and consequential cases. She has been engaged in legal work across several sectors such as telecom, steel, aviation, infrastructure, financial services, power, oil and gas and banking.
Shally has represented telecom companies before the Supreme Court and the High Court of Kerala and TDSAT in one of the biggest telecommunications industry matters involving the recovery of licence fees of around $ 7.8 billion by the government. She has also represented clients in the Supreme Court of India; various High Courts, National Tribunals – including TDSAT, NCLAT, NCLT, and NGT – in matters related to financial services, bankruptcy, infrastructure, environment, white collar crime, tenders, breach of contract, damages, injunctions, breach of fundamental rights, notifications, taxation, winding up, amalgamation and de-merger.
Shally also advised, drafted, filed, appeared, and briefed senior counsels on the issue of Section 377 IPC leading to the decriminalization of homosexuality as an independent lawyer in the Supreme Court. She is also engaged in the same work for the legalization of same-sex marriage in the High Court of Delhi.
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