Anup Kumar
Partner, Qualegal

Mr. Anup Kumar chairs the Corporate Litigation Practice here at Qualegal and is an Advocate-on-Record in Supreme Court of India having 18 years of PQE in Litigation and Arbitration.

He has a very rich profile in Litigation practice and has been representing various renowned Companies like Adhunik Industries, KSBL, Renaissance Steel India Pvt. Ltd, Shri Ram Residency Private Limited, Shakambhari Group of companies etc in various courts and forums. He has been actively involved in corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) under the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) and matters relating to Power Sector Laws and various debt restructuring and security enforcement assignments.

He is presently Senior Standing Counsel for Jharkhand Urja Vikas Limited, and has represented the Union of India and many semi government bodies and colleges.

Mr. Anup Kumar has been putting appearances in Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, P&H High Court, Jharkhand High Court, Uttarakhand High Court, Orissa High Court, CERC & APTEL, Enforcement Directorate, National & Appellate Company Law Tribunal, Debt Recovery & Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal and District Courts etc.

In course of his Litigation Practice, Mr. Kumar had the opportunity to work with various luminaries in field of law like Late Mr. Ramjethmalani, Mr.Soli Sorabji, Late Mr T.Andhyarujina, Mr. K.K.Venugopal, Mr. Mukul Rohatagi, Mr Gopal Subramanium, Mr Kapil Sibal, Sr.Advocate (former ASG) Mr K.V. Viswanathan and with former Judges Supreme Court of India including Justice Amitava Roy & Justice S J Mukhopadhyay.

Anup Kumar has successfully conducted numerous litigation proceedings in Supreme Court of India leading to numerous reported and landmark judgments to mention a few of them are:

  • Zakir Hussain Primary Teachers Training College V/s State of Bihar (2010) 12 SCC 517.
  • Bhagwan Budha Prathmik Technical Training College, Nirmali V/s State of Bihar (2010) 13 SCC 572.
  • “Sarju v. State of Uttar Pradesh (2009) 13 SCC 698,
  • Chenda v. State of Chhattisgarh (2013) 12 SCC 110,
  • Arulvelu State, (2009) 10 SCC 206
  • Oriental Insurance Company Limited v. Ram Prasad Varma, (2009) 2 SCC 712.
  • Commissioner of Central Excise, Calcutta V/s Panihati Rubber Ltd., (2006) 10 SCC 129.
  • Moinuddin v. Commr. for Cooperation and Registrar of Coop. Societies, (2014) 8 SCC 661
  • Ajitsinh Arjunsinh Gohil v. Bar Council of Gujarat, (2017) 5 SCC 465
  • Ali Hussain Rabiya, (2019) 9 SCC 353.

Mr Kumar had the privilege of being appointed as amicus curiae by Supreme Court in Susanta Das v. State of Orissa, (2016) 4 SCC 371.

Few of his argued cases that has made nationally accredited judgments in National Appellate Company Tribunal are:

  • Vishnu Kumar Agarwal V/s M/s. Piramal Enterprises Ltd, Company Appeal (AT) (Insolvency) No. 346 & 347 Of 2018
  • State Bank of India V/s Adhunik Steels Ltd, Company Appeal (AT) (Insolvency) 1192 of 2019.
  • Prashant Properties Ltd. Vs Vijaykumar V. Iyer RP”, Company Appeal (AT) (Insolvency) No. 513 of 2020
  • K.L.Jute Products Private Limited. V/s Tirupti Jute Industries Ltd & Ors, Company Appeal (AT)(INS) No.277 of 2019.
  • Renaissance Steel India Pvt. Ltd. V/s Electrosteels Steel India Ltd, Company Appeal (AT) (Insolvency) No 175 of 2018.
  • Shri Ram Residency Private Limited Kuldeep Verma”, “Company Appeal (AT) (Insolvency) No. 202 of 2018

Anup Kumar has hands on experience in Litigation practice and covers wide range of Statutes as

  • IBC and Company Law.
  • Electricity Law.
  • Labour Law and Service Law.
  • Civil and Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law.
  • Mining Laws.
  • Arbitration Act.
  • Banking Laws.
  • Environment Law.
  • Family Law.
  • Consumer Laws.
  • Custom Law.
  • Election Law.
  • Laws relating to Contracts, Property Laws, Succession Act,
  • Land Acquisition Laws.
  • Motor Vehicles Law.
  • Intellectual Property Law.