MS. SHAILAJA KHER
Independent Director (Upto – May 15, 2022)
Ms. Shailaja Kher is a Double Graduate, having majored in History and Political Science from the University of Mumbai, and thereafter completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Government Law College, Mumbai. She hails from a family of lawyers, being a third-generation lawyer herself.
After Shailaja Kher completed her law, she joined the Firm of M/s. Manilal Kher Ambalal & Company, Mumbai as an Associate. She then commenced Counsel Practice by joining the Chambers of a Senior Advocate.
In 1989, she rejoined M/s. Manilal Kher Ambalal & Company, Mumbai as a Partner. In 1999, Shailaja Kher started her own independent legal Firm. In 2011, she joined the Firm of M/s. India Law Alliance, Advocates Mumbai as a Partner.
She has expertise on various aspects of law which includes Company Law, Indirect Tax and Anti-Dumping Laws.
As a Partner in M/s. Manilal Kher Ambalal & Company, Mumbai she was concerned in handling cases of several Companies in Pimpri-Chinchwad area who were facing charges of Excise Duty evasion.
Her first contact with Kirloskar Brothers Limited came as far back as 1987 when she was briefed to appear for them in the Excise Duty evasion case which started with a Show Cause Notice being issued by the Commissioner Pune and which involved all the top Directors of the Company. This case went on for four years where she assisted the Senior Advocate appearing on behalf of the Company.
Shailaja Kher appears in the Supreme Court of India, in various High Courts as well as various Tribunals.