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Adishree Mishra is an accomplished legal professional with a diverse background in Dispute Regulation, Corporate and Commercial laws. She earned her Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) and holds a B.A., LL.B (Hons) in Business Laws from the School of Law, KIIT University. With years of experience, Adishree's expertise spans across a diverse array of laws such as Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Corporate and Commercial Laws, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Employment Laws. She has advised esteemed clients such as the Government of India, multinational corporations, public sector undertakings, financial institutions, investors, tech companies and real estate developers.
Adishree possesses a strong litigation background, representing clients in matters encompassing shareholder disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy, defamation, intellectual property rights infringement, and arbitrations before various courts and tribunals, including high courts. Adishree’s practice also includes handling high stake mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, financing and diverse corporate matters. Her exemplary legal acumen and commitment to her clients make her a trusted name in the legal fraternity.
Eminence Legal, founded by Adishree Mishra and Nikhilesh Barik, materialized from a shared aspiration to create a legal firm that surpassed conventional standards. Incepted during the first lockdown of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the idea flourished into a reality that aimed not only to provide exceptional legal services but also to embody compassion, integrity, and client satisfaction. With unwavering determination, the founders meticulously developed a business plan that reflected their core values. They established their offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack and handpicked a team of like minded legal professionals, valuing not only their legal acumen but also their empathy and ability to connect with clients on a personal level.
On July 16, 2021, Eminence Legal officially commenced operations as a partnership firm with a resolute vision to prioritize clients' business needs.
The firm’s dedication to delivering practical and tailored solutions garnered swift recognition and admiration within the legal community. Eminence Legal was hailed not only for its innovative approach but also for its altruistic commitment, occasionally undertaking probono cases to champion causes that transcended mere financial gain.
Eminence Legal believes in illuminating possibilities, one case at a time, as we embrace the limitless potential of the legal universe
Eminence Legal excels in specialized areas such as Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Bankruptcy, General Corporate and Commercial Laws, Foreign Investments, Private Equity, Real Estate, Employment, and Projects & Project Finance. “Our team comprises of young, dynamic lawyers deeply passionate about law and dedicated to delivering exceptional work. We take pride on ourselves for providing tailor-made solutions, offering highly personalized attention in an efficient manner. What sets us apart is the ingenuity in our legal advice, unparalleled client service, and a diverse range of experiences. Continuously attuned to the evolving legal, regulatory, and business landscape, we remain committed to keeping our clients ahead of the curve in achieving their objectives”, asserts Adishree.
Eminence Legal embraces the guiding principles of Excellence, Exuberance, and Experience as the core values of the firm. Since its inception, these values have been consistently nurtured and upheld. The firm's commitment to delivering timely solutions has earned them valuable client satisfaction. Eminence Legal's honest approach and unwavering work ethics have garnered appreciation and fostered strong client relationships. Within a short period, clients have entrusted the firm with their reliance and trust, marking a significant achievement and testament to the quality of service provided by Eminence Legal.
Adishree is committed to prompt and efficient delivery of legal advice, recognizing the value of clients' time in today's competitive market. Her dedication to meeting deadlines fosters client satisfaction and enables them to keep clients ahead of the curve. Having navigated both corporate and litigation worlds, Adishree possesses a versatile skill set that bridges the gap between boardroom strategy and court room advocacy. With a pragmatic approach to problem-solving and keen business acumen from her litigation and corporate background, she excels in formulating strategic initiatives for client growth. Simultaneously, Adishree’s litigation experience hones analytical thinking, persuasive advocacy, and resilience under pressure. This unique combination of expertise makes Eminence Legal adaptable, thriving in any challenging environment.
When inquired about the future plans for Eminence Legal, Adishree informs, “Since our inception, Eminence Legal has experienced a remarkable growth trajectory. Our steadfast commitment to delivering timely solutions has enabled us to rapidly establish a robust client base. We take pride in advising prestigious Indian corporates and esteemed private individuals, offering legal counsel on high-stakes transactions. Collaborating with top law firms in India has been a rewarding experience, and we aspire to further expand these collaborative efforts domestically and internationally. Eminence Legal remains dedicated to maintaining excellence in our services, fostering enduring client relationships, and continually striving for innovation and advancement in the legal realm”.