Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry presents “40 Under 40 Rising Star Awards 2018” 

Shujath Bin Ali is the only legal professional from Telangana chosen for the award.  In the past he was listed in Top 100 General Counsel Powerlist by international agency

Hyderabad, August 09, 2018: Shujath Bin Ali, a Hyderabad based Corporate Counsel and Company Secretary with over 17 years experience in Corporate Law ,Governance, Compliance and Risk Management is  a recipient of the  “40 Under 40 Rising Star Awards 2018 Recognising Young Achievers” bestowed by renowned Legal Era Media group.

Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry presented the award “40 Under 40 Rising Star Awards 2018”, to Sujath Ali, The former Chairman of  Institute of Company Secretaries of India in a glittering function held in Hotel Taj Mahal, in New Delhi on Friday.

This is the first time in India; any lawyers have been honoured for their contribution. Rising Star Award ceremony was a celebration of young achievers wherein it recognized and felicitated stalwarts for their achievements in the legal fraternity. It is a nice feeling to get recognised among the very few in the country said Shujath Bin Ali in a press note issued in the city on his return today.

Shujath Bin Ali was one of the 40 legal luminaries to have been chosen for the award from across India by Legal Media Group in its 3rd year of celebrations excellence in the legal community. Some of the recipients include from organisations such as Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, Usman Legal, Vedanta Ltd, ITC Ltd, Amazon India, Tata Chemicals Ltd, Ericksson, Havells India Ltd, SAP India, UBR Legal Advocates, VST Industries, Wockhardt Ltd, Adidas India Group and others.

Tweeting after the awards, presentation, Suresh Prabhu said he was honoured the awards to young, up and coming talent under the age of 40years that exemplifies vision, leadership, innovation and accomplishments in the legal fraternity.

Shujath Bin Ali is working as Senior Director – Legal & Company Secretary and India Compliance Officer of a US MNC Parexel International,  a global provider of biopharmaceutical services at Madhapur in Hyderabad. He earlier worked for several MNCs like Deloitte, International Paper. 

Shujath served earlier as Chairman of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and is founder member of Hyderabad In House Counsels forum, executive member of Indian Corporate Counsel Association. He is currently serving as Member of Secretarial Standard Board of ICSI. He provides active support in process of law making and works with various professional bodies.

He regularly speaks at several national and international conferences and presents his thoughts on Technology and Law, Governance, Compliance and Risk and emerging areas in law.

He also believes in giving back to the community and is Trustee of Abhaya Foundation. He has strong passion towards teaching and mentoring and he spends his spare time with young professionals and students of Corporate Law.

He was earlier recognised as “One of the finest In house Counsels in India” by ICCA and also listed in Top 100 General Counsel Powerlist by international agency

Legal Era – Legal Media Group instituted the Awards  as a celebration of young achievers – both in-house lawyers and those working in private practice, lawyers and law firms – and their outstanding contribution to the field of law.  The awards are meant to identify and honor young, up-and-coming talent under the age of 40 years that exemplifies vision, leadership, innovation, and accomplishments in the legal fraternity.

The initiative is a step towards industry-wide recognition of professional excellence. Young lawyers who have made continuous, exceptional contribution to the profession and young firms that have implemented professional programs over the preceding financial year were considered for the award.

Legal Media Group is one of the leading business media companies producing high quality print publications related to legal community.

Shujath can be reached on his mobile  9866321639, 9701002219 for more information.

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)


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