Shailendra Kumar Singh

Shailendra Kumar Singh

Partner | New Delhi

Projects, Energy & Infrastructure; Regulatory & Policy; Corporate & Commercial
Enrolment No. D/653/2002


Shailendra is a Partner in Corporate & Commercial and Projects, Energy & Infrastructure practice groups of the firm. With over 21 years of experience in providing transaction advisory and legal services to corporate and government clients in the energy and infrastructure space, his primary practice area spans across a broad range of commercial and regulatory legal advice in power, oil & gas, mining, transport, social and urban infrastructure development projects, along with dispute resolution. He has also advised the Government on structuring and drafting of legislations and policies. He is well known for his thought leadership pertaining to legal developments in the infrastructure space and regularly speaks at various prestigious conferences and has been a visiting faculty at IPPRI. He has, in the past, worked with Trilegal, L&L Partners and Advaita Legal. He is a law graduate from the University of Delhi, completed his LL.M. from Kurukshetra University and earned an MBA degree.

Practice areas

  • Projects, Energy & Infrastructure
  • Regulatory & Policy
  • Corporate & Commercial


  • Public Private Partnership projects
  • Regulatory and general disputes in power sector
  • Project financing
  • Corporate governance
  • Policy advisory

Representative matters

  • Inland Waterways Authority of IndiaIn relation to developing asset management and operation framework and in drafting the transaction documents for Ganga Bhagirathi Hooghly River system from Haldia to Allahabad, National Waterway-1 which passes through the States of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
  • Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory AuthorityOn the amendments to be made in the legislative framework under the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority Act 2005, Maharashtra State Water Policy, amongst others, in order to ensure regulatory independence for MWRRA and in drafting and finalization of amendments to regulations under the MWRRA Act
  • ONGCOn strategic contract documentation pertaining to hydrocarbon production enhancement from the marginal nomination fields of ONGC.
  • Nutan Bidyut Bangladesh LimitedOn the drafting and finalization of project contracts of a 220 MW dual fuel power plant in Bangladesh
  • HindalcoOn legal and regulatory issues relating to auction of coal blocks and mining operations on an ongoing basis including on CMDPA, MMDRA amendments, Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act and the rules thereunder.
  • Ranchi Smart City Corporation Limited and Gwalior Smart City Corporation LimitedOn all legal aspects of implementation of smart city proposal under Smart City Mission including preparation of bid documents and in bidding process for various procurement streams.
  • Erstwhile Planning CommissionWith respect to Model Concession Agreements for PPP projects in sectors such as ports, hospitals, storage of food grains, education and procurement of locomotives.
  • Assam Gas Company LimitedIn relation to appeal against tariff order passed by PNGRB and in a writ petition challenging tariff regulation provisions regarding treatment of volume divisor.