Piyush SharmaManaging Director
Piyush Sharma Attorneys & Co
He was admitted to practice in 1998 having qualified with a Bachelors of Laws Degree from the University of Botswana. Mr. Sharma advanced his qualifications by obtaining a Certificate in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University, United Kingdom. Upon his admission in 1998, Mr. Sharma practiced as a Professional Assistant with Minchin & Kelly (Botswana). He is also an admitted Conveyancer and Notary Public. Mr. Sharma is experienced in Conveyancing and was admitted as a Conveyancer in 1998 thereby giving him to date (18) Eighteen years experience in the field. He has done Vehicle Repossessions and litigation for large debt collection matters such as Bank collections and Cellular providers. As at the present moment he has done work for all the top 5 Banks in Botswana and has experience in areas of distribution, agency, franchise, real state, renewable energy, transportation, etc. He is an expert in drafting and negotiating Contracts and has concluded various multi-national, multi-million contracts. He is a Member of various organizations. He is a Board Member of Justinian Lawyers, an International Organisation of Lawyers from 135 Countries and he represents Africa. He is a Member of AEA International Lawyers Network which is one of the Largest legal organizations in the World. He represents Botswana at AEA International Lawyers Network every year at the Annual General Meeting. He is a Member of the International Bar Association (Member Number 1100697) and the Botswana Institute of Arbitrators (BIA) since 2002 where he has sat in key alternative dispute resolution matters as a Mediator and made binding rulings. Currently, under the guidance of Mr. Sharma, the Firm has established affiliates with Leading Firms in all the Countries in the region and over 185 Leading Firms the World over, thereby establishing its global presence. Mr. Sharma continues to establish his Firms presence nationally and internationally by writing and contributing. In 2016, he has published a chapter on "Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Botswana" edited by Professor Julian Leuw, QC and Louis Garb, published by Kluwer Law International. Again in 2016, he wrote a Chapter on Botswana in the Book "Statute of Limitations for International Commercial Claims" David R. Franklin, Ad.E, Honorary Consul of Iceland. In late 2016, he completed an advanced Course in Sectional Title Schemes with the University of Cape Town (UCT). He has contributed to the World Bank surveys for "Doing Business in Botswana" in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Piyush Sharma Attorneys is a well-established Law Firm in the Capital of Botswana, Gaborone.
The Practice and Partner understand the changing dynamics of the Legal Fraternity and the growing requirements of the Market in Botswana and the region. With a wealth of experience and practice, the Firm aims to be a leader in the Legal Profession with an aim on commitment, transparency, ardor, and fair charges.
We believe that Client satisfaction is a reference and testimony of our ability and quality of services we provide. We also believe that working well with our Business Partners enables our Law Firm to reach greater heights of success, being able to leverage on the capabilities of our Partners, and thereby allowing our business Partners to leverage our strength and resources. Coupled with our drive and dedication toward excellence in client services, our Business Partners and Clients will be given proactive, cutting edge, complete and one-stop’ solutions focused on achieving the goals and objectives envisaged.
As a Service Provider, it is paramount for us to understand the needs and requirements of our clients and to appreciate the procedures and policies of our Client so as to assist with our superior legal skills and resources at our disposal.
Our team consists of 15 qualified staff with Five (5) Attorneys, One (1) in house Consultant and 3 paralegals and support staff that shall be available at our Clients consideration along with technology and services to make our Clients experience more rewarding