Milanka is a Partner with Link Legal and has over 20 years of diverse experience in the general practice of litigation and arbitration.

He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi.

He has considerable experience in areas such as constitutional, corporate & commercial, civil, labour & employment, aviation (including airports) and consumer protection laws and provides advice to the clients of the Firm on all aspects of the same. His litigation practice involves representing the firm’s domestic and foreign clients in complex civil and corporate litigation at all levels in the District Courts, High Courts, Supreme Court and other quasi-judicial forum as well as in domestic and international arbitrations.

Milanka is an exceptional litigator with a knack for simplifying some of the most complicated commercio-legal issues and is widely regarded as an original thinker. He has been involved in a large number of headline-making disputes over the course of his career. He is considered one of India’s foremost lawyers on issues concerning airports particularly disputes in the regulatory sphere. He acts for airport operators as well as concessionaires in these disputes before the TDSAT, being the AERA Appellate Tribunal and Supreme Court.

Over the years, Milanka has gained experience in handling arbitrations conducted under the rules of International Chamber of Commerce, Indian Council of Arbitration, Zurich Chambers of Commerce, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the London Court of International Arbitration and other similar associations and institutions. He also advises clients on conservancy and provisional measures in respect of arbitration proceedings.

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Aviation
  • Projects, Infrastructure and Energy
B.A. (English) - University of Delhi; LL.B - University of Delhi

Recommended Lawyer for Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Recognised among India's Top 30 Disputes Lawyers 2020 by Asian Legal Business India.

Recommended Lawyer for Dispute Resolution.

Oct 04 2021
by Link Legal - dated 04th October 2021

Our September 2021 Arbitration Newsletter is now live!

The current issue brings to you important case notes and some of the recent significant developments at the Firm.

Read the full newsletter here.

Sep 16 2021
by Link Legal - dated 16th September 2021

Check out the glimpses of the recently held '4th Annual Airport Modernization Summit 2021’, organised by TraiCon India Private Limited where our Managing Partner, Atul Sharma and Partners, Anand Srivastava, Milanka Chaudhury, and Milind Jha were Speakers sharing their expert insights on the legal issues impacting the development & operations of airports, contracting structures for airport businesses and more.

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Mar 01 2021
by Latest Laws - dated 01st March 2021

Read the article authored by our Disputes Partner, Milanka Chaudhury & Associate, Chaitra Bhat published on Latest Laws.

Read the full article here.

Feb 10 2021
by Live Law - dated 10th February 2021

Read the article "Bank Guarantees – Legality of Timelines for 'Assertion of Claim' and 'Enforcement of Claim'" authored by our Disputes Partner, Milanka Chaudhury & Associate, Chaitra Bhat published on LiveLaw.

"This has become a cause of concern for the business community as well as the banking industry as keeping a Claim Period of one year, especially in BGs where the Validity Period itself is less than one year, invites a host of additional issues such as increase in unwanted costs, funds deposited in the form of margin money are locked in for a longer period, there is surge in working capital requirements, the liability of the bank is also extended, which all in all creates a discouraging environment for both the borrowers and the banking industry."

Read the full article here.

Jan 18 2021
by The Legal 500 - dated 18th January 2021

Link Legal is proud to share that our Managing Partner, Co-Managing Partner and Partners have been highly recognised in their respective practice areas by The Legal 500 (Legalease) Asia-Pacific 2021 Rankings.

Leading Individuals

  • Atul Sharma
  • Nusrat Hassan
  • Anand Srivastava

Next Generation Partners

  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Yosham Vardhan

Recommended Lawyers

  • Atul Sharma
  • Nusrat Hassan
  • Anand Srivastava
  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Anuj Trivedi
  • Milanka Chaudhury
  • Milind Jha
  • Prasad Dhande
  • Sidhartha Srivastava
  • Vishakha Bhagvat
  • Venkat Satyanarayana

Check out the detailed rankings here.

Nov 02 2020
by Asian Legal Business India - dated 02nd November 2020

We are pleased to share that our Partner, Mr. Milanka Chaudhury has been recognised as one of India's Top 30 Disputes Lawyers 2020 in the 11th edition of Asian Legal Business India.

In its annual list of India’s best disputes lawyers, ALB India spotlights 30 standout practitioners in the country’s litigation and arbitration scene.

Check out the full edition here.

Sep 30 2020
by Latest Laws - dated 30th September 2020

Read the article "Timelines for making of an Arbitral Award in view of Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019: The Continuing Saga of Retrospective Applicability" authored by our Disputes Partner, Milanka Chaudhury & Principal Associate, Naina Dubey published on Latest Laws.

Access the full article here.

Sep 10 2020
by Live Law - dated 10th September 2020

Read the article authored by our Partner, Milanka Chaudhury & Principal Associate, Naina Dubey published on Live Law here

Aug 14 2020
by Lokmat - dated 14th August 2020

“The petition filed through Atul Sharma, Milanka Chaudhary and Abhinav Agnihotri also challenged the constitutional validity of Section 73 of the Cantonments Act, 2006 while also seeking directions of the court for declaring that the land forming part of the IGI Airport is not a 'cantonment' within the meaning of Section 3 of the Cantonments Act…”

Read the full story here.

The matter is also reported in other media publications:

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Aug 14 2020
by Live Mint - dated 14th August 2020

Read the story "No coercive action against DIAL on tax demand: HC to Delhi Cantonment Board" featuring our Dispute Resolution Partner, Milanka Chaudhury, published in Live Mint.

According to the plea, the land, forming part of the Indira Gandhi International Airport, is not a ‘cantonment’ within the meaning of the Act. Therefore, DCB does not have jurisdiction to levy property tax.

Read the full story here.

Jun 30 2020
by Link Legal - dated 30th June 2020

Read the article "EVOLUTION AND FUTURE OF SAFEGUARD DUTY IN INDIA: RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR (SOLAR)"  with our perspective on the evolution of Safeguard Duty as well as an analysis on the impact that the Safeguard Duty regime has had on the Indian Solar Power Industry.

Read more below.

Apr 06 2020
by Bar & Bench - dated 06th April 2020

Check out the latest article on "Law of Limitation in the time of COVID-19: Interpreting the Supreme Court's March 23 order" authored by Mr. Milanka Chaudhury (Partner), Mr. Abhinav Agnihotri (Associate Partner) and Ms. Chait...

Jul 01 2019
by World Justice Project - dated 01st July 2019

The Report presents data findings for 126 countries around the world on the rule of law, emphasizing the need to advance rule of law reforms in these countries. 


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