Advocate Vivek Kohli has been appointed the Advocate General for Sikkim by the Governor of Sikkim.
The appointment notification to this effect was issued on Tuesday. The notification states,
“In pursuance of clause (1) of Article 165 of the Constitution of India, the Governor of Sikkim is hereby pleased to appoint Shri Vivek Kohli, Advocate, as Advocate General of Sikkim with immediate effect.”
Vivek Kohli has been in legal practice since 1991. He obtained his law degree from Delhi University. He also holds a BSc in Maths from St Stephens College, Delhi.
He co-founded ZEUS Law, in which he is a Senior Partner. He has experience in dealing with matters relating to Constitutional law, General and Civil Law, laws relation to Power including the Electricity Act, Arbitration and Alternate Dispute Resolution, FEMA, Export-Import Policy and Indirect taxation among other subjects.
Among other contributions, Kohli has assisted the Government of India in framing “Border Protection Measures” under the TRIPPS agreement and “The Rules of Refund of Anti-Dumping Duty”. He is credited to have drafted the first ever Distribution License, issued by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission under the Electricity Act of 2003 for Delhi.
He takes over the office of Advocate General from Senior Advocate A Mariarputham.
Read the Notification: