Sunny Punamiya is a highly respected specialist in white-collar criminal law,
fraud law and human rights law, perhaps best known for his work in legal and
factually complex cases.
For the past decade, Sunny has specialized in
dealing with demanding and sensitive cases of economic nature.
He is covered by the Media regularly for his success ratio of cases involving
multifaceted criminal laws and high stakes not only for the individual client but
having economic consequences upon the State & the Country.
Sunny Punamiya believes in a pre-litigation strategy before launching a
prosecution or entering the role of a defense counsel. He has provided
strategic guidance and advice to Industry houses, Corporate companies,
individual businessmen, politicians caught up in a complex web of criminal
litigation and criminal investigations, particularly those with national dimension
and where various different criminal laws and corporate laws are involved.
Sunny is currently advising number of high-net individuals and corporate
entities in in dealing with Serious Fraud Investigation Office [SFIO] enquiries
and Anti-Money Laundering compliances.
Sunny is able to take cases involving layers of Appeal from the Learned
Metropolitan Magistrate Court to the highest Court of the land, Supreme Court
Advising the appropriate legal procedure depending on the stage of the investigation or the type of investigation agency is an aptitude that he has assimilated over the years by having in-depth understanding of the workings
of the different investigating agencies in India. His approach as a defense counsel is vastly different as a prosecuting counsel, as both involve a different
set of skills and approach to present a case-brief.
Sunny has appeared in protracted and lengthy trials with patience without
losing the understanding of the pulse of the issues and charges. He has
appeared for politicians facing corruption charges, businessmen facing fraud
charges and companies facing non-compliance prosecution under money
laundering law and Companies act.
The art of cross-examination in Indian
Courts is a different ball-game, one which Sunny has over the years
Sunny has appeared in many leading trials involving charges of
money laundering & fraud.
Sunny has acquired specialization in white-collar criminal law. He has worked
closely for & against Economic Offences Wing, Mumbai Police, Enforcement
Directorate, Mumbai as well as Serious Fraud Investigation Office, Mumbai.
This has provided an opportunity to acquire a practical understanding of the
investigative technique of the most premium investigating agencies in India
along with an in-depth knowledge of the separate laws that govern the