Now living and working in Perth, Sharad spent a few years with a law firm in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia from 1981 to 1985 before establishing S C Nigam & Co in July 1985. S C Nigam & Co then specialised in mining law, mining accidents, workers’ compensation and criminal law as well as will, probate, estate matters and commercial litigation. In December 1988, Sharad relocated the practice to Perth.
Admitted to the Supreme Court of India as a Non-resident Advocate in 2002, Sharad subsequently formed connections with law firms in New Dehli, Mumbai and other cities in India.
In April 2013 Sharad incorporated Nigams Legal when he became one of the three legal practitioner directors in the practice. Since then, Sharad has focused his services on handling workers compensation claims, personal injury matters, wills and probate issues and commercial law.
Sharad is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia and Australian Lawyers Alliance.