Advocate Shaji Kodankandath is one of the top-tier civil lawyers in Thrissur with an experience of more than 23 years. After passing out from the Law Academy, he enrolled on 29th January 1995. He started his career as a junior to advocate M.P.Sreekrishnan and worked there for 6 months. During the fall of 1995, Mr. Shaji joined advocate K.Devadas, who was known as the best civil lawyer in Thrissur, as a junior and worked in that office for 9 years. Here, he was able to gain more practical knowledge and experience about Indian law which helped him to perceive that the best way to learn law is to see the great professionals at work. In 2004, Mr. Shaji started practising law independently. With nearly 10 years of experience, he was able to grow swiftly into one of the best civil lawyers in Thrissur.
Mr. Shaji is one of the influential politicians of Indian National Congress Party in Thrissur. After completing his studies, Mr. Shaji started working for Youth Congress. Within a few years, he was selected as State General Secretary of Youth Congress in Kerala.He also became Task Force Member in charge of SPG and Logistics in Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Bharath Yathra’. Currently,Mr. Shaji is the General Secretary of District Congress Committee (DCC) in Thrissur. Beside his profession, Mr. Shaji Kodankandath is a person who has a lifelong fascination for sports. The sports in which he is interested are Cricket, Badminton and Football. . After he graduated from Law Academy, he started playing cricket for the Thrissur Bar Association and was captain of the team during 1995-99.,he has been the undefeated champion in the doubles badminton tournament for the last two years.
He has a keen interest in agriculture other than his profession. It came from his agricultural background because his parents were into farming. The life of a farmer is always connected to the soul of agriculture in the conditions of the society.Shaji Kodankandath is a person you would consider a talented globetrotter. On top of being a professional advocate, he is a part time traveller. Mr.Shaji had visited China , Hongkong. In Middle-East, he had visited Israel, Jordan, Qatar and UAE. He also visited Egypt. In Europe, he had visited Italy and Vatican City. A traveller can experience the interconnectedness of humanity. By travelling and experiencing more of the world and life, he realised life is a wonderful gift. The ultimate aim of a journey is to explore, dream and discover.