Shubham holds an LLB (Hons.) degree from Gujarat National Law University. He was motivated to read the law for its insight into governance of the society and scope for intellectual pursuits. He initially worked an arbitration lawyer on numerous domestic and international arbitrations in the energy sector, before joining the Human Rights Law Network, which he felt was more aligned with his goals and natural interests. He aspires to be an urbanist, and endeavors to contribute towards the conservation of the environment and assist in empowering people affected by environmental degradation.