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Khaitan & Co

Competition/Antitrust

4 ranked lawyersBand 1IndiaGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Khaitan & Co's competition law practice is acclaimed for its specialist knowledge, seamless pan-Indian capability and comprehensive coverage of both transactional support and complex contentious issues. Acts regularly for both domestic and international clients on major merger control mandates, as well as abuse of dominance and cartel cases and in the filing of leniency applications. Active for leading names across sectors such as manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, automotives and retail, including Reliance, Honda and Eli Lilly. Khaitan & Co possesses especially strong competition law expertise within its Delhi and Mumbai offices, as well as Bengaluru.

Notable practitioners

Anshuman Sakle is a well-respected lawyer in Mumbai, often advising clients on merger controls and joint ventures, with additional experience in cartel matters. He is "an excellent antitrust lawyer who is quick on his feet and able to deliver sterling advice," comments a source.

Manas Kumar Chaudhuri leads Khaitan & Co's competition team from Delhi and is well versed in advising clients on investigations, including in the rail and retail sectors. One client appreciates that "he really knows his law, yet at the same time very much takes business considerations into account in his advice," whilst another source describes him as "highly knowledgeable."

Pranjal Prateek operates from the firm's Delhi office and is active on merger control as well as disputes. He often handles leniency applications, as well as cases involving cartels, abuse of dominance and bid-rigging.

Sagardeep Rathi is based in Delhi and is known and respected by market sources for advising on merger controls and investigations. He is "proactively engaged with us to understand our matter and advise us whenever required," according to an interviewee.

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India

Competition/Antitrust


Anshuman Sakle
Band 3
Manas Kumar Chaudhuri
Band 1
Pranjal Prateek
Up and Coming
Sagardeep Rathi
Up and Coming