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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Competition/Antitrust

6 ranked lawyersBand 1IndiaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Standout, substantial practice with experience covering the full spectrum of Indian competition law and fully equipped to assist domestic and international clients involved in the largest of cross-border transactions or the most complex and sensitive of disputes. Particularly noted for its handling of Phase II merger reviews, abuse of dominance issues and leniency applications, and for its good working relationship with the regulatory authorities. Additionally prized for the breadth of its geographic coverage and its deep personnel strength. Represents high-profile clients from a variety of business spheres, including the automotive, energy, e-commerce and financial services sectors.

Notable practitioners

Aparna Mehra is hailed as "very supportive and responsive" by clients. She is well versed in advising on merger control during high-value transactions. A client also notes that she is "very helpful."

Harman Sandhu is noted as "an exceptionally smart lawyer and great strategist." He is known for advising clients in the energy sector on a range of investigations started by the CCI.

Naval Chopra works for large international clients in the technology sector on a range of competition disputes including abuse of dominance. One client notes: "He is very client-friendly, solution-oriented and puts out commercially viable solutions."

Senior practitioner Pallavi Shroff has nearly four decades of experience and is highly regarded by her peers. She often assists clients with investigations by the CCI.

Shweta Shroff Chopra is known by peers as being "a very sound lawyer." She has advised blue-chip clients on sensitive investigations including alleged excessive pricing, as well as recent big mergers.

Up-and-comer Yaman Verma is known by peers as a "very bright lawyer" and has experience advising on merger control as well as investigations into abuse of dominance. A client states that "he has very good project management skills."

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India

Competition/Antitrust


Aparna Mehra
Band 3
Harman Sandhu
Band 2
Naval Chopra
Band 2
Pallavi Shroff
Eminent Practitioners
Shweta Shroff Chopra
Band 2
Yaman Verma
Up and Coming