Provided by Nisha Kaur Uberoi
Partner & National Head – Competition Law
Nisha Kaur Uberoi is a Partner and the National Head of the Competition Law Practice at Trilegal, leading one of the largest competition law teams in India, across Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru.
Nisha is currently the lead lawyer on the alleged cement cartel case, where she is representing Ambuja Cements Limited and ACC Limited (both Lafarge Holcim companies) and Nuvoco Vistas Corporation Ltd. (formerly Lafarge India Ltd.), in which the cement companies were penalized approximately USD 1.4 billion by the CCI.
Nisha advised on the Lafarge/Holcim Euro 41 billion merger, obtained an unconditional approval on the USD 22 billion Idea-Vodafone merger in the Phase I review period itself, and represented French automation major Schneider Electric and Temasek on their USD 2.1 billion acquisition of Larsen & Toubro's electric and automation business (India’s first and only behavioural remedies approval in a Phase-II merger review).
Nisha has obtained a significant number of merger control clearances in India (over 285 merger clearances). She has advised on several complex merger control cases, including India's first two Phase II investigations involving divestitures.