Gauri Rasgotra

Partner (Head – Disputes, Delhi & Head - Delhi Office)

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Gauri has a rare combination of advisory and litigation experience of 26 years in both academic and corporate settings.

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Qualifications

  • 1993 B.A. LL.B, LA Shah College Gujarat Law Society, Ahmedabad
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Expertise

Practice Areas

  • Disputes

She managed the litigation of some landmark cases such as the right of citizens to fly the national flag and reviving Satyam under new management after the largest ever corporate scam in India.

She has advised various multinational companies on contractual disputes and corruption laws. She has vast experience in dealing with issues related to infrastructure projects. She has been working on privacy issues for international firms planning operations in India and has also addressed international conferences on issues of relevance to international law firms with respect to Indian legal framework. Her areas of interest cover commercial disputes, infrastructure disputes including arbitration, white collar and other emerging areas such as IBC.

Gauri also worked in the USA at the George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C. where she was selected to be the first Director of the school’s newly established India Studies Center between 2007 & 2009. In this position she was responsible for developing and managing the Center’s portfolio of India related activities. Gauri is an independent director on the Boards of two prominent public listed companies in India.

Professional Experience

  • Representing the new directors of IL&FS in the recent crisis faced by the company.
  • Advised International Finance Corporation on Indian laws with regard to an environmental lawsuit filed in the USA.
  • Advising the Committee of Administrators appointed by the Supreme Court regarding implementation of reforms in BCCI.

Awards & Recognition

  • ‘Distinguished Practitioner’, AsiaLaw 2020 and 2021
  • ‘Recommended Lawyer’, Legal 500, 2019 and 2020
  • Recognised Dispute Resolution lawyer in India, Chambers & Partners 2019

Memberships

  • Bar Council of Gujarat, India
  • ICC India Arbitration Group and the ICC India nominee on the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • Member of SIAC Users Council – India

Qualifications

  • 1993 B.A. LL.B, LA Shah College Gujarat Law Society, Ahmedabad
expertise

Expertise

Practice Areas

  • Disputes

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