Abhay has about 10 years of experience as an Indian attorney. He has represented top Indian and foreign multinational corporations on a range of complex competition matters before the Competition Commission of India, and at the appellate forums. He has valuable experience in advising large multinationals mainly from technology, automobile, port, pharma, sports and media sectors. Abhay regularly advises clients on issues relating to merger control, joint-ventures, investigations on anti-competitive agreements (including cartels) & abuse of dominance, competition compliance & training and search & seizure procedures by the CCI.
Prior to ELP, Abhay worked with Singhania & Partners with their infrastructure, project finance and dispute resolution teams. He also brings to the table international experience from his association with the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition and Schwartz LLC in New York, where he handled matters relating to US merger control and private equity transactions. He is known for his client focused approach and bringing his varied experience and innovative thinking to provide solutions to complex problems on a range of legal issues.
Abhay is a law graduate from Symbiosis Law School, Pune (2008) and has completed his LL.M. from New York University, School of Law, New York (2014).
Abhay has been ranked as Next Generation Lawyer for Antitrust & Competition by Legal500 Asia-Pacific 2018 & 2019.