Parthsarathi Jha (Parth) is a Partner in the Competition Law & Policy and International Trade & Customs practices of ELP.
Parth has worked on matters primarily focused on trade-remedy investigation (anti-dumping and safeguards), mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate. He has also advised clients on merger control and competition/antitrust issues. He has represented clients in several anti-dumping and safeguard investigations across various sectors including chemical, Petro-chemicals, pharmaceuticals, steel, electronics and automobile. He has also advised clients in connection with corporate transactions involving stock and asset, exit and sale of stocks, formation of joint ventures in a wide range of industries, including chemicals, aviation, healthcare, food, education and tourism. This experience includes drafting and negotiation of transaction documents, legal due diligence, assisting clients on regulatory compliance including merger control filings.
Parth has authored various publications on competition law, including “Supreme Court Verdict in CCI v SAIL: Setting the Ground Rules for the Commission and the Appellate Tribunal” published in CPI Antitrust Journal.
Parth has been recognized as an Up-and-coming lawyer for trade in the Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings. He has been recognized in ALB’s India Rising Stars for 2022 – this list recognizes the most accomplished young Lawyers below the age of 40 based out of India. Parth has also been recommended for his expertise in competition law and trade law in Legal 500 rankings. Additionally, he has been recognized as Notable Practitioner for competition law in the Asialaw Leading Lawyers guide.
Parth is a dual-qualified lawyer and is licensed to practice law in India and the State of New York, USA
Prior to joining ELP, Parth was associated with AZB & Partners, Mumbai in the corporate practice (M&A and private equity) team. He has also worked with Trilegal, New Delhi and Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan, New Delhi. At Harvard Law School, he has also worked as research assistant to Prof. John Coates and Prof. Vikramaditya Khanna, renowned academicians in the field of corporate law and governance.