Ravisekhar Nair linkdin

Partner | Bengaluru
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Overview

Ravisekhar Nair is a Partner at ELP and co-heads the Competition Law & Policy practice of the firm. Ravi has close to two decades of experience and is currently involved in some of the most contentious cases pending before the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Ravi represents clients across industry sectors in investigations and inquiries before the CCI and the Office of the Director General, CCI. He also represents clients before the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. Ravi has extensive experience in rendering general competition law advisory, merger control advisory and competition compliance services for clients.

Ravisekhar Nair is a Partner at ELP and co-heads the Competition Law & Policy practice of the firm. Ravi has close to two decades of experience and is currently involved in some of the most contentious cases pending before the Competition Commission of India (CCI).

Ravi represents clients across industry sectors in investigations and inquiries before the CCI and the Office of the Director General, CCI. He also represents clients before the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. Ravi has extensive experience in rendering general competition law advisory, merger control advisory and competition compliance services for clients.

He was part of the “Law Firm Working Group” formed by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to give a final shape to the merger regulations governing combinations in India and has closely worked with the CCI to get various processes and procedures in place. Ravi also assisted the CCI on framing of its draft Regulations in 2008 and 2009 as well as the 2007 amendments to the Competition Act. Ravi has worked closely with various Government Departments and clients and has rendered advisory assistance on substantive issues of competition law.

Ravi has various publications on competition law to his credit and regularly speaks at various forums on competition law. Ravi is ranked by Chambers Asia-Pacific, is recognized as a Leading Individual for Antitrust and Competition by Legal500 – Asia-Pacific and by Who’s Who Legal – as Future Leader for Competition. Ravi also features in the Forbes’ list of India’s top 100 lawyers.

Thought Leadership

Alerts & Updates 6th May 2024

Competition Law & Policy Q1 of 2024

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Alerts & Updates 10th Apr 2024

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs publishes the Report of the Committee on Digital Competition Law along with the Digital Competition Bill, 2024

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Alerts & Updates 14th Mar 2024

Key Regulatory Changes To The Indian Competition Law Regime

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News & Media 22nd Feb 2024

Reduced penalty for ratting on cartels

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Newsletter/Booklets 29th Jan 2024

Competition Newsletter Q4 of 2023

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News & Media 10th Nov 2023

Could Proposed India Competition Rules Usher New Era Of Antitrust Regulation?

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Newsletter/Booklets 8th Nov 2023

ELP – Quarterly Update – Competition Law & Policy – Q3 of 2023

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News & Media 20th Oct 2023

CCI Introduces ‘Leniency Plus’ Regime: A Game Changer In Cartel Crackdown?

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Recognitions

What People Say

He is warmly praised by interviewees, one noting he is “incredibly energetic, mature, sensible and extremely responsive.”

Chambers & Partners

A very accomplished lawyer who understands the economic principles that underpin competition law. I have great respect for his views on a matter, and case strategy

Chambers & Partners

Ravisekhar is a great competition lawyer. He deserves to be among the leaders in competition law in India

Who’s Who Legal

Ravi is commended for his ‘excellent communication skills’, ‘expert industry knowledge knowledge’ and ‘impressive application skills’. Clients commented on the balanced approach he provides

RSG India Report

“Ability to think several steps ahead,” as well as for his “meticulous identification and weighment of options.”

Chambers & Partners

Ravisekhar Nair and [partner] Suhail Nathani have exceptional subject matter expertise. ELP provided first-rate advice on competition and antitrust, I would happily use them again for such work.”

India Business Law Journal (IBLJ)

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