I am a commercial litigation and insolvency disputes solicitor.

I have a background in multi-jurisdictional insolvency, shareholder, and fraud disputes and UK & US investigations ($50mn-$3.3bn) and I am a qualified solicitor in England & Wales, British Virgin Islands, and India.

Expertise

I was an Ex-Dispute Resolution Associate at Ogier (Tier 1, global offshore law firm); Ex-Disputes contract solicitor at Slaughter & May, London and ex-Disputes Associate at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, India (Tier 1)

I graduated from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India (B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)) with a first-class degree.

Matters – Commercial Disputes and Insolvency

Three Arrows’ liquidation – British Virgin Island’s first extra-territorial summoning of company directors ($3.3 bn)

Shareholder dispute (restitution of shares) involving 3 jurisdictions (£200 mn)

First decision on interpreting the requirements for Jersey’s new creditors’ winding up regime (HWA 555 Owners case [2022] JRC 215; $65 mn)

Copyright infringement litigation ($1 bn, Jodhpur High Court, India)

Advising on a statutory demand for winding-up proceedings ($350 mn)

Matters – Investigations and White-Collar Crimes

Cross-jurisdictional internal investigation: bribery involving government officials, potentially involving the Serious Fraud Office ($10 mn)

Cross-jurisdictional internal investigation directed by the U.S. Department of Justice, OFAC sanctions ($10 mn)