CORE TEAM - NEW DELHI

Utsav Mukherjee

Utsav is in charge of the Delhi operations of the Firm and heads a team of competent professionals in the area of general civil litigation, company matters, arbitrations and banking disputes including insolvency proceedings.
He has successfully filed and argued on schemes of mergers and amalgamations before the High Court and National Company Law Tribunal on behalf of a number of large corporate Clients. He has also successfully handled many company litigations relating to various facets of Company Law and allied rules and regulations.
He has advised several private and government clients in various large civil and corporate litigations before the High Court and Civil Courts and successfully argued matters on their behalf at different stages of complex civil and contractual disputes. He has also been representing vairous banks, financial institutions, operational creditors, committee of creditors and resolution professionals along with corporate debtors in the NCLT/NCLAT and Debts Recovery Tribunal and allied proceedings before the High Court for resolution of non-performing assets and regarding disputes between banks and borrowers.
Utsav has represented clients in complex national and international arbitrations including allied Court processes emanating from such arbitrations. He also handles proceedings under criminal laws on behalf of corporate clients in various courts.
Utsav’s primary focus is providing innovative cost effective solutions to the client with a fast turnaround time. His experience of litigating on behalf of large corporate conglomerates as well as his experience as in-house counsel enables him to understand the client's commercial requirements and provide legal advice and strategies to enable them to use dispute resolution mechanisms to further and protect the client’s commercial interests.

Smriti Churiwal

Smriti has extensive litigation experience in General Civil and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution. She has been regularly appearing and arguing cases before the Supreme Court, Delhi High Court, NCLAT, NCLT, DRAT, DRT and various District Courts pertaining to Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, Intellectual Property Laws, Company & Banking Laws, Arbitration Laws and other Civil & Criminal Laws. Smriti has been part of the team which has handled complex litigations resulting in landmark judgments pertaining to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, Trademarks Act as well as Securitisation Laws. Smriti has also successfully undertaken Land Due Diligence, Legal Audits and Legal Due Diligence for various institutions including banks and asset reconstruction companies. She is a senior member of the Delhi team and has successfully advised a wide array of clients in terms of research, drafting and development of legal strategies in respect of complex and landmark litigations.