Amit Jajoo

Partner, Mumbai

India (Advocate)

LL.B. (Law), Government Law College, Mumbai (2004)

B. Com., Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai (2001)

Amit spearheads Dispute Resolution practice of INDUSLAW in Mumbai. He has extensive experience in complex civil, commercial and criminal litigation.

Amit was ranked by Chambers & Partners under disputes practitioners in Mumbai. He has been recognised as a ‘Notable Practitioner’ in the Dispute Resolution practice by Asialaw 2023. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023, 2022 & 2021 recognised Amit for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, White Collar Crime and Restructuring & Insolvency. Asian Legal Business recognised Amit as one of the ‘Top Disputes Lawyers of India’ in 2022, 2021 & 2020 and also featured him as ‘India’s Super 50 Lawyers’ in 2021. RSG India, 2019 Report recognised Amit for Dispute Resolution.

He joined the bar in 2004 and has led several litigations representing HNI, corporate and international clients, financial companies before the Supreme Court of India and various High Courts across the country. He has represented many corporates and their directors contesting the liability imposed by Enforcement Directorate, SEBI and other regulators.

The nature of his practice demands experience not only in the courtroom but also risk management and strategizing to minimize potential criminal and civil liability and committed advocacy in pursuit of justice.

Amit specialises in promoter and shareholder disputes, insolvency and restructuring, white collar crime and has also been involved in several cutting edge IPR related litigation including some landmark cases. He has handled various domestic and international arbitrations, both institutional and ad-hoc.

He has not only handled matters as an attorney but also appears as an arguing counsel in the Courts and Tribunals. He also regularly works with the leading senior counsels across the country. He is also involved in pro bono legal services and regularly assists under privileged clients.

Amit has vast expertise in criminal matters, including some high-profile white-collar crimes. Added to such experience in dispute resolution, Amit has also been rendering various opinions on property related matters and has extensive experience in handling matters before SEBI, RBI and other Tribunals and regulators. He has litigated several employer-employee disputes enforcing the confidentiality and non-compete/non-solicitation agreements.

Amit is a regular speaker at events and summits. He has also contributed to articles on relevant legal issues.

Amit has graduated in Commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics and Completed his Law from Government Law College.

Prior to joining INDUSLAW, Amit was a Partner at Paras Kuhad and Associates in Mumbai and a senior partner at HSA Advocates.


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