Sushmita Gandhi

Partner, Mumbai

India (Advocate)

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Symbiosis Law School, Pune, 2007

Sushmita has 15 years of extensive experience of handling a variety of commercial disputes including insolvency & restructuring matters and arbitrations including construction contracts arbitrations.

She has advised lenders, borrowers, advisors and other intermediaries in complex local and cross-border financing transactions across major debt financing disciplines.

Sushmita has handled a number of domestic and international arbitrations, representing clients in institutional arbitrations in India and abroad and she has also advised on corporate and commercial disputes, appearing before a variety of forums, courts and tribunals.

In particular, she has expertise in handling proceedings against some of the biggest debt defaulters in India. Sushmita has extensive experience in insolvency litigation and does a lot of advisory work relating to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.

Sushmita has been enlisted as a Recommended Lawyer by Legal500 Asia Pacific edition, 2022 in the field of Litigation, white collar crimes and Insolvency and Bankruptcy. She was recognized as one of the top individual lawyers in the field of Arbitration and Insolvency and Bankruptcy in the very first edition of Forbes-Legiquest Legal Powerlist 2020. LexTalk World Forum awarded Sushmita the “Top 50 legal Falcons” in 2020. Sushmita has also been nominated by RSG for its “EmergingLeader50” 2019.

She regularly features in client recommendations given to several legal research journals such as Legal500, ALB, IFLR and RSG.

Sushmita has authored articles and publications on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, Arbitration and Conciliation Act, Banking laws etc. which are published by leading journals such as India Business Law Journal, SCC Online; Manupatra and Mondaq. She is a regular speaker on the subject at various events and summit and her views on various legal issues are often published in leading newspapers.


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