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Dua Associates

202-206 TOLSTOY HOUSE, 15 TOLSTOY MARG, NEW DELHI 110 001, INDIA
Tel:
Work +91 11 2371 4408
Fax:
Fax +91 11 2331 7746
Email:
Bangalore, Gurgaon, Mumbai, New Delhi

Shiraz Patodia

Tel:
Work 011 23714408/ 00919810299947
Email:
Dua Associates

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Dua Associates

Position

Senior Partner, Principal Practice Areas: Dispute Resolution : Litigation & Arbitration , Anti-Corruption and White Collar Crimes, International Trade and  Intellectual Property.

Heads the Firm’s Anti-corruption and White Collar Crime Practice group, Intellectual Property Practice Group, and the International Trade & Custom Practice Group.

Career

Advocate & Solicitor

Year in Practice :1986

Partner in Dua Associates since 2003

Languages

English, Hindi, Gujarati

Member

Professional Memberships:

Advocate-on-Record, Supreme Court of India

Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association

Member of the Bombay Incorporated Law Society

Member of the Bombay Bar Association

Member of the Delhi High Court Bar Association

Education

Bachelor of Commerce, Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, University of Bombay, India (1983)

 

LL.B., Government Law College, Mumbai, India (1986)

 

Solicitor, The Incorporated Law Society, Bombay, Mumbai, India


India

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Shiraz Patodia - Dua Associates

Within: Dispute resolution

At Dua Associates, the team is representing the Dow Chemical Company and Union Carbide Corporation before the Supreme Court of India in ongoing proceedings involving compensation sought by the Union of India and non-governmental organisations via a curative petition; the litigation pertains to the outcome of an industrial disaster in Bhopal in 1984. Shiraz Patodia is the key name.

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WTO/international trade

Within: Leading individuals

Shiraz Patodia - Dua Associates

Within: WTO/international trade

WTO and anti-dumping issues are core areas of expertise for Dua Associates' team. Practice head Shiraz Patodia ('practical and results-oriented') is very well known for acting for the government of India in WTO matters. Newly promoted partner Ashish Singh and managing associate Mayank Singhal are other key names to note.

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White-collar crime

Within: White-collar crime

Dua Associates has a solid track record in assisting domestic and international clients with corporate fraud matters, anti-bribery compliance cases and anti-corruption investigations. Shiraz Patodia is the key figure.

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