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Kochhar & Co.


Piyush Gupta

Work +65-6408 3911
Kochhar & Co.

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Anti-trust and competition laws, Aviation law practice




Piyush Gupta is a Partner and Head of the Competition and Aviation Law Practice Groups at Kochhar & Co. – one of India’s leading and largest law firms (‘Firm’). Piyush handles complex competition law matters involving innovative solution-oriented structuring, interaction with the regulator and economists and a multidisciplinary approach and advises on the full range of competition matters, including cartel enforcement, abuse of dominance, merger control and competition audit and compliance. Piyush represents various Indian and multinational clients across sectors such as petroleum, pharmaceuticals, financial services, airlines, telecom, automobiles, glass, FMCG, etc. Piyush has represented prominent Indian clients, including the oil marketing companies in India in significant cases before the Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’). Piyush graduated from the Faculty of Law, Delhi University in 2003 and did his L.L.M. from the George Washington University Law School, Washington DC in 2005 with a focus on antitrust and international trade laws. Prior to joining the Firm, Piyush has worked with leading domestic and international airlines and law firms, in India and in Singapore and advised on competition law and mergers and acquisitions. Piyush has authored several articles on competition law, including the India chapter on anti- competitive agreements, abuse of dominance and merger control in Competition Law in book titled ‘Doing Business in India’ (to be published by Thomson Reuters, 2014). Piyush speaks regularly at various forums on competition law.


English, Hindi


• Delhi Bar Association.


• LLM, The George Washington University Law School. • LLB, University of Delhi. • B.Com (H), University of Delhi. • PG Diploma in International Trade and Business Laws, Indian Society for International Laws. • PG Diploma in Environmental Laws, World Wide Fund for Nature - India. • PG Diploma in Cyber Laws, Amity Law School. • Admitted to the Bar in 2003.


Aviation (including aerospace and defence)

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Piyush Gupta - Kochhar & Co.

Within: Aviation (including aerospace and defence)

The aviation, aerospace and defence team at Kochhar & Co. is jointly headed up by Piyush Gupta and Suhas Srinivasiah and counts Bell Helicopters, Embraer S.A. and AMETEK Inc among its clients. The group is instructed by International Air Transport Association on several matters including challenging an increased aeronautical tariff at IGI Airport Airport, before the Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal. The team is also acting for Singapore Airlines on the revision of its corporate and commercial agreements relating to landing rights, sales and marketing and frequent flier programmes with third-party vendors of services.

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