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Advaita Legal's team has particular strength in advising clients on foreign trade, customs, transfer pricing and trade agreement policies. The firm has seen an uptick in solar power matters: for example, the group assisted infrastructure company SP Infra with a challenge to the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR)' recommendation of imposing a 70% safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules into India. In another matter, the team represented ReNew Power in an anti-dumping investigation before the DGTR concerning solar modules imported from Malaysia, Taiwan and China. Sujit Ghosh and Atul Dua are the key names.

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.

Economic Laws Practice's wide-ranging experience includes customs, import and export control, countervailing duty and anti-dumping investigations; the latter has been especially prominent in mandates, with the group acting for Hindustan Unilever, Canadian Solar and Sumitomo Chemical, to name a few clients, in a number of anti-dumping investigations pertaining to exports of renewable energy and chemical products. Managing partner Suhail Nathani and Sanjay Notani co-lead the 'excellent' team.

Managing partner R K Sanghi heads the trade practice at International Trade Law Consultants, which handles injunctions, international trade agreements, investments, customs and excise matters, anti-dumping, and import and export issues, among other areas.

L&L Partners Law Offices has a core focus on WTO disputes and trade remedy investigations. Anti-dumping and compliance instructions have been prominent in the team's workload. The client base includes a solar panel manufacturer and a major industry association. Ashish Chandra is a key name.

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