Mr RUSTAM GAGRAT > Gagrats > Mumbai, India > Lawyer Profile

MUMBAI 400 021

Work Department

Corporate (M&A), Banking & Finance, Aviation, Dispute Resolution, Energy & Infrastructure, Private Equity.


Senior Partner, Gagrats, Mumbai, & Gagrat & Co, New Delhi.


Advocate, Supreme Court of India & Solicitor
Solicitor, Supreme Court of England,
Senior Partner, Gagrats, Mumbai & Gagrat & Co, New Delhi.




Supreme Court Bar Association, Bombay Bar Association, Delhi Bar Association, The Law Society of England; The Bombay Incorporated Law Society and The International Bar Association.


Elphinstone College, Bombay University – BA (Hons) Politics.
Downing College, Cambridge University – BA (Hons) Law & MA.
Bombay Incorporated Law Society – Solicitor
The Law Society of England – Solicitor
The Harvard Law School – PIL.

Lawyer Rankings

India > Dispute resolution: litigation

Gagrats specialises in public sector disputes, which it handles alongside competition, commercial, tax and IP litigation. Rustam Gagrat often represents clients in disputes spanning banking, energy, aviation, infrastructure and private equity.

India > Aviation (including aerospace and defence)

(Hall of Fame)

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Rustam Gagrat, aviation head at Gagrats, handles all manner of transactions in the sector including aircraft financing, aircraft acquisitions, cross-border leasing, sale and leaseback arrangements and equipment leasing. Clients include domestic carriers and international airlines. Aviation authorities retain the team for regulatory and policy advice.

India > Real estate and construction

Fielding a strong presence in Mumbai and Pune, Gagrats is particularly well equipped to assist with the development and sale of commercial property. Dispute resolution also features on the firm’s real estate service offering. Rustam Gagrat and Krunal Gadhia jointly lead the practice.

India > Projects and energy

Gagrats acts for Indian and foreign clients in a range of infrastructure projects and energy matters. The team is particularly active assisting privately or publicly-held power companies, but is also adept at advising infrastructure projects, including airports and those pertaining to the telecoms sector. Noteworthy practitioners include Rustam Gagrat and Uma Nagarajan.

India > Corporate and M&A

Gagrats provides legal support to domestic and international corporates in relation to acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures. Its client base operates in a variety of industry sectors, ranging from consumer products to pharmaceuticals, aviation, engineering and energy. The team is experienced in cross-border transactions and privatisations. Rustam Gagrat advises on the gamut of corporate and M&A matters, with a special emphasis on joint ventures and business transfers. Haseena Tapia is another key individual in the practice.