Ms Gunita Pahwa > Singh & Associates Founder – Manoj K Singh Advocates and Solicit > New Delhi, India > Lawyer Profile

Singh & Associates Founder – Manoj K Singh Advocates and Solicit
NEW DELHI 110065

Work Department

Contract &Transactions Practice Group


Joint Managing Partner
Head – Contracts and Transactions and ADR


Key Practice: The key practice areas comprise Commercial arbitration (domestic and international), commercial transactions for both domestic and multi-jurisdictional clients (including without limitation to International Joint Venture Agreements, Shareholder Agreements, Agreements with the Subsidiary, Private Equity And Venture Capital Documentation, Lease, Sales, Licensing, Manufacturing & Distributor, Employment Agreements, Business Acquisition, Stock And Assets Purchases, Business Leases, Takeover, Partnership, Business Separation, Intellectual Property Transfer, Technology Transfer Agreements, Franchisee & License Agreements, Technical Collaborations, due diligence, etc.)

Experience: Ms. Pahwa has over 15 years of experience with specialization in Contracts and Transactions and commercial arbitrations. Ms. Pahwa is the Joint Managing Partner & Senior Partner of the firm. She joined the Firm in 2005. She heads the firm’s Gurugram office.

Ms. Pahwa has extensive experience in commercial advisory services, including contract compliances & management, day to day management & representations for ongoing projects, advising and assisting clients regulatory issues, etc. for various sectors e.g. real estate & infrastructure projects, waterways, energy, pharmaceuticals & health care, shipping & mining, education, food and beverages, manufacturing, employment & labor, banking & project finance, tender & bid documents.

Ms. Pahwa has wide experience with representing the clients before various regulatory bodies, arbitral tribunals, etc. Ms. Pahwa has broad experience in domestic and international arbitrations, including ad-hoc and institutional arbitrations. She has successfully represented clients in domestic as well as international arbitrations before the London Court of International Arbitration, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, etc.

Ms. Pahwa has been instrumental in winning the various valuable honors and awards for Singh & Associates. She has been recognized as ‘Leading Individuals’ in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration in The Legal 500 ranking 2021. Also, Ms. Pahwa has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from World Bank for contribution in its publication, i.e. Doing Business in 2010: Reforming through Difficult Times.

Ms. Pahwa’s clients appreciate her for her efficiency and knowledge relating to client’s issues. Ms. Pahwa has successfully negotiated and closed many domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactions and projects for their clients. She actively shares her time and expertise, while working Pro bono, on matters / projects of Advocates for International Development (A4ID).


English, Hindi


DAV College, Amritsar, Punjab (BBA);
Symbiosis Law College, Pune, Maharashtra (LLB)

Lawyer Rankings

India > Dispute resolution: arbitration

(Leading individuals)

Gunita Pahwa - Singh & Associates Founder – Manoj K Singh Advocates and Solicitors

India > Dispute resolution: litigation

Singh & Associates Founder – Manoj K Singh Advocates and Solicit is highly regarded for its in-house advocacy on behalf of clients in various fields, including energy, transport and real estate. Manoj Kumar Singh, who has extensive experience in litigation throughout India’s court system, continues to be instructed in prominent disputes. Recently, he successfully defended Uppal Housing Private Limited in a landmark derivative suit filed by ICP Investment (Mauritius). Gunita Pahwa is equally skilled in commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings, in which she represents domestic and international clients. Vijay Kumar Singh is noted for his track record in insolvency and bankruptcy litigation.