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Mr Vasanth Rajasekaran
Vasanth is a partner based in the Delhi office of Phoenix Legal.
Vasanth’s practice areas include Dispute Resolution (Litigation & Arbitration), Aerospace Defence and Aviation, Infrastructure and Urban Development Projects, Energy and Natural Resources, Railways, Real Estate and Competition Law.
Vasanth has been successfully representing many Fortune 100 companies and domestic clients in several high-stake arbitration proceedings under ICA, LCIA, ICC and SIAC rules of Arbitration and also represented them in enforcement and execution proceedings before the High Courts and Supreme Court of India. He has also gained significant experience in corporate commercial litigation, white collar crimes, tender litigation, anti-trust litigation before various courts and tribunals in India.
Vasanth has been regularly advising many foreign OEM’s in the Aerospace, Aviation and Defence sector on legal issues arising out of Defence Procurement Procedure, Offset Policy, Supply contracts, Technology Transfers, License Agreements, Offset Contracts, Arms Act, Strategic Partnership/Make In India projects etc.
Apart from the above, in the Projects space, Vasanth has been assisting many multinational companies in many prestigious Energy and Natural Resources projects, Infrastructure and Urban Development Projects.
Vasanth has acted for Ministry of Housing in drafting the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Bill, 2012 and also been the nominated as a member of core committee of sub-ordinate legislation under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act 2016 set-up by the Ministry of Housing.
Awards and Citations
He has been recognised by other legal directories such as Legal 500 and Chambers Global in the Dispute Resolution and Projects areas of Practice.
Year qualified: 2004
Year made Partner in present firm: September 2017
Publications of note: Author – India Chapter of Doing Business Annual Country Reports on Legal Rights of Borrowers & Lenders for the World Bank since 2005.
Tamil, English & Hindi
Bar Council of Delhi, IBA, IPBA and Delhi High Court Bar Association
Assisted the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs in drafting the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill.
Nominated as a member of the core committee set-up by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India for preparation of sub-ordinate legislation under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016.
Nominated as a member of the Committee set-up by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India for drafting Model Contract for PPP in Housing Sector for unveiling the Prime Minister’s flagship programme of affordable housing.
M.A., (Political Science), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (2000)
LL.B.: Faculty of Law, Delhi University (2004)
International Practice Diploma in Joint Ventures, College of Law England & Wales (2004)
Phoenix Legal’s team represents public and private sector clients in various corporate, civil, and criminal disputes across India’s courts, including matters in the Supreme Court. Vasanth Rajasekaran frequently acts for clients in litigation relating to the enforcement of arbitral awards, in addition to handling corporate and commercial litigation. Mrinal Ojha focuses on commercial disputes in various sectors, including insurance, infrastructure, and energy.