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33 Chancery Lane
33 Chancery Lane
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Harpreet is an experienced litigator, with 18 years of litigation experience in the Punjab & Haryana High Court (the Indian equivalent of the EAW Court of Appeal).

His Indian practice spans commercial, corporate, constitutional, regulatory, property laws and arbitration. He is also the additional standing counsel for the government of Chandigarh and represents several statutory authorities in the state of Punjab.

Harpreet’s English work takes in asset recovery, litigation, judicial review and cross-border advisory work.

His knowledge of practice, procedure and law in both jurisdictions in unique; he is able to advise on cross-border commercial wrongdoing matters with litigation experience across the range of tribunals.

Apart from a B.A. (Political Science and Economics) and an LL.B. degree from the Panjab University, Harpreet also has a Masters degree (M.B.L.) in business laws from the National Law School of India University. He has also studied Shariat (Islamic) law at the Istituto Superiore Internazionale Di Scienze Criminali  (ISISC), Siracusa, Italy.

Harpreet has a particular interest in International Criminal Law and has a Masters degree (LL.M.) in Public International Law from the London School of Economics. He has also interned in the Legal Advisory Section of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court at The Hague, The Netherlands.

He is currently researching the availability, applicability and use of the death penalty by the Indian Supreme Court, as a Ph.D. candidate at the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.

Harpreet is registered in Dubai  as a part – II practitioner (barrister) in the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts’ Register of Legal Practitioners. He is now authorized to issue and conduct proceedings and to appear before the Dubai Courts. Mr. Giani advises and acts for several Dubai based corporate clients and investment banks.


Called 1999, India; England and Wales, 2006.