Pallavi has recently advised on high profile matters of alleged cartelisation by the Indian tyre manufacturers, alleged cartelisation in the Indian cement industry, and alleged abuse of dominance in the radio and broadcasting industry. Pallavi advised on the competition law aspects of the recent acquisition of Pfizer's global nutrition business by Nestle SA. She has also represented various companies in seminal competition law cases under the Competition Act including Coal India Limited, Microsoft Corporation, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, the National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Alstom Holdings, Nippon Steel Corporation, etc.
Pallavi was named Best Woman Lawyer of India at the Legal Era Law Awards 2012. She has been recognised for her expertise in competition law by Chambers Asia Pacific 2012, and also featured in Global Competition Review's The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists 2012. Pallavi has been acclaimed in the competition sphere as 'a legal luminary with the brilliant acumen necessary to crack the most complex legal cases. Her knowledge in competition law is unparalleled', by Chambers & Partners.
Pallavi has been recognised as one of India's 50 Most Influential Women (the Verve); one of 10 Rising Stars amongst the most powerful women in Indian Business (Business Today) and one of the 25 Superwomen of India (India Today).
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She has over three decades of practice in the Supreme Court of India, various high courts, and tribunals in disputes pertaining to roads, telecom, oil and gas, acquisitions, franchise agreements, contracts, banking and finance, and shareholder disputes.
She has also handled numerous domestic and international arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, and UNCTRAL. Pallavi is also a member on the board of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).
Chambers Asia describes her as a "Maestro" in the Indian legal landscape.
Pallavi Shroff has been a key member of the high-powered SVS Raghavan committee that was entrusted with the task of recommending competition law and competition policy to the government of India.
She has been a member of the advisory committee of regulations set up by the CCI, a member of the committee set up by the Planning Commission to recommend a policy approach for the 11th Five Year Plan, and a member of the committee set up by the government to draft the National Competition Policy and suggest amendments to the Competition Act.
Mrs Shroff has been recently awarded the "Best Woman Lawyer of India" at the Legal Era Law Awards, 2012. Also, she has been recently presented with the "Best Lawyer in Dispute Resolution in Asia" award at the Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards. She has been an eminent panellist on The Outsider debate hosted by Tim Sebastian and further on Bloomberg TV's The Courtroom.
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