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Gagan Puri

Gagan Puri

PricewaterhouseCoopersBuilding No.10, Tower-C, 17th Floor, DLF Cyber CityGurgaonIndia122 002

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"He has 24/7 availability and works zealously to get the deliverable as per the client’s expectations"
"Gagan is commercially very sound and very client focused"

Biography

Gagan Puri is a chartered accountant and is the leader for the forensic and disputes practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers India (PwC in India).  His career spans 20 years of forensic engagements across more than 30 countries worldwide.

Gagan is considered as one of the pioneers in forensic services in India and has extensive experience on high-profile engagements, many of which have been covered extensively in the press. These include forensic accounting matters such as financial statement fraud, embezzlement, asset misappropriation, bribery and corruption, diversion of funds, economic offences, trade sanctions, regulatory non-compliance, code of conduct violations and other ethical violations.

Gagan is considered as a leading expert witness and has been involved as an expert witness on many matters covering a range of accounting and investigative issues in courts, arbitrations and representations to regulators and government agencies. Gagan has provided reports and testimony in Indian and International Arbitration (seated in United Kingdom, United States, Europe, Singapore and several other countries).  These have included matters related to joint venture and M&A disputes, quantum and damage calculations, contractual claims, intellectual property, preparing counter-claims, rebuttal of evidence of other experts, privilege consulting matters and other commercial dispute matters.

He has been involved in number of pro-bono initiatives which include constitutional matters as well as evaluating commercial aspects of proposed legislation and changes to public policy. Passionate about thought leadership, he contributes regularly to forensic accounting and dispute topics within the student and professional community. 

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Gagan Puri is a "class professional" and "undoubtedly the market leader for forensic accounting in India".

Biography

Mr Puri is a chartered accountant and is the leader for the forensic and disputes practice of PwC in India.  His career spans 20 years of forensic engagements across more than 30 countries worldwide. Mr Puri is considered one of the pioneers in forensic services in India and has extensive experience of high-profile engagements, many of which have been covered extensively in the press. These include forensic accounting matters such as financial statement fraud, embezzlement, asset misappropriation, bribery and corruption, diversion of funds, economic offences, trade sanctions, regulatory non-compliance, code of conduct and other ethical violations.

Also considered as a leading expert witness, he has provided reports and testimony in Indian and international arbitration (seated in the UK, the USA, Europe, Singapore and several other countries).  These have included matters related to joint venture and M&A disputes, quantum and damage calculations, contractual claims, intellectual property and other commercial disputes. 

He has been involved in number of pro-bono initiatives including constitutional matters, and evaluating commercial aspects of proposed legislation and changes to public policy. Passionate about thought leadership, he contributes regularly to forensic accounting topics within the student and professional communities. 

Working closely with the client and legal communities, Gagan has built a strong reputation as a trusted adviser on forensic accounting matters – particularly in cases of crisis, unplanned events and reputational issues.

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