Ms Pallavi S Shroff is the managing partner of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas with over 37 years of extensive experience. Her broad and varied representation of public and private corporations and other entities before various national courts, tribunals and legal institutions has earned her national and international acclaim. Ms Shroff is the head of the Dispute Resolution practice and also mentors the Competition Law practice at the firm. She regularly advises international and national clients on various aspects of the Competition Act 2002.
She was a key member of the high-powered SVS Raghavan Committee, which contributed to formulating the legal framework for the new competition law and a draft of the new Competition Act. Currently, Ms Shroff is a member of the Competition Law Review Committee, constituted by the Government of India to ensure that the legislation is in tune with the changing business environment.
For her legal acumen and thought leadership, Ms Shroff is frequently featured by several international publications. She is ranked “Band 1” for competition law by Chambers and Partners 2019 and “market leading lawyer” by Asialaw Profiles 2019, among others. Ms Shroff was recently conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chambers India Awards 2019. Ms Shroff has been recognised as one of “the most powerful women in Indian business” by Business Today, six years in succession (2013–18). Fortune India has also named her one of “the most powerful women in business, 2018”. Recently, Business World recognised Ms Shroff as the one of “the most influential women in India” for her exceptional contribution in the field of law.