Suhail Nathani

Suhail Nathani
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Who's Who Legal Trade & Customs: Lawyers

Suhail Nathani is the managing partner of ELP and heads the international trade and customs and competition law and policy. He additionally co-heads the capital markets and securities laws, corporate and commercial, and private equity and venture capital practices of the firm. He is an alumnus of Cambridge University, England, and has also received an LLM from Duke University, USA. He is admitted to practise in India and the State Bar of New York.

With over 25 years of experience, Suhail has been involved in advising and representing several clients on trade remedial measures. He has appeared before the anti-dumping and safeguard authorities, the High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. He has to his credit favourable results in some of the most contentious and high-profile cases in the country. He was also the lead counsel to the government of India at the World Trade Organization panel and appellate body in Geneva, and he handled the first safeguard case in India. He has also advised Indian clients in trade disputes internationally – most recently in the US, Brazil and Australia.

On the trade advisory front, Suhail has advised on aspects of GATT, GATS and free trade agreements, including rules of origin, non-tariff barriers, trade remedial measures and market access. He has been widely published and is a frequent speaker at various conferences. He co-authored a chapter in WTO at 10, a compilation of articles on the first 10 years of the WTO, published by the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies.

WWL says: Suhail Nathani is an “excellent practitioner” who is particularly experienced in trade remedy matters.

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