Sanjay Notani

Sanjay Notani
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Who's Who Legal Trade & Customs: Lawyers

Sanjay Notani is a partner at Economic Laws Practice (ELP) and co-heads the international trade and customs practice. He is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and the Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA).

Sanjay represents domestic manufacturers, foreign exporters, governments trade associations and importers in administrative and appellate litigation to obtain trade remedial reliefs from unfairly traded imports in anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard duty proceedings initiated inbound, outbound and disputes arising from free trade agreements (FTAs) and regional trade agreements (RTAs). He also provides trade advice on various FTAs or RTAs being negotiated and signed by India, including WTO disputes. This includes analysis of all the matters that make up an import or export declaration including valuation, classification, country of origin, marking and labelling, qualification for the relevant free trade programme or agreement and free trade zone issues. He helps clients respond to customs notices, conduct internal compliance reviews, pursue customs rulings and providing advice on issues such as regulatory barriers.

Sanjay’s expertise lies in advising various multinational companies on import and export control as well as licensing issues, specifically the dual use of goods and technologies regulations maintained by the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of External Affairs and other allied Ministries. He has worked across various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, textiles, telecom, energy, and consumer products.

Sanjay has been recommended for his expertise in Chambers Asia-Pacific (2013–2018), Chambers Global (2015–2018) and The Legal 500 (2015–2018).  He has also been identified as a leading expert by WWL: Trade & Customs (2015–2018). Sanjay has been recognised as a specialist for international trade in India by the BRIC Expert Guide (2013). He was named as a winner at WorldECR magazine’s 2016 awards for export controls and sanctions expertise. Sanjay has been elected to the ABA committee (2017) and was selected as vice chair for the IPBA (2017). He has been featured as a Thought Leader in WWL: Trade & Customs (2017).

WWL says: Sanjay Notani is recognised as "a top-class practitioner" by respondents around the world this year. His expertise lies in import and export control matters, as well as trade regulation matters.

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