Karan Chandhiok

Karan Chandhiok
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Karan Singh Chandhiok heads the competition law practice group at Chandhiok & Associates. He is recognised as one of the leaders of the competition bar in India by Chambers and Partners, Global Competition Law Review, International Financial Law Review, Who’s Who Legal and Asialaw Leading Lawyers.

His practice focuses on all aspects of antitrust law. He has extensive experience in advising and representing clients on mergers, commercial arrangements, strategic alliances, behavioural (cartel and dominance) cases before the CCI, the Competition Appellate Tribunal, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

Karan advises and represents clients in high-tech and information technology, auto and auto components, aviation, cement, steel, pharmaceutical and medical devices, real estate, chemicals, media, telecom, and retail industries.

He has extensive experience in cartel investigations and has represented clients in India’s first two leniency cases. Karan also counsels clients on commercial agreements especially on issues relating to rebates, discounts, licensing, distribution and regulatory compliance.

Karan is a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network (ICN). In 2011, as part of the Law Firm Working Group, Karan advised the CCI on the draft merger control regulations, and went on to take an active role in the Committee on the National Competition Law Policy.

Karan is co-chair of the National Council on Competition Law; chair of the Indian National Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division; and treasurer of the Competition Law Bar Association. Karan has a BCL degree from the University of Oxford with a specialisation in competition law. He is dual-qualified in India and UK. Prior to moving to India, Karan worked at Allen & Overy’s London office.  

WWL says: Karan Chandhiok receives wide-ranging recommendations as a "superb name" in the Indian competition law market.

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