Avinash Amarnath
Avinash Amarnath
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Former Amarchand, Talwar Thakore Competition lawyer Avinash Amarnath joins Chandhiok & Mahajan as Counsel

Avinash has previously worked with Amarchand & Mangaldas and Talwar Thakore & Associates, and in the chambers of Amit Sibal, Senior Advocate.

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Avinash Amarnath has joined Chandhiok & Mahajan as a Counsel in the firm's Competition and Disputes practices.

Avinash is a 2011 graduate from Symbiosis Law School. He also holds an LL.M. from King's College, London with a specialization in Competition Law.

He is an Advocate-on-Record at the Supreme Court of India and his practice areas include Competition Law, Constitutional Law, Insolvency, Arbitration and other civil litigation. He regularly appears before the Supreme Court of India, the Delhi High Court, NCLAT, NCLT, CCI and consumer forums.

Prior to joining Chandhiok & Mahajan, Avinash worked with the Competition Law teams of Amarchand & Mangaldas and Talwar Thakore & Associates, and in the chambers of Amit Sibal, Senior Advocate.

Karan Chandhiok, head of C&M’s Competition and Disputes practice commented,

“We are very pleased to have Avinash expand our practice. I have worked with him - either as opposing counsel or co-counsel - on contentious matters and merger approvals, and have the greatest respect for his experience and technical skills. With Avinash’s arrival, our market leading competition and disputes teams now comprise two partners and two counsels, supported by a stellar team of associates”.

“Despite Covid-19 , we are continuing to invest on talent”, said Pooja Mahajan, Managing Partner of Chandhiok & Mahajan.

"Avinash further strengthens C&M following the recent hiring of four senior lawyers across our corporate, regulatory, and disputes practices. Avinash adds dispute resolution capabilities to our Bengaluru office. We are excited to have him on-board”, Pooja added.

Avinash will split his time between C&M’s offices in New Delhi and Bengaluru.

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