Zaiwalla & Co. LLP, the specialist sanctions, litigation and arbitration law firm in London, has promoted Kartik Mittal to the partnership. Kartik who has become the youngest Partner at the firm, was previously the Senior Solicitor, having begun his career at Zaiwalla & Co LLP in February 2009..Kartik is a dual-qualified lawyer (in England & Wales and India) with substantial experience in handling diverse litigation and arbitration caseload. He also has considerable expertise in commercial and sanctions litigation in English Courts, and sanctions litigation in the European Court of Justice (relating to sanctions imposed on Iran, Russia and Republic of Congo)..Speaking about the promotion of Kartik Mittal, Sarosh Zaiwalla, the Founder and Senior Partner of Zaiwalla & Co LLP said:.“Kartik has been an integral part of the firm, and his elevation to a Partner is in recognition of his tremendous work and leadership over the years. He is our expert in international sanctions law and has been at the forefront of the battle against the UK Government for wrongful imposition of sanctions on Iranian entities. His experience and his tenacity are very much valued by the firm and is an inspiration to the next generation. I wish him the very best for his new role.”.Speaking about his appointment Kartik Mittal said:.“I am extremely delighted with my appointment as a Partner at the firm and look forward to facing the opportunities that come with the role. Working on the Bank Mellat case under the valuable guidance of Mr. Sarosh Zaiwalla and Ms. Pavani Reddy has been one of the high points in my career and I aspire to continue my significant contribution towards the growth of the firm.”.Kartik Mittal is a graduate of Symbiosis International University in Pune and also holds a master’s degree in Law from Warwick University. With arbitration as one of the key areas of his expertise, he is also a member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) and the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)..Bar & Bench is available on WhatsApp. For real-time updates on stories, click here to subscribe to our WhatsApp.