Gaurav joined JHA as an Associate in 2021. He is qualified in India, New York, and England & Wales and specialises in commercial dispute resolution.
Gaurav has a broad commercial practice with a focus on high-value and multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration. Some of his recent experience includes shareholder disputes before the Chancery Division, a claim under Section 68 of the Arbitration Act in the Commercial Court, as well as a multi-billion dollar ICSID claim.
Prior to joining JHA, Gaurav worked with the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank Group, where he advised on transactions relating to infrastructure and energy projects, on enforcement of arbitral awards against States, and advised generally on issues of public international law. Previously, Gaurav acted as an Advocate in India and has experience before all levels of India Courts. He has also worked with Justices of the Madras High Court and Supreme Court of India.
Gaurav is also passionate about writing on legal and non-legal issues, and has published in leading magazines and law journals, including Arbitration International OUP.
Advocate, India (2017)
Attorney, New York State (2022)
Solicitor, England & Wales (2023)
LL.M. – International Business and Economic Laws, Georgetown University Law Center (Dean’s list and Distinction).
B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), SASTRA University, India.
Awarded the Michael Mustill Essay Prize 2020 by the International Dispute Resolution Centre, London and St. John’s College, Cambridge.