Gaurav is a Partner based in the New Delhi office of Phoenix Legal. He has years of experience as a disputes and litigation lawyer and is adept at handling diverse variety of commercial disputes. He regularly advices and represents multinational and Indian corporates before various forums particularly in the areas of arbitration (domestic as well as international), electricity, building and construction contracts, regulatory litigation, mineral concessions related issues, international law, management of trusts, financial services, writs challenging the constitutionality of statute/rules, environment matters et al.
Gaurav has handled a wide range of Arbitration matters (both domestic and international) emanating from Building & Construction contracts like contracts relating to building of power plants, laying of transmission lines, laying of cross-country pipelines for transmission of oil & gas, building of new railway station, construction of township, roads, hotels, bus terminals et al. He helps his clients in planning the best strategies and is involved at all stages varying from pre-institution of dispute to appointment of Arbitral Tribunal, seeking interim relief prior to constitution of Arbitral Tribunal, before Arbitral Tribunal, and pursuant to passing of an award.
In Energy sector, he advises and represents various stakeholders including generating companies (both conventional and renewable), transmission companies, distribution companies and industrial consumers associations in matters involving Tariff related issues (Generation, Transmission and Distribution), compensatory tariff, change in law, termination of PPA, Writ before Supreme Court seeking direction to ERC to fix non-confiscatory tariff, Start-Up Power, Generic Tariff Orders passed to promote non-conventional power et al.
Gaurav has undertaken numerous complex assignments, some of the significant ones are mentioned herein under.