Methodical, detailed and highly dependable.

Pranav Srivastava

New Delhi

Pranav is a partner based in the New Delhi office of the Firm and focusses his practice on infrastructure, power, oil and gas, EPC/ construction, life sciences, healthcare and technology (including IT and FinTech) sectors. In these sectors his practice comprises advising clients on transactional work as well as representing them on high-value commercial disputes.

His transactional experience includes advising clients on cross-border (both inbound and outbound) investments, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, appointment of contractors (including by conducting bidding processes) and general contracting work.

On the disputes side, he regularly represents clients on domestic arbitrations and international commercial arbitrations seated outside India including institution administered arbitrations.

Pranav has authored several publications and frequently speaks on a variety of topics in international fora. He is also an Officer at the International Bar Association.

  • Alfanar Group, a company headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with a turnover of US $ 2.5 billion, on a Euros 120 million acquisition of entire B2B automation business from India's Crompton Greaves Limited on a global basis.
  • Andritz India on a joint venture with a Bhutanese Government company for setting up manufacturing facility for secondary equipment for hydro power plants in Bhutan.
  • Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery, Inc. (Mitsubishi), world's leading heavy machinery manufacturers, on its joint venture with Siemens AG involving transfer of metallurgical businesses of Mitsubishi and Siemens AG into a joint venture headquartered in the UK.
  • Intuitive Surgical Inc, a Fortune 500 company, on starting of its activities in India involving distribution in India of robotic surgical arms / systems manufactured by the client.
  • HPCL Shapoorji Energy Private Limited (HSEPL) on the bidding process for appointment of EPC contractors for setting up storage tanks, marine facilities and regasification facilities for their proposed LNG regasification terminal at Chhara, Gujarat.
  • Various entities including I Squared Capital and Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Company of Manila in relation to bidding CGD licenses in India under the IXth round of CGD bidding recently conducted by the Government.
  • US Trade and Development Agency and the Ministry of Railways, Government of India on the Leasing and Public Private Partnership Framework Project involving development of new, and modification of existing, leasing and public private partnership (PPP) frameworks to attract private sector funding for India’s rail network.
  • Petronet LNG Limited on a high value construction dispute with the contractor including representing the client in arbitration proceedings.
  • Leighton India Contractors Private Limited on its high value construction dispute under an EPC contract with Cairn India Limited including representing in arbitration proceedings.
  • An Indian mining company and its group company located out of Ivory Coast on an international arbitration in Singapore with a multinational trading company headquartered in Hong Kong.
  • Drake and Scull on a petition before the Allahabad High Court for seeking ad-interim injunction seeking restraining of invocation of performance bank guarantee during the pendency of arbitration proceedings.