Shweta joined Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co in January 2007 and is a partner in the firm’s competition practice in the New Delhi office.
Shweta’s practice covers a wide spectrum ranging from cartel enforcement and merger control to compliance and training. She has extensive experience in aspects competition law affecting financial services markets and the chemicals, pharmaceuticals, natural resources, food and beverages, telecommunications and manufacturing industries.
Shweta has been involved in several important Indian competition law cases, having worked on the cement, tyres, bank prepayment charges, and explosives cartel cases; an abuse of dominance case against Coal India; and the seminal Steel Authority of India v CCI case. On merger control, Shweta has advised on high-profile cases, including the Vedanta group restructuring, Nestle/Pfizer Nutrition, Aditya Birla/India Today, Mitsui/Arch and Shelf Drilling/Transocean, securing unconditional approvals in the Phase I review.
Among her significant achievements, in 2011 Shweta played a key role in the Law Firm Working Group that worked with the Competition Commission of India and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs for the implementing regulations for the Indian merger control regime.
Recently, Shweta was recommended highly by Chambers & Partners 2012 as ‘a bright young legal talent of extraordinary quality’.
Shweta holds an LLB from University of Wales and an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is admitted to the roll of solicitors of the Law Society of England and Wales.