Sanjay Notani is a partner in the international trade and customs practice of Economic Laws Practice (ELP). He is a qualified lawyer and a member of the ABA, the IPBA and the CITBA.
Sanjay represents domestic manufacturers, foreign exporters, trade associations and importers in administrative and appellate litigation to obtain trade remedial reliefs from unfairly traded imports in anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard duty proceedings initiated inbound and outbound, and provides trade advice on various FTAs/RTAs being negotiated and signed by India. This includes analysis of all the matters that make up an import or export declaration including valuation, classification, country of origin, marking and labelling, qualification for the relevant free-trade programme or agreement, and free-trade zone issues. He helps clients respond to customs notices, conduct internal compliance reviews, pursue customs rulings and providing advice on issues such as regulatory barriers.
Sanjay’s expertise lies in advising various multinational companies on import and export control as well as licensing issues, specifically the dual use of goods and technologies regulations maintained by the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of External Affairs and other allied ministries. He has worked across various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, textiles, telecoms, energy and consumer products.
Sanjay has been highly recommended for international trade in Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2013, 2014 and 2015, and has also featured in The Legal 500 in 2012 and 2015 for WTO/international trade. He has also been identified as a specialist for international trade in India by the BRIC Expert Guide 2013.