Ravisekhar Nair is an associate partner in the competition law and policy practice of the firm. He is recognised as a rising talent in Indian competition law. With over 10 years of experience, he is currently involved in some of the most contentious cases pending before the Competition Commission of India. He earned his LLM from the University of Queensland, Australia.
Ravi has successfully represented clients in various investigations and inquiries before the CCI and the DG and in appeals before COMPAT, various high courts in India and the Supreme Court of India. He renders competition compliance services for clients that include competition compliance audits, the design and roll-out of competition compliance training programmes for staff and managerial level officials, and the design and implementation of competition compliance manuals.
Ravi was part of the ‘Law Firm Working Group’ formed by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to give a final shape to the merger regulations governing combinations in India, and has closely worked with the CCI to get various processes and procedures in place apart from providing assistance on the substantive issues of law. Ravi has assisted the CCI in framing the draft Regulations of 2008 and 2009, the 2007 amendments to the Competition Act 2002.
Ravi has various publications on competition law to his credit and regularly speaks at various forums on competition law. He is recognised as an up-and-coming lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 for competition and antitrust in India.