Gaurav Bansal

Gaurav Bansal

Senior Associate, AZB & Partners
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Gaurav is a senior associate in the competition team at AZB & Partners and is based in Mumbai. He advises on cartel enforcement, abuse of dominance and merger control. He has represented clients in several antitrust investigations covering complex cartels, vertical restraints and abuse of dominance.

He has advised clients on several high-profile cross-border and domestic merger filings in India, including Tata Steel’s acquisition of Bhushan Steel Ltd – the first CCI approval in relation to the newly introduced insolvency regime and Reliance Industries Limited’s acquisition of Den and Hathaway. On the behavioural side, Gaurav has represented InterGlobe Aviation Ltd and Holcim-Lafarge group before the COMPAT; Tata Motors Ltd in proceedings before the Delhi High Court; and Godrej & Boyce and Birla Tyres in proceedings before the CCI. Gaurav has been recognised as a ‘rising star’ by The Legal 500 in its 2021 rankings.

Prior to joining AZB & Partners, Gaurav worked in-house at one of India’s largest conglomerates and was associated with Tata Group Legal. He was recently recognised as a ‘Notable Practitioner’ by IFLR1000 2019.

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