Karan Singh Chandhiok leads the team at CHANDHIOK & MAHAJAN, which also includes newly promoted partners Kalyani Singh and Vikram Sobti, as well as 10 associates. The team is acting for Intel in an ongoing probe into alleged abuse of dominance related to access to the company’s designs. The firm represented Panasonic in the Competition Commission’s information exchange probe of flashlight makers, successfully arguing that pure information exchange without implementation of prices is not an anticompetitive arrangement. The team is counsel to JCB as the company faces abuse of dominance allegations. In merger control, the firm acted for global chemical producer Indorama Ventures in buying a stake in Indorama Synthetics India, as well as Lotus One Investment in its proposed acquisition of container glass supplier Hindusthan National Glass & Industries.
Chandhiok & Mahajan (formerly, Chandhiok & Associates) is recognized as one of India's leading competition law practices and strategic partner in navigating India's rapidly evolving competition law landscape. The firm's clients include some of the largest Indian and international corporations; private equity investors; government agencies; and individuals. The firm advises and represents clients on the full suite of competition law enforcement in India.
The thirteen lawyer competition team is highly regarded for its depth, responsiveness and inventive approach. The team consists of lawyers that have been part of some of the most ground breaking and high profile investigations since competition law was first enforced in 2009.
Karan Singh Chandhiok heads the competition law practice group at Chandhiok & Mahajan and is ranked amongst the Top 100 lawyers in India by the Indian Business Law Journal and finds mention as a leading lawyer by various international publications and directories including Chambers & Partners, Global Competition Law Review, International Financial Law Review, Who's Who Legal and Asialaw Leading Lawyers.
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