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Trilegal’s competition practice headed by Nisha Kaur Uberoi is recognised internationally as a market-leading practice. It is the first Indian competition law practice to be recognised as the ‘Regional Firm of the Year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa’ at the prestigious Global Competition Review (GCR) Awards 2020.

Trilegal’s competition practice has worked on several precedent-setting matters and has been consistently recognised as a leading practice by GCR 100, Chambers, Legal 500, Asia Law, IBLJ for its significant experience and in-depth expertise in addressing all dimensions of antitrust risks.

Our competition law practice has over 30 dedicated competition lawyers with multi-jurisdictional experience who advise on the full spectrum of competition law matters, including:

  • Enforcement (cartels and abuse of dominance)
  • Complex Merger Control
  • Compliance Counselling & Competition Audits

The practice is known for its innovative solution-oriented structuring and multidisciplinary approach with unrivalled expertise in:

  • Defending clients before the Competition Commission of India, and the appellate fora, against cartel and abuse of dominance allegations concerning complex economic assessment and antitrust theories of harm
  • Complex merger control cases, with a focus on strategic transactions including Phase II investigations

Marquee clients who have engaged our competition law practice to advise on competition law, given our subject matter expertise, include Aditya Birla, Holcim, Tata group, Schneider, Groupe Peugeot S.A., International Flavors and Fragrances Inc, WABCO Holdings Inc, Temasek, Hyundai, GIC, Ola and Flipkart.

Practice head, Nisha Kaur Uberoi, is the first and only Asian lawyer to win the global ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ award at the GCR Awards 2021 for her work advising on complex merger transactions aggregating USD 150 billion, including:

  • Representing Peugeot and obtaining CCI’s unconditional clearance for its USD 50 billion merger with Fiat, which was recognised as “Matter of the year” at GCR Awards 2021
  • Representing Wabco and obtaining CCI’s conditional clearance in relation to its USD 8.3 billion acquisition by ZF Friedrichshafen AG, which was recognised as “Merger Control Matter of the Year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa” at GCR Awards 2021