18 April 2023: Trilegal, one of India’s leading law firms, announced today that its partnership has invited Payel Chatterjee to join the firm as a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice in Mumbai and will focus on white-collar crime, investigations and international arbitrations. Upon her joining, the Partnership strength of Trilegal will reach 102.
Nishant Parikh, Partner and Member of the Management Committee at Trilegal, said, “We are pleased that Payel will be joining Trilegal soon. Her impressive reputation in the legal industry, combined with diverse experience, make her an excellent addition to our Disputes and White-Collar practice.”
Shankh Sengupta, Partner and Head of the Disputes and White-Collar practice, said, “We are very excited to welcome Payel to our practice. We believe that her experience in disputes and white-collar investigations will prove invaluable to the firm. With added bench strength, we look forward to continuing navigating complex disputes and achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients.”
About Payel Chatterjee (incoming Partner)
Payel Chatterjee has over 13 years of experience in dispute resolution, international arbitration, litigation and white-collar investigations involving financial crimes, bribery, corruption, and internal frauds. She has extensively worked on international projects involving cross-border elements and managing arbitrations and litigations across forums.
She was previously the Litigation Head (Corporate) at Adani Enterprises, where she routinely led the evaluation of pre-litigation strategies, supervised high-value complex litigation and arbitrations in international projects across the globe and worked closely on domestic (institutional and ad-hoc) arbitrations in various sectors. Prior to her stint with Adani Enterprises, Payel was a Leader with an Indian law firm in the international disputes practice.
She serves as an editor to the International Bar Association, Business Crime Committee and is Vice Chair, Steering Committee, International Chamber of Commerce Commission on Arbitration and ADR.
Trilegal is one of India’s leading law firms, with expertise across the full spectrum of corporate legal services. Trilegal has offices in four key cities of India.
Trilegal has been recognised as the India Deal Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business (ALB) India Law Awards 2023; one of the ‘Best Overall Law Firms’ at the India Business Law Journal Indian Law Firm Awards 2022; ‘Firm of the year’ for Client Service Excellence by Asia Law Awards 2021; “M&A Law firm of the Year” by VCCircle Awards 2020; one of the most innovative law firms in Asia in the inaugural edition of ALB Trailblazers 2020 and ‘highly commended’ in the FT RSG Innovative Lawyers Awards 2020; and ‘Law Firm of the Decade’ at the RSG Grow India Summit and Awards 2019.
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