Continuing its efforts to grow its disputes practice, Trilegal, one of India’s leading law firms, today announced that the partnership has voted to invite Rajat Jariwal to join its disputes practice at New Delhi. He is expected to join Trilegal in the next few months, taking the partnership strength of the firm to eighty-two (82). In addition to civil/ commercial matters, Mr. Jariwal also specialises in environment defense litigation and environment advisory. He joins a growing list of recent hires at the firm who bring capabilities in emerging areas.
Sridhar Gorthi, Partner and member of the management committee at Trilegal, said, “We are delighted to welcome Rajat to the firm. We expect him to play a crucial role in the firm’s growing ESG practice and to contribute both on advisory matters as well as on environmental litigation defense. We see his expertise as being highly complementary to our disputes practice and in particular to our infrastructure, real estate and asset management practices.”
Shankh Sengupta, Partner and Head of the Disputes practice, Trilegal, said, “We are excited to welcome Rajat to our practice. Environmental law is now central to businesses and Rajat’s addition is in line with our commitment to deepen expertise on all aspects of law within the firm”.
About Rajat Jariwal (incoming partner)
Rajat Jariwal is a civil/commercial litigation lawyer who specialises in environment defense litigation and environment advisory. He has over 17 years of experience and regularly appears before the Supreme Court and National Green Tribunal (NGT). He has been advising and representing MNCs in many high-stakes environment litigations. He also advises on general civil/commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes (both before NCLT and arbitral tribunals- institutional and ad-hoc), tender matters, defamation matters, and mining matters arising out of the MMDR Act. Rajat has been recognised as a leading lawyer in Forbes India Legal Power List 2021 and the environment practice that he was part of at his previous firm was recognised by IBLJ in 2022.
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 ‘Firm of the year’ for Client Service Excellence by Asia Law Awards 2021; “M&A Law firm of the Year”by VCCircle Awards 2020; ‘Law Firm of the Decade’ at the RSG Grow India Summit and Awards 2019; 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. Trilegal has also been recognised as one of the ‘Best Overall Law Firms in India’ as part of the India Business Law Journal Annual Indian Legal Awards 2021.
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