Smiti is an Associate Partner based in the Mumbai Office of Khaitan Legal Associates.
Smiti is part of the Firm’s Dispute Resolution and Advisory team and has successfully advised various foreign as well as domestic clients on pre and post dispute resolution strategies and represented clients across various Forums including the Supreme Court of India, several High Courts and international as well as domestic arbitrations.
Her area of expertise lies in commercial litigation and disputes relating to commercial contracts, shareholder issues, infrastructure, joint ventures, power and construction projects and commercial financing transactions. Smiti has also been extensively involved in cases relating to insolvency from the very onset of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and has been advising and representing creditors, debtors, Resolution Professionals & Liquidators before the National Company Law Tribunal / National Company Law Appellate Tribunal. Smiti has been part of several landmark and market leading cases on insolvency.
Smiti was recognized in a list of 30 standout practitioners in the country’s litigation and arbitration space by Asian Legal Business in the year 2020.
Areas of Practice:
- Dispute Resolution
- Insolvency & Restructuring
- Intellectual Property