Charanya Lakshmikumaran Lakshmikumaran & SridharanContact
Charanya Lakshmikumaran is a Partner is the Commercial and Regulatory disputes practice at Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan based in New Delhi. She is also an Advocate-on-Record designated by the Supreme Court of India (Supreme Court). Charanya has over a decade of experience working in the fields of competition law, intellectual property, taxation and regulatory litigation. She has previously worked in the chambers of the Attorney General of India. Charanya regularly appears before the Supreme Court and focuses on competition and regulatory litigation before the various High Courts and tribunals. She has represented domestic and international clients in complex behavioural cases relating to cartels and abuse of dominance. Some of her key clients operate in the e-commerce, automobile, railway equipment manufacturing, coal, packaging and auto-components sectors. The distinguishing attribute of Charanya’s practice is the wide range of subject matters she handles. Some of the notable, precedent setting cases that she has worked on include, the Right to Privacy as a fundamental right in the Aadhaar dispute, right to privilege in reports of the Parliamentary Standing Committee, income tax dispute regarding service permanent establishments, public interest litigation in the over USD 2 billion bank fraud investigation against Nirav Modi, challenge to the Goods & Services Tax compensation cess.