Rahul is a partner in the competition law practice group at Khaitan & Co. Rahul has extensive expertise in the inter-disciplinary methodology of competition law and economics. His practice focuses on the Indian and international competition law, including merger control and competition law enforcement. Rahul currently serves on the Board of Editors of the CCI Journal on Competition Law and Policy and has been nominated to serve as an expert member of the CCI Competition Network. Rahul has been recognised as a “Recommended Lawyer” by The Legal 500 (Asia Pacific). He has also taught at India’s premier law school – the National Law School of India University, Bangalore – as an associate professor of competition law and jurisprudence and was the Director of the Institute of Competition Law and Economics. He has a master’s degree from Harvard Law School, where he defended a thesis on antitrust / competition law. Rahul’s academic writings have been cited by the Chief Justice of the Australian apex court. Further, the Chief Justice of the Singapore Supreme Court has nominated Rahul to serve as a member of the governing board of the Asian Business Law Institute, Singapore Academy of Law. Rahul also acts as visiting faculty in various global universities, including Harvard Law School (USA), University of California at Berkeley (USA), etc. Rahul is often invited as a keynote speaker at noted conferences and academic seminars in India and abroad. He is currently working on his book titled “Indian Competition Law and Economics.
Nominee, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Asian Antitrust