Amir Singh Pasrich
Managing Partner & Counsel
I.L.A. Pasrich & Company
Amir Singh Pasrich read law at Oxford and trained in London before returning to India at a time when the Government of India had just started liberalizing the economy in 1991-92. He is the Managing Partner of I.L.A. Pasrich & Company. Amir has handled a wide variety of corporate advisory work, litigation, and arbitration. His special expertise involves commercial disputes, arbitration, and specialist practice areas like foreign direct investment into India, employment, competition law, aviation, public procurement, product liability, and real estate.
As an Advocate, he has had exposure to original side practice in courts ranging from District Courts in Delhi, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, etc. up to various High Courts in 8 states of India. He is advisor to several governments and High Commissions/Embassies in India. He is currently on the Policy Committee of the Bar Issues Commission of the IBA (up to December 2018).
Amir has handled corporate contentious matters in the Supreme Court of India, various Indian High Courts and before specialist Tribunals/Commissions for competition law (the Competition Commission of India and Competition Appellate Tribunal), Labour Law, Insolvency and Financial Reconstruction, etc.
Amir has several reported judgments to his credit and regularly appears as lead counsel for commercial arbitration and other disputes in Indian High Courts and before specialist Tribunals like the NCDRC, COMPAT, CCI, DRAT, NCLT, NCLAT, etc.