PEOPLE

Ankur Khandelwal

Partner

LOCATION
Gurgaon
EMAIL
ankur.khandelwal@kochhar.com
PHONE
+91 124 454 5222

Profile

Ankur Khandelwal is a Dispute Resolution Partner in the New Delhi/Gurgaon office. Highly experienced in various commercial dispute resolutions (litigations and arbitrations), Ankur has also been deeply involved in the white-collar crimes/criminal defense practice. Ankur has experience of advising clients from diverse sectors such as pharmaceutical and healthcare, hospitality, e-commerce, banking and finance, construction & infrastructure, etc.

He advises multinational and domestic clients on a variety of complex litigation issues and is also engaged by clients for formulating and advising comprehensive litigation strategies. He regularly argues matters before the Supreme Court, High Court of Delhi, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal and other tribunals and fora.

Due to his rich dispute resolution experience, Ankur is also engaged for advising on various transactions at different stages, including deal negotiations and policy consultations. During the last few years, Ankur has been extensively advising clients in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector, representing the clients in various litigations, and also advising them on myriad regulatory, advisory and policy issues.

His previous stint includes having worked with one of the leading pan-Indian firms for 7 years.

Ankur has authored many articles in various business dailies, journals and portals and is regularly invited for panel discussions on national television.

Ankur is also the founder of The Indian Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law Post, a knowledge platform, focused on research and analysis of the developments in the field of insolvency and bankruptcy laws of India.

Expertise

Dispute Resolution
White Collar Crime
Life Sciences

Publications

No clarity on whether Electronic nicotine delivery systems are to be treated as ‘drugs’, Financial Express, September 2019 https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/no-clarity-on-whether-electronic-nicotine-delivery-systems-are-to-be-treated-as-drugs/1703546/
Compendium of Worldwide Enforcement of Foreign Judgment (India Chapter), 2020 https://www.multilaw.com/Multilaw/Litigation/Enforcement_of_Foreign_Judgment/India.aspx
RERA erodes accrued rights, is unfair to developers; here’s how, Financial Express, June 2017 https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/rera-erodes-accrued-rights-is-unfair-to-developers-heres-how/708955/
Assessing the Scope of Mediation in India: Upholding the Principles of Justice, Asian Dispute Review, Hong Kong https://www.kluwerlawonline.com/JournalArticle/Asian%20Dispute%20Review/12.2/17883
The Three "Battlegrounds" of the Arbitration Law of India: The Trilogy of Grounds for Unwarranted Judicial Intervention, The Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, China http://www.ntu.law.acwh.tw/upload/users/1/upload/files/7_The%20Three%20Battlegrounds%20of%20the%20Arbitration%20Law%20of%20India.pdf
Untangling the Thread of Retrospectivity in Laws, CFO-India https://www.cfo-india.in/cmsarticle/finance/legal/untangling-the-thread-of-retrospectivity-in-laws/
Attending Board meetings by video conferencing: Director’s right, company’s obligation? CFO-India https://www.cfo-india.in/cmsarticle/editors-pick/attending-board-meetings-by-video-conferencing-directors-right-companys-obligation/

Education

  • National Law Institute University, Bhopal

Memberships

  • Bar Council of Delhi

Contact Details

  • 3rd Floor, Ocus Technopolis Building, Tower B, Sector-54, DLF Golf Course Road, Gurgaon-122011, Haryana (India)
  • +91 124 454 5222
  • +91 124 437 5596
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