PEOPLE

Krishna Vijay Singh

Senior Partner

LOCATION
Gurgaon
EMAIL
kv.singh@kochhar.com
PHONE
+91 124 454 5222

Profile

KV, as he is generally known, is a Senior Partner and head of the Firm’s Gurgaon office. An accomplished litigator with more than 24 years’ experience, KV represents clients in complex commercial disputes and contentious matters both in India and overseas.  

KV’s core strength lies in the fact that he is well versed in both Criminal and Civil litigation / Arbitration and is an ideal choice of lawyer to handle White-Collar cases with parallel civil and/or regulatory aspects and devise an appropriate holistic strategy for the client. His expertise in handling these dual aspects of disputes involving both civil and criminal litigation also makes him a favoured lawyer with business clients. 

Several matters argued by KV have resulted in judgments which have had significant impact, particularly on the infrastructure and construction industry.  

Besides his litigation practice, KV is regularly sought by clients to advise on complex contractual, legal and regulatory issues, and is known for rendering practical and solution-oriented advice to his clients. 

He has in-depth knowledge of laws and regulations that govern, and issues that concern the pharmaceuticals sector, and is also widely regarded as an expert in Environmental Laws and regulations. 

Expertise

Dispute Resolution
White Collar Crime
Education
Environment
Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare & Life Sciences
Projects & Infrastructure

Publications

Since early 2007, KV has been authoring articles on various contemporary labour and employment issues and responding to queries in ‘Human Capital’, one of the prominent magazines in India dealing exclusively with HR management issues. He has also written several articles on variety of subjects published by newspapers and magazines.
Authored the India chapter of the book, International Environment Law – Practitioner’s Guide to the Laws of the Planet published by the American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, 2014.
Authored the Environment Law Reporter India Update which was published every quarter by the Environment Law Institute, Washington DC from 2009 to 2014.
Co-authored the India pages of EIATRACK, a website operated by IHS, which cater to the laws and regulations concerning the electronics industry.

Awards & Recognitions

Recognised among India’s ’Top 100 Lawyers’ by FORBES Legal Powerlist 2020; felicitated for expertise in White Collar Crime and Arbitration
Recognised by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as Elite Leading Lawyer for White Collar Crime 2021 and Leading Individual for White Collar Crime 2020
Recognised by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as Recommended Lawyer for Dispute Resolution in 2021

Education

  • LL.B, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi, 1996
  • B.Sc, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi University, 1993

Memberships

  • Delhi Bar Council

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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