Mani GuptaPartner at Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors
Mani Gupta heads Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors’ dispute resolution and arbitration practice. Prior to helming the Firm’s dispute resolution practice, Mani was a corporate transactional lawyer. Her background as a transactions’ lawyer brings to the table a unique perspective on understanding of commercial contracts and commercial risk-allocations.
She is advising several clients in their corporate/ commercial disputes before various courts, tribunals and in arbitrations. Mani has been extensively involved in advising clients in financial distress in managing their litigation, and in advising on the Corporate Debt Restructuring and Strategic Debt Restructuring process of the Reserve Bank of India. Mani also has an expertise in handling commercial arbitrations in construction contracts, and power and infrastructure projects.
Mani has been involved in advising the Government of India in developing legal documentation for public-private partnership projects in the education space. She has advised the Government of Delhi on review of its school education laws and was invited by the Parliament's Standing Committees for expert depositions on bills like Registration (Amendment) Bill, National Academic Depository Bill, 2011, the Higher Education and Research Bill, 2011, and the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2011.
Mani has been a key pillar of setting the Firm’s culture. She believes that all lawyers have an obligation to give back to the community in whatever way they can. To this end, Mani has co-founded a platform - Samvedna - for discussing issues around wellness in law. She is also a prolific writer, having contributed articles on legal issues in newspapers, legal journals and legal blogs.
Mani is an alumnus of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and had worked with Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, New Delhi before joining Sarthak.
Recent Recognitions: Notable Practitioner for Dispute Resolution by Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2022; Top 100 women in Litigation by Benchmark Litigation Asia- Pacific’s Top 100 Women in Litigation 2021 and 2020.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mani-gupta-89503b35/