Areas of Expertise
Gaurav Sarin is the Founder & Managing Partner at SARIN Partners Advocates & Legal Consultants (the “Firm”). He has more than 18 years of legal experience across diverse practice areas. In his role at the Firm, he brings forth people-oriented skills and drives effort towards serving clients backed by his wealth of knowledge and experience. Gaurav handles General Corporate Advisory, Foreign Direct Investment, Technology, Media & Telecommunication (TMT), Merger & Acquisition, Private Equity, Joint Venture, Labour & Employment, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Civil & Criminal Litigation and White-Collar Crime law practices.
Over the span of his commendable career, Gaurav Sarin has assisted many multinational companies across sectors in establishing their presence in India. He has been advising clients in structuring private equity investments, joint ventures, merger & acquisitions, corporate restructuring, conducting legal due diligences, foreign equity participation including their regulatory aspects. He has vast experience of drafting a variety of commercial agreements.
Gaurav has been advising international & domestic clients on the aspects relating to foreign direct investment and foreign exchange management laws, company laws, telecom, media & broadcasting laws, information technology laws, labor and employment laws, competition laws, real estate laws, regulatory issues, etc. Gaurav has also been closely involved in cross border acquisition of various companies (in-bound investment) and provided legal support in obtaining foreign investment approval from the Government of India.
Gaurav has advised telecom and information technology companies in the areas of wireless technology, other service provider (OSP) registrations for IT and ITeS entities, licensing and regulatory aspects of STPI including privacy and data collection laws. He has also advised on safety and certification, environment protection and waste disposal, energy efficiency, product labelling and packaging laws for electronic and other products.
Gaurav has wide experience in the field of intellectual property laws, drafting and filing trademarks, copyrights applications including infringement prosecution.
In addition to having vast experience in the corporate side, Gaurav regularly appears before various courts in civil & criminal litigation matters across the country. He argues cases before the Supreme Court of India, Delhi and other State High Courts, District Courts. Gaurav has a reported landmark judgment to his credit under Article 142 of the Constitution of India relating to compensation in Motor Vehicle Accident Claims.