Gaurav Sarin is the Managing Partner at SARIN Partners with more than 16 years of legal experience across diverse practice areas. In his role at SARIN Partners, he brings forth people-oriented skills and drives effort towards serving clients backed by his wealth of knowledge and experience. Gaurav Sarin handles General Corporate Advisory Foreign Direct Investment, Technology Media & Telecommunication (TMT), Merger & Acquisition, Private Equity, Joint Venture, Labour & Employment and Intellectual Property 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, e-commerce and information technology laws, labor and employment laws, competition laws, real estate laws, corporate secretarial compliance including regulatory issues. 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 has also argued matters before the Supreme Court of India in cases relating to compensation in Motor Vehicle Accident Claims and has a reported landmark judgment to his credit under Article 142 of the Constitution of India.
Areas of Expertise
• General Corporate Advisory
• Merger & Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
• Private Equity
• Foreign Trade & Investment
• Commercial Transactions & Contracts
• Technology & Telecommunication
• Intellectual Property
• Labour & Employment
• Media & Broadcasting
• Information Technology & E-Commerce
• Data Privacy
• LL.B., Campus Law Centre (CLC), Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
• MBA, (Finance & Marketing), Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad
• BBA, Faculty of Commerce, University of Lucknow
• General Course on Intellectual Property, WIPO Worldwide Academy, Geneva
• Admitted to Bar in 2003
• Member, Delhi High Court Bar Association