Desai Gaurav

Platinum Partners (New Delhi)

Gaurav is a qualified lawyer and a company secretary and is based in Platinum Partners’ New Delhi office. After completing his LLM from Kings College, London, Gaurav joined the firm in 2006. He was elected to the partnership with effect from 1 October 2013. Gaurav has been involved in advising a number of international clients on a range of competition matters. With the coming into force of the merger control regime in India in 2011, Gaurav has been involved in the filing of the country’s first two “long form” notifications with the Competition Commission of India i.e., Diageo’s acquisition of control over United Spirits Limited and British Gas’s stake sale from Gujarat Gas Company Limited. Gaurav has advised and obtained merger control clearance for several high profile M&A transactions for clients such as, Diageo, Mylan, British Gas, HDFC, United Spirits Limited, Danone and New York Life Insurance. Gaurav regularly advises leading companies on the behavioural aspects of the competition law.

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