The elevations were announced after the firm’s recent collaboration with R&P Partners.
Bar and Bench | 3rd August 2022
SNG & Partners has elevated Sanjay Gupta to Managing Partner – Dispute Resolution Practice and Amit Aggarwal to Senior Partner at the Firm.
With close to three and a half decades of experience at the Bar, Gupta is a seasoned litigator and renowned for his litigation strategy and court craft. The expanse of his appearances range from the Supreme Court of India and to High Courts across the country, with a robust practice base in the High Court of Delhi.
He also represents clients before various Tribunals and Appellate Tribunals constituted under various Statutes. Gupta is also an avid ADR practitioner and has been representing clients in domestic as well as international arbitrations. The core areas of his expertise are Commercial and Contractual Laws, laws relating to Economic Offences, Industrial Laws, Personal Laws and Succession Laws.
A graduate from Faculty of Law, Delhi University and a qualified Company Secretary, Aggarwal has more than two and a half decades of experience in the legal services industry.
Amit has been associated with SNG & Partners since 2001 and heads the firm’s Corporate & Banking practice. His areas of specialization include Banking, Financial Services, Capital Markets (both debt and equity segment), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and Private Equity transactions.
He specializes in complex banking transactions such as, hybrid debt transactions, project finance, and structured trade finance and regularly advises alternative investment funds on their investments in Indian securities. His expertise also includes advising family offices on their entry, investment and exit strategies in various sectors in India.
Speaking about the promotions, Managing Partner Rajesh Narain Gupta shared,
“Our philosophy at SNG & Partners is to lead by example. Sanjay has committed himself to the litigation practice at the firm and has built a team that focuses on a wide range of areas including commercial litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution, insolvency battles, labour disputes and criminal litigation, with a special focus on matters relating to the Economic Offences Wing and the Enforcement Directorate. Under his stewardship, the team at Delhi has also captivated extensive expertise in domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration concerning international trade contracts. He has played a pivotal role in developing and managing the litigation practice of the firm and his promotion is truly well-deserved.”
On announcing Amit’s elevation, he further commented,
“Amit joined SNG & Partners about 21 years back and I acknowledge his contributions in building SNG to present level. He is perfectly aligned to firm’s vision of growth and expansion. We are a relationship-based Firm and Amit has been the brand ambassador of the firm’s philosophy of being a client-centric team, developing holistic solutions with high ethical standards. Amit has contributed to augmenting an impressive and growing list of satisfied clients consistently. Clients at SNG & Partners are very comfortable turning to him for their legal needs.”
Speaking on his promotion, Sanjay Gupta acknowledged,
“Litigation remains an area close to my heart and to see SNG & Partners grow its litigation practice from strength to strength is an absolutely satisfying feeling. All of us work with a genuine concern for our clients and with the sole motive to get their problems resolved. We have been able to punch above our weight and build a strong disputes practice as the partners stay committed to being hands-on and receptive to the clients’ needs.”
On his journey and future with the firm, the newly promoted Senior Partner Amit Aggarwal shared,
“I look forward to the new role with the same level of enthusiasm as I look at my work every day. Along with Gupta, I stay committed to amplifying SNG & Partners’ footprint in both domestic and international jurisdictions. Together, we are also working on a manpower plan that will make SNG & Partners a platform to onboard the best legal talent in the country across all levels, right from Partners to fresh law graduates – commercially savvy and up to date with market practices.”
The elevations were announced in the wake of the firm’s recent collaboration with R&P Partners across nine cities including Singapore. SNG & Partners, with its Partner count of 19, and R&P Partners with its Partner strength of 6, had earlier this year, collaborated through an exclusive joint venture after which the consolidated strength of the firms is over 25+ Partners and 120+ lawyers.