A graduate from the first batch of the premier National Law School of India, Bangalore, Ajit has been practising at the Bar since 1993. Ajit regularly appears before the Supreme Court of India, the Delhi High Court, other High Courts, tribunals and appellate bodies in Civil and Corporate litigations, at original and appellate levels. He has extensive experience in handling contractual, corporate and commercial disputes across a range of sectors — infrastructure, engineering, oil & gas and real estate, among others. He also advises clients on diverse issues such as contractual claims, shareholder and joint venture disputes, white collar crimes, debt recovery, consumer litigation, writ petitions etc.
Ajit has been involved in the successful resolution of complex litigations and international commercial arbitrations. He has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution and has represented companies in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations, both domestic and before international bodies, such as SIAC, LCIA and ICA, among others. A number of the arbitrations so handled involved multi-jurisdictional claims in various sectors.
Ajit has been ranked for Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific 2020, which quotes – ‘Market sources describe him as “a pretty solid litigator” and a “very good, very dynamic disputes guy”.’
Chambers and Partners 2019 quotes, ‘Ajit Warrier is valued by sources as a “good advocate.” His wide-ranging experience encompasses commercial, corporate and contractual disputes.’ He has also been recognised as a ‘Dispute Resolution Star’ (for Commercial & Transactions and Construction) by Benchmark Litigation 2019. As per Chambers and Partners 2017, ‘Ajit Warrier is lauded as “a standout person at the firm” and a “well-respected individual”. Clients appreciate his “fighting spirit in any litigation matter”.’ Ajit was also awarded the ‘Disputes Star of the Year, India’ by Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards, 2015.
Ajit is a regular contributor to online publications such as Bar & Bench, Law Street India and Mondaq. Ajit has also co-authored the India Chapter of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution 2019 for Global Legal Insights.
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