Chaitanya Safaya focuses on commercial and regulatory Dispute Resolution.
Chaitanya has advised and represented leading Telecom Operators, Broadcasters and Direct to Home Operations in disputes with the sectoral regulator. He has also been involved in both domestic and international commercial arbitrations on behalf of constructions contractors, tech giants and even the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India.
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Represented a now Insolvent telecom operator in challenging the spectrum linked levies issued by the Department of Telecommunications( ‘DoT’);.
Represented a now Insolvent telecom operator in recovering amounts towards wrongly encashed Bank Guarantees by the DoT;
Advised an emerging Direct to Home (‘DTH’) Operator in proceedings relating to the issue of the License by the MIB;
Represented a leading DTH Operator in its challenge to the recently introduced regulatory regime concerning Broadcasting and Cable Services;
Representing the resolution professional of a telecom company in litigation before the Supreme Court, the High Court and TDSAT;
Advised and represented the promoters of a leading commodities exchange in money laundering proceedings initiated against them;
Advised and represented a leading tech giant in proceedings for enforcements of an arbitration award against the Municipal authorities;
Advised and represented a leading tech giant in defending a foreign arbitral award before the Supreme Court.
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Member of Bar Council of Delhi
L.L.B. (H), Amity Law School, Delhi, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
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