Lalan brings over a decade of extensive litigation experience, working in fora ranging from Supreme Court to District Courts, from administrative Tribunals to NCLT. His speciality lies in end to end client service, from general consultation, to strategy formulation and execution. He has hands-on experience in prosecuting as well as defending cases of multiple nature, in various courts and tribunals across India. Lalan advises international clients on Indian commercial and criminal laws. Course plotting the case in a manner which gives the desired end result to the client, in the shortest possible time, is one of his core strengths.
One of the most prominent cases on which Lalan has been actively involved is the famed “Nirav Modi Scam” where he has been advising Banks on the remedies available to them.
Lalan has been pivotal in filing first of its kind matter in India, under the Aadhar Act, 2016 wherein a private sector bank came under scrutiny for violations of the then newly legislated Aadhar Act, 2016. The scope of work not only involved replying to show cause notices, filing of suits and writ petitions, but also representing the client before the Cyber-crime cell.
He advises clients on matters involving compliance of Information Technology Act, 2000 and various rules and regulations enacted thereunder. The purview of this Act and Rules extends to OTT Platforms as well as
various Social Media platforms. He also represents clients before various forums and statutory authorities, for any alleged violation of the aforesaid Act and Rules.
Lalan also specialises in Domestic Arbitrations concerning commercial contractual disputes. All the work entailed with such Arbitration, including filing of various applications before the High Court and Supreme Court of India, is also handled by Lalan and his team.
Lalan is based out of the Mumbai office of the firm, and deals with corporate clients with focus on strategy and advisory in relation to Corporate Frauds and White Collar crimes. Lalan’s team comprises of specialised lawyers, who’s core strength is investigative assessment and advisory. Apart from advising the client, Lalan also regularly appears in court in relation to Bail, remand and custody matters.
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