Overview

With over 11 years of diverse litigation experience, A Karthik's foremost areas of practice include, but are not limited to, Banking, Real Estate, Employment & Labour, Information & Technology, Criminal Law (including white collar crimes), Constitutional Law, Family Law, Labour Law, CRZ violation disputes, Intellectual Property Law and Alternate Dispute Resolution (particularly Arbitration & Mediation). Karthik has represented his clients and appeared before the Supreme Court, High Courts of Delhi, Bombay, Madras, Hyderabad, Karnataka, Allahabad, Goa, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Kohima Bench of the Gauhati High Court and various Tribunals like National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), National Green Tribunal (NGT), Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal (EPFAT), Appellate Tribunal, and Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT).


Indicative Experience

Litigation

  • Has drafted and filed petitions challenging the vires of several legislations and amendments such as the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967, National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Act, 2019 before the Supreme Court.
  • Has assisted in arguing an appeal in disproportionate assets case on behalf of the aide of erstwhile Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu before the High Court of Karnataka which resulted in her acquittal.
  • Has briefed and assisted leading Senior Counsel of Supreme Court and Delhi High Court on a regular basis.
  • Has been representing CREDAI (Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India) before the Supreme Court seeking extension of moratorium, waiver of interest and penal interest during the period of lockdown declared by the Government in view of COVID 19.
  • Has been appointed as a Group 'C’ Panel Counsel for conducting the central Government litigation before the Supreme Court of India w.e.f. 29.09.2012 for a period of two years.
  • Has represented South Indian Bank before the Supreme Court, Delhi High Court and District Court in Delhi.
  • Has appeared in Supreme Court on behalf of builders based in Kerala, pertaining to Coastal Zone violations.
  • Has handled litigation for an e-commerce company before various District Consumer Forums in Delhi.
  • Handled cases on behalf of Bank of Baroda, Kamaraj Port Trust before the Supreme Court.
  • Assisted Senior Counsel and appeared in a case pertaining to refusal to register transfer of share in a company before the NCLAT and Supreme Court.
  • Has represented an automobile Company before the State Consumer Forum, NCDRC and the Supreme Court.
  • Appeared on behalf of Twitter Inc. before the Delhi High Court in multiple suits pertaining to defamation.

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