Varun K Chopra
- PHONE: +91 98 1185 1711
- E-MAIL: [email protected]
- St. Columba’s School, New Delhi
- B.A.LL.B (Hons), National Law Institute University, Bhopal, M.P
- Member of Bar Council of Delhi
- Member of Supreme Court Bar Association
- Member of Delhi High Court Bar Association
- Member of Competition Appellate Tribunal Bar Association
- Member of International Bar Association
- Member of International Council of Jurists
- Visiting faculty Bharti Vidyapeeth University
- Visiting faculty Swami Vivekanand Subharti University
- Visiting faculty FOSTIIMA Business School
Mr. Varun K Chopra is a seasoned practising lawyer with over 15 years of experience. He is a former Deputy Advocate General for State of Madhya Pradesh representing the State before the Supreme Court of India and several quasi-judicial and judicial forums including the High Court. He works on an array of matters including constitutional laws, arbitration, competition laws, consumer laws, telecom regulatory, energy sector and matters related thereto. He has been recognised as one of the top 40 under 40 lawyers in India, and he has over 200 reported Supreme Court judgements in his name.
Since 2007, he was associated with Khaitan & Co LLP (Advocates & Solicitors) at Delhi, where he was primarily involved in direct & in-direct tax, competition laws, contractual disputes, bidding documents, infrastructure, and litigation of writ petitions and civil litigations. In 2011, he began his independent practice while being associated with the esteemed and prestigious Offices of the Attorney General and the Additional Solicitor General of India, where he had the opportunity of being involved in significant matters including the opportunity to represent India before the International Arbitration Council, in London (White Case). Furthermore, in 2017, during the Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections, he had the privilege of being appointed as the sole Official Representative of the presidential and vice-presidential candidate.
Mr. Varun is involved in assisting his clients in assessment framework and compliance audits. He regularly represents clients in domestic and international arbitrations. He has an in-depth knowledge of cryptocurrencies and the regulatory issues arising in India. Furthermore, Mr. Varun has extensive experience in assisting and advising large multinational corporations in tackling complex legal matters involving execution and completion of projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
He also provides his clients with opinions on agreements for assessment and adaptation of pro and anti-competitive issues in deals, licensing arrangements relating to transactions and regulatory overlap issues, and advises several industrial houses and multinational corporations on issues pertaining to competition law, indirect taxation laws, and other corporate commercial and business laws.
He provides his clients with opinions on agreements for assessment and adaptation of pro and anti-competitive issues in deals, licensing arrangements relating to transactions and regulatory overlap issues, and advises several industrial houses and multinational corporations on issues pertaining to competition law, indirect taxation laws, and other corporate commercial and business laws.
Mr. Varun has also had the opportunity of being a visiting faculty in esteemed Universities and is a member of various associations in India and abroad.