Ms Shiraz Rajiv Patodia is a senior equity partner at Dua Associates, based at the firm’s New Delhi offices. Ms Patodia is a qualified solicitor of the Bombay Incorporated Law Society and an advocate-on-record of the Supreme Court of India. She leads a team of highly qualified and dedicated professionals in international trade law, anti-corruption and dispute resolution practice groups.
Ms Patodia holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, University of Bombay, a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Government Law College, Bombay and is a solicitor of the Bombay Incorporated Law Society.
In her 30 years of professional legal experience, Ms Patodia has served and continues to serve as lead counsel to several leading international corporations in highly contentious litigation pertaining to anti-corruption matters or white-collar crime, intellectual property rights, tortious liability, environmental laws and contract, constitutional and administrative law. She holds the distinction of having created specialised practice groups on international trade, anti-corruption and anti-bribery, and intellectual property at the firm. She regularly represents interested parties in trade remedy investigations conducted by the Indian Ministry of Commerce. She also appears before the Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), high courts and the Supreme Court of India.