Pallavi Shroff is the Managing Partner of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co and heads the Dispute Resolution Practice at the Firm. She is also the Chief Mentor for the Competition Law Practice.
Pallavi has been a driving force in further enhancing the positioning of SAM & Co as India’s premier full service law firm ever since she took over as a Managing Partner in 2015. Under her guidance, the Firm has grown to become more than a 100 Partners entity, diversified practice offerings, accelerated pan-India presence with offices in seven cities and embraced technology initiatives such as use of Artificial Intelligence to transform the way the Firm works. Pallavi has been instrumental in establishing a number of special initiatives for women that includes versatile work arrangements, flexible timings, women-centric events and fostering women lawyers to advance to leadership roles.
With over 39 years of extensive and highly regarded experience, Pallavi’s expertise spans across Dispute Resolution, Competition Law and White Collar Crime. Focused on commercial dispute resolution, Pallavi advises clients on large trials in formal proceedings but also actively evaluates new or alternative resolutions to disputes at an early stage, including counselling them during the life cycle of projects to restrict issues from developing into disputes and, if that does happen, to ensure the clients have the best legal advice and are well prepared in the event of litigation or arbitration.
With regard to White Collar Crime, Pallavi has deep experience in undertaking clients across multi-jurisdictional investigations, including matters involving allegations of bribery and corruption. She has represented companies and individuals in investigations involving simultaneous enforcement actions by government agencies.