Sameer’s practice primarily focuses on International Commercial Arbitration, Corporate & Tax Litigation and advisory. With an innate understanding of the legal, political and commercial environment, he has successfully argued and concluded matters involving stakes of over USD 50 billion at the Supreme Court, various High Courts and Tribunals. Sameer’s legal success is a result of his impeccable communication skills, in-depth understanding of the law and its strategic interpretation for his clients’ best interest.
Sameer has served as lead counsel in several matters involving intricate and complex legal issues, specifically in the areas of Taxation (Customs, Excise, Service Tax, VAT, GST and Direct Tax), Arbitration, Foreign Contribution Regulation, Bank Guarantee, Tenders, Land Laws and Corporate Commercial disputes. He has acted for various multinational corporations, foreign governments, high-profile individuals and royal families.
Post his graduation from National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur, and completion of a course on Contract Negotiation from Goldman Sachs University, Sameer worked with some of the best organizations in the country such as Goldman Sachs, Ernst & Young and Luthra & Luthra Law Offices. Sameer has been appointed as a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, Paris and also form part of the core-committee of ICC’s India Arbitration Group. He also actively represents clients from Russia, Israel and Japan.
When he is not practicing, Sameer teaches law. He has travelled to several countries across the globe to deliver lectures to law students and chartered accountants on the various aspects law. Sameer also enjoys riding his bike and engaging in equestrian sport.