Savani Gupte is a dispute resolution lawyer, with a focus on general commercial and corporate litigation and arbitration. She has extensive experience in advising and representing domestic and international clients before courts and arbitral tribunals. Her areas of specialization include shareholder disputes, contractual and commercial disputes, property disputes, infrastructure disputes and insolvency.
Savani has represented clients from diverse sectors, such as the automobile industry, pharmaceutical industry, engineering and heavy machinery industry and FMCG industry. She has represented clients before various high courts with a primary focus on matters before the Bombay High Court. She also regularly represents clients before the National Company Law Tribunal.
Her arbitration practice includes a blend of domestic and international arbitrations, both ad hoc as well as institutional. The institutional arbitrations handled by Savani include those administered under institutional rules such as the LCIA Rules, the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and the Rules of the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association.
Prior to joining Samvad, Savani has worked with leading law firms including Khaitan & Co and Bharucha & Partners.
Savani holds a B.L.S., LL.B. degree from Government Law College, Mumbai (2011) and is a qualified solicitor enrolled with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society (2014). She is admitted to practice law in India.
Savani has also co-authored the India chapter on “Local requirement for validity of arbitral awards” for the International Bar Association, Arbitration Committee, published in June 2020.
Savani loves to travel and to explore different cultures and cuisines. She is an avid reader and particularly loves to read biographies and historical fiction. She occasionally also likes to sketch and paint.