Mr Gopal Jain

Senior Advocate
Supreme Court, India

Mr Gopal Jain is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India. His areas of practice are Corporate and Commercial Litigation, and Domestic and International Arbitration.

Strategy and Policy: Mr Jain advises on Strategy and Policy matters. He is part of advocacy efforts on legal, regulatory and policy matters that covers a range of subjects and involves interaction with the Government, policymakers and the media.

Commercial and Regulatory Disputes: He specialises in commercial disputes in the infrastructure, telecommunications, broadcasting, electricity and energy sectors, handling Contentious Disputes, Regulatory Advice and Strategy. Mr Jain also deals with regulatory disputes, engaging with regulators, raising issues of public policy and assisting in formulating an effective legal regulatory strategy which is consistent and in line with the client’s business plan and interests.

Dispute Resolution: Dispute resolution in the infrastructure sector offers a diagnostic insight into the state and structure of the market, its competitiveness and the impediments to competition and investments. It has a high place on the agenda of policy makers and regulators and offers an opportunity to understand the underlying problems of market structure to improve competition and investments.

In the telecom and broadcasting sector, he has worked with Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Vodafone, Aircel, Cellular Operators Association of India, British Telecom, Verizon, ESPN, Star Sports, SUN, Tata Sky, Sony, Viacom, NDTV and Star-Den.

Mr Jain received an MA (Oxon) in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford. He was admitted to the Indian Board in 1992. He has worked with Liniaters & Paines, City Solicitors, London; the Chambers of Kapil Sibal for three years and the Chambers of So