Vishal’s practice ranges from Regulatory to General Corporate Commercial and covers Electricity, Competition and other branches of law.
He specializes in Regulatory advisory and Dispute Resolution, and has acquired special insights into matters relating to the Electricity sector. His clients have included electrical power generators, transmission & distribution utilities, electricity traders, state regulatory commission’s bulk consumers and airport operators.
Vishal handles different aspects of Dispute Resolution including legal and regulatory appraisal of projects for securing statutory compliances, giving strategic advice and suggesting measures for mitigating regulatory risks, drafting pleadings, briefing counsel, appearing and conducting matters. He has represented a variety of public and private companies before different forums including High Courts, Electricity Regulatory Commissions, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity and the Supreme Court of India.
He has also been involved in advising clients, rendering legal opinion on regulatory issues such as issues relating to parallel license, power allocation from a generating company and powers of Regulatory Commissions. He is also Empanelled as Amicus curiae to the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, the apex regulatory authority for electricity in India.
Vishal has been practicing law since 2005. Before joining JSA, he was working with Trilegal where he handled several distribution licensees, generating companies and State Electricity Regulatory Commission before various forums.