Vishrutyi Sahni

Vishrutyi Sahni, Associate, JSA

Vishrutyi specialises in corporate commercial disputes, including pre-litigation strategic advisory, litigation, arbitrations and corporate insolvencies.

She advises clients in insolvency proceedings, shareholder disputes, recovery proceedings and administrative actions before the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, the National Company Law Tribunal and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal and arbitral tribunals.

Vishrutyi also advises clients on regulatory compliances and legislative advocacy in pharmaceuticals, food & nutraceuticals, agrochemicals, and e-commerce sector.

Vishrutyi has a strong focus on the environmental law sector and has advised clients on regulatory compliances, environmental assessments for foreign investors and strategies in case of non-compliances. She also represents domestic and multi-national clients in environmental disputes before the National Green Tribunal and Supreme Court.

Vishrutyi has been practicing law since 2017. Before joining JSA, she was a judicial law clerk-cum-research assistant to Hon’ble Mr. Justice (Retd.) Madan B. Lokur during his tenure in the Supreme Court of India.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Delhi

 

Publications

  • Why it is necessary to decriminalise offences under the Companies Act to help businesses, Indian Express, April 21, 2020
  • Reforming Commercial Litigation in India during COVID, Business World Legal, April 27, 2020
  • Is suspension of insolvency process in India detrimental to the interest of lenders?, thenewsminute.com, May 21, 2020
  • Government’s Covid-19 insolvency relief may be a double-edged sword, Economic Times, May 30, 2020
  • Independent directors – The evolving company resource during a pandemic, Economic Times, June 20, 2020

 

Education

BLS L.L.B, Government Law College, Mumbai (2017)

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Some of the key assignments handled by Vishrutyi cover the following:

  • Successfully represented resolution professionals of power producers before the NCLAT, in insolvency proceedings.
  • Representing the foreign subsidiaries of a governmental oil and gas company in insolvency proceedings of Videocon Industries Limited.
  • Representing the promoter group of a leading public listed aviation company in an LCIA (India) arbitration with respect to a shareholders’ dispute with the other promoter group.
  • Representing a major cab aggregator before the Delhi High Court in a suit for removal of confidential information and disparaging comments hosted by an intermediary.
  • Advising a leading e-commerce marketplace on regulatory compliances and representing it in litigations pertaining to legal metrology and civil defamation.
  • Defending a multinational FMCG company before the National Green Tribunal and Supreme Court in petitions for complete prohibition of single-use plastics and PET bottles.