Pradeep Nayak

Partner, Bengaluru


Pradeep Nayak, who has 15 years of experience in litigation, is based in Bengaluru, and represents clients in diverse civil and commercial litigations, including major international and domestic commercial arbitrations, contract and property claims, and IP disputes including prosecuting and defending various actions for passing off and infringement of trademarks, copyright and designs. His corporate law mandates have included applying for and defending petitions to liquidate companies, as well as representing companies and shareholders in proceedings for sanctioning schemes of arrangement (mergers, demergers, restructuring debt, and capital reduction), and in disputes between shareholders. Pradeep has also represented clients in a variety of proceedings including money claims, suits for injunction, protection of intellectual property rights, specific performance, declaration of title, partition, tenancy proceedings, and employment and labour disputes. He has represented a number of generating companies before Electricity Regulatory Commissions in disputes with transmission and distribution licensees, including claims for open access or wheeling of power and for termination of power purchase agreements or remedies for their breach as well as in petitions for the determination of power purchase tariffs.

Pradeep has been named by Benchmark Litigation as a Dispute Resolution Star both in their 2019 and 2020 rankings.