Aakash Bajaj is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice group. He is a registered Advocate on Record with the Supreme Court of India.
Aakash has vast and rich experience in diverse area of laws including constitutional law, laws relating to environment, mining, succession and inheritance, shareholder disputes and other commercial laws. He regularly advises clients on complex litigations and multi-jurisdictional disputes before various Courts in India as well as domestic arbitral tribunals and international arbitral tribunals (both institutional and ad hoc).
Aakash’s forte has been litigation regarding mining law and environment law in India. He regularly advises, assists, and represents on various issues regarding the same including complications with environment clearances, consent to operate etc. Aakash has also been part of various landmark decisions relating to Mines and Minerals (Development) Act 1957, Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act 2015 and Environment (Protection) Act 1986.
Aakash has also represented clients in various cases before the Supreme Court in relation to illegal mining in the States of Karnataka, Odisha and Goa. He has consistently garnered accolades from clients and the legal fraternity for his expertise.
- Bar Association of Delhi
- Supreme Court Bar Association
- Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association
Aakash Bajaj has represented and advised the following clients
Representing a leading steel manufacturing company on dispute regarding levy of District Mineral Foundation and National Mineral Exploration Trust under the Mines and Mineral (Development) Act 1957
Representing a leading steel manufacturing company, on dispute regarding constitutional validity of the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act 2015
Representing a leading steel manufacturing company, on dispute regarding auction, transfer of mining lease and compensation under the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act 2015
Representing and advising a leading mining company on issues regarding environment clearance, Environment Impact Assessment, compensatory afforestation, NPV and transportation of minerals
Representing an Indian subsidiary of a pharmaceuticals company on allegations of violation of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981
Representing a leading pharmaceuticals company on issues regarding Biological Diversity Act 2002
Representing a leading steel manufacturer and mining company regarding operations in the State of Karnataka including litigation in relation to allegations of illegal mining
Representing a leading steel manufacturer and mining company regarding operations in the State of Odisha and Goa including litigation in relation to allegations of illegal mining.
Representing a client in one of the leading succession disputes in India and connected shareholder disputes
Representing an Indian company in arbitration proceedings, execution proceedings and insolvency proceedings in a dispute with an Indian conglomerate