Dr. Farrukh Khan

Dr. Farrukh Khan is the founding partner of the firm, and is also the administrative head. He is placed amongst the most eloquent and skilful lawyers in the country with above par legal knowledge. His command over the subjects of law with practical hands-on-approach invariably paves way for achieving the best possible result in any given circumstance.

Dr Farrukh has diversified litigation exposure. His remarkable litigation skills encompass criminal, civil and corporate practice under Indian Legal framework. He has represented various leading Banks and Financial Institutions, Government Entities, Real Estate Consortiums, Project Finance Companies, Not for Profit Entities etc. in assortment of litigations, including those of civil and criminal nature.

Dr Farrukh is notably experienced in litigation and arbitration, including white collar crime. His excellency in procedural and arbitration law business issues makes him a revered specialist in the field. He has gained significant experience in corporate law and advising domestic and international companies. Dr Farrukh advises General Counsel, CEOs, and corporate boards on matters involving litigation, corporate governance and ethics. In the courtroom and the boardroom, his mantra of early risk evaluations and corporate exposure successfully results in cost and time effective resolution of disputes.

On non-contentious side Dr Farrukh has a particular focus on the property aspects of infrastructure developments for government and semi-government authorities including advising on issues associated with valuation and resumption matters, easements, compulsory acquisition, native title/aboriginal land rights and landowner negotiations and disputes. His areas of expertise are: construction and engineering (major projects and infrastructure, PPP projects and dispute resolution) and documentation (project deeds/development agreements, consultancy agreements, novation agreements, managing contractor agreements, alliance agreements, lump sum building contracts, design and construct contracts, supply agreements, subcontract agreements, finance tripartite deeds, and construction direct agreements).

Dr Farrukh also has a plethora of knowledge in the field of IPR. Dr Farrukh comfortably devises integrated packages in all the areas of IPR including patent, copyright, trademark, sports IP, licensing, due diligence, etc. He also has expertise on the issues relevant to deal with ambush marketing, management of copyrights for event and marking campaign. He is an appreciated speaker on IPR matters who is regularly invited to IPR related forums and conferences and member of several IPR international organizations. Several prestigious law journals of India have quoted him on account of the cases he has appeared for and their relevant judgments.

Before Diwan Advocates, Dr Farrukh spent a good number of years sharpening his legal skills as a corporate attorney in several Middle-East countries. He has also worked for a Spanish corporate conglomerate as its Legal Advisor. Amongst all, he was associated with United Nations, an international body, as a Legal Advisor to Regional Director (Middle East-North Africa Region) of IIMSAM.

During his stint with law-firms abroad, Dr Farrukh got opportunity to understand nuances of business and industry. Thus, armed with this expertise and experience, Dr Farrukh is perfectly at ease in advising and devising legal documentation covering all aspects of commercial transactions including investments plans, drafting and processing documentations in relation to merger, demerger collaboration, joint ventures etc. He has also negotiated and structured domestic and overseas transactions pertaining to Oil Gas & Power Sectors.

Dr Farrukh has formed a remarkable goodwill in the legal fraternity. He is a frequent speaker on legal matters at innumerable forums. His list of qualities is inexhaustive. He is passionate about interacting with law students and guiding them to carve out a place for themselves. He has also been invited to and spoken at prestigious law schools in India. In the month of April, 2021, Advocate Dr Farrukh Khan got appointed as amicus curiae in the case of Anju Sharma v. Union of India.

Dr. Farrukh Khan


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