Abhirup Dasgupta

Abhirup Dasgupta

Partner | New Delhi

Dispute Resolution, Restructuring & Insolvency
Enrolment No. D/3107/2009

About

Abhirup is a partner in the Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency practice group of the firm. With over 10 years of experience, he specializes in Insolvency & Bankruptcy laws, banking litigation, securitisation laws, corporate litigation, civil, criminal and company matters, arbitration and land acquisition matters. He is one of the earliest insolvency law practitioners since the promulgation of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code. He is a law graduate from University School of Law & Legal Studies, Delhi

Practice areas

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Restructuring & Insolvency

Expertise

  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Banking & Finance Litigation
  • Corporate & Commercial Litigation
  • Debt Recovery Laws
  • Insolvency, Banking and Finance Advisory

Representative matters

  • Tata Power and Pramerica Life Insurance Company on representing before the NCLAT in the IL&FS Case
  • South East Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation on representing before the Supreme Court in the landmark judgment titled Swiss Ribbons vs. Union of India wherein the constitutional validity of the provisions of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code were challenged and in the landmark judgment titled Dharani Sugar vs. Union of India wherein the constitutional validity of the circular dated Feb 12, 2018 was challenged and successfully quashed for being unconstitutional
  • Asset Reconstruction Company (India) on representing before the NCLAT in insolvency proceedings pertaining to Dagcon India and Corporate Power
  • ICICI Bank in the insolvency proceedings of Jindal India Thermal Power, Unnati Fortune and Dehradun Highways Project
  • RBSA Advisors on representing the client who have been appointed as the Resolution Professional of Lotus Auto Engineering and Fedders Electrical & Engineering before the NCLT in the continuing insolvency proceedings

Publications & recognitions

  • Appeared and argued in the first ever petition filed by a Corporate Debtor under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code before the NCLT, in which the first ever Resolution Plan was approved in the country – widely reported in the media.
  • Appeared and argued in the first ever Resolution Plan approved by the Principal Bench of the NCLT.