Currently, as Co-Head of our India Strategy Group, Nipun advises the firm on its international strategy. Nipun is a regular speaker in India and in the UK on M&A matters facing companies investing in emerging markets.
Nipun qualified as a solicitor in England and advised international clients on both inbound and outbound mergers and acquisitions and disposals with a particular focus on emerging markets.
She was previously a partner at White & Case (where she was recognised as being, "a driving force behind the India practice", Chambers Global 2005/6) and was also the Global Head of Legal at Ispat International (now rebranded Arcelor Mittal), the world's largest steel manufacturing group.
Nipun was named in the “Hot 100” lawyers in the UK, 2001 and received the 2001 International Professional Award EFBWO. Nipun was profiled in The Lawyer as General Counsel of Ispat, LNM Group (November 2000) and received the prestigious Law Day award from the Indian Prime Minister recognising outstanding contributions in the field of law and to acknowledge her as a ‘role model for women lawyers in India and abroad’ in 2006.
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