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Rupinder Singh Suri

Mr. Rupinder Singh Suri, Senior Advocate, was the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association in 2017 & has been the President of the Supreme Court Advocate-on-Record Association between 2004- 2006. He has also held the position of Secretary General, INSOL India and is an active member of International Bar Association. He has been extensively involved with Junior Chamber International (JCI) and its domestic association JCI ­India. He has been a member of National Executive Committee, JCI-India for seven years where he conducted several seminars across India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Mr. Suri has been appointed as the National Representative of India, with effect from 2019) for the UIA (International Association of Lawyers).

Qualified with degree of Law from Faculty of Law, Delhi University and Masters in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Mr. Suri was called to the Bar in 1976 and founded Suri and Company, Law Firm in 1984. Having started out primarily as a litigation chamber, Suri and Company, today is a full-service firm headquartered in New Delhi with regional offices at Bhubaneswar and Chandigarh. The Firm has presence and represents clients pan- India. Under the mentorship and guidance of Mr. Suri, the Firm now has over forty lawyers on the litigation and corporate side and regularly advises and represents various domestic and international Clients

Mr. Suri had been the Standing Counsel for State of Punjab, for more than 10 years and till date is handling the water dispute matters for State of Punjab as an arguing Counsel and as a coordinator of Water Team. He has also represented the State of Punjab during the 1973 emergency period and has a deep understanding of the contours of criminal law and terrorism related matters. In recognition of his diverse contributions and expertise, he was designated as Senior Advocate by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in 2009.

Mr. Suri has been regularly handling diverse Legal matters for Central and State Governments, Public Sector Undertakings, etc. in diverse fields has represented them across the various judicial fora in India. He is proficient in civil laws, criminal and white-collar crime laws, corporate laws and regularly advises on various issues that have arisen in light of the landmark judgments of the Apex Court such as the Right to Privacy and Aadhaar judgments and numerous amendments brought by the Legislature over the past few years such as Data Protection Laws, Insolvency and Real Estate related laws.

Mr. Suri is a trained Mediator and is also considered one of the leaders in Domestic and International Arbitration, especially in commercial disputes.

Mr. Suri has been appointed as Additional Solicitor General of India for Supreme Court of India.

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