Ms. Pallavi Shroff is the Managing Partner of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co and heads the Dispute Resolution Practice at the Firm. She is also the Chief Mentor for the Competition Law Practice. She has been a driving force in further enhancing the positioning of SAM & Co as India’s premier full service law firm ever since she took over as a Managing Partner in 2015. Under her guidance, the Firm has grown to become more than a 100 Partners entity, diversified practice offerings, accelerated pan-India presence with offices in seven cities and embraced technology initiatives such as use of Artificial Intelligence to transform the way the Firm works. She has been instrumental in establishing a number of special initiatives for women that includes versatile work arrangements, flexible timings, women-centric events and fostering women lawyers to advance to leadership roles. With over 39 years of extensive and highly regarded experience, her expertise spans across Dispute Resolution, Competition Law and White Collar Crime. Focused on commercial dispute resolution, she advises clients on large trials in formal proceedings but also actively evaluates new or alternative resolutions to disputes at an early stage. She is also a well-renowned advocate for competition law cases before the Competition Commission of India and the Competition Appellate Tribunal. As a sought after legal expert, she has contributed to various international competition law publications and regularly speaks at national and international forums. Taking cognizance of her standing and expertise, the Government of India nominated her as a member of the Competition Law Review Committee constituted to ensure that the enacted legislations are in tune with the changing business environment. She was a member of the High Level Raghavan Committee which contemplated the new competition law regime in 1999-2000. She is a director on the boards of prestigious Indian companies and advises them on governance law and regulations. Apart from her professional commitments, she is actively involved and guides the many corporate responsibility initiatives across the Firm in the education, women empowerment and other focus areas.