Jaideep Gupta, an eminent advocate with over 30 years of experience in commercial and constitutional law litigation. Coming from a family of lawyers, he holds an Economics degree from the University of Kolkata and qualified for the English Bar after studying law at the University of Cambridge in 1985. After establishing himself in the High Court of Calcutta, he rose to prominence in the Supreme Court of India, earning the prestigious designation of Senior Advocate in 2002. His expertise extends to international arbitral tribunals, further solidifying his reputation in the legal domain. Jaideep’s insights are highly valued, leading him to be a regular speaker at notable events like the Commonwealth Law Conference and the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime. Beyond his legal contributions, Jaideep co-authored the section on Arbitration in the esteemed Halsbury Laws of India.
He is also an accredited Advocacy Trainer with over 16 years of experience, shaping the skills of aspiring legal professionals. Outside his professional pursuits, Jaideep nurtures a love for music, history, biographical work, and travelling, showcasing his well-rounded personality and diverse interests.
L To R: Gursharan Dhanjal Vice Chairman SKOCH Group; Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group; Mr Jaideep Gupta, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
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