Manas Kumar Chaudhuri

Khaitan & Co

Manas Kumar Chaudhuri, an anti-trust litigator, advises Indian and overseas clients on Competition Law & Policy and related legal/regulatory issues. He has worked as the first Additional Registrar of the Competition Commission of India and was also associated with the drafting of various statutory Regulations under the Competition Act during his stay in the CCI.

Prior to joining the profession as a full-time lawyer, Manas served as a Civil Judge in the West Bengal State Judicial Services. He also worked as the Joint Director (Legal) Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission.

He is the National Chair of Competition Law Council of the ASSOCHAM and Member of the CII Legal Task Force and Regulatory Law Committees and has been appointed as the Vice-Chair of the IPBA Competition Law Council for 2018-2020.

He has won many accolades including the Legal Era 2022 – One of top 10 competition lawyers in India.