Vipul has a diverse and extensive corporate commercial practice. With vast experience in advisory and advocacy work, his specialization lies in representing clients in high-value commercial disputes, arbitrations (domestic and international), corporate insolvency, and white-collar crimes involving complex business situations.
He has advised and represented some of the most prominent business conglomerates, financial institutions, international organizations, sovereign states, C-suite executives and HNI, across a wide range of industries and sectors, including construction, heavy engineering & infrastructure, real estate, energy & power, government & public policy, transportation, logistics & warehousing, agritech, banking & finance, life sciences, technology, media & entertainment. Vipul is often sought out by General Counsel and Corporate Boards, for his understanding of complex legal issues in contentious as well as non-contentious work concerning domestic and international laws which enables them to efficiently navigate intricate legal landscapes and challenges.
Within his commercial disputes practice, Vipul is regularly engaged by Indian and foreign enterprises to handle domestic and international arbitrations (both ad hoc as well as under institutional rules such as ICC, SIAC, LCIA, DIAC, MCIA, ICA), corporate insolvency proceedings, as well as for representation in litigations before the statutory tribunals, trial and appellate courts in India, including the Supreme Court. As part of his white-collar crime practice, Vipul has advised and acted for businesses, institutions and individuals in relation to investigations conducted by Enforcement Directorate, Central Bureau of Investigation, and Economic Offences Wing, involving allegations of money laundering, bribery & corruption, financial fraud etc. from the investigation stage till the completion of trial.
Beyond his legal practice, Vipul is recognized as a thought leader and sought-after speaker in the field of commercial law and disputes. His expertise has garnered invitations from various academic institutions, regulatory bodies, and professional organizations to share his insights and knowledge for educational and training courses.
Vipul has been recognized as a Future Star by Benchmark Litigation – Asia Pacific in 2023, which underscores his reputation and competence in the legal industry.
“Vipul Agrawal is very results-oriented. His in-depth knowledge of various areas of law and insights into the interplay of various commercial laws are very impressive. He is very precise and yet convincing in his arguments and that’s why he was able to win in the arbitration and the appeal.” - Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific, 2023
“Vipul is a bright young mind who brings fresh ideas to the table in any adverse situation. He has excellent research skills and is an eloquent counsel while arguing any case. He is sharp and can think on his feet and his confidence is quite praiseworthy.” - Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific, 2023
“Vipul is undoubtedly a rising star at the commercial and construction law bar. He is stupendously talented, a master strategist and a charming advocate.” - Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific, 2023
“Vipul’s ability to provide innovative solutions to any problem is unmatched. Even when backed up against a wall in any given situation, he is able to come up with creative strategies and novel legal arguments which have worked well for us in many tough litigations. …He listens keenly and is very humble and polite during our case preparation conferences and yet so assertive and charmingly persuasive before courts and arbitration tribunals.” - Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific, 2023