Satvik Varma is an Advocate and Corporate Counsel and founder of Independent Law Chambers. His practice focuses primarily on corporate/commercial litigation, domestic and international arbitration and providing corporate legal advisory on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign direct investment and private equity placements. Prior to founding Independent Law Chambers, Satvik was a partner at India’s premier law firm, Amarchand Mangaldas.
Satvik started his career as a litigator and for several years (1998-2001) worked at the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Delhi. While practicing in Courts, Satvik had the opportunity to participate in and argue various constitutional law, insurance and family law related cases.
Satvik is a frequent speaker at various panels, seminars and workshops and is often featured on television debates for his views on legal matters. He regularly writes on business, law and policy for most of India’s leading business newspapers, magazines, and journals.
Satvik has a keen interest in global and regional affairs and serves on the advisory board of the Asia Society India Centre, a United States not-for-profit. Satvik has been selected from amongst many as an Asia 21 Young Leader, where he actively engages with others from the Asia-Pacific to discuss issues of common interest to the region. Satvik is also a member of the Young Indians, an initiative operating under the aegis of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), to help motivate the youth to shape the economic and social agenda of India. Most recently Satvik was selected from a very large and diverse group of nominees as an Aspen India Leadership Fellow.