Board of Director
Haigreve Khaitan
Independent Director

Haigreve Khaitan (DIN: 00005290) is a Partner of Khaitan & Co. Khaitan & Co has grown to become India's largest full-service law firm and the most advanced legal institution in the country.

With over 30 years of professional experience, he has led some of the most high-profile and challenging matters in India across industries, be it for companies, financial institutions and boards of directors.

As a strategic advisor, he is often brought onboard to devise innovative commercial solutions to solve complex legal and regulatory matters, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and insolvencies, structured financing as well as critical disputes, governance challenges and white-collar crime matters.

He regularly participates in high-level policy-making bodies, including recently as a member of the Competition Commission of India's Committee for the Digital Competition Act, a member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India's Committee on Fair Market Conduct, and a member of the Industry Standard Forum (FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM) for setting implementation standard for LODR provisions.

He has been consistently recommended by the world's leading accreditation bodies as one of the most prominent lawyers in the country, describing him as an "outstanding lawyer" who is "extremely good and very sharp when it comes to large transactions."

His recognitions include:

  • Chambers and Partners as an "Eminent Practitioner" for Corporate M&A and Private Equity and "Band 1 Lawyer" for Private Wealth Law;
  • Legal 500 ranked in "Hall of Fame" for Corporate and M&A and Recommended Lawyer for Private Client practice and Private Equity and Investment Funds;
  • Who's Who Legal 2023 - Global Elite Thought Leader for M&A;
  • Recognised as Elite practitioner by Asialaw Leading Lawyers;
  • Recognised as Market Leader for Banking and M&A by IFLR;
  • A - List lawyer by India Business Law Journal;
  • In-House Community Counsels Awards as External Counsel of the Year 2021;
  • Asian Legal Business as one of the top 15 M&A lawyers in Asia; and
  • RSG India Award for the Emerging Leaders of the year 2019.