Deep Rao Palepu is an associate at the New Delhi office of Trilegal and is part of the Dispute Resolution practice. He works with Sitesh Mukherjee.
Deep advises clients on disputes in the energy and infrastructure sector, with particular emphasis on regulatory disputes involving transmission companies as well as renewable and non-renewable energy generating companies.
He is particularly experienced in advising top corporates including, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Sterlite, NTPC Limited and Odisha Power Generation Corporation on contentious and non-contentious regulatory matters, on issues such as tariff determination petitions, force majeure and change in law claims, tender disputes and writ petitions challenging statutory regulations. He represents clients before the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, various state electricity regulatory commissions, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. He has also advised industry bodies such as FICCI and APP on matters of Energy Policy and legislative reform.
Deep’s key clients include China Light and Power, GMR, Essar Power, ENGIE and Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd.
Deep is an alumnus of West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi.