Aakarsh Narula is an associate in the competition law team at AZB & Partners, Delhi. Aakarsh represents clients in various antitrust enquiries and merger control filings before the Competition Commission of India, and certain jurisdictional challenges before the Delhi High Court. He also routinely advises leading Indian corporates and multinational companies on competition law compliance. Aakarsh has experience in advising on antitrust issues in online search and advertising, shipping, steel, telecommunication, logistics, digital payments and pharmaceuticals sectors.
Aakarsh takes strong interest in public policy – and has acted as a research fellow as part of the Legislative Assistant to Member of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship – where he was responsible for preparing detailed parliamentary interventions for the Member of Parliament from the Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency. As part of AZB’s antitrust team, he continues to be associated with drafting antitrust policy recommendations to various organisations and regularly writes on antitrust issues in various publications. Aakarsh earned his LLB from Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi in 2014, and B Com (Hons) from University of Delhi in 2011.