Paku is an Executive Director in the Competition / Antitrust practice at Khaitan & Co and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, US and New Delhi. Paku has over 30 years of competition, merger control, corporate and litigation/ADR-related experience. Prior to joining Khaitan & Co, Paku practiced competition in both the US and the EU and served as a competition regulator in both jurisdictions.
Paku has been the lead or key lawyer / consultant on numerous complex merger cases in India, the EU and the US. His portfolio includes Pfizer/GSK’s consumer healthcare joint venture, Ryanair’s attempted acquisitions of the Irish airline Aer Lingus and Heineken's acquisition of parts of Scottish & Newcastle. Paku is acclaimed for his expertise by publications such as the International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists, Chambers & Partners UK, the Indian Business Law Journal, etc. Presently, as part of his practice, he regularly advises Indian and overseas clients on a wide array of competition / antitrust policies and legal / regulatory issues.