Gita Chakravarty

Profile

Gita has been a been a member of the Commercial Team since 2012 specialising in insolvency, banking & finance and company law disputes. She regularly appears as sole counsel in the High Court and has significant commercial trial, appellate and mediation experience.

Gita was junior counsel in the widely reported Blavo litigation, successfully representing the Lord Chancellor in a £22m claim.

She brings a grounded, client-focused approach to litigation, having worked in-house in a global pharmaceutical company before coming to the Bar. Other experience includes being seconded to a commercial and insolvency solicitors’ firm as a junior tenant in Chambers and completing a stage at the European Commission in Brussels.

Gita accepts instructions in German and Danish (recent instructions include a German bankruptcy petition with contested COMI issues) and is experienced in handling cross-border issues.

Gita has a First-class degree from the University of Warwick and was awarded a Queen Mother major scholarship by Middle Temple.

Appointments

Member of the ICAEW insolvency licensing committee

Memberships

The Chancery Bar Association
IWIRC International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals
The Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)

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