Gita Chakravarty


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 appointed as a Deputy District Judge on the South Eastern Circuit in October 2022.

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 foreign-language instructions include a German bankruptcy petition with contested COMI issues and cross-border joint venture dispute) 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.


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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