Mr. Samarjit Gajendra Pattnaik, is a partner with Karanjawala & Co. He pursued his Law and Completed Law (L.L.B) from Symbiosis Law Society, under Pune University and graduated in the year 2002.
Mr. Pattnaik joined Karanjawala & Co, in Delhi, in 2002, as his first office after graduating in Law. Almost after 4 years of working for the Firm, and dealing with all kinds of civil litigation and gaining experience of various Courts in Delhi , including the District Court, High Court, DRT, Consumer Courts and various District Courts in other states and their respective High Courts, he decided to peruse higher education and did LLM from the Cardiff University of Law at Wales, U.K (2006 to 2007) after which he re-joined Karanjawala & Co in 2007 and took over the new role of looking after the growing Criminal litigation work of the Firm. Soon he got promoted to the position of Principal Associate in 2013 and in February 2015 he was made a Partner in the Firm.
In his 15 years of practice and having been associated with the Firm, he has dealt with and represented various corporate houses in major industry/sectors like Media, Publication houses, Telecom, Banking, Construction, Pharmacy, Hospitality, Home care products, Automobile industry etc. and has gained legal expertise/experience in various legal fields including criminal law , White Collar Crimes ; Matrimonial Laws; laws relating to Drugs and Cosmetics; Food adulteration ; Media law including Defamation; Cyber Crime; PMLA; Banking Law including the NI Act.
He has established himself as a lawyer with diverse legal aptitude to deal with varied complex situations while dealing with problems and queries of Clients and providing apt solutions. Some of his biggest clients include Star India, Hindustan Times, Pioneer, India TV, Penguin Publications, Britannia Industries, P & G, Bombay Dyeing, TATA Steel, Vodafone, Samsung, Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance, Piramal Health care Pvt Ltd., Mankind, Pfizer, Morpen, Indian Hotels (Taj Group) etc.