Karuna Nundy is an Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and an International lawyer. She has been recognised as one of the world’s 100 most Influential people by Time Magazine, one of India’s most powerful women by Business Today and a self-made powerhouse by the Economic Times.
Her commercial work includes wins for one of India’s largest Fintech Companies in a case against the six top Telcos. Landmark arbitrations in India and the United Kingdom, and corporate governance disputes for family owned as well as professionally run companies.
Ms. Nundy has led a number of constitutional cases including the case to criminalize marital rape, stemming from the Bhopal gas disaster, on free speech overbroad criminal provisions that quell speech as well as on tech regulation. She has also worked on the “anti rape” laws of 2013, and advised the United Nations and the governments of a number of countries on legal policy affecting 192 countries.
She currently serves on the Columbia Global Free Speech Experts’ Committee, and also the High Level Panel of Legal Experts for Media Freedom headed by former CJI of England Lord Neuberger and Amal Clooney.
Ms. Nundy has an Economics Degree from St. Stephen’s College, and law degrees from the University of Cambridge and Columbia University. Qualified to practice in India and New York.