“Supratim is a Partner in the Corporate, Commercial and Technology Practice Groups of Khaitan & Co, a leading Indian law firm. He also leads the Privacy and Data Protection practice of the firm and is considered a thought leader in this space. Supratim has advised eminent clients in relation to information technology laws in India, including on data privacy, cyber security and internet intermediaries related issues. Further, he specialises in corporate and commercial transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate law advisory.
Supratim was amongst the select few individuals in the country from whom the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had specifically sought additional comments on aspects pertaining to the erstwhile draft Personal Data Protection Bill. He also spearheaded key stakeholder consultation/ feedback sessions organized by prominent industry associations in relation to the same.
Aside from national level policy initiatives, due to his thought leadership in the data privacy space, Supratim was also invited to Bangladesh by ‘Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services’ (BASIS) to provide inputs to lawmakers there for preparing their data protection law. He is also regularly invited to eminent forums to speak on technology laws and is quoted frequently in leading national dailies.
Supratim has been recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in 2021, 2022 and 2023 in the Legal500 edition for Data Protection in India. He is also the recipient and exclusive winner of Lexology “Client Choice Award” 2022 for Data Protection.”