Sanjay Notani is an international trade and customs partner at Economic Laws Practice in Mumbai, India. He is a qualified lawyer and a member of the American Bar Association (‘ABA’), the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (‘IPBA’), and the Customs and International Trade Bar Association (‘CITBA’).
Sanjay represents domestic manufacturers, foreign exporters, trade associations, and importers in administrative and appellate litigation to obtain trade remedial reliefs from unfairly traded imports in anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard duty proceedings (relating both to inbound and outbound trade). He also advises on the application of free trade agreements and regional trade agreements where the Indian state is a signatory. This includes analysis of all the matters that make up an import or export declaration, including valuation, classification, country of origin, marking and labelling, qualification for the relevant free trade programme/agreement, and free trade zone issues. He helps clients respond to customs notices, conduct internal compliance reviews, pursue customs rulings, and provides advice on issues such as regulatory barriers.
Sanjay’s expertise lies in advising various multinational companies on import and export control as well as licensing issues, specifically the dual use of goods and technologies regulations maintained by the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of External Affairs and other allied ministries.
He has worked across various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, textiles, telecoms, energy, and consumer products.
Prior to ELP, Sanjay practised tax at Mr. Rohan Shah’s chambers.
Accolades for Sanjay Notani
Sanjay is featured in Chambers Global 2013, under the heading International Trade (Up and Coming): ‘Sanjay Notani, whom commentators find “very experienced, logical and convincing”; he is also praised for his “good grasp of technical matters” and legal knowledge.’
Sanjay was recommended in the 2012 edition of The Legal 500 for WTO/ International Trade.