Devansh Mohta
Devansh MohtaAdvocate
Supreme Court of India

Devansh Mohta has been in private practice as a Counsel since 2005. He regularly advice and appears as counsel before various Tribunals, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. He made his first appearance before the Constitution Bench (5 judges) of the Supreme Court at a young age of 28 years in a case regarding Land Acquisition for the purpose of Town Planning. Recently, he appeared and successfully argued before the Constitution Bench which upheld the validity of Passive Euthanasia in India. Devansh successfully argued the case of Mobilox v. Kirusa (2018)1 SCC 353 where the Supreme Court delivered its first judgment interpreting section 8 and 9 of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016. He also successfully argued the case of P. Radhabai v. P. Ashok Kumar (2018)13 SCALE 60 where the Supreme Court delivered its first judgment on the applicability of section 17 of the Limitations Act, 1963 to section 34(3) of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. Recently, he appeared before the TDSAT in a case where the TDSAT delivered its first judgment in relation to theft of software and e-mails under section 43 of Information Technology Act, 2000. Devansh is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, the Swiss Arbitration Association, Geneva. He regularly appears as counsel in Domestic Adhoc arbitration, he was also engaged to represent the Indian party in international arbitration held in Geneva under the ICC Rules. Recently, he has also been appointed as arbitrator by the Bombay High Court.

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