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Rustam Gagrat Honored for Excellence in Aviation and Corporate Law

Rustam Gagrat has successfully built his reputation as one of the leading lawyers in India

He is perhaps best noted for his work in aviation law, and was named as Aviation Lawyer of the Year in India in 2014.

    MUMBAI, INDIA, July 22, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Rustam Gagrat has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Gagrat is an esteemed lawyer and senior partner of the leading law firms of Gagrats in Mumbai and Gagrat & Co. in New Delhi, India. His legal practice focuses primarily on aviation, corporate, banking and finance law. Mr. Gagrat has handled several path-breaking M&A deals, stake sales and financings, which have been selected by Euromoney, Air Finance and The IBLJ for "Dealmaker Awards". However, he is perhaps best noted for his work in aviation law, and was named as Aviation Lawyer of the Year in India in 2014. His aviation practice covers aircraft finance, cross-border leasing and subleasing, airline mergers and acquisitions, and structured finance.

To prepare for his career, Mr. Gagrat graduated with First Class Honors from Bombay University with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics. He then attended Cambridge University, where he was a Tata Scholar and from where he graduated with Honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Law and with a Master of Arts. He has also done the Program of Instruction for Lawyers at Harvard Law School. He has qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales and as a Solicitor in Bombay. He has also been admitted as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of India.

An active member of the legal community, Mr. Gagrat is a member of the Supreme Court of India Bar Association, the Law Society of England and Wales, the International Bar Association, the Bombay Law Society, the Bombay Bar Association, and the Delhi Bar Association. He has presented papers at international and domestic law conferences as well. In recognition of his accomplishments, Mr. Gagrat has been the recipient of the "Finance Monthly Deal Maker Award, 2013", "ICFM 500 Leading Lawyer 2014" Award, "Finance Monthly Top 100 International Advisor Award 2014", the "Aviation Lawyer of the Year - India 2014" Award, the 2014 Golden Advisor Award, the 2015 Lawyers World Premier 500 Award, the ICFM Leading Lawyer 2015 Award, Corporate Livewire's 2016 "Lawyer of the Year - India" Award and the ICFM 500 Leading Lawyer 2016" Award. He is also ranked and listed in Who's Who Legal, Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Asia, Asia/Pacific Who's Who, Who's Who in Finance & Industry, World's Leading Lawyers, Biography Today and Biography International.

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