Sanjay Notani is a Partner in the International Trade & Customs practice of Economic Laws Practice. 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, governments 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 initiated inbound, outbound and disputes arising from FTA's / RTA's. He also provides trade advice on various Free Trade Agreements (FTA's) / Regional Trade Agreements (RTA's) being negotiated and signed by India including WTO Disputes. 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 program/agreement, and free trade zone issues. He helps clients respond to customs notices, conduct internal compliance reviews, pursue customs rulings and providing 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, telecom, energy, and consumer products. Sanjay has been recommended for expertise in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013 to 2016, Chambers Global 2015 & 2016 and Legal500 2015 & 2016. He has also been identified as a leading expert by Who's Who Legal Trade & Customs 2015 & 2016; and as a specialist for International Trade in India by the B.R.I.C. Expert Guide 2013. Sanjay recently featured in the WorldECR 2016 Awards (June 2016 issue of the magazine) for export controls and sanctions expertise.