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Karishma Motla 

Senior Associate




Karishma is a Senior Associate with BTG Advaya and focuses on commercial litigation, insolvency and arbitration. 

Karishma has over 7 years of experience in advising and representing Indian and multi-national clients on complex matters relating to company law, insolvency law, securities law, real estate laws and intellectual property laws. 

Karishma regularly appears before various judicial and quasi-judicial forums in India, including the Supreme Court, Bombay High Court, National Company Law Tribunal and Securities Appellate Tribunal.


Karishma is qualified to practice in India and has read the law from the Government Law College, Mumbai.

Practice Areas

Dispute Resolution
Projects and Real Estate


Industrials and Manufacturing
Retail and E-commerce
Financial Services
Energy, Infrastructure and Real Estate

Select Experience

Leading private Indian bank

Advised on various issues arising out of the insolvency and subsequent liquidation of a subsidiary of an Indian-Made Foreign Liquor manufacturer. Also represented the client before the National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai. 

Leading British travel accessories company

Assisted in instituting a suit before the Bombay High Court for design infringement and passing off. 

Various Indian companies

Assisted in instituting proceedings before the National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai respecting oppression and mismanagement. Assisted in making representations to the Registrar of Companies in relation to striking off of companies. Assisted in representing former directors of companies (undergoing insolvency) respecting claims pertaining to fraudulent and preferential transactions. 

Leading real estate company in Mumbai

Advised and represented in disputes before the RERA Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority/ Maharashtra Real Estate Appellate Tribunal

UK-based manufacturer of industrial electronic products

Advised and represented before an arbitral tribunal on disputes concerning unpaid dues and product quality.

Leading UK-based media and entertainment company

Assisted in instituting insolvency proceedings before the NCLT, Mumbai – against a media house – in relation to unpaid dues towards acquisition of film rights. Assisted in represented before the NCLT, Mumbai.

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