Alishan Naqvee

Primary Areas of Practice

Venture Capital & Private Equity, Retail Trading, Licensing and Franchising, Biotechnology, Real Estate and Litigation.


Alishan Naqvee is a founding Partner of LexCounsel, Law Offices with extensive experience in laws governing and affecting businesses and individuals in India. He is appreciated for his ability to suggest innovative solutions to legal issues.

Alishan is frequently consulted by the Government departments and media on policy issues and on issues of national importance. He is well published in reputed journals on legal and regulatory issues.

Alishan commands a leadership position and authority in India in the areas of biotechnology and healthcare, having extensive experience of advising multinational biotechnology companies, research organisations, hospitals and doctors over the years. He regularly advises on the whole range of medical laws governing commercial establishment and operations, professional standards, treatment and patient care, clinical research, drug discovery and collaborations. He advises ethics committees, and has been a member of reputed ethics committees in India.

With extensive practice in the Indian corporate and transactional laws of over two decades, Alishan has successfully represented many multinational corporations, Indian corporate, venture capital funds and high net worth individuals in various sectors of economy and disputes resolution. His experience includes a wide range of corporate and commercial laws, transactional and sector specific laws, tax and tax benefits, acquisitions and mergers, and cross-border investments.

Alishan heads the Firm’s well established litigation practice across courts at all levels in India, and before tribunals. He is an arguing counsel, and is regularly briefed in such role, making him a regular face before most courts and tribunals in Delhi NCR.

Alishan has consistently been nominated as a “Leading Lawyer” in his areas of practice. Under his leadership, LexCounsel’s dispute resolution as also insolvency and bankruptcy practices have won reputed awards as one among the best in India.

Languages known​

English, Hindi, Urdu.


Member of the Bar Council of Delhi, the Delhi High Court Bar Association and the International Bar Association.


LL.B. in 1998
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Laws in 2011
Diploma in Cyber Laws in 1999
Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management in 1998

Graduation in Physics in 1995