Group General Counsel, Vedanta Group
Brief info
Dr. Sanjeev Gemawat

is Group General Counsel at Vedanta Group. He has almost three decades of experience with Indian entities of globally renowned corporates like Dalmia Bharat Group, DLF, JCB, Olivetti, GBC & Modicorp.

He has been honoured as Top 100 General Counsels of India in various prestigious General Counsel lists released by Forbes India, Business World etc. He has been honoured as one of “India’s finest in-house counsels”, the “Most Influential Corporate Counsel and Company Secretary” and also inducted to “Global Hall of Fame” for his contribution to the legal ecosystem in India and the world. He is also a visiting faculty of Institute of Directors.

An acclaimed speaker and author on varied contemporary legal and industry specific issues, Sanjeev has shared his views at various national and international conferences. He has been a part of various committees/delegations constituted by industry/professional bodies and interacted with multilateral trade bodies.

Professional Memberships:

Sanjeev is a member of ASSOCHAM National Councils for - Arbitration & Mediation, Competition Law, Corporate Affairs, Company Law, Corporate Governance & Ease of Doing Business and Economic Affairs


  • Doctorate in Insider Trading
  • Master of Law (India)
  • Chartered Accountant (India)
  • Chartered Secretary (India)
  • Chartered Secretary (United Kingdom)
  • Cost & Management Accountant (India)
  • PMQ – International Trade Laws and WTO (ICAI)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (India)

Dr. Sanjeev Gemawat is one of the founder members of GCAI and is serving as the Treasurer in the Secretariat. He has been advocating for the statutory recognition of the role of General Counsels and is closely working with other founder members on strategy and action points for the same.

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