Gautam Bhattacharyya has been a partner of Reed Smith LLP since 2000, having qualified as a solicitor in 1993. He specialises in international commercial arbitration and litigation and has conducted cases in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Gautam was the founding Managing Partner of Reed Smith’s Singapore office (2012-2015), and jointly heads the firm’s India Group.
Gautam is an elected member of Reed Smith’s global board, the Executive Committee. He is a champion for diversity, inclusion and equality in the legal profession, and is a regular speaker at events advocating this. He enjoys being a mentor to young and aspiring professionals from diverse backgrounds. Gautam has contributed several articles in legal publications and participated in television and radio interviews. He has also been the recipient of a number of awards.