Kartikey Mahajan

Associate Litigation
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Kartikey is an associate in Kirkland & Ellis International LLP’s International Arbitration and Litigation Group in London.

Kartikey’s practice focusses on international arbitration matters, complex multi-jurisdictional litigation and white collar investigations. Kartikey has experience in representing clients in ad-hoc and institutional arbitrations (including under ICSID, ICC, LCIA, SIAC, HKIAC, AAA and GAFTA Rules) seated in both common law and civil jurisdictions around the world.

Kartikey also advises clients on white collar, fraud and corruption issues, and as well as on internal and regulatory investigations (DOJ, MAS, SFO, CBI and FINMA). He has also represented clients in litigation proceedings in various jurisdictions like United Kingdom, DIFC, India, Singapore, Hong-Kong, Cyprus, and Iraq.

Kartikey is qualified to practice in England & Wales, the State of New York and India. He has previously worked in Singapore and India, and he continues to regularly advise clients on Asia related disputes with a focus on disputes originating out of India and Singapore. His experience spans across private equity, telecom, media, energy and infrastructure industries.  



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2016, New York
  • 2011, India


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu


  • Harvard Law SchoolLL.M.2014–2015

    J. N. Tata Scholarship

    K.C. Mahindra Scholarship

    Submission Editor, Harvard International Law Journal

    Submissions Editor, Harvard Negotiation Law Review

    Co-Chair, India Conference at Harvard

    Co-Chair, (First) Harvard International Arbitration Conference

  • National Law University, JodhpurLL.B.Hons.2006–2011