Geeta Luthra

SKOCH India Law Award

L to R: Dr Amar Patnaik, Member of Parliament – Rajya Sabha: Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group: Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister & Suparna Banerjee
L to R: Dr Amar Patnaik, Member of Parliament – Rajya Sabha: Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group: Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister & Suparna Banerjee

Geeta Luthra

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Even though Geeta Luthra has been handling matters related to arbitration, representing public sector undertakings handling myriad faces of law including criminal law, constitutional law, economic offenses, money laundering and human rights, there is one that tops the list of her priorities – women’s rights and prevention of crime against women.

She has been an advocate of gender rights in employment and migration and change in rape laws. Geeta Luthra has been engaged as an arguing counsel in leading judgments with regard to the rights of husband and wife in Hindu laws, the right of maintenance, application of various acts that govern the rights of the Hindu Undivided Family (HUF).

She has a lead judgment on the right to employment of transgender in the paramilitary forces in India on grounds of discrimination and has argued matters regarding the rights of women tribal to the property because of Article 15 of the Constitution of India. She was also engaged as Special Senior Counsel for the Delhi Government in a matter wherein the Head of an academic institution was suspended for sexual harassment at the workplace.


Geeta Luthra
Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Ms Geeta Luthra, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India:

Geeta Luthra is a designated Senior Advocate, in the Supreme Court of India. She has an LL.M(Masters in Law) and M. Phil. in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, UK. She has been practicing law since 1980, in the Supreme Court of India and various High Court.She is the Vice President of the Indian Council of Arbitration FICCI, a member of India chapter Core committee and the International Academy of Family Lawyers. She is also a member of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA). Has served as a sole arbitrator in many cases of domestic and international arbitration. Being a Senior Advocate, she has argued/represented various Public Sector Units and Private Companies in arbitral disputes She has appeared as a counsel in several landmark cases and has expertise in myriad facets of law, including Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Arbitration Law, Human Rights, Economic offenses under the Prevention of Money Laundering, PMLA Act, Benami transactions and other criminal and appellate remedies before the adjudicating PMLA authorities. She has also argued matters relating to insolvency bankruptcy Courts in the NCLT and NCLAT School of Oriental and African Studies). She is presently Additional Advocate General for the State of Haryana in the Supreme Court of India.

Ms Geeta Luthra, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India:

Geeta Luthra is a designated Senior Advocate, in the Supreme Court of India. She has an LL.M(Masters in Law) and M. Phil. in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, UK. She has been practicing law since 1980, in the Supreme Court of India and various High Court. She is the Vice President of the Indian Council of Arbitration FICCI, a member of India chapter Core committee and the International Academy of Family Lawyers. She is also a member of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA). Has served as a sole arbitrator in many cases of domestic and international arbitration. Being a Senior Advocate, she has argued/represented various Public Sector Units and Private Companies in arbitral disputes She has appeared as a counsel in several landmark cases and has expertise in myriad facets of law, including Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Arbitration Law, Human Rights, Economic offenses under the Prevention of Money Laundering, PMLA Act, Benami transactions and other criminal and appellate remedies before the adjudicating PMLA authorities. She has also argued matters relating to insolvency bankruptcy Courts in the NCLT and NCLAT School of Oriental and African Studies). She is presently Additional Advocate General for the State of Haryana in the Supreme Court of India.

Geeta Luthra
Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India


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