Priyanka Goswami

Priyanka is a Founding Partner of Quad Law Associates. With over 19 years of experience, she is widely recognized for her work on anti-bribery matters, specifically those involving issues under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and India’s Prevention of Corruption Act. Priyanka’s outstanding work in litigation and arbitration, spanning close to 20 years, before judicial and arbitral forums in India is acknowledged and cited by her peers and clients alike. She has advised and represented market leading corporations across a variety of sectors, such as automobiles, chemicals, education, financial services, infrastructure, packaging, pharmaceuticals, print media, telecom and spirits before judicial and arbitral forums in India.

Prior to co-founding Quad Law Associates, Priyanka was a Litigation and Ethics & Compliance Partner at Dua Associates, India’s leading full-service law firm, where she spent a little over 10 years. She has also worked with GE Capital International Services and at the offices of a former Additional Solicitor General of India at the Supreme Court of India.

Priyanka writes and speaks extensively on issues around anti-bribery, governance and whistle-blower protection. Her writings have been published in the ABA section on International Law, its Year-in-Review and the US-based Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review.

Priyanka has studied English Literature at Delhi University, earned her LL.B degree from the University of Delhi in 2001 and a BCL (European & Comparative Law) degree from Oxford University, United Kingdom in 2003. She is a member of the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Delhi High Court Bar Association.

Representative Matters

  • Handled disputes arising out of EPC contracts relating to a Rs 8,000-crore, 1,800- megawatt thermal power project in the State of Punjab being constructed by a Chinese construction contractor
  • Conducted an internal investigation for a Fortune 500 consumer goods company to ensure compliance with applicable anti-bribery laws of India.
  • Acted on behalf of an auction purchaser of land in a heavily contentious litigation before the Delhi High Court against the Government of India
  • Assisted several Indian and multinational corporations in conducting investigations into sexual harassment at the workplace
  • Assisted and represented the Indian subsidiary of a US company in relation to regulatory investigation and criminal proceedings relating to alleged bribery in India in the backdrop of a voluntary disclosure made to the Securities & Exchange Commission in the US.
  • Conducted a compliance due diligence for a US global business seeking to enter into a joint venture in India
  • Undertook a risk assessment of compliance risks for a leading oil and gas company looking to expand its footprint in India
  • Led the investigation on employee bullying and harassment for a leading international FMCG company operating in India

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