Yaman Verma

Visiting Faculty


Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Company, New Delhi



Foundations for a Legal Education Certificate Course


Yaman Verma, NLS ‘LLB 2010, is a Partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Company, New Delhi, with over 10 years of experience as a competition lawyer. He has advised extensively on complex multi-jurisdictional mergers as well as abuse of dominance and cartel cases, with a special focus on technology and e-commerce markets. Yaman has been recognised by leading directories, including Chambers & Partners, India Business Law Journal, Who’s Who Legal, Legal500, and Experts’ Guide. He also teaches an elective course on competition law at NLSIU.

Yaman has been a trainer at the Asian Debating Institute, South Korea, and had also served as a Deputy Chief Adjudicator at both the United Asian Debating Championships 2010 in Bangkok and the Asian British Parliamentary Debate 2011 in Dhaka.

He is also the co-founder of ‘Reason to Debate‘, which aims to make world-class parliamentary debate training accessible to high-school and university students in India. Reason to Debate has also been the Debate Training Partner at the National Law School Debate in 2018 and 2019. Over the past 12 years, this platform has trained over 1000 students in debating and critical thinking skills at some of India’s most prestigious educational institutions, including the Shri Ram College of Commerce and Miranda House in Delhi University, IIT Bombay, IIM Bangalore, National Law University, Jodhpur, as well as St Paul’s School and St Joseph’s School North Point in Darjeeling, and Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun.


He regularly contributes to competition law publications, including India chapters for GCR, “Getting the Deal Through”, and PLC. He has also co-authored articles on Indian antitrust law for a Kluwer publication titled “Competition and Patent Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector: An International Perspective” in 2016, and a Competition Policy International Publication titled “The Evolution of Antitrust in the Digital Era: Essays on Competition Policy” in 2020. He also assisted in the 6th Edition of SM Dugar’s Guide to Competition Law, published in 2016.