Percival Billimoria (Percy) is a Senior Partner of AZB & Partners. Percy, who is also a Chartered Accountant by qualification, has, during a career span of over 27 years, specialized in legal services to international companies and investors doing business in India. His expertise includes commercial and anti-trust litigation. Percy appears before the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) and the Supreme Court of India on anti-trust matters apart from undertaking commercial litigation at other forums. In particular, Percy has argued key matters before the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) concerning issues such as abuse of dominance and cartelization.
Major matters include: (i) representing an explosives manufacturer in defending a finding of bid rigging of a reverse auction held by Coal India Limited; and (ii) representing a manufacturer of glass tubing in an appeal against a finding of abuse of dominance – a matter which is the first appellate decision pertaining to abusive behaviour based on complex anti-trust concepts such as discriminatory pricing and margin squeeze.