Soumit Nikhra

Practice Head

I help global organisations in uncovering fraud, mitigating corruption risk, driving compliance, and advising on anti–fraud strategies. We closely work with C–suites in addressing white–collar crime matters and assist in building resilient organisations.

Co–head Soumit Nikhra is a market leader for forensic diligence and investigations, utilising cutting–edge discovery tools unique to the firm on matters pertaining to fraud, bribery, corruption, financial misstatement, infringement of IPRs and antitrust.

Legal 500 Asia–Pacific (2021)

With 18 years of experience, Soumit Nikhra co–heads the firm’s Compliance & Investigation Practice. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a Masters in Economics and Bachelors in Commerce. Prior to joining AZB, Soumit worked in the Forensics / Risk Advisory department of the Big Four accounting firms. Soumit regularly advises domestic / international organisations on their complex, internal corporate investigations, involving fraud, bribery, corruption, financial misstatement, infringement of IPRs and antitrust matters.

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

RECENT RECOGNITION

2022

2021

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS ASIA-PACIFIC

Ranked for White–Collar Crime & Corporate Investigations

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

A ‘Leading Lawyer’ for White–Collar Crime

Legal Era

Named a Leading Champion for White-Collar Crime

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Recommended for White–Collar Crime

RECENT RECOGNITION

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS ASIA-PACIFIC

Ranked for White–Collar Crime & Corporate Investigations

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

A ‘Leading Lawyer’ for White–Collar Crime

Legal Era

Named a Leading Champion for White-Collar Crime

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Recommended for White–Collar Crime