Former Attorney General and senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi is representing Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan within the Bombay High Court within the Mumbai cruise ship medication case.
Mukul Rohatgi is defending Aryan Khan’s bail plea which has been opposed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) alleging that the 23-year-old was not only a shopper of medication, but additionally concerned in illicit drug trafficking.
From Facebook and WhatsApp to Mumbai prime cop Param Bir Singh and Tandav makers, Mukul Rohatgi has represented numerous high-profile shoppers. After stepping down as the federal government’s prime regulation officer in 2017, he had expressed his intention to return to personal observe. Here is a look at the diverse clientele Mukul Rohatgi has represented earlier than numerous courts in current occasions:
SOCIAL MEDIA GIANTS — FACEBOOK AND WHATSAPP
Mukul Rohatgi was one of many few senior legal professionals who represented social media giants Facebook and WhatsApp earlier than the Delhi High Court just lately within the issues pertaining to the problem to WhatsApp’s new privateness coverage in addition to the petitions by Facebook and WhatsApp difficult the 2021 IT Rules. Along with Mukul Rohatgi, Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal and former Solicitor General Harish Salve have too appeared for the social media corporations.
FORMER MUMBAI POLICE COMMISSIONER PARAMBIR SINGH
Mukul Rohtagi represented former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh earlier than the Supreme Court in a petition filed by Param Bir Singh searching for investigation into the allegations leveled by former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. He additionally represented the highest cop earlier than the Bombay High Court in a petition that was filed by Param Bir Singh searching for quashing of the FIR in opposition to him.
DELHI POLICE COMMISSIONER RAKESH ASTHANA
Mukul Rohatgi additionally just lately appeared for Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana earlier than the Delhi High Court efficiently defending him within the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that was filed difficult his appointment as the highest police officer of Delhi. The High Court finally upheld his appointment and dimissed the PIL stating that the Centre has cheap discretion to nominate such officers.
VODAFONE-IDEA’S Rs 58,000 CRORE AGR DUES
Mukul Rohatgi appeared for the telecom big Vodafone-Idea earlier than the Supreme Court within the matter pertaining to the Annual Gross Revenue dues owed by the corporate amounting to Rs 58,254 crore. The case additionally had senior advocates Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Arvind Datar showing for Airtel and Tata respectively.
MATRIX CELLULAR OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS CASE
The firm Matrix Cellular, which was within the centre of the controversy relating to hoarding of oxygen concentrators in the course of the second wave of Covid-19, was represented by Mukul Rohatgi earlier than the Supreme Court of their petition difficult the Delhi High Court determination denying the discharge of the seized oxygen concentrators. Mukul Rohatgi had argued earlier than the court docket that the Delhi Police can not seize the machines as “case property” and refuse to launch them.
BIHAR GOVERNMENT IN THE RHEA CHAKROBARTY CASE
The Bihar Government employed senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi to oppose Rhea Chakrobarty’s plea searching for a keep on the investigation within the Sushant Singh Rajput case till the Supreme Court guidelines on her petition searching for a switch of the probe from Bihar to Mumbai. The Bihar authorities had filed a caveat earlier than the highest court docket within the matter requesting for no orders to be handed within the case with out listening to their stand.
MAKERS OF AMAZON WEB SERIES TANDAV
The former attorney-general was additionally one of many three senior advocates representing the producers, administrators and artistes of the Amazon web-series Tandav earlier than the Supreme Court within the legal circumstances that have been filed in opposition to them. The makers had approached the Supreme Court searching for safety from arrest. Along with Mukul Rohatgi, senior advocates Fali Nariman and Sidharth Luthra additionally appeared for the petitioners within the case.
FORMER KARNATAKA CM BS YEDIYURAPPA
Mukul Rohtagi additionally efficiently represented former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa earlier than the Supreme Court in a case pertaining to alleged forgery. The Supreme Court granted safety to Yediyurappa together with former minister for industries Murugesh Nirani from arrest within the case.