Karuna Krishan Thareja
Karuna Krishan Thareja is a practicing advocate with a rich and intensive experience spanning over 14 years, acting for and advising multinational corporations as they expand domestically and across borders on a wide range of matters inter-alia legal issues surrounding regulatory aspects of user generated content, brand reputation, identity theft, copyright, trademark, data protection, competition & IT laws and privacy matters. She has vast experience with Banking and IT clients. She advises clients from both the non-technology and technology-related sectors on the key commercial contracts that arise in day to day business life. These include negotiating agreements and contracts, commercial litigation, and alternative dispute resolution.
She handles civil (including Letters Patent Appeal), criminal (Bails, Appeals) and writ (under Article 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India) matters pertaining to dispute resolution in the Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India.
She is a strong advocate for women and child rights and has spoken about these issues at forums condemning the growing violence against women and girls, raising the slogan — “Violence No More”, and regularly handles matters in related to Domestic Violence Act, Hindu Marriage and Adoption Act, and family matters amongst others.
She is also the Chairperson to Internal Complaints Committee constituted under the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act 2013, at CVoter (Centre for Voting Opinion & Trends in Election Research), (Leading Indian international polling agency headquartered in Delhi, India).
Karuna Krishan Thareja is among a handful of women lawyers who has a unique blend of legal knowledge and digital expertise to untangle multifaceted issues and threats to identity, privacy, and infringement. Her articles have been published in leading online news magazines.
Karuna Krishan Thareja holds a LL.M (Master of Laws), LLB (Bachelor of Laws), and an Honors degree in English Literature.
Honors & Awards
Karuna Krishan Thareja was awarded the Young Achievers Under 40 Rising Star award (in the legal arena) by Legal Era in July 2018. The award was felicitated by Minister of Industry and Commerce Union of India, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Dr. Lalit Bhasin, President Bar Association of India (BAOI), and Mr. Rajiv Luthra.