Amir Singh Pasrich read law at Worcester College, Oxford, from 1989 to 1992 after a B.Sc degree from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. He joined the Bar Council of India in August 1992 and worked with J.B Dadachanji & Company before starting private practice. He established International Law Affiliates, a law firm that is now based in Connaught Place, New Delhi in 1996 with a Mumbai-based partner from the same Oxford College. The firm was re-named I.L.A Pasrich & Company in 2010. He was appointed as Honorary Legal Advisor to the British High Commissioner in 2018 and has advised and represented the Canadian Government and its High Commissioner, the Government of France, the Singapore High Commission and the Delegation of the European Union.
Amir has practiced Commercial Law with an emphasis on aviation, litigation, real estate disputes, cross-border contracts, international arbitration, employment law and tendering. His client-list has included companies like Accenture India Pvt. Ltd., Ashok Leyland Ltd. & the Hinduja Group (from 1992 to 2023), Ambuja Cements Ltd. (2021 onwards), Achenbach Buschhütten GmbH & Company KG (since 2017), Lindt & Sprüngli, TUI AG, Fabindia Ltd. and International airlines (such as British Airways PLC, Swiss International, Delta Air Lines Inc., Air France and KLM); several other Fortune 500 Companies and a range of prominent Indian companies with a global footprint.
Amir has chaired the Law & Justice Committee of the PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry and has been an officer of the International Bar Association (IBA) since 2000. In November, 2022 at the Miami Conference of the IBA, Amir was elected IBA and LPD Assistant Treasurer and a member of the IBA’s Management Board.
Amir is married and has two daughters. He is a keen swimmer, squash player and horse rider. Pasrich has a Half-Blue in Polo and has played for the Old-Blues several times since he left Oxford at Guards Polo Club, Kirtlington and Dullingham.