Srishti Kalro | London | Hogan Lovells

Srishti Kalro

Senior Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


English, Hindi


Srishti Kalro
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Srishti’s practice focusses on high-value, complex, cross-border commercial litigation. She has wide-ranging experience of advising clients on a broad range of commercial disputes, including those arising from breaches of contract, breaches of duty, and fraud, across many different industries, including shipping, automotive, life sciences and financial services.

As a former investment funds practitioner, Srishti has in-depth knowledge of, and particular experience of representing, private fund and hedge fund clients.

In addition to a broad commercial practice, Srishti has particular experience of, and a keen interest in, acting on insolvency-related disputes. Srishti has considerable experience of working with secured creditors, junior creditors, unsecured creditors and insolvency practitioners. She has extensively advised clients on disputes relating to reviewable transactions under insolvency rules, directors duties, distribution of unsecured assets, both at the pre-insolvency / restructuring stage and once the matter has become contentious.  She has also advised insolvency practitioners in relation to long-running administrations and liquidations, on various technical aspects of the insolvency regime in England and Wales.

Srishti is dual qualified in England and Wales and in India.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Srishti worked in the London offices of a magic circle firm and a major US firm. 

Representative experience

Acting for an oil trading company in relation to a US$2bn High Court claim concerning a disputed contract of affreightment.

Acting for an automotive safety units manufacturer in relation to a product liability / breach of contract claim against a supplier.

Acting for the secured creditor of a collapsed retail chain in relation to claims brought by the liquidators in connection with antecedent transactions.*

Acting for the joint administrators of African Minerals Limited in relation to the implementation of a scheme of arrangement and litigation in connection with certain intercompany debt claims.*

Acting for the senior secured noteholders of Galapagos S.A. in relation to a high-pressure restructuring and various cross-border challenges initiated by a group of junior creditors.*

Acting for the official committee of unsecured creditors of Purdue Pharma and of Mallincrkrodt relating to lawsuits in connection with the opioid crisis in the US.*

Advising the creditors of a European bank which was subjected to a ‘resolution’ process, on the range of domestic and international remedies available to recover the $800m owed to them by the bank.*

Acting for the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (LBIE) in relation to the distribution of the surplus of the LBIE estate and the entitlements of various creditors.*

Advising the former owners of the BHS Group in relation to investigations being conducted by BHS’s liquidators.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • BA, LLB (Hons), Nalsar University of Law, 2012
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Bar Council of India


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