Foreign Qualified Lawyer

Niyati Asthana LLM

Litigation & Dispute Resolution


Niyati is a Foreign Qualified Lawyer in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice in Mayer Brown’s Frankfurt office. She has acted and advised clients in large investment and commercial arbitrations.

She acts for a wide range of clients in sectors, including telecommunications, infrastructure, insurance, private equity, automotive, and plant construction projects.



  • Acted for a French private equity firm in a post-M&A arbitration in Germany under DIS rules.
  • Advising W&I insurance companies in connection with the alleged breach of warranties in an SPA for the acquisition of packaging company.
  • Supporting in the representation of a German investor in the refining sector in an ICSID arbitration against Germany.
  • Acted for a contractor on high-value arbitration proceeding in relation to an infrastructure project in the UAE under the ADCCAC Rules.
  • Counsel to an Eastern European State in an UNCITRAL investment arbitration relating to the movie industry based on the applicable BIT.


  • Sciences Po Paris, LLM, (Institut d'études politiques de Paris)
  • Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (India), LLB
  • Panjab University (India), Bachelor of Business Administration (Law)


  • Bar Council of India
  • Bar Council of New Delhi


  • German
  • 英語
  • ヒンディー語
  • Punjabi
  • フランス語