Khush Kotecha


Khush advises on a broad range of complex disputes, with experience of representing clients in commercial litigation, investigations, antitrust litigation and sports disputes.

Khush acts for companies across a variety of sectors including financial services, sports, transport and construction. He is a member of A&O Shearman’s Sport Sector Group and regularly writes on developments in the sports sector, with a particular focus on regulation. He was seconded to the firm’s Abu Dhabi office as a trainee.


Representative matters

Two sports clubs in relation to strategic litigation arising from an aborted venture.

A sports club in relation to advice arising from a cyber attack.

A review into safeguarding at a sports governing body.

Scania in one of the largest-ever European cartel cases, where a group of truck makers were found to have colluded over 14 years to share information as to prices and the introduction of new emissions standards to customers in the market for medium and heavy trucks.

A number of banks and credit institutions in relation to warranty claims arising from sales of non-performing loans in Greece and Cyprus.

Pro bono

Advising Street Child on education advocacy work in South Asia as part of the Education out Loud initiative.

Advising the Center for Reproductive Rights on adolescent girls’ rights in Africa.



England and Wales, 2022


LLB, Law, University of Bristol, 2019
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.