Awards, Honours & Recognitions

Pavan Duggal has been conferred with various awards, honours, recognitions for his contribution in the area of Cyber Law and the intersection of law and technology. Some of the prominent awards, honours, recognitions accorded to Pavan Duggal are as under:-

“Top 10 Cyber Lawyers around the World”, Listed as the 4th among the top 10 Cyber Lawyers around the World by cyberlawelightenment.blogspot.in. To view the entire list: http://cyberlawelightenment.blogspot.in/2013/05/top-10-cyber-lawyers-around-world.html

Pavan Duggal was awarded Delhi Gaurav Award 2015 for his achievements in the category of professional Cyberlaw expert of Delhi on 12th December, 2015.

“Leading Individuals-TMT (2016)”

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Client’s Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession

2016

The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Client’s Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession included Pavan Duggal of Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates as a Leading individual in “Leading Individuals-TMT” category.

Pavan Duggal was invited in his capacity as foremost Cyber law Expert in The Project #Kitabgiri of Hindustan News paper. In the said project Pavan Duggal was invited the World Book Fair, 2016, New Delhi and presented his perspectives on the said fair for the benefits of the readers of Hindustan News Paper.

 “Certificate of Honour”, Supreme Court Bar Association; November 2013 – Pavan Duggal was Honoured by the Chief Justice of India on the Law Day function held in the Supreme Court Premises on November 26, 2013, for authoring Book entitled “Law Relating to I-pads, Tablets, Smart Phones, Smart devices”

“Leading Lawyers (2014)”, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014’s guide to outstanding lawyers in Asia Pacific 2014- Listed Pavan Duggal in the “Leading Lawyers” list under the TMT and the Intellectual Property category.

 “The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2014 Recommends Pavan Duggal for Intellectual Property and TMT” – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014’s guide to outstanding lawyers in Asia Pacific. Pavan was recommended by The Legal 500, Asia Pacific editorial in the following practice areas: Intellectual property and TMT

“The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession (2013) Recommends Pavan Duggal as a Cyber Law Expert”, The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession  in its editorial recommended as follows: “Niche technology firm Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates’ IP practice focuses on emerging technologies and their relationship with existing IT law. Pavan Duggal is an expert on cyber law and e-commerce law.”

“Leading Individuals-TMT (2013)”, The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Client’s Guide to the Asia Pacific LegalProfession- The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Client’s Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession included Pavan Duggal, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates as a Leading individual in “Leading Individuals-TMT” category.

“Lifetime Achievement Award”, Chakravyuh – Information Security & Ethical Hacking Conference organized by the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, July 2013- Awarded for the contribution to the evolution and growth of Cyber Law and his distinguished contribution to the development of cyber Law in India

“Commemorative Recognition Plaque for Outstanding Contribution as Speaker of Eminence”, Delhi Management Association, October 2013- Presented with a Commemorative Recognition Plaque for his outstanding contribution as Speaker of Eminence at the 5th Mega HR Conclave on “High Performance organizations: HR as a Catalyst” organized by Delhi Management Association.

“Recognition for contribution”, The Institute of Chartered Accountant, October 2013. Awarded for contribution at the FAFD course, on Legal issues in Forensics-Overall review of various acts like the IT Act, IPC, Privacy Laws, HR laws, Evidence, etc.

“IMAI Honorary Recognition as a Keynote Speaker”, IMA Conclave, January 2013 Presented with an honorary recognition as a keynote Speaker at the 22nd IMA Conclave seminar.

“Leading Individuals-TMT (2012)”, The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession, 2012- The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2012- the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession included Pavan Duggal, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates as a leading individual in “Leading Individuals- TMT” category.         

“The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession (2012) Recommends Pavan Duggal, lawyer with considerable repute, for cyber law and e-commerce”- The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2012- the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession editorially opined  “Niche technology firm Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates handles contentious and advisory work but ‘excels at IT litigation’ and, in the form of managing partner Pavan Duggal, has a practitioner of ‘considerable repute’ for cyber law and e-commerce. Recent highlights include securing a landmark judgment regarding the privacy of information stored on a laptop.”

“Ordre du Merite de Budapest”, Council of Europe Economic Crime Division, November 2011, Strasbourg

“Certificate of Honour”, Supreme Court Bar Association, November 2011.- Awarded by the Chief Justice of India on the Law Day for authoring book titled as “Mobile Law Edn 2011.

“Honorary Recognition for Contribution”, Cerebral Business-Legal Technologics India 2011, January 2011- Presented for contribution, as a keynote speaker, at the conference held by Cerebral Business- Legal Technologics India 2011.

“The Legal 500, Asia Pacific – the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession, 2010/ 2011, Recommends Pavan Duggal for Data Protection Matters”- The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2010/11- the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession opined as below: “Niche technology law firm Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates advises clients across a range of cutting-edge technology issues. Managing partner Pavan Duggal has secured various orders from the Delhi High Court in relation to data protection matters.”

Designated as “Internationally Renowned Expert on Cyber Law” at Central Comd IW Seminar, December 2010

“National Seminar on Enforcement of Cyber Law Certificate”, National Project Committee on Enforcement of Cyber Law, May 2010 – Conferred by National Project Committee on Enforcement of Cyber Law at the National Seminar on Enforcement of Cyber Law organized by The Cyber Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi.

“Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University Certificate”, Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha, October 2010- Conferred with the “Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University Certificate” for the keynote address on ‘Cyber Law and Blogging” on the occasion of National Workshop cum Conference 2010″ organized by Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha.

“CCDCI Conference Honorary Recognition”, CCDCI, 2008- Conferred by CCDCI for contribution, as a speaker, at the CCDCI Conference 2008.

“Honorary Recognition as a Keynote Speaker”, Uttar Pradesh Police and Dainik Jagran, February 2008- Presented with the Keynote Speaker Honorary Recognition at the National Conference on Cyber Crime and Cyber Laws, co-hosted by the Uttar Pradesh Police and Dainik Jagran.

“ICSI Honorary Recognition as a Keynote Speaker”, ICSI Presented at the seminar on Fraud Risk and Governance: Professionals’ Responsibility and Liability, hosted by ICSI

“Honorary Recognition for Contribution”, Ahmedabad Management Association- Conferred with an honorary recognition for contribution at the 5th Annual Intellectual property Summit hosted by the Ahmadabad Management Association.

“Public Interest Registry Honorary Recognition for Contribution”, .org Advisory, March 2004- Awarded an Honorary Recognition for his Contribution as a founding member of the Public Interest Registry by the .Org Advisory.

 “Certificate of Appreciation”, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), October 2008 – Conferred  by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, for assisting in the IAOP Certified Outsourcing Professional Masterclass.

“Certificate for Speaking”, Marcus Evans, June 2008-Commemorated for his contribution at the 2nd Annual Corporate Legal Counsel Forum, organized by Marcus Evans at Intercontinental Hotel the Grand, Mumbai.

“Certificate for Speaking”, Marcus Evans, July 2008- Commemorated for his contribution at the Cyber Crime Forum, organized by Marcus Evans at The Leela Kempinski Hotel, Mumbai.

“Certificate of Commemoration”, Punjabi University, Patiala, India, August 2006- Commemorated at the National Symposium on Cyber Forensics and Computer Crimes organized by the Department of Forensics Science Punjabi University, Patiala, India

“The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/06, recommends Pavan Duggal, lawyer with Superb Reputation, in the Specialist IP Firms category”, The Asia Pacific Legal 500- the Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms 2005/ 2006- The Legal 500 is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide.

The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/06- the Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms opined “ Pavan Duggal, has a superb reputation amongst fellow lawyers, and is the first port of call for many who require advice on cyber Law matters.”

“Cyber-lawyer par excellence ”, The Asia Pacific Legal 500- the Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms, 2005. The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms quoted as “Pavan Duggal is a cyber –lawyer par excellence at nice IP/IT outfit Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates, a firm which has notched up a string of outstanding achievements in recent years, including representing the complainant in India’s first case of cyber crime conviction, and acting for the plaintiff in one of Asia’s first cases of cyber defamation.”

“Leading Individuals-IT and Telecommunications (2005/06)”, The Asia Pacific Legal 500- the Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms, 2005- The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2005/06 – The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms included Pavan Duggal, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates as a leading individual in “Leading Individuals- IT and Telecommunication” category.

“Leading Individuals-TMT (2010/ 2011)”, The Legal 500, Asia Pacific- the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession- The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2010/11- the Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession included Pavan Duggal, Pavan Duggal Associates Advocates as a leading individual in “Leading Individuals- TMT” category.

“Certificate of Commemoration”

Gurgaon Police

January 2014

Pavan Duggal was commemorated with the Honorary Recognition for Contribution by Gurgaon Police at the workshop on Cyber Crime Investigation which was organized by the Gurgaon Police on January 7, 2014

“UDBHAV SHIKHAR SAMMAN”

December 2013

Pavan Duggal was awarded with the UDBHAV SHIKHAR SAMMAN for his contributions to Indian Literature, social concern and participation in the care of needy and down trodden people irrespective of race, religion, caste or creed.