Gitanjali Bajaj is a Litigation & Regulatory partner with over 15 years' experience in dispute resolution and risk management in major international and domestic projects in the renewable energy, oil and gas, defence, construction and infrastructure and transport sectors. Gitanjali is also the Asia-Pacific Co-Head of International Arbitration for DLA Piper and the Regional Lead for DLA Piper’s India Group in Australia.

Gitanjali regularly represents principals and contractors in both domestic proceedings and international commercial arbitrations under various rules including ICC, SIAC, DIAC and DIFC-LCIA, where she brings together her in-depth knowledge of the sector and a practical understanding of the procedures of such forums to achieve commercially sustainable outcomes.

Gitanjali is recognised as Band 1 for Dispute Resolution - Arbitration in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific 2022 describing Gitanjali as “a very strong and capable individual and a very strong leader of a team on a big case." Gitanjali is also recognised by Legal 500 as a Leading Individual for Dispute Resolution - Arbitration and as a Next Generation Partner for Construction, and for International Arbitration in Who's Who Legal 2022 and The Best Lawyers in Australia from 2020 to present.

Gitanjali has received national recognition for her achievements, having been named Lawyer of the Year in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2022 list for International Arbitration; International ADR Practitioner of the Year 2021, Arbitration Practitioner of the Year 2020, and International ADR Practitioner of the Year 2019 at the Australian Dispute Centre's ADR Awards; and Partner of the Year at Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2018.

Gitanjali serves as Vice President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA), is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and is an Ambassador for the IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Group.