Pavan Duggal, Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Pavan Duggal, Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Pavan Duggal, Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Dr. Pavan Duggal has been acknowledged as one of the top four Cyber Lawyers in the world. While a practicing Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Pavan Duggal has made an immense impact with an international reputation as an expert and authority on Cyberlaw and E-Commerce law.



Did you know?

Since March 2020 25% of the small businesses were subject to cyber crimes.

An increasing level of technology means an increasing threat to cyber security. The Internet has made a lot of things possible but it is vital that we understand that the internet can be a dangerous and unsafe place to be.

In today’s episode of The Brand Called You, we have with us a top Cyber Lawyer who will take us on his incredible journey and talk to us about modern cyber security and the importance of cyber laws. We are pleased to welcome Pavan Duggal on the podcast

About Pavan:

Pavan is an Indian Advocate specialized in the field of Cyber law and e-commerce law. He is an Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and has been recognized as one of the Top Four Cyber Lawyers around the world. Pavan is a President of Cyber law Asia, he heads the International Conference on cyber law, cyber crime and cyber security and Chairs the Institute International Commission on Cyber Security Law.

In this inspiring episode with Frits Bussemaker, Pavan helps us understand cyber security and cyber laws in a simple and insightful manner

Why Law?

An aspiring lawyer since childhood, Pavan was inspired by his father who was also a lawyer. He shares that his debating and public speaking skills were extremely eloquent which also encouraged him to take up the prestigious field. 

Post education, Pavan became a corporate lawyer who worked essentially in the civil and corporate sector. It was only in the early 90s that he worked with a software company and that is when his interest for technology became evident to him.

Today Pavan is one of the leading cyber lawyers in the world. He is constantly keeping up with technology and its legal policies and regulatory issues. 

About his book:

Pavan shares the story behind his book and what motivated him to write it. As an issue that brought the world to a halt, Pavan looked at the pandemic as not just a health emergency but also a cyber pandemic. After deep analysis and research, Pavan came to a conclusion that till the time we emerge victorious against covid-19, the world will be in a new cyber age.

He gives examples to support his observation and explains the goal of his writing.


Further into the conversation, Pavan mentions that another key trend is the rise of cyber crime since the beginning of the pandemic, Pavan calls it the “golden age” of cyber crime, which he believes will stay with us for decades.

“The internet as a paradigm never sleeps and the internet as a phenomenon never forgets.”

He talks about the power of the internet and also how it can be dangerously used. 

Get a complete 360 degree view of cyber laws and modern cyber security in this amazing episode with Pavan Duggal. 

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Dr. Pavan Duggal has been acknowledged as one of the top four Cyber Lawyers in the world.

While a practicing Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Pavan Duggal has made an immense impact with an international reputation as an expert and authority on Cyber law and E-Commerce law.

As such, his empanelment as a consultant to UNCTAD and UNESCAP on Cyber law and Cyber crime respectively, membership of the AFACT Legal Working Group of the UN / CEFAT, consulting as an expert with theCouncil of Europe on Cyber crime, inclusion in the Board of Experts of European Commission’s Dr. E-Commerce and his work as an expert authority on a Cyber law primer for e-ASEAN Task Force and as a reviewer for Asian Development Bank speaks volumes of his worldwide acceptance as an authority. Pavan is the President of Cyberlaw Asia, Asia’s pioneering organization committed to the passing of dynamic Cyber laws in the Asian continent. Pavan is also a member of the WIPOArbitration and Mediation Center Panel of Neutrals.

Pavan has been the Member of the Public Interest Registry’s. OrgAdvisory Council. He is a member of ICT Policy and Governance Working Group of the UNICT Taskforce. He is the Legal and Policy Consultant to Internet Mark 2 Project, which is examining the next level of Internet. He has been invited to be an associated fellow of the Centre for Asia Pacific Technology Law and Policy (CAPTEL) at Singapore. Pavan is a member of Panel of Arbitrators of the Regional Centre for Arbitration, Kuala Lumpur and Asian Domain Names Dispute Resolution Centre at Hong Kong.

He has been associated with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India on Cyberlaw and Electronic Governance legal issues. He is a member of Advisory Committee on E-Governance in Karnataka constituted by the Government of Karnataka. Pavan is a member of Information Forensic Working Group on e-Information Systems, Security and Audit Association.

While he has been a Member of the Nominating Committee, Membership Advisory Committee and Membership Implementation Task Force ofICANN, Pavan is also the President of Cyberlaws.Net, which is Internet’s first ever-unique Cyber law consultancy.

In addition to that, he is also the founder of the Cyber law Association and is also the Founder-President, Cyber law India.

Some outstanding pioneering work in the field of BPO legal issues has resulted in his being a member of the BPO Steering Committee ofASSOCHAM. Today, he advises a number of BPO concerns on different legal issues relating to outsourcing. Pavan was the Chairman of the Cyber law Committee of ASSOCHAM and works closely with CII and FICCI.

Dr. Pavan is a regular on the lecture circuit. He has spoken at over 2000 conferences, seminars and workshops in the last seven years, and has lectured extensively in select law colleges.

Dr. Pavan Duggal’s contribution to the growth of Cyber law has been immense. This is recognized by various international entities.

“The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/06, recommends Pavan Duggal, lawyer with Superb Reputation, in the Specialist IP Firms category”

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