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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors has significant shipping finance capabilities, and also advises on real estate, energy and mining-related project finance. Shrikant Hathi and Binita Hathi are the key figures.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors handles corporate regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and joint ventures, and also has notable expertise in investment transactions. Uttamkumar Hathi has significant experience in handling commercial contracts, and, along with his team, recently advised Help Animals and Birds Association with its formation and setup.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors’ ‘knowledgeable team’ has ‘an in-depth knowledge of ship arrest and auction proceedings’ and provides ‘excellent, commercial legal advice’. The firm regularly advises on the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in India, and has a strong track record across all types of domestic and overseas litigation. Binita Hathi and ‘knowledgeable shipping lawyerShrikant Hathi are the key names.

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Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors has considerable expertise in marine insurance. The team acts for insurers including AXA General Insurance and Tata AIG General Insurance Company on a range of marine insurance matters, including claim settlements, bill of lading matters, and advice on limitations and international conventions. Practice heads Binita Hathi and Shrikant Hathi also advise several P&I clubs on orders of vessel arrest by the Bombay High Court.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors specialises in oil, gas and natural resources, infrastructure, real estate and energy matters, and regularly advises on project financing and regulatory frameworks across various sectors. Shrikant Hathi and Binita Hathi, who has notable shipping expertise, are the key contacts.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Led by Uttam Hathi, the practice at Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors includes Natasha Sailopal and acts for developers, investors, and buyers in real estate matters. The team advised several builders on restructuring projects to ensure compliance with the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, and advised Goldman Sachs on the formation of a joint venture company with Nitesh Estates for the ownership and operation of commercial real estate assets in India.

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Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors provides ‘second to none’, ‘responsive’ and ‘commercial’ advice. Led by Shrikant Hathi, the team includes Binita Hathi and senior associate Poonam Sharma Baloni, and has particular strengths in transactional matters, ship arrests, dispute resolution and personal injury claims. Notable highlights include representing Seven Star Fruits in a dispute with Maersk Line pertaining to cargo damage and representing Admiral Finance, Commodore Finance and Ensign Finance before the Supreme Court of India concerning the auction sale of a vessel.

Leading individuals

Binita Hathi - Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Shrikant Hathi - Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

Next generation lawyers

Poonam Sharma Baloni - Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors

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