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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors' key areas of expertise include shipping finance and real estate project finance. Shrikant Hathi and Uttam Hathi are the names to note.

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

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors

At BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors, highlights include assisting InterGlobe Aviation with its expansion plan, involving an aircraft lease agreement, and advising Thioni on structuring and setting up a confectionery business in India. Uttam Hathi leads the team.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors' disputes team is 'prompt, straight to the point' and 'up-to-date on industry knowledge'. The firm has notable strength in assisting clients with enforcing foreign arbitral awards in India; recent work includes advising ONGC Videsh on an arbitration claim against the government of Sudan for recovering unpaid oil dues. Binita Hathi and Shrikant Hathi are the key practitioners.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors

Highlighted for its significant expertise in marine insurance, BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors' represents UK P&I, QBE Insurance and  AXA General Insurance. The group was instructed by several P&I clubs in relation to vessels ordered to be arrested by the Bombay High Court. Binita Hathi is a key name to note and heads up the department alongside Shrikant Hathi and  Poonam Das.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors provides 'quality work', representing clients from the infrastructure, real estate, shipping, oil and gas, and renewable energy sectors in project financing, construction, PPP and regulatory matters. The firm is advising Kia Motors on setting up a car manufacturing plant in the state of Andhra Pradesh, which will mark the company's entry into the Indian market. Shrikant Hathi is the key practitioner, and advocate Poonam Das, who has experience in infrastructure matters, is also recommended.

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

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors' is instructed on a range of due-diligence, title searches, conveyance and transactional work, as well as disputes. Uttam Hathi and Suhail Farooqui (both based in Mumbai) are leading a team acting for the Runwal Forest on an 11 tower residential project spread across 15 acres in Mumbai. The group continues to advise several builders, including Unique Group, Samvad Group and Sewa Group on RERA compliance. The group's client roster also includes Goldman Sachs, Supreme Infrastructure India and Godrej Properties.

Next generation lawyers

Uttam Hathi - BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors

Attracting praise for its 'down to earth, professional approach',¬†BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors' shipping team 'is knowledgeable, experienced and up-to-date with industry knowledge'.¬† The team handles contentious and non-contentious, wet and dry shipping matters. The group successfully represented¬†Admiral Finance, Commodore Finance and Ensign Finance before the Supreme Court of India in respect of their¬†mortgage claim on the¬†M V Infinity, obtaining an order for the auction of the¬†vessel. Shrikant Hathi¬†and Binita Hathi ‚Ästwho specialises in dispute resolution ‚Äď jointly¬†head up the team which also acts for¬†Standard P&I Club,¬†Aries Marine & Engineering Services and¬†BSRM Steel.¬†The 'excellent' Poonam Das¬†is also recommended.

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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