Commercial disputes in India - Senior Advocates

4 New Square Chambers

London commercial set 4 New Square Chambers has Arvind Nayar as a door tenant. He regularly acts for clients in arbitration proceedings in multiple jurisdictions, including Dubai, India, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In India, he appears before various High Courts, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal and the Supreme Court in matters involving contractual disputes and issues related to arbitral awards both on appeal and at first instance, and is well-praised for his ‘articulative and meticulous preparation’.

Twenty Essex

Twenty Essex, which has offices in both London and Singapore, includes Nakul Dewan, who has longstanding experience on all kinds of international commercial arbitration matters before the Supreme Court of India as well as Singapore and London courts. His recent work involves Cox and Kings and Others versus SAP, a case reconsidering the companies group doctrine’s application of non-signatories to arbitration agreements under the Indian Arbitration Act before the Supreme Court of India.

7 King's Bench Walk

7 King’s Bench Walk, a London-based commercial sit, is represented in India through door tenant Ritin Rai SA. His practice involves matters involving arbitration, insolvency, taxation and telecom law and appearing before the Supreme Court of India, the High Court of Delhi and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, and before arbitral tribunals.

Fountain Court Chambers

A leading commercial chambers in London and Singapore, Fountain Court Chambers has three Indian Senior Advocates as door tenants who are established practitioners in India, London and Singapore. A ‘formidable advocate’, Gaurav Pachnanda has recently represented the vice president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association in the special leave petition to appoint an ombudsman to conduct elections for the Association’s governing body before the Supreme Court of India in The Hyderabad Cricket Association v. Chairman Cricket Club - he was additionally called to the English Bar in 2023. Primarily based in Mumbai, Zal Andhyarujina, who is ‘known for his equanimity’, has acted for Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited concerning their right to disconnect electricity on account of non-payment of dues as per the provisions of Section 14 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 before the Supreme Court of India. Arvind Datar has vast experience of representing his clients before the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, statutory tribunals and commercial arbitrations on all kinds of matters involving constitutional, commercial, taxation and regulatory law issues.

One Essex Court

A commercial litigation specialist set One Essex Court includes Mumbai-based senior advocate Darius Khambata as a door tenant who regularly appears before the Supreme Court of India, the Bombay High Court and domestic and international commercial arbitrations in complex constitutional, corporate and commercial matters.

Quadrant Chambers

Quadrant Chambers includes ‘a very practical senior advocate’ Prashanto Chandra Sen, as door tenant. He has significant expertise in commercial, public and regulatory law matters, representing clients before the Supreme Court of India, various high courts and regulatory bodies such as the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, National Company Law Tribunal and the Competition Commission of India. Recently, he appeared before the NCLT, Delhi in Diamond Traexim Pvt. Ltd. v Indirapuram Habitat Centre Pvt. Ltd., an insolvency and bankruptcy dispute involving several creditors claims rejected by a resolution professional.