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The 'excellent' team at Bose & Mitra & Co is highlighted by one client as being 'specialists and market leaders in Indian shipping and trade law'. The group counts Shipping Corporation of India, the North of England P&I Club and the Great Eastern Shipping Company as its clients. The department is also instructed by Vitol SA in enforcing an arbitral award against companies trading under the banner Bhatia Group. Amitava Majumdar has been regarded as 'the go-to lawyer', and heads up the team of 'very competent lawyers' alongside Aditya Krishnamurthy. The group also benefits from the addition of Ashwini Sinha from  Prashant S Pratap Law Office.

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 – who specialises in dispute resolution – 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.

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For shipping matters, ZBA has been regarded as 'a market leader', attracting praise for its 'sensible advice delivered efficiently. The group is particularly known for handling contentious matters and acted for BW LPG Pte following the collision of BW Maple with Dawn Kanchipuram and resulting pollution damage and claims. Practice head Zarir Bharucha also led a team, including senior associate Bimal Rajasekhar, which successfully represented Murmansk Shipping Co in a high-profile limitation of liability action.

Sameer Tapia heads up the shipping practice at ALMT Legal which has the capabilities to handles a range of transactions and disputes. The team acted for Seaspray before the Delhi High Court brought by SAIL challenging damages awarded to Seaspray at arbitration.

The maritime practice at Kochhar & Co. handles a range of shipping matters, with clients including Milaha Maritime and Logistics Integrated LLC, Gulf Shipping Investment and Seaco Global. Highlighted for 'providing practical solutions', Gautam Bhatikar heads up the team and attracts praise for his 'good understanding of the ground realities'.

Singhania & Co has experience in a range of shipping sector matters. It is highlighted particularly for its ability to leverage its strength in dispute resolution to handle contentious shipping sector matters. Managing partner Pradeep Jain is a key name to note.

Clasis Law's shipping and international trade team has been frequently instructed in a range of maritime disputes. Mustafa Motiwala heads up the team which acts for a range of clients from shipping owners to transport operators and P&I clubs.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has experience handling transactional and contentious matters for shipping sector clients. The group is acting for several lenders in a refinancing transaction for construction of a vessel.

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