BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors > Mumbai, India > Firm Profile

BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors
8 RAJABAHADUR MANSION
3RD FLOOR, AMBALAL DOSHI MARG, FORT
MUMBAI 400 001
India

India > Shipping Tier 1

The admiralty, shipping and maritime practice at BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors divides its time between contentious matters – often relating to cargo claims, charter party disputes or vessel arrests – and transactional work, including international trade. Commercial arbitration and ship finance specialist Shrikant Hathi co-heads the team alongside Binita Hathi, who has significant experience handling litigation and marine insurance issues. Pritish Das provides wide-ranging support on proceedings that reach High Court or Supreme Court level, with further success in cases concerning recovering unpaid crew wages and bunker dues.

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India > Aviation (including aerospace and defence) Tier 4

Suhail Farooqui leads the aviation team at BRUS CHAMBERS, Advocates & Solicitors, which handles an assortment of financing matters for international airlines. Other work includes advising on major fleet purchases, corporate matters, and aircraft leasing arrangements.

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India > Real estate and construction Tier 4

India > Corporate and M&A

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The firm:  Brus Chambers is a specialised law firm in India with an international perspective in the entire gamut of shipping; commercial arbitration and litigation; infrastructure projects; oil, gas, energy and mining. The firm has unrivalled expertise in corporate work including bankruptcy, P&I and marine insurance, banking and finance, real estate.

Sector focus has been pivotal to Brus Chambers’ success, borne out of the fact that it is a market leader in the sectors in which it is active.

Areas of practice: The firm, with highly qualified partners, is a dominant force for shipping work and is especially noted for its experience in arresting and releasing ships anywhere in India, P&I settlements, ship finance, buying and selling of ships, disputes pertaining to contracts, cargo claims, charter parties, mortgage, bill of lading, damages, bunker and necessary supplies, ship building, repairs, ownership or possession, lay time and demurrage, collisions, marine insurance and finance and shipping arbitration and litigation. As ‘a clear market leader’, Brus Chambers acts on wet and dry shipping transactional and dispute matters.

Brus Chambers is considered as a beacon of excellence in international and domestic commercial arbitration. The firm is active in commercial arbitration and maintains far-reaching global arbitration capabilities and a broad-ranging remit of expertise across various sectors.

The firm’s international and domestic arbitration and commercial litigation is co-headed by Ms. Binita Hathi and Dr. Shrikant Hathi who have significant experience in resolving contentious issues confronting clients engaged in both domestic and cross-border business. A highly recommended law firm for commercial litigation and arbitration. Ms. Hathi specialises in dispute resolution and has extensive experience in resolving international and domestic disputes through litigation and arbitration and is also known for negotiating amicable settlement between the parties. She has ‘sound knowledge’ and offers ‘practical solutions’ to clients, and has notable expertise in commercial litigation and arbitration matters and is praised for her multi-jurisdictional reach. Her strength in shipping, infrastructure, oil and gas projects, and commercial disputes is leveraged in settling related disputes, and she has developed a reputation for settlement of disputes.

Brus Chambers is one of the leading and probably pre-eminent, Indian firms for project work and maintains one of India’s top infrastructure and construction projects and oil, gas, energy and resources practices in transactional and dispute resolution. It provides a ‘very commercial approach’. The firm has an enviable reputation for corporate work.

Managing and practising partner Dr Shrikant Hathi is a specialist in shipping, infrastructure projects and commercial arbitration and litigation, he is also a specialist in ship arrest, and is renowned for his expertise in wet and dry shipping advice. He also advises on infrastructure and construction, energy, mining, oil, gas and natural resources. He is an excellent strategist and has for many years had an unparalleled reputation in shipping, arbitration and infrastructure project works among international clients and legal peers.

Dr. Shrikant Hathi is constantly listed in Legal500 Hall of Fame and Ms. Binita Hathi is constantly ranked by Legal500 as ‘Leading Individuals’ since 2005.  Dr. Hathi, a master in law holds dual qualifications to practice law in India and United Kingdom he is also an Advocate on Record of the Supreme Court of India and a practicing solicitor in India and United Kingdom, while he is located in Mumbai.

Mr Uttam Hathi specialises in corporate work, regulatory compliances, foreign investment in India, establishment of joint ventures, subsidiaries, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring and restructuring and corporate advisory, he also specialises in corporate bankruptcy.

Mr Pritish Das is excellent in recovery of claims and P&I settlements within shipping and commercial arbitration and litigation and enforcement of arbitral award in India.

Ms. Aanchal Chaurasia; Ms. Riya Dani and Ms. Anamika Ganguly works alongside  are good in arbitration and shipping work. They also excel at contractual law and infrastructure disputes.

The firm’s other partners and solicitors attend to corporate, commercial, infrastructure projects, real estate, banking and finance.

Brus Chambers has associate offices in port and capital city in all states of India including in location where High Courts have admiralty jurisdiction. The firm also have office in the  United Kingdom headed by Ms. Nidhi Potla. Dr. Shrikant Hathi is also a SRA Regulated Practising Solicitor of England and Wales .

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Ship Arrest (All India) Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9769946865
Ship Arrest (All India) Ms. Binita Hathibinita@brus.in+91-9769946864
Shipping and Shipping Litigation Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9769946865
Shipping and Shipping Litigation Ms. Binita Hathibinita@brus.in+91-9769946864
Commercial Arbitration Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9769946865
Commercial Arbitration Ms. Binita Hathibinita@brus.in+91-9769946864
Commercial Litigation Ms. Binita Hathibinita@brus.in+91-9769946864
Claims and Recovery Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9769946865
Corporate and Commercial Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Corporate Bankruptcy Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Infrastructure, Oil & Gas Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9769946865
Real Estate Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Banking and Finance Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Commercial Contracts Mr. Pritish Daspritish@brus.in+91-9773672978
Commercial Contracts Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Establishing Business in India Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Enforcement of Arbitral Awards Mr. Pritish Daspritish@brus.in+91-9773672978
Energy and Mining Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9757282670
Shipping and Shipping Litigation Ms. Nidhi Potlanidhi@bruschambers.uk+44-7435412139
Shipping and Shipping Litigation Mr. Pritish Daspritish@brus.in+91-9773672978
Dispute Resolution Mr. Pritish Daspritish@brus.in+91-9773672978
Infrastructure Litigation and Arbitration Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9769946865
Bankruptcy - NCLT Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Banking & Finance Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Aviation Mr. Suhail Farooquisuhail@brus.in+91-2222659969
Real Estate Mr. Uttam Hathiuttam@brus.in+91-9757282670
Commercial Litigation Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9769946865
Shipping and Shipping Litigation Ms. Aanchal Chaurasiaaanchal@brus.in+91-2222659969
Shipping and Shipping Litigation Ms. Anamika Gangulyanamika@brus.in+91-9769946866
Commercial Arbitration Ms. Anamika Gangulyanamika@brus.in+91-9769946866
Shipping and Shipping Litigation Ms. Riya Daniriya@brus.in+91-2222659969
Commercial Arbitration Ms. Poonam Sharma Balonipoonam@brus.in+91-6398609714
Commercial Litigation Ms. Poonam Sharma Balonipoonam@brus.in+91-6398609714
Supreme Court of India Litigation Ms. Poonam Sharma Balonipoonam@brus.in+91-6398609714
Supreme Court of India Litigation Ms. Binita Hathibinita@brus.in+91-9769946864
Supreme Court of India Litigation Dr. Shrikant Hathishrikant@brus.in+91-9769946865
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Poonam Sharma Baloni photo Poonam Sharma BaloniPoonam Sharma Baloni is a Advocate and a global market analyst specialising…
Aanchal Chaurasia photo Aanchal ChaurasiaAanchal Chaurasia is specialising on commercial arbitration and shipping litigation, she also…
Riya Dani photo Riya DaniRiya Dani is specialising in shipping and commercial arbitration is known for…
Pritish Das  photo Pritish Das Pritish Das is a practicing partner specialising in commercial arbitration and litigation…
Suhail Farooqui  photo Suhail Farooqui Suhail Farooqui is a practising partner specialising in aviation, iternational islamic finance,…
Anamika Ganguly photo Anamika GangulyAnamika Ganguly excels in Shipping and Shipping Litigation including ship arrest  from…
Shrikant Hathi photo Shrikant HathiDr. Shrikant Hathi is ranked consistently by Legal500 as ‘Leading Individual’ in…
Binita Hathi photo Binita HathiBinita Hathi is ranked consistently by Legal500 as ‘Leading Individual’ in India…
Shrikant Pareshnath Hathi  photo Shrikant Pareshnath Hathi Dr. Shrikant Hathi is ranked consistently by Legal500 as ‘Leading Individual’ in…
Binita Hathi  photo Binita Hathi Binita Hathi is ranked consistently by Legal500 as ‘Leading Individual’ in India…
Uttam Hathi  photo Uttam Hathi Uttam Hathi is a practicing partner and is a specialist in corporate…
Subrat Kulshrestha  photo Subrat Kulshrestha Specialising in Litigation at New Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of…
Nidhi Potla photo Nidhi PotlaNidhi Potla is specialising on entire gamut of shipping and shipping dispute…
Afia SenGupta  photo Afia SenGupta Afia SenGupta specialising in cross-border commercial litigation and arbitration; infrastructure and infrastructure…
Number of lawyers : 24
at this office : 14
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Managing Partner : Dr. Shrikant Hathi (shrikant@bruschambers.com)
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General HelpDesk (USA) : helpdesk@bruschambers.us
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SHIPPING

Dr. Shrikant Hathi listed by Legal 500 in the ‘Hall of Fame’ and Ms. Binita Hathi ranked by Legal 500 as ‘Leading Individual’ in India for shipping work co-heads the shipping and shipping litigation and arbitration practice including ship arrest in India.

Brus Chambers is a dominant force for entire gamut of shipping work in India and a top-tier law firm, are result oriented with highly qualified and experienced solicitors and advocates.

ARBITRATION

Brus Chambers, with strong arbitration practice and result oriented, is considered as a beacon of excellence in international and domestic commercial arbitration more particularly focused on infrastructure, shipping, energy, oil, gas, contractual and commercial.

The firm is active in commercial arbitration and maintains far-reaching global arbitration capabilities and a broad-ranging remit of expertise across various sectors.