Nihal is an Associate Partner at the firm. He specializes in Shipping and International Trade Disputes, focusing mainly on charter parties, bills of lading, shipbuilding, rig disputes, collisions and limitation. He is actively involved in ship arrests and/or release not only in Mumbai but also other High Courts across India.
Nihal has significant experience in representing clients in both domestic and international arbitrations, having seat in India and abroad. His experience covers advising on negotiation strategy, conducting arbitration hearings and, where necessary, seeking resource from courts, including in respect of appointment of arbitrators, grant of interim relief, challenge and enforcement of arbitration awards.
He is actively advising clients at the pre insolvency stage or during the corporate insolvency resolution process (advising the committee of creditors or the resolution professional), to acquisition of the stressed asset via an insolvency process. He regularly appears before the National Company Law Tribunal on behalf of the clients.
He has extensive experience in handling employment disputes, airline disputes, consumer complaints and criminal matters.
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