About Clasis Law

Clasis Law is one of the leading full-service Indian law firms which provide speedy services while upholding the law and following every regulation in the book. The firm is recognized as highly professional and process-driven, with the necessary systems and infrastructure to provide hassle-free services to clients. It has an established capability and operational ability to advise clients across borders through its vibrant network of international law firms located around the globe, including in some of the most difficult jurisdictions in the world. The firm's clients range from Fortune 500 companies to SMEs and small businesses. In addition, it provides specialized services to international SMEs that choose India as their preferred investment destination.

Nihal Shaikh

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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