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Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants

Dhruv Wahi

Dhruv Wahi

Senior Partner

Expertise

  • Arbitration
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  • Labour & Employment

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Dhruv is a Senior Partner in the Firm and heads the firm's Litigation Practice. He has vast experience in general commercial corporate laws, domestic and international arbitration, injunction laws, writs, tenancy laws, real estate laws, family laws, employment laws, labour laws, accident claims, claims and disputes relating to product liability, family laws, intellectual property laws, petition for approval of scheme for amalgamation of companies, winding up of company, insurance laws and maritime laws. During his tenure of more than 26 years in active litigation practice, he has represented various large Indian and multinational corporations, banks, financial institutions, insurance companies and individuals before the various courts, tribunals and foras throughout India.

He is primarily engaged in a variety of litigation before the Supreme Court of India, High Courts, District Courts (both civil and criminal), Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission, National Consumer Disputes and Redressal Commission, New Delhi and the various national, state and district consumer redressal forums.

Dhruv has handled various contentious labour and employment law matters including but not limited to defending suits filed by the employees challenging the termination of their employment and seeking compensation and arrears of their salary apart from reinstatement. He has appeared before the Conciliation Officers, Labour Commissioners, Labour Courts/Tribunals and the Delhi High Court in labour and employment disputes.

He is also representing a major ship building and repair company from Bahrain in a suit instituted on it's behalf under the admiralty jurisdiction of the high court of Mumbai for the arrest of ship and has been successful in procuring the arrest orders. He has represented and safeguarded the interest of some of the largest corporations from Japan, Netherlands, Denmark, Singapore, Canada, Italy, Sweden, India, U.K., Austria, Australia, France and US before various courts.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Bar in 1985.

Member
Delhi High Court Bar Association
New East Delhi Bar Association.
Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

Education

LL.B., University of Gorakhpur.
B.Sc., University of Gorakhpur.
Areas of Practice

Arbitration | Corporate & Commercial | Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) | Labour & Employment | Litigation | Mergers & Acquisitions | Real Estate & Construction

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
Articles

E-Courts: “ A Possible Solution for Pending Litigation Amid COVID-19? ”
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, April 2020

The pandemic of COVID-19 has severely affected functioning of various business activities across the globe and has posed a threat to legal services. The risks to legal services posed by the spread of COVID-19 were highlighted a few weeks back when international law firm Baker McKenzie closed its London office after a staff member was suspected to have been at risk of contracting the novel coronavirus...

Article on Limitation - Impact of Supreme Court's Order of March 23, 2020
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, April 2020

Impact of Supreme Court's order of March 23, 2020 A three-judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court (“the Court”) in the matter of Suo Moto Writ Petition (Civil) No. 3 / 2020 titled as,In Re: Cognizance for Extension of Limitationinitiated suo - moto proceedings on 23.03...

Functioning of Courts in India and Abroad during Covid-19 Pandemic
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, April 2020

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, Kochhar & Co. Delhi   Health and safety are everyone’s priority today as COVID-19’s unprecedented impact continues to grow each day. Needless to say, the outbreak of Covid-19 has left its impact on litigation and arbitration in various ways, ranging from an increased use of remote hearings to general court closures, depending on the countries and institutions concerned...

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