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Nishant Menon

Nishant Menon

Senior Partner

Expertise

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Arbitration
Co-Chair
Insolvency & Bankruptcy
Co-Chair
Oil & Gas
Co-Chair
Aviation Group
Member
Dispute Resolution Group
Member
Restructuring & Insolvency Group
Member
Profile
Nishant Menon is a Senior Partner in the Delhi office of the Firm. He is a key member of the Firm's disputes resolution practice group.

Nishant has a rich and diversified experience spanning over 19 years in the field of litigation & alternate dispute resolution. His practice includes civil litigation, corporate commercial litigation and alternate dispute resolution.

During the course of his extensive career at the Bar, Nishant has appeared in numerous domestic and international arbitration cases ranging from complex & intricate construction contracts, offshore marine construction of oil & gas drilling and production platforms, sale of goods, letters of credit, transfer of technology and know-how agreements. Nishant has been credited for adept handling of complex and high-stake international commercial arbitrations for some of the leading public-sector undertakings (PSU) in India. Some of these international arbitration proceedings were conducted before ICC, LCIA and SIAC.

As a litigator, Nishant regularly represents various multinational and domestic corporations as well as multinational and nationalized banks before the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, other state High Courts, National Company Law Tribunal and Statutory Tribunals.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Bar in 1998

Member
Supreme Court Bar Association.
Delhi High Court Bar Association

Education

B.Com, LLB from Delhi University.
Areas of Practice

Corporate & Commercial | Litigation

Articles

Kochhar & Co. India India’s Stand on Emergency Arbitrators and Emergency Awards India’s Stand on Emergency Arbitrators and Emergency Awards
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, October 2021

Author(s) Senior Partner, Nishant Menon and Associate, Nikhil Bhatia The Supreme Court of India on 6th August 2021 in Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC v Future Retail Limited & Others handed down a seminal decision in relation to enforcement of an Emergency Arbitrator’s (“EA”) award. The ruling has great significance as it furthers India’s mission of being a pro-arbitration State where there is greater ease of doing business...

Change of Seat of Arbitration by Mutual Agreement
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, June 2021

The question whether exclusive jurisdiction of an Arbitration proceeding can be vested on the basis of the Seat of Arbitration irrespective of any cause of action having arisen at the place of the said seat has been debated now for some time before various Courts...

COVID-19 – A Force Majeure Event or Simply a Pandemic?
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, October 2020

Introduction What is known to exist but is not visible is surrounded by mystery. It excites the imagination and people spin yarns about it. Though that is not true when it comes to novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”), the outbreak of which has been globally reported, COVID-19 has caused worldwide unprecedented disruptions to business operations; and the commercial turmoil continues...

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