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Nishant Menon

Senior Partner
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Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants

New Delhi, India
    Local Time: Sunday 20:05

Practice Expertise

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Aviation

Areas of Practice

  • Arbitration
  • Aviation
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation

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WSG Leadership

  • Aviation Group - Member
  • Dispute Resolution Group - Member
  • Restructuring & Insolvency Group - Member

Profile

Nishant is a Senior Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice group. He is a seasoned arbitration specialist focusing on complex and high-value disputes, notably claims in delay and breach in construction contracts, oil and gas contracts, supply contracts and transfer of technology.

Nishant has extensively acted for Indian public sector undertakings (PSU) in international and domestic commercial arbitrations involving claims in excess of INR 1000 crores. He has also represented prominent domestic and foreign clients (including several Fortune Global 500 cos.) on post M&A, joint venture, and shareholder disputes, before the world's leading arbitration centers, including Singapore and London.

In addition to his arbitration practice, Nishant regularly handles complex civil, commercial, and regulatory matters in various courts across the country. He regularly appears before various Statutory Tribunals, State High Courts, and the Supreme Court of India.

Bar Admissions
Bar Council of Delhi, 1998

Education
LL.B, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi, 1998

Areas of Practice

  • Arbitration
  • Aviation
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Recognised among India's 'Top 100 Lawyers' by FORBES Legal Powerlist 2020; felicitated for expertise in Litigation & Arbitration

Recommended Lawyer for Dispute Resolution and Aviation Law by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

Recommended lawyer for Aviation Law (including Aerospace & Defence) and Dispute Resolution by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022

Articles

Additional ArticlesCOVID-19 : A Force Majeure Event Or Simply A Pandemic?, Mondaq, April 2020

Has Supreme Court Taken A Step Back In Its Recent Judgment In "Nafed Vs. Alimenta S.A."?, Livelaw.in, May 2020

India's Stand on Emergency Arbitrators and Emergency Awards

India: Change of Seat of Arbitration by Mutual Agreement

India's Stand on Emergency Arbitrators and Emergency Awards

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