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Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants

Nishant Menon

Nishant Menon

Senior Partner

Expertise

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

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

Enforcement of Foreign Awards
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, May 2020

HAS SUPREME COURT TAKEN A STEP BACK IN ITS RECENT JUDGMENT IN “NAFED VS. ALIMENTA S.A.”? The Supreme Court on April 22, 2020 declared a foreign award unenforceable on the ground that one of the provisions of the Agreement in question was hit by Section 32 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 and thus violative of public policy of India. Brief Background: NAFED and Alimenta S.A...

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

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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