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Kochhar & Co.

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 3IndiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A robust firm, active across the full spectrum of disputes, including complex commercial disputes involving insolvency as well as shareholder disputes and cases concerning investments. Also noted for its handling of employment mandates and additionally active in energy, construction and infrastructure litigation. Also demonstrates expertise in handling banking-related cases. Clients benefit from the team's pan-Indian presence along with its extensive cross-border offering and experience in the High Courts and Supreme Court.

Strengths

A client notes the firm's "strengths are in the prompt response to queries, issues and correspondence, due diligence in matters and meticulous record keeping and documentation."

Another interviewee praises its "very robust partner base with specialisations in diverse areas of law, enabling us to draw on such expertise with ease, whenever the subject at hand so requires."

Work highlights

Acted for Afcons Infrastructure on a dispute with the forest department at the Bombay High Court, which related to a USD65 million order against the client in relation to alleged illegal excavation for a highway infrastructure project.

Notable practitioners

Manish Dembla is described as being "quick to assimilate and organise information and easy to access" by a client. He possesses a broad disputes practice and is a particularly popular choice of counsel for banking clients.

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Dispute Resolution: New Delhi-based


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