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Managing Partner: Sumeet Kachwaha
Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 18
Languages: English, Hindi

Firm Overview:
Founded in 2002, Kachwaha & Partners is a multi-discipline, full service law firm with a focus on dispute resolution and infrastructure projects. The firm’s offices are in Delhi and Mumbai (Bombay) and the firm is capable of handling legal engagements throughout India. The partners and members of the firm are senior professionals with years of experience behind them. They bring the highest level of professional service to clients along with the traditions of the profession, integrity and sound ethical practices.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Anti-Corruption
■ Anti-Dumping
■ Arbitration
■ Banking
■ Competition
■ Construction
■ Contracts
■ Corporate
■ Employment
■ Entertainment
■ Franchising
■ Environment
■ Intellectual
■ Property
■ Infrastructure
■ Joint Ventures
■ Transfer of Technology
■ Litigation
■ Media
■ Mining
■ Procurement
■ Project
■ Financing
■ Securitisation
■ Shipping
■ Structuring
■ Tax
■ Trusts

■ ‘One of the most capable litigation law firms in India’, Kachwaha & Partners’ dispute resolution practice is a clear leader’ Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2013)
■ Declared a ‘Winner’ in the Indian Law Firm Awards by Indian Business Law Journal (Hong Kong) in the category of Arbitration and ADR (2020)
■ “Sumeet Kachwaha is a pre-eminent arbitrator who is called an ‘established litigator and strong advocate’ by interviewees. His counsel is regularly sought by major multinational corporates on contentious mandates, ranging from construction disputes to insolvency litigation.” (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019)
■ ‘Sumeet Kachwaha, head of the litigation and dispute resolution department, is a notable name in arbitration and litigation, and overseas lawyers recommend him “for any India-specific matter, particularly in cases where it’s almost an unsolvable issue”...’Benchmark Asia – Pacific (2013)
■ “Senior partner Sumeet Kachwaha is a standout name in both litigation and arbitration, and one interviewee reveals that ‘he is my first port of call for Indian legal issues’…” (Chambers Asia 2012) – dispute resolution section)
■ ‘Kachwaha & Partners provides ‘outstanding service and great value for money’. Sumeet Kachwaha and Dharmendra Rautray have ‘vast experience and commercial acumen’ and ‘highly qualified litigator’ Ashok Sagar is also recommended...’Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2016)
■ “Of all the firms I’ve used, their advice is the easiest to understand. Outstanding expertise - they know what they are talking about’...” (Chambers Asia 2011)
■ “International counsel are impressed with the lawyers who ‘know their way around a courtroom, and give good input on strategy.’ The ‘proactive and imaginative’ Sumeet Kachwaha is highly rated for both litigation and arbitration.’ He is unflappable, no matter how stressful it gets,’ says interviewees, adding that ‘he is totally straightforward’...” (Chambers Asia 2009)
■ “Sumeet Kachwaha is recommended for his ‘command of the law and utmost integrity.’ Sources add, ‘he is entirely incorruptible – one can trust him with anything’…” (Chambers Global 2008– Dispute Resolution Section)
■ Partner, Dharmendra Rautray – “He has a vast knowledge of Indian law, studies the documentation in detail and is well placed to give sound advice. His strategy in approaching a dispute is on of his strengths.” –Chambers Asia 2018
■ ‘In relation to Kachwaha & Partners disputes team, one client reports ‘I was very impressed with the standard of their work’ and their ‘very clear and succinct opinion’ that were ‘well supported by authorities and reports.’ The turnaround time was ‘extremely good considering the response required from then was often on an urgent basis...’Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2008)

■ Sumeet Kachwaha
Tel: +91 11 4166 1333
Email: [email protected]

■ Dharmendra Rautray
Tel: +91 11 4166 1444
Email: [email protected]

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Kachwaha & Partners rankings

Global Guide 2023
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Dispute Resolution
1 Department
Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution
Band 3
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
1 Ranked Lawyer
Sumeet Kachwaha
Band 1
Dispute Resolution: New Delhi-based
1 Ranked Lawyer
Sumeet Kachwaha
Band 3