Dispute resolution

The dispute resolution group at IndusLaw comprises seasoned professionals handling all matters of corporate litigation and arbitration. The firm features strong, stable and competent litigation teams equally across all offices to provide true pan-Indian service. IndusLaw has offices in Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai. The advocacy-focused team handles a diverse range of matters, such as international and domestic arbitrations, commercial disputes, intellectual property, real estate, insolvency, writ petitions, constitutional law, recovery suits, public interest litigations and pro bono work. At present, the lawyers are handling about 2,000 live cases before different courts and judicial forums.

Nine partners lead the litigation and dispute resolution department, including noted lawyers Amit Jajoo, Mayank Mishra, Palecanda Chinnappa, Sushmita Gandhi, Padmaja Kaul, Shabbeer Ahmed and Sourasubha Ghosh. There are more than 40 disputes-dedicated associates across the three offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

The team represented DBS Bank India in various disputes against Religare Finvest, and acted for JC Flowers Asset Reconstruction Private in a transfer petition filed against Vadraj Cements. In an arbitration highlight, the team successfully represented Cyient in a service agreement dispute with Accenture Solutions. Indian Explosive instructed the IndusLaw lawyers for its arbitration against Siby Mining Infrastructure in relation to unreceived payments after the completion of certain works for a Hyderabad construction project.

Key clients of the disputes group include an enviable range of domestic and international conglomerates and financial institutions such as Arvind Mills, BGR Energy Systems, Big Basket, DBS, Diageo, Finolex Cables, ICICI Bank, JM Financial, Mahindra & Mahindra, PhonePe, Tata Communications, Unacademy, West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation and Yes Bank.

Client feedback

“Provided professional legal advisory and consultation for our case.”– Banking and financial services

We liked that they had distinct teams for all sectors.” – Bankruptcy

“Our experience has been good in whatever we have brought to them.” – Commercial and transactions

“Very solid at litigation at the NCLT and high courts.” – Banking and financial services

“IndusLaw is very professional and meticulous in its approach. They demonstrated confidence, commanded respect, and presented arguments with proficiency that made the arbitrator take each utterance seriously. Throughout the arbitration, it was evident that he had a deep understanding of the law and a gift for persuasively presenting the case.” – Government and regulatory

Shabbeer Ahmed

“Great turnaround time and knowledge.”

“Excellent legal knowledge, approachability, understanding and depth of knowledge.”

Palecanda Chinnappa

“His legal expertise, dedication and unwavering commitment to us has consistently impressed me. Chinnappa possesses a remarkable ability to navigate complex legal matters. This was made evident to us during our interactions with him on our case, which encompassed legal, regulatory and practical considerations. He has always provided clear and accessible guidance to us and has simplified legal decision-making for people who do not have a background in law. His compassion and empathy make him stand out in the legal profession.”

“Palecanda Chinnapa has a deep understanding of law and great analytical skills. He has excellent problem-solving abilities and communication skills.”

“He manages his team very well.”

“Throughout the entire arbitration process that lasted three years, Chinnappa displayed a remarkable ability to analyse the intricacies of the case and develop a strategic approach for both our defence and counterclaims. On several occasions, he has burnt the midnight oil before we could develop a strategy and found evidence that mattered from among several thousand pieces of correspondence and technical reports.”