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Arbitration

Our Arbitration teams contest international and domestic commercial arbitrations before institutional and ad-hoc forums. We have successfully obtained favourable arbitration awards for clients in high stake matters. Our arbitration lawyers represent companies in FIDIC disputes, EPC disputes, Turnkey Projects, Concession Agreements and Public Private Partnership model disputes. Our arbitration practitioners have successful track record in enforcement of domestic and foreign arbitration awards. We have developed speciality in disputes in Contracts with Government Authorities, Consulting Agreements, Construction Projects, Building Contracts, and Road Construction etc.

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Ansal Buildwell Ltd (ABL) – Represented the realty major in contractual disputes with various Government Authorities. Representing ABL in arbitration proceedings and before different High Courts to challenge awards.

Denel (SOC) Ltd. – Represented the South African Government owned Defence Company in multifarious arbitration proceedings involving contractual disputes with Government of India. Also, set precedents by getting removed Government nominated arbitrators. Received the arbitral award in an International arbitration in favour of the client involving claims worth USD 2.8 million (Rs. 18.6 crore) against Ministry of Defense, Govt. of India. The arbitral tribunal consisting of two retired Supreme Court judges and one arbitrator from Singapore also rejected the counter claims worth USD 0.4million (Rs. 2.6 crore).

Dragon Treasure Shipping Limited – Assisted in the execution of the foreign awards passed against an Indian company for recovery of awarded amounts in an ICC Arbitration. The firm is also representing the client in the arbitration proceedings filed by opponent challenging the arbitral awards, pending before the High Court of Judicature at Bombay.

IJM Corporation Berhad – Represented the client in arbitrations with North Delhi Municipal Corporation for contractual disputes involving claims and counter claims worth US$* 150 million (Rs. 1000 crore).

IJM Infrastructure (India) Limited – Assisted the client in a matter involving the appointment of the arbitrator by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation before the Delhi High Court.

Jengan Establishment U.A.E– Represented the client in arbitration as well as before the Court in action against the Indian Partner for mismanagement of funds of the Indian Joint Venture. JJ Patel v. NHAI – Successfully defended NHAI in a Sec Arbitral Award holding the Claimant NHAI’s failure to prove their claim of US $1.69 million ( Rs.11 crore) towards Pilferage in Toll collection by the Contractor. The Delhi High Court set aside the encounter claims of the contractor allowed by AT.

McGrawHill Education India Pvt. Ltd., New Holland Fiat India Ltd., Sharp Business Systems – Advised and assisted the client in dealership agreements related arbitrations with clients and dealers across the country. Also handling issues related to the recovery of dues, property, lease, house tax, stamp duty and other local laws including civil and criminal suits, dishonour of cheques, and consumer matters across fora

Punj Lloyd – Advised and assisted the client in various ongoing arbitrations and litigations related to construction and infrastructure projects pan India involving stakes of more than US$ 60 million (Rs. 400 crore). Recently, represented the client before Supreme Court of India in a Special Leave Petition filed by the West Bengal Medical Services Corporation Ltd. We obtained immediate relief for the client wherein an order of payment of US$ 2.85 million (Rs. 19 crore) was made despite the pendency of arbitration proceedings between the parties. Raised the dispute with claims amounting to US$ 37.95 million (Rs. 253 crore) (approx) filed before the Arbitral Tribunal on behalf of Punj Lloyd – Sembawang-Sembawang (India)-Joint Venture against the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited Counter Claim raised by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited for an amount of US$ 18 million (Rs. 120 crore) (approx) pending adjudication before the Arbitral Tribunal.

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One couldn’t have asked for a better law firm or attorney. Singhania and Partners have a robust pan-India presence. I would recommend this firm for their professionalism, honesty, integrity, transparency and much-valued partnership.

– Kumar Subir Ranjan, Punj Lloyd

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