Diwakar Maheshwari is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice group in the New Delhi office. Diwakar’s expertise lies in handling complex corporate, commercial, insolvency and bankruptcy and, employment and labour disputes including, domestic and international arbitration.
Diwakar regularly appears before the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, Appellate Tribunals and Tribunals across India. He also advises clients on contentious matters before Courts in International Jurisdiction and international law firms on Indian laws. He is very often consulted for his expertise on strategic and preventive legal advice on complex cases.
Diwakar is an avid writer and his articles on varied commercial legal topics can be read on various local and international publications. His expert legal views are very often quoted in leading business newspapers. Diwakar is regularly invited to deliver talks on various evolving legal topics.
- Mumbai High Court Bar Association
- Supreme Court Bar Association
Diwakar Maheshwari has represented and advised the following clients
BMW AG / BMW India
Represented and advised in litigation across India (Arbitration, Consumer Disputes and White Collar Crime Proceedings in Hyderabad High Court and Preventive Advisory)
Mashreq Bank psc, Dubai / Al Ghurair Group, Dubai
Represented and advised in relation to dispute with their customer based in India (Insolvency proceedings in Calcutta High Court and preventive advisory)
Vossloh Group, Germany
Represented and advised in relation to a much contested shareholders dispute initiated by their Indian Counterpart (Arbitration and related other proceedings in Hyderabad Court)
India Infoline Group
Represented and advised the Group and its Directors before the Trial Court, Delhi High Court as well as Supreme Court of India (White Collar Crime proceedings, Civil proceedings, Arbitration Proceedings) - The Supreme Court in this matter delivered a landmark judgment on the issue of Vicarious liability of Directors in Criminal proceedings
Reliance Broadcast Network Limited
Represented and advised in relation to its ongoing dispute with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (Arbitration proceedings, Civil Proceedings before Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India).
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
Represented in relation to allegations of violation of SEBI Insider Trading regulation pertaining to the USD 4 Billion acquisition of Ranbaxy (Supreme Court of India)
Partner, New Delhi
Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Restructuring & Insolvency