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Kingshuk Banerjee

Kingshuk Banerjee

, Mumbai

Partner | Dispute Resolution


  • BLS., LL.B., Government Law College, Mumbai (2009)

Kingshuk Banerjee is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice group in the Mumbai office.  Kingshuk acts for and advises clients in a variety of commercial, corporate, and contractual disputes. He has represented clients in disputes arising out of complex commercial contracts, M&A transactions, shareholders’ and joint venture agreements, private investments, maritime and shipping disputes, insurance claims, international trade, construction contracts and real estate transactions.

Kingshuk focusses on arbitrations and related proceedings in Indian and foreign courts. He regularly appears before domestic and international arbitration tribunals. He has led and appeared in arbitrations administered under the rules of SIAC, ICC, LCIA, MCIA, ICA, LMAA, SCMA, WIPO as well as ad-hoc arbitrations seated in and outside India.

Kingshuk is regarded as a leading arbitration practitioner. He has received the Lexology Client Choice Award for his arbitration practice in 2021 and 2022. He is also ranked and recommended by Benchmark Litigation, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Most recently, Kingshuk has been selected by Who’s Who Legal (WWL)’s independent research as being among the highest-ranked Lawyer's in WWL: Arbitration 2024 in association with GAR


Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • Bombay Incorporated Law Society
  • Bombay Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)

Recognition and Accomplishment


  • Ranked by Who’s Who Legal as a Future Leader in Arbitration
  • Ranked by Chambers & Partners for arbitration and dispute resolution
  • Ranked “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation
  • Winner of the 2021 and 2022 Lexology Client Choice Awards for Arbitration and ADR in India – October 2021 and 2022

Representative Matters

Kingshuk Banerjee has represented and advised the following clients

A Singapore seated international arbitration administered by and under the rules of SIAC

The client is a Singapore based group in the financial services sector. The dispute arose out of an investment agreement entered with a Hong Kong registered entity promoted by two Indian residents. The main hearing, which was conducted remotely, concluded recently and an award is awaited.

A Singapore seated international arbitration administered by SIAC under the LCIA Rules

The client is an Indian entity known for hydro mechanical equipment and turnkey solutions for hydropower and irrigation projects. The dispute related to an irrigation project in Rwanda. The substance of the dispute was governed by Rwandan law. Though LCIA Rules applied, SIAC administered the arbitration based on the parties’ agreement. The main hearing, which was conducted remotely, concluded recently and an award is awaited

A London seated international arbitration administered by and under the rules of LCIA

The client is one of India’s leading retail and fashion conglomerates and the counter party, a leading footwear manufacturer based out of North America. The dispute arose out of a Joint Venture Agreement between the parties and related to a contested expert determination process. The dispute was amicably settled in the course of the arbitration.

A Singapore seated international arbitration administered by and under the rules ICC

The client was a high networth Indian Industrialist who was defending a claim filed by a SEBI registered foreign venture capital investor based out of Mauritius. The claim was successfully defended and ultimately dismissed by the Tribunal.

Representing a Malaysian entity active in the waste management sector

Reliefs sought and successfully obtained were in aid of an international arbitration seated in Singapore

Currently representing a leading real estate developer in India

In an arbitration against a joint venture partner, also a Mumbai based developer

Representing a leading Mumbai based beverage manufacture

In arbitrations against franchisee partners and sub-contractors

Representing the owner of leading chain of multiplexes

In an arbitration against a government owned insurance company. The dispute stems from a loss of revenue claim.

Representing a UK based multinational bank

In recovery proceedings against an Indian Public Sector Undertaking and an insurance company

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