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- 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 M&A transactions, shareholders’ agreements, international joint ventures, foreign private investments, recovery of debts, insurance claims, maritime claims, construction contracts and real estate transactions.
Kingshuk primarily 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, SCMA, WIPO as well as ad-hoc arbitrations.
Kingshuk is recognized 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 Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation.
- 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
- Winner of the 2021 and 2022 Lexology Client Choice Awards for Arbitration and ADR in India
- Ranked in two consecutive years by Chambers & Partners for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (2021 and 2022)
- Ranked “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation – 2021 and 2022
- Recommended lawyer by Legal 500 for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (2021)
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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Dispute Resolution, International / Domestic Arbitration, Real Estate