Nand Gopal (N G) Khaitan is a Senior Partner at Khaitan & Co and is based out of Kolkata.
With experience spanning over several decades, NG Khaitan has advised and represented clients on numerous marque transactions in all areas of practice, including arbitration, civil and commercial litigation, competition and anti-trust law, mergers, demergers, foreign investment, infrastructure projects, intellectual property, project finance, real estate, restructuring and taxation. He regularly advises prominent industrial houses and multinational corporations on a plethora of legal matters.
As President of Indian Council of Arbitration, Committee Member of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Vice President of Bharat Chamber of Commerce, he regularly participates as a key speaker on various subjects pertaining to different branches of law. NG Khaitan is an independent director on the board of several large companies, namely India Power Corporation Limited, JK Lakshmi Cement Limited, Mangalam Cement Limited and HSIL Limited.
- Bar Council of West Bengal
- Indian Council of Arbitration, New Delhi
- Bharat Chamber of Commerce, Kolkata
- The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi
Nand Gopal Khaitan has represented and advised the following clients
SREI Venture Capital Limited
Advised on a dispute with United Breweries (Holdings) Limited in relation to sale of Kingfisher shares. This is the only recorded case where a private fund in India was able to recover all of its dues from Kingfisher Airlines in India.
Essar Oil Ltd
Advised on agreements with the West Bengal Government for exploration and production of Coal Bed Methane in West Bengal and in particular the environmental clearances for the same and in several high value disputes in courts and arbitration proceedings arising out of termination of their oil supply agreements with various buyers in India.
Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd
Advised the holding company of the IPL team “Deccan Chargers” on arbitration proceedings in their claim for damages against the Board of Cricket Control of India for over INR 630 crores for illegally terminating Deccan’s IPL franchisee team, “Deccan Chargers”. The advisory team was successful in dismissing BCCI’s application for termination of arbitration proceedings at the very nascent stage of the proceedings.
Vedant Fashions Private Limited (Manyavar) & PS Group Realty Private Limited
Advised on development of a commercial real estate project in New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal.
Advised on coal bed methane project in West Bengal.
JM Financial Credit Solutions Limited
Advised on the project financing of a large integrated township project developed by Mani Square Limited.
Bandhan Bank Limited (BBL)
Advised on investments made by IFC, GIC and SIDBI in BBL.
SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited
Advised on a term loan and LC facility granted to Perpetual Investments for their 50 MW wind power project in Ottapidaram Taluk, Tuticorin District, Tamil Nadu.
United Bank of India
Advised on a term loan facility and guarantee facility granted to Potin Pangin Highway Private Limited to finance the widening of the existing road to two lanes by National Highway standards along with improvement and realignment in Arunachal Pradesh.