Ravitej Chilumuri is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group in the Mumbai office. Ravitej has significant experience in corporate commercial litigation, with a focus on arbitration, debt recovery and insolvency matters as well as pre-litigation advisory. He has appeared in matters before multiple High Courts, the NCLAT and NCLT. His expertise also extends to international arbitrations, administered by ICC, FOSPA etc., as well as ad-hoc domestic arbitrations.
He has advised and represented international and domestic clients that span across sectors such as private equity, real estate, infrastructure & construction, mining, oil & gas, NBFC’s, banks & other financial institutions, government entities, PSUs etc.
- Bar Council of West Bengal
- Young MCIA
Ravitej Chilumuri has represented and advised the following clients
Aditya Birla Finance Limited
Advised Aditya Birla Finance Limited and other large creditors in respect of defaults committed by IL&FS and its group entities in parallel proceedings before the Delhi High Court, National Company Law Tribunal and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal.
JM Financial Asset Reconstruction Company Private Limited
Advised JM Financial Asset Reconstruction Company Private Limited in successfully challenging an order passed by SEBI in the Securities Appellate Tribunal in connection with the proposed asset sale by Hotel Leelaventures Limited (Hotel Leela) was a related party transaction, and that JMFARC ought to be restrained from voting on such transaction by virtue of it being a related party.
India Infoline Finance Limited
Advised India Infoline Finance Limited on applications under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 filed against a real estate group for the debts due to the client. Further, represented the client in multi-party negotiations involving creditors and stake holders to reach a comprehensive settlement.
Essar Offshore Services Limited
Advised Essar Offshore Services Limited before the Bombay High Court in the Application filed under Section 9 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 arising out a foreign award wherein certain interim reliefs inter alia, attachment of the an oil rig located within Indian waters was sought against the client;
Patel Engineering Limited
Advised Patel Engineering Limited, a major Indian construction and infrastructure services company, in an arbitration against a JV partner in connection with a residential project in Mumbai.
Patel Engineering Limited
Advised Patel Engineering Limited, in an arbitration arising out of a contract for construction of a residential project in Bengaluru.
National Petroleum Construction Company
Advised National Petroleum Construction Company, a UAE Public Joint Stock Company, in connection with unpaid debts arising out of a services contract.
Advised Assa Abloy, the UK arm of a global lock and security solutions company in relation to disputes with its Indian distributor.
British Channel Island Trust
Advised a British Channel Island Trust, in connection with debts due from an India listed company undergoing corporate insolvency resolution process.
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