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Sanjeev Kapoor

Sanjeev K Kapoor

, New Delhi

Partner | Dispute Resolution


  • LL.B. Himachal Pradesh University, (1996)
  • B.Sc. Himachal Pradesh University, (1993)

Sanjeev Kapoor is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team of Khaitan & Co. Sanjeev, through a rich and diverse practice of over 23 years, has gained invaluable experience in diverse areas of law including constitutional law, laws relating to environment, mining, energy and infrastructure, foreign exchange laws, and general trade and commercial laws. Sanjeev is also a registered Advocate on Record with the Supreme Court of India for over 15 years now.

Sanjeev regularly advises on complex cross border litigations and multi-jurisdictional disputes. He has a wealth of experience in disputes in the private equity and venture capital investment space and in disputes arising out of joint ventures. He has represented clients in banking and securities disputes, disputes arising out of large infrastructure projects and in natural resource and environmental space.

He has assisted and represented clients before various domestic arbitral tribunals, international arbitral tribunals (both institutional and ad hoc) including tribunals constituted under the aegis of ICC, LCIA, SIAC, LMAA as well as under bilateral investment treaties. He has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of commercial and investment arbitrations covering a vast array of issues. He has also successfully assisted clients in proceedings for enforcement of international as well as domestic arbitral awards in India.


Professional Affiliations

  • Supreme Court Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association
  • International Bar Association
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration

Recognition and Accomplishments

  • Asialaw Profile -Distinguished Practitioner  - Dispute Resolution
  • ACQ5  - Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year - India 
  • Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific for “Dispute- Resolution star ” – India
  • Chambers and Partners for “Chambers Global for Dispute Resolution” 
  • Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific for “Commercial Dispute-”– India

Representative Matters

Sanjeev K Kapoor has represented and advised the following clients

Lafarge Group, France and Cement Molins Group, Spain

Advised  the  Supreme Court of India in respect of their trans-border, joint venture, cement project


Advised  in an LCIA arbitration including in the enforcement proceedings before the Delhi High Court to successfully enforce the USD 1.1 billion arbitral award

Indian subsidiary of the London listed metals and mining major, Vedanta

Advised in an arbitration against the Union of India relating to acquisition of a Government Company under the disinvestment process initiated by the Government of India

Bilateral investment

Advised  in a bilateral investment treaty dispute with a private party arising out of the Bilateral Investment Protection Agreement with the Government of Mauritius. 

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