About Us

Kachwaha & Partners is a full service law firm, with offices at Delhi and Mumbai (Bombay) and associate lawyers in most major cities of India. The main office of the firm is in New Delhi, conveniently located next to the diplomatic mission area. It is easily accessible from all parts of Delhi as well as its suburbs.

The Partners and members of the firm are senior professionals with years of experience behind them. They bring the highest level of professional service to clients along with the traditions of the profession, integrity and sound ethical practices.

Members of the firm are in tune with the work-culture of international law firms as well as the expectations of large corporate clients. The firm has amongst its clients multi nationals, embassies and leading Indian corporations.

Rankings

Figures in Global Arbitration Review (GAR) 100 list of leading commercial arbitration firms.
Declared a “Winner” by the Indian Business Law Journal in the category of Dispute Resolution regularly.
Founding partner, Sumeet Kachwaha figures in Band One of the arbitration section of Chambers Global and also of Chambers Asia Pacific from 2009 onwards and as a “Leading Individual” in Asia-Pacific Legal 500 in the Dispute Resolution category.

Activities / News

Sumeet Kachwaha’s article on government’s policy on arbitrations published in The Indian Express on 14th June 2024 (View ).
Sumeet Kachwaha’s News X ‘Legally Speaking’ interview on Arbitration telecast on 5th August, 2017 (View ).
Sumeet Kachwaha’s News X ‘Legally Speaking’ interview on Public Interest Litigation telecast on 9th July, 2017 (View ).
The firm organises and conducts an annual all India student essay writing competition on arbitration (Click Here).
The firm conducts the South Asian Regional rounds of the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot (Click Here).

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Results

We had an overwhelming response to our call for Articles this year. The quality of Articles was top notch and it was a tough call to determine the winners. After many rounds of deliberations, we are pleased to announce the results of the 9th Ed. of Arb Excel Essay Writing Competition as follows:

1st Prize: Rs. 1 lakh

Natasha Singh
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
Title: Making a Case for the Unilateral Optional Clause: A Jurisprudential Analysis.

2nd Prize: Rs. 75,000

Tejas Kandalgaonkar
Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai
Title: Admissibility of illegally obtained evidence: Juxtaposing practices followed in Indian judiciary with arbitration.

3rd Prize: Rs. 50,000

Kaushik Chandrasekaran
CHRIST (Deemed to be) University, Bangalore
Title: An Empirical Assessment of the Supreme Court of India’s Approach on Enforcement of Arbitral Awards.

Finalists: Rs. 10,000 (each)

[Finalists shall also be entitled to a book prize]

Sean Taffy McDonald
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bengaluru
Title: Emergency Arbitration: A New Piece in India’s Arbitration Arsenal?

Shreyansh Rathi
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala (Punjab)
Title: Cracking the ESG Conundrum: Is Arbitration the Key to resolution of ESG disputes?

Subhadeepa Sen
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore
Title: Navigating the Murky Waters of Maritime Infrastructure Investment Arbitration in India – Need for a Tailored Mechanism.

Honourable Mentions: Rs. 10,000 (each)

Ahan Gadkari
Jindal Global Law School
Title: Getting a Handle on the Law Governing the Arbitration Agreement in India.

Sneha Bhadauria
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad
Title: A Tale of Two Nations and their Perspective: Comparative Study of India and China’s Attitude towards Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards on Public Policy Ground.

Ruchika Chaurasia
Delhi Metropolitan Education, affiliated with GGSIPU
Title: The future of Technology in Arbitration: AI and Blockchain.

Congratulations to all the winners!
Congratulations to all the participants as well!