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).

Articles

 

Articles Published by Year

I. INFRASTRUCTURE

Regulatory Framework in Indian airports Construction Law International Journal; Volume 8 Issue 3 [ Pages 9 – 11] 2013
Airport capacity and the Modern Infrastructure Changes Transcript of Talk Delivered in Dublin IBA Conference 2012
Airport Projects in India: Cleared for take – off Construction law International Journal; Volume 3 Number 1 2008
Risk Allocation: Greenfield airports in India The Big Project (Dubai); Issue 8 Pages [70-75] 2007

II. CONSTRUCTION

The International Comparative Legal Guide: Construction & Engineering Global Legal Group, 10th Edn. [Pages 96-104] 2023
The FIDIC Red Book Contract: ‘An International Clause by Clause Commentary ICA Journal, Quarterly Journal, Vol. 218, July – Sept 2023, Pg. 19 – 22 2023

III. ARBITRATION/ DISPUTE RESOLUTION

The Rule Against Bias and the Jurisprudence of Arbitrator’s Independence and Impartiality SIAC – Asian International Arbitration Journal; Volume 17, Issue 2 2021
Pros and cons of foreign seated arbitration India Business Law Journal, Pages [26-27] 2021
India as a Global Destination for International Arbitration: What will it take to reach there? Lexis Nexis,(Pages 16 – 20) 2016
Comments on UNCITRAL Model Law (2006) – Interim Relief TDM 4 (2012) in CILS – 7th Biennial Symposium on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution 2012
The Indian Arbitration Law: Towards a New Jurisprudence Sweet & Maxwell: The International Arbitration Law review; Int A.L.R. 13. 2007
Arbitration Law of India – A Critical Analysis Kluwer: Asia International Arbitrational Journal; Volume 1, Number 2, [Pages 105-126] 2005

IV. ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRATION AWARDS

Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in India Asian International Arbitration Journal; Volume 4, Number 1 [Pages 64 – 82] 2008

V. INVESTMENT ARBITRATION

The White Industries Australia Ltd : India BIT Award – A Critical Assessment LCIA – Arbitration International; Vol. 29; Issue 2; Pages [275-293] 2013
The New Challenges and Opportunities for India in Bilateral Investment Treaties’, Emerging Issues 7117 Lexis Nexis 2013

VI. THIRD PARTY FUNDING

Third-Party Litigation Funding: Overview (India) Thomson Reuters 2023
Litigation Funding Options in India Thomson Reuters 2023

VII. Q&A (ARBITRATION/ DISPUTE RESOLUTION)

The International Comparative Legal Guide: International Arbitration Global Legal Group, 20th Edn. [Pages 81-92] 2023
Dispute Resolution Handbook – Litigation and Enforcement in India: overview 2014/15 Practical Law Company Ltd. 2014
Dispute Resolution 2006/07: Seizing assets Q & A India Practical Law Company Ltd. 2006

VIII. BUSINESS CRIMES

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Business Crimes Global Legal Group; 14th Edn. [Pages 115 – 126] 2023

IX. INSURANCE

India Guide on Insurance Thomson Reuters 2023

X. CROSS BORDER TRADE

Deconstructing the Russia Sanctions and its impact on India Mondaq 2022

XI. PROCUREMENT

Getting the Deal Through: Public Procurement 2018 Getting the Deal Through 2018

XII. CLASS ACTION

India Chapter on Class Actions The Class Actions Law Review (7th edition) 2023

XIII. INTERVIEW

In conversation with Ankit Khushu BW Legal World 2022
In the seat : Sumeet Kachwaha Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre For Arbitration 2012