PATRON'S

HON'BLE JUSTICE SALEEM MARSOOF

Former Acting Chief Justice of Sri Lanka

He is a Sri Lankan judge and lawyer. He was an acting Chief Justice of Sri Lanka and former President of the Court of Appeal. He is also a non-resident Justice of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Fiji. He joined the Attorney General's Department as a State Counsel, and was promoted as Senior State Counsel in 1983 and appointed to the post of Deputy Solicitor General  in 1993. In 1998 he was made Additional Solicitor General, and in the same year, in recognition of his eminence in the Bar, he was awarded silk and was appointed a President's Counsel. He functioned as the Senior most Additional Solicitor General in-charge of the Civil Division of that Department.

HON'BLE JUSTICE (RETD.) SOUMITRA PAL

Former Justice of Calcutta High Court

He was enrolled as an Advocate on January 21, 1981. He practiced in the Original Side as well as in the Appellate Side of the High Court at Calcutta mainly in Revenue, Service, Education, Electricity, Land, Civil and other matters. He was elevated as a permanent Judge of the Hon'ble High Court at Calcutta on January, 19, 2004. He retired from Calcutta High Court on August 27, 2016. 


INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

THOMAS P VALENTI

He  is an attorney, mediator, arbitrator facilitator and trainer. He has been extensively trained in all aspects of Dispute Resolution. He is a former Board Member of Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI]. He was Co-Leader of the Athens Migration Dialogue Project. He was also involved with the Middle East Peace Initiative working with an Israeli Jewish and Palestinian peace village, Neve Shalom Wahat Al Salam (NSWAS) and its Pluralistic Spirituality Center Project. 


 

ARRAN DOWLING HUSSEY

He is a Barrister and Arbitrator working in Dublin & London. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ('CIArb') 

DEBORAH CIVICO

She is an international law expert and author. She currently works as legal counsel at ProtonMail, a leading IT company based in Geneva, Switzerland. She specializes in a variety of legal topics, from corporate and financial law to international law and human rights. She completed her J.D. degree with honors from the University of Trento, Italy and was previously a delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Committee and other UN Agencies. Her first book, “The Doctrine of Command Responsibility and the Need to Avoid Arbitrary Punishments” was published in January, 2017. 

NATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

VIJAY K SONDHI

CO- FOUNDER & SENIOR PARTNER, LUTHRA & LUTHRA LAW OFFICES

He is the Co-Founder and Senior Partner (Litigation) of Luthra & Luthra, Law Offices and Former Vice Chairman of Bar Council, New delhi. He has 26 years of experience in litigation across globe regards to Indian Law issues. He was rated as one of the India's top 100 lawyers by the Indian business law journal in the year 2016. 

BHARAT CHUGH

Advocate, Supreme Court of India ; Counsel - LUTHRA & LUTHRA LAW OFFICES

Former CivilL Judge, Central District, Tis Hazari Court, Delhi 2016. He is currently advising clients on a variety of issues relating to Commercial litigation, Arbitration, Constitution-Writs, Criminal Law, Extradition, Conflict of Laws, FCRA, Land Acquisition, Public Procurement, Environmental Law and other cases of transborder implications.

GEETA LUTHRA

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India

She is a graduate of Lady Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi with an outstanding academic career. She was awarded InLaks Scholarship and went to Clare College, Cambridge, U.K. where she completed her Masters in Law in the academic year 1981-82. She then pursued her M.Phil in International Relations and wrote a Thesis on Rann of Kutch boundary disputes between India and Pakistan. She specializes in myriad faces of law including International and Commercial Arbitration, Constitutional Law, Conflict Law/Private International. Ms. Luthra has been a Senior Special Counsel for the Union of India/Central Government in the Supreme Court as well as in the High Court. She has defended the Union of India in many arbitration disputes under the Requisition and Acquisition of Immovable Property Act.  

NAVIN KUMAR JAGGI

Advocate, Supreme Court of India; CEO, Navin Kumar Jaggi & Associates and Jaggi Jaggi & Jaggi Associates

He is a Life Member at National Geographic Society,India, Indian Law Institute and Supreme Court Bar Association, India. He is also the International President at Balkan-JI-Bari International New Delhi. He also serves as Patron-in-Chief at Smartpro Foundation and Vice President at Automobile Association of Upper India. He is an Honorary Legal Adviser at Diocese of Delhi, Church of North India. 

AJAR RAB ACIArb

Partner, Rab & Rab Associates LLP, Dehradun

He has graduated from National Law School of India University, Bangalore and completed his masters dual-degree in law and business from Bucerius Law School and WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany. He specializes in international commercial arbitration, transactions, merges and acquisitions and commercial litigation. He has received the certification of an associate from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London. He has previously worked at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas at New Delhi, the Law Commission of India, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, UPCL etc. and is a Policy Consultant for Lexidale, an international policy consulting firm.   

DIVANSHU GUPTA

Associate, CYRIL AMARCHAND MANGALDAS, Mumbai

B.com LL.B (Hons), Gujrat National Law University, Gandhinagar. 

He takes keen interest in deliberating and writing about legal issues and loopholes, affecting things at the ground level on daily basis. 

ASHISH DIXIT

 Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Appointed as Senior Panel Counsel in Supreme Court for representing State of Uttar Pradesh. He has been retained by Delhi Prosecutor Welfare Association. He has a expertise in commercial criminal litigation, white collor crimes with focus on the matters involving Corporate Entitites and its executives and the matters under the Sexual Harrasement Laws and Prevention of Corruption Laws.

NAVEEN DAHIYA

 Partner, UKCA & Partner Advocates and Solictiors

He persued his LL.B (Hons) degree from GGSIP University, Delhi and master’s degree (LL.M) in corporate/business laws from National Law School, Bangalore.  He has vast experience in advising the clients in the areas of corporate commercial laws, real estate, corporate advisory and litigation. His forte lies in the area of corporate restructuring and strategizing investments inbound and outbound.  He has been engaged in number of mergers, restructuring & acquisitions of various MNC's and large corporations in India 

SHUBHAM SRIVASTAVA

Assistant Professor, NUSRL, Ranchi

LL.B. (HONS.)- Faculty of Law, University of Lucknow, Lucknow LL.M. - National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), University of Law, Hyderabad

Ph.D.- Pursuing from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad 

S. MOHAMMED AZAAD

Assistant Professor, Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 

B.A, B.L, Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai ; LL.M (Corporate and Commercial Laws , Nalsar, University of Law, Hyderabad ;  Master of Business Laws (M.B.L.), National Law School of India University, Bangalore ( NLSIU)  

VIVEK MUKHERJEE

Assistant Professor, NALSAR University, Hyderabad

B.A.LL.B (Hons), National Law Institute University, Bhopal  ;PGDM (L.L.M - Human Rights), National Law School of India University, Bangalore

Ph.D (Pursuing), Nalsar, Hyderabad