Tenth Edition (2017)

About the Authors

Shrikant Pareshnath HATHI (Dr)
 
BCom, LL.B., LL.M., Solicitor (India & United Kingdom)., Ph.D
Advocate Bombay High Court
Solicitor, Bombay Incorporated Law Society
Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India
Solicitor, England and Wales (Non-Practising)
 
EMAIL : shrikant@bruschambers.com
TELEPHONE : +91-22-22659969
MOBILE : +91 976 9946865
MOBILE : +91-902 9946866
   
OFFICE : Mumbai, INDIA
PRACTISING SINCE 1992
EXPERTISE + Admiralty and Shipping
+ Projects
+ Insurance and P & I Clubs
+ Dispute Resolution
   
BILLING RATES Competitive and Reasonable
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Shrikant Hathi practices shipping law, is a good strategist and has excellent reputation in shipping and project works amongst international clients and legal peers for many years. He covers all aspects of admiralty, shipping and projects work with a particular focus on admiralty ship arrest and all aspects of shipping disputes and transactional work, is renowned for his expertise in dry and wet shipping advice also advises on upstream exploration and production sector in oil and gas also handle projects including energy, infrastructure and mining.

He is consistently ranked by Legal500 as leading individual for shipping work (since 2004/2005). Euromoney Expert Guides, shiparrest.co.in, Worldlawyers.NET have also consistently ranked Mr. Shrikant Hathi as Worlds Leading Lawyer’s for Shipping & Maritime and also for Energy & Natural Resource Lawyers.

He is also the co-author of the book “Maritime Practice in India”, this book can also be located at www.maritimepractice.com.  

In Admiralty, Maritime & Shipping matters he advises on ship arrest, all types of shipping disputes representing owners, charterers, suppliers, repairers, cargo owners and their insurers, including P & I clubs and conducts litigation and arbitration., disputes and claims, including casualties, collision, limitation of liability, cargo, unpaid dues, charter party, jurisdiction, conflict of laws, bill of lading, carriage of goods, contract conditions, fire, liens, general average, containers, recoveries, subrogation, casualties, freight forwarders liabilities, multimodal and unimodal, insurance and reinsurance, commercial disputes and advise on financing international trade through letter of credit, bills of exchange and other methods, preparing standard conditions of sale and advise on trade in commodities of all kinds, advising on the terms of contracts, In transactional work he handles all aspects of ship finance, negotiation, bid preparation, sale, purchase and registration. In projects he advises on upstream exploration and production sector in oil and gas also handle projects including energy, infrastructure and mining.

Career & Education
LL.B from Government Law College, Mumbai;
LL.M from Government Law College, Mumbai;
Admitted as Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa (1992);
Admitted as Solicitor with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society, (2002);
Admitted as Advocate on Record (AOR) with the Supreme Court of India (2004);
Admitted as Solicitor with the Solicitors Regulation Authority, United Kingdom (2010);
Advocate Bombay High Court and Supreme Court of India;
Solicitor, England and Wales (Non-Practising);
Graduated in Doctorate Program with major in Law Enforcement

Successfully completed solicitors examination through Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (OXILP) (Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University) and is enrolled with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), United Kingdom as a solicitor. Since he is practicing law in India, he is a non-practicing solicitor in United Kingdom.

Successfully completed 'Justice', a course of study offered by Harvard University under the guidance of Prof. Michael J. Sandel, Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he teaches political philosophy.

Successfully completed 'Age of Globalization', a course of study offered by University of Texas at Austin under the guidance of Dr. John Hoberman, he is a Professor of Germanic languages within the Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, he has taught courses on sport and politics at Harvard University, the University of Chicago also

Article ship for Solicitor with Little & Co, Solicitors;
Solicitor Assistant with Little & Co, Solicitors;
Partner with Brus Chambers, Solicitors;

Co-author of the book ‘Maritime Practice in India’;
Co-author of the book ‘Upstream exploration of Oil’;
Co-author of the book ‘Doing business in India’;
Co-author of the book 'Ship Arrest in India and Admiralty Laws of India'

Languages
English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and French.

Member
Admitted as Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa;
Admitted as Solicitor with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society,;
Admitted as Advocate on Record (AOR) with the Supreme Court of India;
Admitted as Solicitor with the Solicitors Regulation Authority, United Kingdom.

Professional Achievements
2015/16: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2015/16: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2015/16: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2015/16: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2015/16: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for shipping work.
2015/16: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources.
2015/16: Ranked by Global Law Experts
2015/16: Ranked by shiparrest.co.in as the best shipping lawyer.
2014/15: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2014/15: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2014/15: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2014/15: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2014/15: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for shipping work.
2014/15: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources.
2014/15: Ranked by Global Law Experts
2014/15: Ranked by shiparrest.co.in as the best shipping lawyer.
2013/14: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2013/14: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2013/14: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2013/14: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2013/14: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for shipping work.
2013/14: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources.
2013/14: Ranked by Global Law Experts
2013/14: Ranked by shiparrest.co.in as the best shipping lawyer.
2012/13: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2012/13: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2012/13: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2012/13: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2012/13: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for shipping work.
2012/13: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources.
2012/13: Ranked by Global Law Experts
2012/13: Ranked by shiparrest.co.in as the best shipping lawyer.
2011/12: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2011/12: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2011/12: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2011/12: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2011/12: Awarded by India Business Law Journal as the best shipping lawyer.
2011/12: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for shipping work.
2011/12: Ranked by Asia Law Profiles as Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources.
2011/12: Ranked by Global Law Experts
2011/12: Awarded by India Business Law Journal as the best shipping lawyer.
2010/11: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2010/11: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2010/11: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2009/10: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2010/11: Awarded by India Business Law Journal as the best shipping lawyer.
2009/10: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2009/10: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2009/10: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2009/10: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2009/10: Awarded by India Business Law Journal as the best shipping lawyer.
2008/09: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2008/09: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2008/09: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2008/09: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2008/09: Awarded by India Business Law Journal as the best shipping lawyer.
2007/08: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2007/08: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2007/08: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2007/08: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources.
2006/07: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2006/07: President of Worldlawyers.NET
2006/07: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2006/07: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources
2005/06: Ranked by Legal500 as Leading Individual for shipping work in India
2005/06: Recommended by Worldlawyers.NET for shipping work
2005/06: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for shipping and maritime
2005/06: Ranked by Euromoney Expert Guides as World Leading Lawyer for oil and natural resources


 

Binita Shrikant HATHI (Ms)
 
BCom, LL.B., LL.M., Solicitor (India)
Advocate Bombay High Court
Solicitor, Bombay Incorporated Law Society
Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India
 
EMAIL : binita@bruschambers.com
TELEPHONE : +91-22-22659969
MOBILE : +91 976 9946864
FAX : +91 809 7615945
   
OFFICE : Mumbai, INDIA
PRACTISING SINCE 1994
EXPERTISE + Admiralty and Shipping
+ Litigation and Arbitration
+ Projects and Infrastructure
+ Insurance and P & I Clubs

 
Binita Hathi practices shipping law, specialising in dispute resolution, marine insurance, shipping and admiralty, has extensive experience in resolving international and domestic client disputes through litigation and arbitration and is also known for negotiating amicable settlement between parties and contractual skills for projects on ports, dredging and shipping. She has ‘sound knowledge’ and offers ‘practical solutions’ to clients, and has notable expertise in commercial-related litigation and arbitration matters, the latter being a major focus, and is praised for her multijurisdictional reach. Her strength in shipping, projects, and commercial dispute are leveraged in settling-related disputes.

She is also the co-author of the book “Maritime Practice in India”, this book can also be located at www.maritimepractice.com.  

In Admiralty, Maritime & Shipping matters she advises on ship arrest, international and domestic arbitration; ship finance; ship registration; mortgage; construction of ships, rigs; admiralty ship arrest or release; establishing business in India; protection & indemnity settlement; ship purchase or sale; lay time and demurrage disputes; commercial disputes; commodity disputes; foreign investments in India; international joint ventures; incorporation of shipping companies and offshore companies; letter of credit; bill of exchange; carriage of goods; recoveries; general average; insurance and reinsurance, cargo claims, short landing.

Career & Education
LL.B from Government Law College, Mumbai (1994);
LL.M from Government Law College, Mumbai (1996);
Admitted as Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa (1994);
Admitted as Solicitor with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society, (2000);
Admitted as Advocate on Record (AOR) with the Supreme Court of India (2004);
Advocate Bombay High Court and Supreme Court of India;

Article ship for Solicitor with Desai & Diwanji, Solicitors;
Advocate Assistant with Hariani & Co;
Advocate Assistant with Bhatt & Saldanha;
Solicitor/Advocate Assistant with Mulla & Mulla, Craigie, Blunt & Caroe
Partner with Brus Chambers

Co-author of the book ‘Maritime Practice in India’;
Co-author of the book ‘International Arbitration and Litigation
Co-author of the book 'Ship Arrest in India and Admiralty Laws of India'

Languages
English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali.

Member
Admitted as Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa;
Admitted as Solicitor with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society,;
Admitted as Advocate on Record (AOR) with the Supreme Court of India;

 


 
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