Kingshuk is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice group in the Mumbai office. He is a qualified Solicitor registered with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society. With over a decade in the profession, Kingshuk specializes in a variety of commercial and contractual disputes. He has led and appeared in arbitrations administered under the rules of SIAC, ICC, LCIA, SCMA, WIPO as well as ad-hoc arbitrations. Kingshuk also regularly appears in various courts and tribunals in India.
Kingshuk has represented clients in disputes arising out of M&A transactions, international/ domestic joint ventures, investor-promoter agreements, expert determinations, maritime disputes, construction contracts, recovery of debts, intellectual property rights, insurance claims and real estate development and transactions.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- Bombay Incorporated Law Society
- Bombay Bar Association
- International Bar Association (IBA)
- Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)
- Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)
Kingshuk Banerjee has represented and advised the following clients
A Singapore seated international arbitration administered by and under the rules of SIAC
The client is a Singapore based group in the financial services sector. The dispute arose out of an investment agreement entered with a Hong Kong registered entity promoted by two Indian residents. The main hearing, which was conducted remotely, concluded recently and an award is awaited.
A Singapore seated international arbitration administered by SIAC under the LCIA Rules
The client is an Indian entity known for hydro mechanical equipment and turnkey solutions for hydropower and irrigation projects. The dispute related to an irrigation project in Rwanda. The substance of the dispute was governed by Rwandan law. Though LCIA Rules applied, SIAC administered the arbitration based on the parties’ agreement. The main hearing, which was conducted remotely, concluded recently and an award is awaited
A London seated international arbitration administered by and under the rules of LCIA
The client is one of India’s leading retail and fashion conglomerates and the counter party, a leading footwear manufacturer based out of North America. The dispute arose out of a Joint Venture Agreement between the parties and related to a contested expert determination process. The dispute was amicably settled in the course of the arbitration.
A Singapore seated international arbitration administered by and under the rules ICC
The client was a high networth Indian Industrialist who was defending a claim filed by a SEBI registered foreign venture capital investor based out of Mauritius. The claim was successfully defended and ultimately dismissed by the Tribunal.
Representing a Malaysian entity active in the waste management sector
Reliefs sought and successfully obtained were in aid of an international arbitration seated in Singapore
Currently representing a leading real estate developer in India
In an arbitration against a joint venture partner, also a Mumbai based developer
Representing a leading Mumbai based beverage manufacture
In arbitrations against franchisee partners and sub-contractors
Representing the owner of leading chain of multiplexes
In an arbitration against a government owned insurance company. The dispute stems from a loss of revenue claim.
Representing a UK based multinational bank
In recovery proceedings against an Indian Public Sector Undertaking and an insurance company
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News and Events
Kingshuk Banerjee has featured in the following news and webinars
Does a Right to a Physical Hearing Exist in International Arbitration? The Indian position
Khaitan & Co Webinar | What Indian Companies need to know about International arbitration?
Impact of Covid 19 on contracts: “Outs” under Indian contract law and considerations in M&A transactions
Impact of COVID19 on functioning of the Indian Judiciary - Weekly Update on Virtual Courts (12.4.2020 – 20.4.2020)
Khaitan & Co Webinar | Virtual Courts in the Wake of COVID-19 – Practitioners’ Perspectives
Impact of COVID19 Pandemic Potential Outs from commercial contracts and contractual considerations in relation to MA transactions
Plea Of Adverse Possession – A Shield As Well As A Sword, Clarifies Supreme Court
Dispute Resolution, White Collar Crime, International / Domestic Arbitration