Peshwan Jehangir is a Partner with the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice team. He has vast experience in the field of dispute resolution and has handled various international and domestic arbitration matters and a large variety litigation matters before various courts in India, as well as the securities appellate tribunal, and National Company Law Tribunal / company law board and National Green Tribunal. Apart from the various commercial and contractual disputes he has handled, he also has extensive experience in matters relating to corporate restructuring such as schemes of mergers, demergers, arrangements, reduction in share capital, etc.
Peshwan has represented and advised clients in several criminal matters under various provisions of the Indian penal code, companies act, drugs and cosmetics act, legal metrology act, negotiable instruments act, Maharashtra ownership of flats act and the Andhra Pradesh protection of depositors of financial establishments act.
The clientele Peshwan has represented include various leading multinationals and industrial houses of the country, including government authorities, prominent infrastructure, private equity firms, pharmaceutical, automobile, real estate, hospitality, advertising, public sector undertakings and ship building companies.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- Bombay Bar Association
Peshwan Jehangir has represented and advised the following clients
Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority
Advised in various disputes arising out of the implementation of a Metro railway along the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor, including regarding claims for damages due to delays and costs escalations, fixation of fares for the Metro, as well as various disputes arising out of a shareholder’s agreement entered into between the implementing authority and consortium members
Indian Beauty and Hygiene Association (IBHA)
Challenging the vires of an amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules seeking mandatory marking of cosmetic products with a red or green dot, indicating the source and/or ingredients as vegetarian or non-vegetarian
KPIT Technologies Limited, KPIT Engineering Limited and Birlasoft (India) Limited (Birlasoft
Advised in relation to the Composite Scheme of Arrangement in relation to the merger of Birlasoft (India) Limited with KPIT Technologies Limited and as part of the same scheme, demerger of engineering business of KPIT Technologies Limited into KPIT Engineering Limited.
Advised in relation to the Scheme of Amalgamation in relation to the merger of Bacchus Hospitality Services and Real Estate Private Limited, Metropolis Healthcare (Chandigarh) Private Limited, Metropolis Healthcare (Jodhpur) Private Limited, Final Diagnosis Private Limited, Golwilkar Metropolis Health Services (India) Private Limited with Metropolis Healthcare Limited
Motilal Oswal Securities Limited and Motilal Oswal Financial Services Limited
Advised in relation to the Scheme of Amalgamation in relation to the merger of Motilal Oswal Securities Limited with Motilal Oswal Financial Services Limited
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News and Events
Peshwan Jehangir has featured in the following news and webinars
Lenders free to invoke Personal Guarantees of Corporate Debtor under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
Amendment to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 – Concept of unconditional stay introduced, Schedule pertaining to qualifications of arbitrators deleted and to be replaced with regulations
Out of the box thinking during COVID19 Singapore passes the COVID19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 providing protection against inability to perform certain contracts will India and others follow suit
Are writ petitions against orders passed under Section 37 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 maintainable? - Supreme Court answers
Dispute Resolution, White Collar Crime, International / Domestic Arbitration