POONAM DAS (Ms)
MOBILE: +91 902 9946866
OFFICE: Mumbai, INDIA
+ Ship Arrest & Shipping Litigation
+ Crew, Bunker & Maritime Claims
+ Enforcement of Foreign Awards & Judgments
+ Commercial Litigation, Recovery & Claims
+ Charter Party, Bill of Lading & Carriage of Goods
Poonam Das is a legal researcher and a global market analyst specialising on crew and bunker claims within shipping advising crew members for recovery of unpaid crew claims or wages, unpaid master's wages, bunker suppliers on unpaid dues and commercial litigation. She is consistently listed in the 'Next Generation Lawyers' by the Asia Pacific Legal500 for shipping work in India. She works alongside with Dr. Shrikant Hathi and Ms. Binita Hathi. She advises on entire gamut of law for shipping industry. She also specialises in projects and infrastructure; marine insurance and P&I; arbitration and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards; enforcement of foreign court judgments or decree in India, oil, gas, energy, mining and power; commercial arbitration and enforcement of arbitral awards.
She is a very good contract analyst, analysing commercial transactions mainly projects (oil, gas, mining, power, infrastructure, construction) and shipping related work to avoid disputes in a proposed contract or analysing contractual documents in a proposed or on an on-going dispute, analysing the proposed terms or the existing terms of business contract, the task, performance and payment terms to the proposed or existing contract, assisting client in checking the capabilities and credibility's of a deal, assist in the process of negotiation of deals in a proposed contract, detecting and analysing any problem to the proposed contract or to the existing contract, this assist in better strategy be it transactional work or in a dispute resolution.
Successfully completed 'International Law', a course of study offered by Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium under the guidance of Prof. Pierre d Argent a full time Professor at the University of Louvain in Belgium, where he holds the Public International Law Chair. This course covered the entire gamut of International Law, States, International Organisations, United Nations, International Law making, Customary International Law, International Treaties, Unilateral Acts, Soft-Law, Binding force of International Law, Interpreting International Law, Conflicting obligations, Application of International Law, Responsibility and concepts of Internationally wrongful Act, Attribution, Responsibilities, Counter measures, Pacific Settlement Disputes, Arbitration, International Court of Justice Jurisdiction and Procedure, International Criminal Court, International Immunities et al.
'Guides you to the right path with good research work'
- Lloyds List
'Strong researchical and analytical mind'
'With her analytical mind she can put the opponent under attack in such a way that the opponent has no legal move. 'Checkmating the opponent' is a simple task for her'
'Poonam Sharma Baloni is quick in P&I settlements'
'Poonam Sharma Baloni, assisting to the right path and a definitive guide to entertainment industry'
Poonam Sharma Baloni is a practical person with analytical mind for infrastructure and construction legal work'
- Projects Monitor
'Poonam Sharma Baloni has solid understanding on arbitration, enforcement of foreign arbitral award and judgment decree'