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SHRIKANT PARESHNATH HATHI

 
SHRIKANT PARESHNATH HATHI (Dr)
Managing & Practicing Partner
 
 
 
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
   
OFFICE : Mumbai, INDIA
PRACTISING SINCE 1992
EXPERTISE + Admiralty, Shipping and Maritime
+ Projects and Infrastructure
+ Oil, Gas, Energy and Mining
+ Insurance and P & I Clubs
+ Dispute Resolution
   
BILLING RATES Competitive and Reasonable
 
 

Shrikant Hathi is listed in the elite "Leading lawyers" list as “Leading Individual”, by Legal 500 since 2005

Shrikant Hathi is ‘smart, quick, and delivers outstanding results’
                    - Legal500

Shrikant Hathi ‘stand-out’ for shipping work
                    - Legal500

Shrikant Hathi ‘best of the best’ for shipping work
                    - Worldlawyers.NET

Shrikant Hathi- Leading Shipping & Maritime Lawyer in India
                    - Asia Law Profiles

Shrikant Hathi- World's Leading Lawyer (Shipping & Maritime) since 2005
                    - Euromoney Expert Guides
 
Shrikant Hathi- World's Leading Lawyer (International Trade and Shipping- Shipping & Maritime)
                    - Euromoney Expert Guides
 
Shrikant Hathi- World's Leading Lawyer (Emerging Market Practitioner- Shipping & Maritime)
                    - Euromoney Expert Guides
 
Shrikant Hathi- World's Leading Lawyer (Energy & Natural Resources Lawyers)
                    - Euromoney Expert Guides
 
Shrikant Hathi is listed in the elite “Leading lawyers” list as “Leading Individual” by Legal 500 for the year 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12.

Shrikant Hathi- Leading Energy & Natural Resources Lawyer in India
                    - Asia Law Profiles

Shrikant Hathi- World's Leading Lawyer (Energy & Natural Resources) since 2007
                    - Euromoney Expert Guides

Shrikant Hathi is strong in shipping with clarity of mind and professional expertise
                    - Lloyd’s List

Brus Chambers, Advocates & Solicitors has been recommended as a 'Top Tier Law Firm' in Shipping practice area by Legal500 since 2010

‘..has really started to make waves in recent years.’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2004/2005

‘pragmatic, resourceful and professional team.’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/2006

‘solid shipping practice’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2006/2007

‘..is a dominant force within Indian admiralty, maritime and shipping market’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2007/2008

‘..has distinguished strengths in shipping claims’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2008/2009

‘..the firm has a dedicated shipping practice that covers disputes, transactional matters and finance’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2008/2009

‘..is widely respected for its wet and dry shipping expertise’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2009/2010

‘extremely good for shipping work’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2010/2011

‘Shrikant Hathi gives effective assistance to shipping industry’
                    -Trade Winds
 

 
Shrikant Hathi 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 maritime disputes and transactional work, is renowned for his expertise in wet and dry shipping advice also advises on upstream exploration and production sector in oil and gas also handle projects including energy, infrastructure and mining. Shrikant Hathi is also considered a dominant presence for project work in infrastructure, construction, oil, gas, energy, mining and property.

He is consistently ranked by Legal500 as leading individual for shipping work (since 2005/2006). Euromoney Expert Guides have also consistently ranked Mr. Shrikant Hathi since 2005 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” and 'Ship Arrest in India and Admiralty Laws of India', these books can be located at www.maritimepractice.com and www.admiraltypractice.com  respectively.  

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, banks, financial institutions and mortgagors, 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 'Ship Arrest in India and Admiralty Laws of India';
Co-author of the book ‘Upstream exploration of Oil’;
Co-author of the book ‘Doing business in 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
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: Awarded by India Business Law Journal as the best shipping lawyer.
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 for shipping work in India
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: Awarded by India Business Law Journal as the best shipping lawyer.
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 for shipping work in India
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
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

 

 

 

 
 

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