Archit is a Senior Associate (Foreign Qualified) in the Dispute Resolution group.

Archit specialises in international trade disputes, having previously worked as a dispute resolution lawyer at a leading law firm in Singapore and litigated in India.

His experience covers charter-party and bills of lading disputes, cargo claims and commodities trading disputes.

He has also advised clients on non-contentious matters and has experience advising and drafting MOAs, bespoke terms and conditions and freight restructuring arrangements.

 

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  • Acted for two trade finance banks in cross-jurisdictional pursuit of multi-million dollar mis-delivery related claims, in wake of the collapse of a substantive commodities player.
  • Acted for a major Singapore-based shipyard in SCMA arbitration involving a ship sale and purchase dispute.
  • Acted for Russian ship-owners in a landmark decision involving multiple cargo claims to constitute a limitation fund in India.
  • Acted for a Norwegian bank to enforce a multi-million dollar mortgage in India.
  • Acted for ship-owners to successfully vacate the order of arrest of freight and bunkers in India.

Education

2019-2020 MSc (Distinction), Maritime Economics and Logistics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2007-2012 B.A. LLB. (Hons), National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India
2011 Singapore Management University, Singapore (Exchange Student)

Memberships and Associations

Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa