Nilesh Tribhuvann

Managing Partner

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Nilesh Tribhuvann is the Managing Partner of the Firm and heads the Dispute Resolution and Litigation practice. Nilesh has over 15 years of experience in the Indian legal arena and has handled some of the most high-stake and high-profile Litigation, Dispute Resolution and White-Collar Crime matters. Nilesh has been the trusted legal advisor for several reputed brands such as Apple, InterGlobe (Indigo Airlines), Godrej, Reliance, Hyundai amongst others.

As the Managing Partner of one of the fastest growing technology driven firms in the Indian legal landscape, Nilesh spearheads a dynamic team of 65+ law professionals towards the next generational legal developments.

Nilesh has handled 6000+ cases and 3000+ arbitration matters while also having noteworthy complex litigation matters to his credit. Nilesh has represented eminent personalities and a diverse set of prestigious organizations in famed matters.

Nilesh’s expertise has significantly catalysed the aggressive growth of the Firm and his profile and repertoire of work is unique, since it embodies his active involvement in not only Litigation and Arbitration matters but also Corporate & Commercial matters, Contractual matters, Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Venture transactions for senior leadership comprising of top CEOs and CFOs of reputed organizations. With his profound legal command and distinct court craft, Nilesh services a wide range of renowned global clients that includes business houses, multinational corporations, international law firms, ministers, political dignitaries, high net worth individuals, Bollywood celebrities such as Karishma Kapoor, Boney Kapoor, Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty amongst others, media houses and government bodies. He has also been retained on the panel of legal experts with several reputed conglomerates, aviation companies, real estate giants and mass communication corporations.

Nilesh has two value-driven post-graduate degrees in Law, namely in Constitutional Law and Commercial Law. Trained under the tutelage of Senior Counsels, Late Mr. Ram Jethmalani and Mr. Mahesh Jethmalani, Nilesh has 360-degree exposure in all the fundamental aspects of litigation. Clients often reach out to him not just for his representational skills but also for his litigation strategy and commercial advisory. Having worked with most of the eminent counsels in Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi circles, Nilesh provides expert direction to clients on all contentious legal matters. While the primary forum of his legal practice is the High Court of Judicature at Bombay and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, he has been representing clients in other legal forums such as High Courts of Delhi, Karnataka and various other states, District Courts, National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), Arbitration Tribunals and the like - both on the original and appellate sides.

When in leisure, Nilesh likes to read, research and curate detailed and experience-based legal papers. Nilesh is also an avid chess player and has represented the State of Maharashtra for various inter-state competitions.

Indicative Matters & Experience

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

  • Handling several Corporate Litigation matters. Under Nilesh’s aegis, we recently filed a company petition against a prominent optician company in India and its CEO under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 for oppression and mismanagement on behalf of an aggrieved client where the entire shareholding of the client was transferred illegally by his brother and nephews without his consent and knowledge.
  • Successfully represented a leading Telemarketing Brand in India for its litigation matters.

Consumer Litigation

  • Handling litigation matters filed under variuous Consumer Protection legislations. Some of the noteworthy consumer litigations undertaken by Nilesh involved the likes of Apple India Private Limited, InterGlobe (Indigo Airlines) and OYO Rooms in Mumbai and Pune. He has secured various favourable orders for Apple India Private Limited, Apple Inc. (the Parent company), InterGlobe (Indigo Airlines) and OYO Rooms before various judicial forums.

White-Collar Crimes

  • Regularly represents clients in proceedings undertaken by several regulatory authorities including the Central Bureau of Investigation, Enforcement Directorate and Economic Offences Wing.
  • Handled several high-profile matters including the DHFL scam, the Yes Bank scam and matters related to Insider Trading.

Compliance and Investigations

  • Conducted several compliance and fraud investigations and expertly represented several marquee clients in relation to compliance and fraud investigations.

Alternate Dispute Resolution

  • With extensive experience in assisting with all aspects of domestic as well as cross-border arbitrations including enforcement of awards in foreign jurisdictions, Nilesh specializes in and regularly represents clients in matters of arbitration – both domestic and international, mediation – both commercial and personal, conciliation and negotiations.

Legal Due Diligence

  • Expertly guided his team on conducting an extensive legal due diligence for a reputed company engaged in the business of mining, quarrying and related activities, to enable the company to raise INR 5.5 billion from a foreign body. We successfully advised the company in routing the foreign investment and provided all legal assistance in connection therewith.

Corporate Advisory and Contracts Law

  • Advised a leading Pharmaceuticals MNC on a Contract Manufacturing Agreement with a prominent company in the Netherlands. The agreement had multi-layered nuances as the Nordic company further had several pharmaceutical giants as its clients which were serviced directly by the company in India. The matter was critical as it involved the interpretation and application of legal concepts from various jurisdictions/countries.
  • Advised a top-tier retail brand that is running retail chains in collaboration with several reputed garment companies having multinational operations. An eminent practitioner in Contract Law, Nilesh advised the retail brand on various issues relating to a dispute with one of the leading global apparel brands and implications of signing a Franchise Agreement.
  • Nilesh has been an active voice in providing sound legal opinions on the existing telemarketing laws in India.

Public Interest Litigation

  • As an effective medium for the furtherance of social justice and promoting rule of law in India, Nilesh filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) before the High Court of Bombay raising concerns on matters such as exorbitant pricing by private hospitals, inaccessibility to services without up-front payments, deficiency in services for patients, etc., during the distressing times of the global pandemic – COVID 19. Certain issues were put forth by the team in the PIL due to which a large cross-section of society has benefitted, for instance, the exorbitant prices charged by the Private Hospitals were cut down by virtue of the PIL and the eventual notification published by the Government of Maharashtra.
  • Nilesh and his team spearheaded the filing of a PIL with regards to certain concerns faced by patients during the COVID pandemic. As a result of the team’s pleadings and arguments in the PIL, the Court mandated that all vital information such as availability of beds, corresponding prices, etc., have to be conveyed to the patients over a phone call and after admission if the patient has any grievance and communicates the same, the complaint has to be assigned a unique number and it is to be resolved within a stipulated period of time.
  • Nilesh and his team also filed a PIL in relation to the circular issued by the Reserve Bank of India during the COVID pandemic in the year 2020 granting a Moratorium on Loan Repayment. The team expertly argued for the waiver of Interest on Interest.

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