Name: Shashank Verma
Firm Name: RPV Legal
Jurisdiction: India
Practice Area: Arbitration Law

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Professional Biography:

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Shashank is a disputes lawyer with over two decades of extensive experience in appellate court advocacy, domestic and international arbitration and commercial litigation. He has a broad commercial practice and his areas of expertise include Administrative & Constitutional Law, Banking & Finance, Construction & Projects, Commercial Law including Media & Telecommunications, Mining, Employment & Labour, Energy & Natural Resources, Corporate (Joint Venture, Shareholder/Partnership disputes).

He began his career working in Mumbai office of one of India’s largest law firm of the time and thereafter shifted to counsel practice and joined chambers of an eminent senior counsel, wherein he practiced primarily before the Appellate and Constitutional Courts.

As counsel, Shashank has appeared for several leading public sector undertakings, banks, financial institutions, multinational corporations, non-governmental organisations and academic institutions and universities before various courts, including the Supreme Court of India, and arbitral tribunals.

In early 2016, Shashank restructured and reorganized RPV Legal, an over 80-year-old law practice into a modern chamber styled commercial law boutique focusing on arbitration, litigation and corporate advisory with offices in New Delhi, Jabalpur & Dubai. As part of his counsel practice, he also regularly receives instructions from leading law firms and chambers in commercial and constitutional matters before appellate courts and arbitral tribunals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Administrative & Constitutional Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction & Projects
  • Commercial Law including Media & Telecommunications
  • Mining
  • Employment & Labour
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Corporate (Joint Venture, Shareholder/Partnership disputes)

Firm Description:

RPV Legal is a chamber styled litigation and arbitration law firm.

Our boutique set up is rooted in the belief that resolution of disputes in modern times require innovative collaboration and focused advocacy.

RPV Legal was established in 2015 by restructuring, an over eighty five-year-old commercial law chamber into a boutique law firm focused on delivering targeted legal expertise to complex business situations. Our modern set up retains our chamber’s age old and time-tested ethos of hard work and integrity and combines it with the agility, flexibility and sophistication of a new age law practice.

The firm’s structure allows us to be highly selective and enables our lawyers to be creative and efficient in the pursuit of success for our clients. We believe in innovative collaboration and a team approach for achieving optimal results. Our dedicated team of lawyers possess the rare blend of deep industry knowledge and extensive experience in handling a wide gamut of legal issues involving municipal and international laws.

The members of our team have acted as counsel in many landmark litigations and complex domestic and international arbitrations and advised on many significant corporate transactions and situations in India. In recent past, our members have been involved in some of the most significant commercial disputes in India. We have expertise in dealing with commercial disputes across different sectors such as Aviation, Banking & Finance, Construction and Infrastructure and Real Estate, Energy, Life Sciences, Technology etc. Our lawyers are specialists in high value international and multi-jurisdictional arbitrations under ad hoc and institutional rules (LCIA, ICC, SIAC, PCA) both under Indian and foreign law.

We also have the expertise and experience of handling white-collar investigations and trials including corruption, money laundering, extradition and mutual legal assistance matters involving several billion dollars. Additionally, our team is also skilled and experienced in rendering corporate advisory services to help our clients sail through complex business situations.

We have long standing referral relationships with leading international firms and full-service law firms in India. Our clientele comprises of sovereign states and state corporations, business conglomerates, non-governmental organisations, trusts, banking and financial institutions and several high net worth individuals.

Our headquarters in New Delhi is close to the major judicial institutions and we have a strong presence in the appellate courts, particularly, the Supreme Court of India.