Vinod’s practice focuses on Dispute Resolution.
He has an extensive experience of handling general civil and commercial Litigation, Arbitration and public law remedies. He has represented clients before different fora in matters relating to Energy, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Banking, Intellectual Property Rights and Environment law.
Vinod regularly appears and conducts matters as counsel before various Courts and Tribunals, including Electricity Regulatory Commissions, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, National Green Tribunal, Debt Recovery Tribunal, Intellectual Property Appellate Board, Consumer Forums, District Courts and High Courts.
He has represented a Bank, before the Madras High Court in one of the first instances in India of challenge to options contracts executed under ISDA Master Agreement.
Vinod represents clients in Arbitration disputes arising out of diverse contracts including Franchise Agreements, Infrastructure projects related to Ports & Road Constructions, Gas Supply Contracts, Power Purchase Agreements and EPC Contracts.
He advises clients in the Power sector on aspects relating to setting up and operating power plants, as also on diverse aspects of the Electricity Act including compliances under the regulatory framework.
Vinod regularly advises on environmental compliances and allied Environmental law issues. As part of his practice covering public law remedies, he has represented clients in matters arising under Administrative law and Constitutional law.
He also has a vast experience in handling transactions involving Real Estate and Infrastructure development. He is also adept at negotiating and enforcing commercial contracts.
Vinod has been practicing law since 1998. He had co-founded Vichar Partners in September 2010 which has now merged with J. Sagar Associates.