Fatema Kachwalla

  • Principal Associate
  • fatema.kachwalla@jsalaw.com
  • +91 22 4341 8567
  • Mumbai

Fatema’s core practice area is Dispute Resolution.

She mainly practices in High Court(s), City Civil Court(s), various benches of the National Company Law Tribunal and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal. Fatema has also handled matters in the Supreme Court and Debts Recovery Tribunal.

She practices commercial dispute resolution and has advised several clients in matters related to shareholder disputes and disputes under commercial contracts.

Fatema specialises in handling matters under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and debt recovery proceedings. She has experience in various spheres of the Code by appearing for Financial Creditors, Operational Creditors and Corporate Debtors. She has advised Resolution Professionals and the Committee of Creditors during the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process of Corporate Debtors. She routinely appears for Indian and foreign banks in Courts across India.

She has been practicing law and is associated with the firm since 2009. She has been elevated to the position of “Principal Associate” in 2018.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa

 

Education

B.L.S. LL.B, Government Law College, Mumbai

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Fatema amongst others, cover the following:-

  • Advised resolution professionals in relation to the corporate insolvency resolution processes for corporate debtors including Ushdev International Limited, Uttam Galva Metallics Limited, Uttam Value Steel Limited, Sai Wardha Power Generation Limited and Sai Regency Power Corporation Private Limited.
  • Advised lenders/ committee of creditors in the insolvency of several non- banking financial companies like Dewan Housing Finance Ltd., Reliance Home Finance Ltd. and Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd.;
  • Advised committee of creditors in the insolvency resolution of corporate debtors including RICOH India, Reliance Communications Ltd. and its subsidiaries;
  • Advised Robert Bosch Gmbh in structuring its Company in preparation of a possible litigation to mitigate its risks;
  • Represented the promoters of a leading Indian Company in a commercial dispute under its transaction documents;
  • Represented a leading Indian promoter in an arbitration proceeding involving a complex commercial issue of the manner in which retention amounts should be handled under the commercial contracts entered between the parties to dispute