Kunal specializes in Regulatory & Policy practice with focus on disputes in energy sector. His practice area includes regulatory proceedings before statutory authorities, tribunals and courts, commercial litigation (except where the core dispute is sector specific) and Constitutional & Administrative law litigation with focus on energy sector.
He handles matters relating to tariff fixation, fuel supply disputes, open access, cross subsidy surcharge, reopening/ revision of terms of power purchase agreements, renewable purchase obligations, disputes relating to change in law, issues relating to force majeure, issues relating to captive power plants, challenging sub-ordinate legislations/ bye-laws and other disputes relating to energy sector including grant of various licenses/ approvals, evaluation of contractual arrangements, facilitating in compliance of regulatory & legal framework and advising clients on various issues relating to energy sector.
He has represented leading players in the power sector including ultra-mega power projects in their disputes relating to fuel cost pass through, compensation on account of change in law, recovery/ revision of tariff and non-payment of tariff.
He has also worked on general corporate commercial laws including establishment of Investment Funds, Private Equity Investment, foreign investments and advising clients on various aspects of Indian laws.
Kunal has been practicing law since 2007. Before joining JSA, Kunal has worked in Nishith Desai Associates, Mumbai and Chambers of Sr. Advocate Mr. Gopal Jain, Delhi.
Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
“Impact of coronavirus on India’s solar march” by Abhishek Munot and Kunal Kaul published in CNBC YV 18 on 30.03.2020
BSL LL.B, Symbiosis Law School, Pune