Shanaya Cyrus Irani

Shanaya Cyrus Irani, Principal Associate, JSA

Shanaya is part of the Disputes practice of the firm. She focuses on dispute resolution and handles Indian & international arbitration. She has acted for several international as well as Indian clients in many arbitrations, as well as diverse litigation proceedings.

She regularly acts in arbitration proceedings and related court proceedings, in writ petitions, appeals, company proceedings and commercial suits. She also regularly appears before arbitral tribunals, the Bombay High Court, the City Civil Court, Mumbai and the National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai.

She has recently represented a European investor in India in a bilateral investment treaty dispute. Shanaya has also represented an international pharmaceutical company in its dispute with a vendor in the real estate sector in the state of Telangana. Shanaya has also advised and appeared on behalf of a global ERP software company headquartered in Germany before the Bombay High Court, Supreme Court, National Company Law Tribunal and in arbitration proceedings arising out a software services agreement

Shanaya has been practicing law since 2013 and has been with JSA since her qualification as a lawyer.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

 

Publications

Seat and Venue – the law, the problem, a solution – Read more

 

Education

LL.B, Mumbai University

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

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

  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a global French shipping company in a Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration under the UNCITRAL rules in London for loss of its investment in a cargo handling project in India.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a global ERP software company headquartered in Germany before the Bombay High Court, Supreme Court, National Company Law Tribunal and in arbitration proceedings arising out a software services agreement with a renowned travel operator.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a multinational cybersecurity and antivirus provider in Section 9 proceedings before the Bombay High Court.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an Indian entity of a German automobile manufacturer in respect of disputes against its authorised dealer before a sole arbitrator in Mumbai.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an international pharmaceutical company in a property dispute with a vendor before a sole arbitrator in Mumbai.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of terminal operator against a port trust in respect of a cargo handling project in India before an arbitral tribunal in Delhi.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an Indian equipment service provider in proceedings before the City Civil Court, Mumbai.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a company engaged in hospitality industry in several suits filed before the Bombay High Court (Goa bench) and the Supreme Court of India.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an Italian automobile manufacturer in respect of a consumer dispute before the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a terminal operator in the port sector in a writ petition before the Bombay High Court challenging the jurisdiction of the Competition Commission of India to adjudicate upon a complaint of a competitor terminal operator.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a telecom provider in a writ petition before the Bombay High Court challenging the levies imposed by municipal corporations on its cell towers.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an Indian Pharmaceutical company in a writ petition before the Bombay High Court.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a renowned law university in India in a writ petition before the Bombay High Court.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an Indian film production and distribution company in a copyright infringement suit before the Bombay High Court.
  • Advising a German chemical manufacturer on packaging requirements under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and queries with respect to CSR activities.
  • Advising a British defence manufacturer on a contractual query with respect to the exemptions to limitation of liability as per Indian law.
  • Advising a German automotive major in relation to its arbitration clause and other material clauses of a contract.
  • Advising a British automotive major in relation to its advertising campaigns with special focus on the implications under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and other contractual agreements