Siddhesh S. Pradhan

Siddhesh is part of the Disputes practice of the firm. He has advised diverse clients including multinational and Indian companies and high net worth individuals.

He is part of the team which handled an international arbitration arising out of an investor-state treaty and regularly advises clients in complex commercial arbitrations and other court related proceedings.

He also advises clients on copyright related issues and other media and entertainment related queries.

Siddhesh regularly appears in Courts and Tribunals in Mumbai.

Siddhesh has been practicing law since 2017.

 

Memberships

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa
  • Bombay Bar Association

 

Publications

  • All you need to know about the Legal Implications Of The #MeToo Movement. Link
  • Gone to the Dogs. Link

 

Education

Symbiosis Law School, Pune (BBA.LLB) (2017)

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Siddhesh 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 (i) Bombay High Court; (ii) Supreme Court; and (iii) National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”), Mumbai as well arbitration proceedings arising out a software services agreement with a renowned travel operator.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a US based film maker in copyright proceedings before the Bombay High Court against the producers of a major Bollywood production.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of the family of a leading late Bollywood music producer and reputed actress in SARFAESI proceedings.
  • Advising a renowned Bollywood photographer in contractual issues with different media outlets.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of the family of a leading late Bollywood actor in Complaints instituted by them for dishonour of cheques under S.138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a leading Indian multinational equipment manufacturer in proceedings filed by 250 ex-employees before the Bombay High Court.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a leading Indian multinational equipment manufacturer in diverse proceedings before the NCLT, Mumbai.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of a Saudi Arabian shipping company in ‘Admiralty Suit’ proceedings before the Bombay High Court.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an Indian pharmaceutical company in a licensing dispute with a German competitor before the Bombay High Court.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an Indian textile and consumer goods manufacturer in proceedings before the National Green Tribunal, Pune.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an American telecom corporation in Writ proceedings related to the charging of penalties on cell phone towers before the Bombay High Court.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of an Indian equipment service provider in proceedings before the City Civil Court, Mumbai.
  • Advising a German automotive major in arbitration proceedings in relation to a dispute with its dealer.
  • Advising the Indian subsidiary of a Dubai based port operator in contractual disputes with an Indian Inland Container Depot terminal owner.
  • Advising a German chemical manufacturer on packaging requirements under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009.
  • Advising a British defence manufacturer on a contractual query with respect to the exemptions to limitation of liability as per Indian law.
  • Advising a US based IT company in potential copyright infringement proceedings.
  • Advising a German automotive major in relation to its advertising campaign during the Cricket World Cup 2019.
  • Advising a German automotive major in contractual disputes with its dealers.
  • Advising a British automotive major in relation to its advertising campaigns with special focus on the implications under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and the Consumer Protection Act, 2019.