Vishrov Mukerjee

Vishrov Mukerjee, Partner, JSA

Vishrov specializes in Regulatory & Policy with a focus on disputes in the Power and Oil & Gas sectors.

He handles matters relating to tariff fixation, fuel supply issues of thermal generating stations, contractual and regulatory issues in these sectors. He has also advised generating companies in the Renewable Energy sector on tariff and contractual disputes.

He has advised ultra-mega and mega power projects in their disputes relating to compensation for rupee devaluation, change in law, recovery of tariff and fuel cost pass through.

He has advised power and road projects on ongoing disputes and arbitrations with procurers and EPC contractors.

He is also a part of the team representing corporations in their ongoing litigation before the National Green Tribunal.

Before joining the Regulatory & Policy Practice, Vishrov was in independent practice dealing with Civil, Criminal and Arbitration matters. He has also worked with the Firm’s Corporate Commercial Team.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Delhi

 

Publications

  • “Tariff wars threaten Green vision” by Vishrov Mukerjee & Girik Bhalla published in ET Energy World, February 20, 2020
  • “Systemic changes required to resuscitate India’s energy sector”, by Amit Kapur & Vishrov Mukerjee, published in Corporate Dispute Resolution, June, 2018
  • “What was ‘mine’ is now yours for a fair price” Vishrov Mukerjee & Rohit Venkat, Moneycontrol.com, April, 12, 2017
  • “Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code: Suspending IBC may set an unhealthy precedent” – EPC World
  • “OPINION: Energy Storage in India – a perspective” – ET Energy World
  • “Stepping In” – The Powerline Magazine

 

Education

B.A. LLB, National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (2007)

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali

Some of the key assignments handled by Vishrov are:

  • Represented Sasan Power, GMR, GVK and RattanIndia in change in law matters before Central and State Electricity Regulatory Commissions. The CERC Orders in change in law are precedent-setting on the basis of which subsequent change in law claims have been allowed by various Regulatory Commissions.
  • Represented Association of Power Producers and several power companies in proceedings before the Hon’ble Supreme Court challenging the 12th February RBI Circular which was ultimately quashed.
  • Represented Green Infra in proceedings before the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity challenging the revision of banking terms in Karnataka. The Appellate Tribunal has set aside the KERC Order.
  • Representing various renewable projects in relation to extension of PPAs in Maharashtra.
  • Representing clients in proceedings before the Andhra Pradesh High Court in relation to reopening of PPAs and reduction of tariff by AP Discoms.
  • Advising and representing gas-based generating stations in Andhra Pradesh in their ongoing litigation for recovery of capacity charges and other PPA related issues like use of alternate fuel, invocation of letter of credit.