Yohaann Limathwalla

Yohaann Limathwalla, Senior Associate, JSA

Yohaann’s core area of practice is Dispute Resolution.

He 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. Yohaann has also handled matters in the Supreme Court, Debts Recovery Tribunal and Magistrate Courts.

Besides general commercial litigation, Yohaann appears in ad-hoc arbitrations constituted under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. Ever since the introduction of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, Yohaann has actively been involved in this particular area of practice. Yohaann has experience in various spheres of the Code by appearing for Financial Creditors, Operational Creditors and Corporate Debtors. He has advised Resolution Professionals and the Committee of Creditors during the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process of Corporate Debtors. He also has experience in matters relating to Company Law, Port Trusts, Testamentary (Wills, Codicils and Probate Petitions) and Tenancy Law.

Yohaann is a qualified Solicitor form the Bombay Incorporated Law Society.

Prior to joining the Firm, Yohaann was an Articled Clerk with M/s. Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Blunt & Caroe, one of India’s oldest and established law firms.

 

Memberships

  • Bar Council of India
  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • Bombay Incorporated Law Society

 

Education

  • B. Com (Mumbai University)
  • L.L.B. (Mumbai University)
  • Solicitor (B.I.L.S.)

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati

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

  • Initiation of Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process of Aircel Limited;
  • Representing major domestic hybrid cotton seed producing companies against Mahyco Monsanto Biotech Limited;
  • Representing a foreign Financial Creditor in proceedings under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 which laid down the law with regard to compliances to be followed by foreign Financial Creditors whilst preferring Insolvency Applications.