ADVANI & CO

International & Domestic Arbitration Specialists

About the Firm

Advani & Co. is the oldest specialized arbitration practice in India. We have pioneered the growth of arbitration law and practice in India for over four decades.
Unmatched experience

We provide results of international quality coupled with the necessary local insight, and have won record judgments for an eclectic mix of international clients. We have an enviable success rate of enforcing arbitral awards in the region.

Strategic and Tactical Guidance

Our overall strategic, case management and planning abilities ensure increased control for our clients. This ensures a quicker turnaround, speedier conduct of proceedings, predictable timelines and optimum quality satisfaction.

Cost – Efficient

Our fixed fee model provides clients much needed budget certainty and cost predictability, which can be structured as up-front payments or as periodic payments. We have several alternative billing models in place such as competitive hourly rates, capped fees on the basis of stages, or a combination of any of these methods.

High success rate

We have delivered excellent results in securing early reliefs for our clients and have a success rate of over 80% in arbitrations in cross-border cases.

Our Partner: Experto Crede Servizi Legali

Experto Crede Servizi Legali is our partner firm, having offices in Russia and Italy. The firm has a highly specialised practice in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, banking law and corporate finance. Our alliance with Experto Crede Servizi Legali allows us to closely maintain our working relations with clients based in Central Europe and Russia and vice versa for Experto Crede Servizi Legali in India

Our Journey

About the Founder

MR. HIROO ADVANI

FOUNDING & MANAGING PARTNER

Mr. Hiroo Advani is a highly regarded name and world authority on arbitration law and is one of only two Indian lawyers ever listed in the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitrators.

Recognized as the leading dispute resolution lawyer by the Legal 500 – India and an ‘A-List’ lawyer by the India Business Law Journal, Mr Advani has been known to have a fantastic success rate in arbitrations, and an enviable record of having won a large number of multi-million dollar awards in international as well as domestic arbitration proceedings.

Our role in dispute resolution proceedings

We provide comprehensive representation at all stages of commercial and civil contentious disputes across the globe. Apart from being instructed as to the Lead Counsel, we often collaborate with international law firms in servicing large and sophisticated projects in India and abroad.

We provide end-to-end assistance at virtually every stage of the mandate, from securing interim reliefs to enforcement of awards and recovery of assets. We have led extensive written and oral submissions in complex and sophisticated disputes with respect to jurisdictional challenges, witness examination, document production as well as oral submissions.

  • Conceiving and drafting arbitration agreements
  • Examination of witnesses
  • Anti-suit injunctions and interim reliefs
  • Expert evidence
  • Negotiation and reference
  • Closing arguments, Post – Hearing Submissions
  • Jurisdictional challenges
  • Challenge to Arbitral Award
  • Assistance with substantive written pleadings
  • Enforcement of Award and Recovery of Assets
  • Strategy relating to procedural aspects and conduct of arbitral proceedings

Experience in Tribunals

  • Our experience in dealing with arbitrations across the globe and dealing with arbitral tribunals of all cultures and geographies enables us to identify and strategically navigate through the finer political and cultural aspects at play.
  • We have experience in representing our clients in and under the rules of all major global institutions such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Milan Chamber of Commerce, etc.
  • We have represented our clients in hundreds of ad-hoc and domestic arbitrations and appreciate the nuances of parties exercising their own judgment to regulate the conduct of arbitral proceedings.
  • We recognize our clients’ needs for dedicated strategic case management systems and have prevented time delays and excessive legal fees by identifying and tackling critical areas at an early stage.
  • We provide comprehensive representation at all stages of commercial and civil contentious disputes across the globe. Apart from being instructed as to the Lead Counsel, we often collaborate with international law firms in servicing large and sophisticated projects in India and abroad.
  • We provide end-to-end assistance at virtually every stage of the mandate, from securing interim reliefs to enforcement of awards and recovery of assets. We have led extensive written and oral submissions in complex and sophisticated disputes with respect to jurisdictional challenges, witness examination, document production as well as oral submissions.