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.

International Practice : Mr. Hiroo Advani has acted and continues to act for some of the biggest global players in oil and gas, infrastructure, construction, and renewable energy space. He has represented a large number of Joint Ventures and SPVs in high-stake project disputes. He has acted as lead counsel in institutional arbitrations such as SIAC, LCIA, ICC, SCC.

Enforcement of Awards : Enforcement of Awards is a significant area of his practice in which he has successfully enforced
International Awards & Foreign Decrees from the High Court level to the Supreme Court of India. His wealth of experience advocating for the enforcement of arbitral awards and experience of enforcement proceedings before domestic courts.

Arbitrator : Mr. Advani routinely takes appointments as an arbitrator and presides over a large of international and domestic, institutional and ad-hoc arbitrations.

Domestic practice:  He has represented parties in domestic arbitrations in India, and has a reputation for securing enforcement of international awards and foreign decrees in the territory.

  • Tier 1 Dispute Resolution Lawyer  at Chambers & Partners for the last 10 years.
  • Chairman of Indian Arbitration Forum for 5 years. 
  • Member of SIAC Court of Arbitration.
  • Presiding Arbitrator in number of domestic and international arbitrations.