116 B, Mittal Towers, Nariman Point, Mumbai, India

Mansi Nair

Mansi Nair

  • Associate Partner Designate

Practice Area/Industry Focus

Commercial Litigation, Arbitration and Insolvency & Bankruptcy.

Highlights of Professional Journey

Mansi has experience of over 9 years, she has handled complex commercial litigation (including advising her clients on cross border litigation) and arbitration. She also advised her clients in various insolvency related disputes and has represented clients before NCLT and NCLAT.

Apart from litigation, Mansi has also worked on complex commercial transactions and advised clients on different sets of commercial contracts and service agreements.

Mansi regularly appears before various courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, Bombay High Court, NCLT, NCLAT and CCI on a regular basis, she also advices her clients on matters relating to clarifications/ show cause notices issued by regulatory authorities.

Some of her notable clients include the Future Group, Essar Group, ADAG etc.

International Arbitration

Representing and advising Future Group against Amazon Disputea retail giant in an arbitration proceeding initiated by ‘Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC’ (“Amazon”) under the SIAC Rules. These disputes are ongoing before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and multiple Courts such as the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court and the National Company Law Tribunal etc. In summary, the dispute arises from a Shareholders Agreement executed between Amazon, Future Coupons Private Limited and its Promoters under the terms of whichAmazon seeks to assert rights in Future Retail Limited (the flagship company of the Future Group), even though FRL is not a party to this understanding.

Represented Essar Group and its External Counsels, in matters arising out of a commercial rivalry with the ArcelorMittal Group, which is spread across numerous jurisdictions such as before the Commercial Courts in United Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Mauritius, India etc.

In United Kingdom, Advised Essar Group in a wide range of proceedings which include Conspiracy Claims and Applications being filed for seeking a Worldwide Freezing Order against certain Essar Companies and its Directors and KMPs.

Advised and briefed in the commercial courts in Cayman Islands and in Mauritius, advised Essar Group on the strategy to be adopted in proceedings initiated by or against the Essar Group; legal opinions on issues pertaining to Mauritian Companies Act, Insolvency Act, Administration of Companies etc. Instrumental in procuring favourable orders for the Essar Group in these jurisdictions.

Represented and advised the Essar Group, in matters arising from or relating to the disputes with the ArcelorMittal Group and other independent and stand-alone matters before various Courts and Tribunals in India. These proceedings include Contempt Proceedings, Arbitration Proceedings, Enforcement Proceedings, Execution Proceedings etc. Represented and advised the Essar Group in certain related matters before the Supreme Court of India.

Represented Future Group on various SEBI SCORE complaints and various queries raised by SEBI

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Advising and representing various entities of Future Group in various proceedings initiated by the Operational Creditors. We have also been instrumental in negotiating the settlement terms on behalf of Future Group.

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