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Avinav Mukherjee is a Principal Associate in the Mumbai office of the Firm.

With over eight years (8) of experience as a practising lawyer at the Bar, Avinav specializes in admiralty and maritime law, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, commercial litigation and arbitration. His expertise lies in advising and handling contentious and non-contentious matters both in wet and dry aspects of shipping, trading disputes and general commercial litigation and arbitration.

He has been actively advising and handling various aspects of shipping & marine, charterparty disputes, cargo and insurance claims and bunker claims. He has been involved in advising various international corporate houses, petro-chemical companies, ship owners, P&I Clubs and H&M, international ship charterers, aviation companies, mining companies, banks and NBFCs., Avinav has acted for infrastructure companies in dispute resolutions matters as well as in proceedings before the NCLT.

Avinav has assisted clients with regards to arbitration in relation to various matters under the Indian Arbitration Act. He also has experience of instituting arbitration matters under International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Rules) and International Commercial Arbitration (ICA Rules).

He regularly appears before various judicial forums including the Supreme Court, High Courts, National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) various Benches across India, City Civil/District Courts, Maharashtra Revenue Tribunal (Mumbai), Consumer Forums (District, State and National), Debt Recovery Tribunal (Mumbai), Commissioner of Customs(Mumbai, Cochin, Chennai, Kandla, Paradip, Jamnagar, Kolkata), Directorate General of Shipping(Mumbai), Mercantile Marine Department (Mumbai). This includes strategizing and exploring settlements and advising on alternate dispute resolution mechanisms as well as out of court negotiations for settlement.


  • B.S.L. LL.B., University of Pune

Practice Areas

  • Admiralty and Maritime Litigation/Matters
  • International as well as Domestic Arbitrations.
  • Commercial Litigation.
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Litigation/Matters.
  • General Advisory on International Trade, Multi Modal Transportation Matters.


  • Admitted to the Bar in 2011


  • Admitted to the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • Member of Bar Council of India

Contact Details:

17th Floor, Nirmal Building, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021, Maharashtra (India)
Tel: + 91 22 61120700/01/02
Fax: +91 22 66559705

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