Pratik Pawar


Pratik’s core area of practice is dispute resolution. It includes litigation and arbitration in diverse areas of corporate & commercial disputes, matters pertaining to Public Trusts, and matters arising out of engineering contracts. 

Pratik has handled matters in relation to the shareholders/join-venture disputes before the Company Law Board (CLB). He has represented foreign as well as Indian joint venture partners before the CLB. He has also advised entities in the proceedings initiated under Section 397 / 398 of the Companies Act, 1956 before the Company Law Board, Mumbai. Pratik has also advised and represented clients in relation to matters arising under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 before the NCLT.

He has further handled diverse criminal matters and represented clients in writs, criminal revisions/quashing applications in relation to offences under various statute and other criminal statutes. Pratik has advised clients on various areas of criminal law.

Pratik has been primarily practising in the High Court(s), Company Law Board, NCLT and various Arbitral Tribunals. He has also appeared and handled matters before several other courts in India, including the Supreme Court of India, apart from the Magistrates Court, Civil Courts both Senior and Junior Division, and the City Civil Court Mumbai. Pratik has handled and argued matters independently. He has also represented various clients in ICC arbitrations as well as ad-hoc arbitrations. 

Some of his key assignments include:

  • Represented and advised a leading seamless tube manufacturer in an ICC arbitration against a German Company
  • Represented and advised a company in arbitration proceedings in relation to dispute with Port Authorities
  • Represented and advised a Saudi Arabia based shipping company in admiralty suit proceedings before the Bombay High Court
  • Represented and advised a Dubai based port operating company and its directors in disputes with port authorities and criminal proceedings initiated against its Directors
  • Represented and advised leading hybrid seed supplier in dispute with the seed manufacturer before the Bombay High Court
  • Represented and advised a leading German automobile manufacturer in arbitration proceedings in relation to dispute with its dealer
  • Represented and advised pharmaceutical, chemical and automotive majors in diverse disputes, and arbitration proceedings
  • Represented and advised a leading supermarket chain in various proceedings before the Bombay High Court against government authorities
  • Represented and advised a major software company in arbitration proceedings with a leading travel agency
  • Represented and advised a leading German Robotic Company in criminal as well civil proceedings in Pune

Prior to joining JSA in 2012, Pratik worked with AZB & Partners for five years, where he handled and argued matters independently relating to civil and commercial disputes, contractual aspects of civil law in writ petitions, appeals and Public Interest Litigation.


PRACTICE AREAS

SECTORS

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • Bombay Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • BA. LLM

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

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