|SHRIKANT PARESHNATH HATHI (Dr)
Managing & Practicing Partner
ShrikantHathi is a good strategist and has excellent reputation in shipping and project works amongst international clients and legal peers for many years. He covers all aspects of admiralty, shipping and projects work with a particular focus on admiralty ship arrest and all aspects of maritime disputes and transactional work, is renowned for his expertise in wet and dry shipping advice also advises on upstream exploration and production sector in oil and gas also handle projects including energy, infrastructure and mining. ShrikantHathi is also considered a dominant presence for project work in infrastructure, construction, oil, gas, energy, mining and property.
He is consistently ranked by Legal500 as leading individual for shipping work (since 2005/2006). Euromoney Expert Guides have also consistently ranked Mr. ShrikantHathi since 2005 as Worlds Leading Lawyer’s for Shipping & Maritime and also for Energy & Natural Resource Lawyers.
He is also the co-author of the book “Maritime Practice in India” and ‘Ship Arrest in India and Admiralty Laws of India’, these books can be located at www.maritimepractice.com and www.admiraltypractice.com respectively.
In Admiralty, Maritime & Shipping matters he advises on ship arrest, all types of shipping disputes representing owners, charterers, suppliers, repairers, cargo owners and their insurers, banks, financial institutions and mortgagors, P & I clubs and conducts litigation and arbitration., disputes and claims, including casualties, collision, limitation of liability, cargo, unpaid dues, charter party, jurisdiction, conflict of laws, bill of lading, carriage of goods, contract conditions, fire, liens, general average, containers, recoveries, subrogation, casualties, freight forwarders liabilities, multimodal and unimodal, insurance and reinsurance, commercial disputes and advise on financing international trade through letter of credit, bills of exchange and other methods, preparing standard conditions of sale and advise on trade in commodities of all kinds, advising on the terms of contracts. In transactional work he handles all aspects of ship finance, negotiation, bid preparation, sale, purchase and registration. In projects he advises on upstream exploration and production sector in oil and gas also handle projects including energy, infrastructure and mining.
Career & Education
Successfully completed solicitors examination through Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (OXILP) (Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University) and is enrolled with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), United Kingdom as a solicitor. Since he is practicing law in India, he is a non-practicing solicitor in United Kingdom.
Successfully completed ‘Justice’, a course of study offered by Harvard University under the guidance of Prof. Michael J. Sandel, Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he teaches political philosophy. Successfully completed ‘Contract’, a course of study offered by Harvard University under the guidance of Prof. Charles Fried, the Beneficial Professor of Law at Harvard University since 1961. He was Solicitor General of the United States and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
Successfully completed ‘Age of Globalization’, a course of study offered by University of Texas at Austin under the guidance of Dr. John Hoberman, he is a Professor of Germanic languages within the Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, he has taught courses on sport and politics at Harvard University and at the University of Chicago.
Successfully completed ‘Energy Subsidy Reform’ a course conducted by International Monetary Fund under the guidance of Dr. NoomanRebei (Economist at IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development); DrSamahMazraani (Economist at IMF); Dr. Kangni Roland Kpodar (Economist in the IMF); Dr. Luc Moers (Economist at IMF) and Dr. Masahiro Nozaki (Economist at IMF).