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When India opened up the aviation sector for private participation, Mr. Singhania worked for foreign aircraft leasing companies to lease their aircrafts to newly setup private airlines in India.

He has had rich exposure to various law events and legal practices acquired through memberships in global law societies and associations. As an able guide he handles new challenges with ease and utilizes his competencies to achieve client objectives.. With his vast experience and expertise, Mr. Krrishan Singhania has proven his strengths in offering world-class services in the field of arbitration. His knowledge covers a plethora of legal avenues including the nuances of the Indian Arbitration Act and ICC Rules.

Having had extensive exposure to the international legal arena, he has been instrumental in securing IPRs such as Trademark, Patent and Copyrights, for foreign companies. His opinions on foreign investment related issues are highly respected in the industry. His ideas and views can be found in popular legal newsletters and international journals. Harnessing his advanced aptitude for the legal field, Mr. Krrishan Singhania has effectively drafted critical documents such as Joint Venture Agreements and Shareholders Agreements. He has also been involved in securing permission from the Reserve Bank of India/ Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to assist international companies to set up business in India.

Mr. Singhania has continuously upgraded his knowledge by completing courses on Intellectual Property Law and Patents on Bio-technology Law from Cambridge U.K.

Given below is a list of professional and academic associations that he is a part of. -
  • Inter Pacific Bar Association
  • International Bar Association American Bar Association
  • Supreme court Bar Association
  • Bombay Bar Association
  • Bar association of India
  • Indo-French Chamber of Commerce
  • The Indian Institute of Constitution and Parliament Studies
  • Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Indian Merchant Chamber
  • Indo-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Indo-Canadian Business Chamber
  • Indo-German Chamber of Commerce
  • Lifetime member of Indian Council Arbitration


PARTNER- Corporate Practice Head

Fifth rank in the University of Pune at the LL.B degree in 1977 and second rank in the same university for the Post Graduate Degree in Personnel Management in 1980. He was head of HR in Sumitomo Mitsui Bank and held overall charge of Human Resources/Industrial Relations operations in The Sakura Bank Ltd. He has held various senior managerial functions in Union Bank of India and has wide knowledge of labour and banking laws, drafting and litigation.

Litigation Practice Head

Archana Deshmukh is practising law since the year 2000. She was practicing independently for past several years before joining this firm as its Litigation Practice Head.With almost 20 years of practice, Archana has extensive experience and expertise in successfully handling multifarious and complex Civil and Criminal Litigation including Commercial Litigation and Domestic and International Arbitrations. She regularly represents clients before various fora including the City Civil Court, Bombay High Court, NCLT and some of the Magistrate and Sessions Court in Mumbai. She has successfully represented clients in various complex Litigations and Arbitrations including in the areas of real estate, commercial disputes etc.  Archana has successfully mediated and negotiated various settlements. She is meticulous and has a result-oriented approach. She is skilled in formulating litigation strategies to deliver desired results expeditiously.

SR ASSOCIATE - ADR - Corporate

Ms. Srishti Singhania is a graduate in B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from National Law University, Delhi. She specializes in international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution, corporate laws, project finance, and estate and succession planning. Prior to joining Singhania & Co., Srishti has worked at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Her previous work experience includes advising high net worth individuals on matters relating to succession and estate planning, representing stock exchanges in international commercial arbitration, and working on mergers and acquisitions in the infrastructure sector. She has also a completed a course on copyright offered by Harvard Law School and contributes articles for business newspapers and infrastructure magazines.When not at work she is actively participating in Soka Gakkai Activities. She is the Chapter chief for Student Division. Achieving world peace is her strong determination and intent, continually striving to do her own human revolution

ASSOCIATE - Dispute Resolution

Mr. Alok Vajpeyi is a graduate in B.A. LL.B (Hons.) from Institute of Law, Nirma University. He is working with the Disputes Team, at Singhania & Co., Mumbai. His core practice areas are commercial arbitration, litigation under Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act and general commercial litigation before National Company Law Tribunal and the High Court. He has also given advise in matters relating to Foreign Exchange Management Act and share transfer. He is a qualified Tribunal Secretary certified by Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and is involved in judging lot of Arbitration and mediation competitions in India and abroad. His articles are published in both domestic and international journals. He is also an active member of Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre (YSIAC), Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), HK 45 and Young Mumbai Centre of International Arbitration (MCIA). 

ASSOCIATE - IPR - Corporate

Mr. Vanshaj Mehta is a specialized Intellectual Property Lawyer, graduated with a distinction from Institute of Law, Nirma University in 2018. He is primarily involved in the Intellectual Property and the Commercial Corporate practice of the firm. With almost two years of experience, he has gotten a taste of almost all the aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. As a professional IP Lawyer, his practice focuses on trade mark, copyright and design prosecution and enforcement matters, including oppositions, cancellation and litigation. He has also worked on prosecuting international applications filed through the World Intellectual Property Organization, and has prior experience in working on criminal enforcements for his clients. He regularly counsels clients on both advisory and contested matters, in the apparel, luxury goods, automobile, pharmaceutical, sports, technology, and retail industries. Vanshaj also practices law before various judicial and quasi-judicial bodies, such as district court, Delhi High Court and the Trade Marks Registry. Apart from work, Vanshaj is also known for his passion for food which is evident from his side hustle as a product and food reviewer on Instagram.