Maritime Law in India
91-92, Sakhar Bhavan, 231, Nariman Point, Mumbai, 400 021
Legasis Partners is a progressive and well entrenched law firm focused on providing practical solutions keeping in mind the nature of the business of its clients. With offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune and Hyderabad coupled with a strong network of lawyers and law firms across India, the Firm has the capability to cater to clients and their requirements in diverse jurisdictions and sectors across India.
Legasis with its unique blend of professional legal services coupled with its legal-tech solutions has not only kept up with the pace of rapid changes in ensuring legal compliances but assisting its clients in achieving these endeavours. Legasis is not only a pioneer but also a leader in the legal-tech space in India. With a perfect blend of established professional practitioners, online sectorial compliance trackers, corporate secretarial experts, contract management tools, et al Legasis has been providing accurate and cost effective legal services. The Firm is very careful in ensuring that our clients and we do not compromise on professional and ethical values. The combined strength of Legasis Partners (Law Firm) and Legasis Services Private Limited (legal-tech company) has been over 150 professionals providing clients with path breaking services by making optimum use of professional legal expertise and technology in delivering its legal services.
Serving over 2000 major corporates in India, Legasis has been well recognised for its unique structure and proven track record since its inception in 2006. Legasis over the past few years has grown from strength to strength in delivering timely, accurate and cost effective tools in the legal sector not only from its 5 offices but other jurisdictions too through its network of associates both locally and internationally.
Legasis Partners shares strong professional relationships with several local and international law firms and attorneys providing support to Indian corporates on their outbound business ventures. Legasis through their partner law firms have the ability to assist Indian corporates in several jurisdictions globally.
At Legasis, we believe in maintaining a high ethical quotient while delivering mandates. This is perhaps why Legasis is most sought after when it comes to ensuring corporate compliances and board discipline by Indian multinationals for their ventures both in India and abroad, including foreign multinationals doing business in India.Show more +
Gautam is a Senior Partner and head of Maritime and Commercial disputes practice in the Firm and his areas of expertise include Offshore, Maritime and Shipping, Insurance, Environment, Dispute Resolution and ADR. Gautam has graduated from University of Goa and is a registered Solicitor with the Law Society of England and Wales.
Gautam’s admiralty practice includes both dry and wet shipping. During his professional career, Gautam has acted for several prestigious clients including International Banks, Ship Owners and Charterers, Yards, Cargo Owners, Insurers and P&I clubs, Bunker suppliers etc. He regularly advises on disputes pertaining to mortgage claims, marine insurance, bills of lading, charter parties, ship building & ship repair contracts, collision & limitation of liability, salvage, general average and marine pollution and has represented several multinational and reputed domestic clients on complex maritime and off-shore projects. Gautam is well known in the Maritime Sector for providing practical solutions to various complex shipping issues. Gautam has been regularly advising Private Port operators in India on various compliance related issues and regularly advises and represents disputes under Concession Agreement under the Public Private Partnership of BOT, BOOT, BOO, BTO etc.
In addition to his extensive commercial litigation practice, Gautam also specializes in both domestic and international commercial arbitration. Over the past several years, Gautam has represented numerous clients in complex high value disputes in relation to EPC contracts, Oil & Gas Disputes, Mining & Exploration matters, Infrastructure and Construction, etc. under the auspices of major arbitral institutions including the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), London Maritime Arbitration Association (LMAA), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA). He is also a member of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) to name a few.
Gautam, since several years have been a part of the Recommended Lawyers list published by renowned publications -Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, Asia Law, to name a few.Show more +