08Sep 18

2nd ICC India Arbitration Day

Mumbai, India, • English

The second edition of the annual ICC India Arbitration Day will bring together leading practitioners from India and abroad to discuss key issues in domestic and international arbitration, with a special attention being placed to Indian practice and experiences under the ICC Arbitration Rules.


Following the successful inaugural session organised last year in Delhi, attended by more than 180 delegates, this conference organized by ICC India and the ICC International Court of Arbitration will provide an active platform for participants to express their views and engage in interactive debates.

The conference will have an inaugural session followed by three interactive panel discussions and observations by a foreign practitioner.

Topics include ‘ICC Arbitration in India: The year that has gone by and the legislative evolution’, “The Non-Responsive Respondent! – Taking arbitration forward and how?” and “Experts Talk! – The role of Experts in an international arbitration”.

Who should attend?

All in-house counsel, legal practitioners, arbitrators and academics interested in the field of dispute resolution. The conference is also open to business people who wish to learn more about arbitration as an option for Dispute Resolution in India.


09:00 – 10:00Registration
10:00 – 10:05Welcome Address
10:05 – 10:20President’s Address
10:20 – 10:35Special Address
10:35 – 10:50Keynote Address
10:50 – 11:00Director’s Address
11:00 – 11:15Tea / Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45Panel Discussion – ‘ICC Arbitration in India: The year that has gone by and the legislative evolution’
12:45 – 13:45Lunch Break
13:45 – 15:00Panel Discussion – ‘The Non-Responsive Respondent! – Taking arbitration forward and how?’
15:00 – 15:15Tea / Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:30Panel Discussion – ‘Experts Talk! – The role of Experts in an international arbitration’
16:30 – 16:45Observations by a Foreign Practitioner
16:45 – 16:50Vote of Thanks
17:00 – 19:00Networking Drinks


Abhinav BhushanDirector, South Asia, ICC Arbitration & ADR, Singapore
Bhaskar ChandranGroup President, Legal, GMR Group, New Delhi
Vyapak DesaiPartner, Nishith Desai Associates, Mumbai
Amar GuptaPartner, J. Sagar Associates, New Delhi
Imran KhanExecutive Director, ICC India, New Delhi
Paul Key QCEssex Court Chambers, London
Chanaka KumarsinghePartner, HFW, Singapore
Rajiv LuthraFounder and Managing Partner, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, New Delhi
Hon’ble Ms. Justice Indu MalhotraJudge, Hon’ble Supreme Court of India (invited)
Shuva MandalGroup General Counsel, Tata Sons Limited, Mumbai (invited)
Alexis MourrePresident, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Sitesh MukherjeePartner, Trilegal, Mumbai
Prakash PillaiPartner, Clyde & Co. Clasis, Singapore
John PrudhoeManaging Director, Navigant, Singapore
Kabir SinghPartner, Clifford Chance, Singapore
Rohit SinghalCEO, Masin Projects, New Delhi
Pallavi ShroffManaging Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, New Delhi; Alternate Member (India), ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris (invited)
Hon’ble Mrs. Justice V. K. TahilramaniActing Chief Justice, Hon’ble Bombay High Court (invited)
Naresh ThackerPartner, Economic Law Practices, Mumbai
Russell ThirgoodPartner and Head of Arbitration, McCullough Robertson Lawyers, Australia
Jawahar VadiveluPresident, ICC India

Logistical notes


Taj Mahal Tower (Crystal Room)
Apollo Bunder, Colaba,
Mumbai,  Maharashtra – 400001, India

Travel and Accommodation

Travel and hotel expenses are not included. Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.

Dress Code



Registrations to begin shortly. Express your interest by writing to arbitration@iccindiaonline.org.

For more information, please contact

  • Tejus Chauhan
  • +91 9650843803
  • Arbitration Coordinator, ICC India
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