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Kirit S. Javali

Mr. Kirit S. Javali, after his completing LL.B. (Hons) at the University of Leeds, U.K., was called to the Bar from Gray’s Inn in 1996. Thereafter, he underwent a stint of six months’ pupillage with Gray’s Inn Chambers under Dr. Phillip Baker, QC (now at Field Tax Chambers) He. also trained with the City law firm of TLT Solicitors in London, U.K. Upon his return to India, he worked with the Mumbai law firm of Crawford Bayley & Co. including other firms. 

He is is the founding Partner of his firm Jafa & Javali established in 2003. In acknowledgment of Jafa &Javali’s very strong client service commitment, Jafa&Javali is rated by the Asia Pacific Legal 500 ( as a recognised and competent law firm for Corporate/M&A, Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Projects and Energy and Real Estate

Being the Dispute Resolution unit head, Mr. Kirit S. Javali has also acted for Indian companies in domestic arbitration proceedings, and including ICC international arbitration proceedings conducted in London, U.K. He regularly appears and argues matters in the Supreme Court of India, including at various High Courts in the country. His other practice areas include company, commercial laws, banking, intellectual property rights, information technology and life sciences.

He has also spoken at various international forums as a speaker in the filed of arbitration and intellectual property rights in India, Dubai and London respectively. He and his firm recently conducted an Conference on International Commercial and Investment Treaty Arbitration at New Delhi in January 2017 which was attended by leading experts from around the world. He also has authored articles in Indian and Overseas publications including more recently on "Enforcement of Foreign Judgments"published by the GLG group,London.

He is also a member of the Hon'ble Society of Gray’s Inn, General Council of the Bar of England & Wales, Bar Council of Delhi, India International Law Foundation, Supreme Court Bar Association and the Delhi High Court Bar Association.