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Interactive Session on Arbitration Law - Indian Experiences and International Best Practices – In Collaboration with Link Legal - India Law Services. : September 18, 2017


Research and Publication Cell, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA has organised an ‘Interactive Session on Arbitration Law – Indian Experiences and International Best Practices’ in collaboration with Link Legal – India Law Services on Monday, September 18, 2017.

About the Resource Persons

Mr. Atul Sharma, Managing Partner, Link Legal India Law Services

Mr. Atul Sharma is the Managing Partner of Link Legal India Law Services. He was admitted to the Bar in 1978 and has over 39 years of experience in his practice areas of corporate litigations, mediation, arbitrations including international commercial arbitrations, aviation, infrastructure projects, mergers, acquisitions, project finance, business restructuring, employee matters, real estate, hospitality projects, and commercial transactions.

Mr. Sharma has considerable experience in representing major corporate clients in various Courts, Tribunals, Arbitrations and other judicial and quasi-judicial fora, and providing advice on all aspects of civil and commercial laws including company law, economic laws, labour laws, anti-trust laws, consumer protection laws. Mr. Sharma also has wide-ranging expertise across infrastructure, aviation, project finance and M&A. He is considered as a "deep thinker" for his strategic abilities & impressive litigation background. He has advised both developers and contractors on various infrastructure projects including airports (In India and outside), ports, transportation, power, oil and gas, automotive, water, waste management and other social infrastructure projects.

Mr. Sharma is the Chair of the Aviation Committee of International Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and has spoken on many complex legal issues at national and international fora.

Mr. Sharma is featured in the “elite Leading Lawyers” by Legal 500 Asia Pacific in the practice area of Aviation and Dispute Resolution and is highly recommended by the Chambers and Partners, Asia Pacific for Projects, Infrastructure and Energy. Also, Mr. Sharma features in the A List Lawyers of India Business Law Journal.

Before setting up Link Legal in 1999, Mr. Sharma was an independent counsel. From 1986 to 1993, he was associated with Bhasin & Co. where he led the litigation practice and represented and advised banks and public companies on corporate and commercial matters.

Mr. Martin Harman, Commander of the British Empire(CBE) & Chair of International Business of Link Legal India Law Services

Mr. Martin Harman, CBE (Commander of the British Empire), is the Chair of International Business of Link Legal India Law Services. Mr. Harman is a former Senior Partner and Chairman of Pinsent Masons LLP, generally recognized as the world's leading international law firm specializing in global infrastructure and construction.

Mr. Harman has spent more than 43 years with Pinsent Masons LLP with specialized knowledge in the procurement and management of a wide range of major, complex international infrastructure projects including airports, roads, sports stadia, and renewable energy projects, ports and high-rise buildings, advising construction companies, developers and Governmental bodies. Mr. Harman has worked on projects in Europe, India, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East and has consistently been ranked by the Global Legal Directories as a leader in the field of construction, risk management and dispute resolution.

Mr. Harman is also a qualified Arbitrator and Mediator.

Apart from his legal engagements, Mr. Harman has served as co-Chair of the UK/India Joint Economic Committee for Infrastructure, working with Mr. Jamshed Irani of Tata Sons as India co-Chair. He has also been Director of UK India Business Council from 2003-2015. Mr. Harman is a keen advocate of the power of Sport to improve health, social inclusion and to unite people internationally. He has served as Chairman of the UK Government's Advisory Council for Global Sports Infrastructure in relation to the 2012 London Olympics.

In 2010, Mr. Harman was appointed CBE (Commander of the British Empire) by her Majesty the Queen for services to International Trade and the legal profession.

Mr. Harman lectures widely on procurement strategies, risk management and dispute resolution, particularly in the context of the FIDIC forms of contract. Mr. Harman has extensive experience of providing clients with overarching strategic advice on complex projects where the proper management of the contractual and legal interfaces are central to successful implementation and the realization of profit. He has worked as an international legal counsel on some of the leading infrastructure projects in the Asia Pacific region.

Registration Process

Applicants (who are not from Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA) should write to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and copy to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on or before Friday, September 15, 2017 by 03:00pm.

Venue, Date, Time & Dress Code

Date: Monday, September 18, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 12:00noon
Venue: Moot Court Hall, Third Floor, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA
Dress Code: Western Formals

Contact Person

Dr. Meenakshi Kaul,
Assistant Professor &
Head – Academic Initiatives,
Research and Publication Cell

Mr. Saurabh Chandra,
Assistant Professor &
Head – Administration,
Research and Publication Cell

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