Name   Debarshi Dutta

Designation   Partner

Company   Phoenix Legal

Country    India

Debarshi, is a partner based in Delhi office of the firm and focusses on litigation, arbitration and contentious advisory work. He specialises in complex high-value disputes, and undertakes a range of contentious work on behalf of domestic and foreign corporations. He acts for a range of project owners, institutional investors, project sponsors, developers, occupiers, contractors and subcontractors, financiers, consultants and suppliers on both contentious and non-contentious projects. He is skilled in assisting clients with meeting the local requirements of multi-jurisdictional transactions while also focusing on the broader commercial objectives. Debarshi also advises and represents a diverse clientele including government owned and private insurance companies; large media houses; engineering & construction firms; companies operating in energy, oil and gas & shipping sector; banks and financial institutions and public sector undertakings. Debarshi advises directors and officers in relation to civil and criminal liability exposure arising in course of fulfilling their corporate responsibilities. Besides dispute resolution, he has substantial experience in insolvency and bankruptcy laws, shareholder’s disputes and corporate restructuring including focussed corporate advisory work, white-collar crimes and employment law. He is also adept at handling a variety of commercial disputes for high net-worth individuals, particularly in the areas of mining, pharmaceuticals, commodities, intellectual property and financial services. He regularly appears in various courts and tribunals, including regulatory bodies, across India. His ability to act for clients as a solicitor and plead in court as a counsel has helped him carve out a niche practice, and his clients seek him out for complex and high-value disputes that require a tailored and out-of-the-box approach. His reputation is built upon his proficiency in litigation which enables him to navigate the complexities of the legal system, meticulous preparation and fearless commitment to his client’s cases. He is often appointed by the court as a Receiver in arbitration matters to protect the subject matter of the dispute and as a Commissioner to assist the court in recording of evidence in contentious suits.