Siddharth Srivastava is an experienced counsel practicing before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court and National Tribunals. Siddharth specialises in Dispute Resolution and Arbitration. He studied at the prestigious Faculty of Law, Delhi University, prior to completing his LL.M. from Leiden University, Netherlands, specialising in commercial dispute resolution. He was invited to attend the 'Hague Academy of International Law' at the International Court of Justice, being one of the youngest attendees of the Academy. He has been invited as a Research Scholar at International Institute for Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) in Italy. Siddharth has been mentored by retired appellate court judges including a former Chief Justice of India.
Siddharth has handled various institutional and individual cases in various fields of law including corporate law, arbitration, intellectual property, constitutional writs, consumer law, insolvency and labour, among others. He has handled international arbitrations to the tune of $400 million, including challenge and enforcement before courts. He regularly advises clients on dispute resolution, pre-litigation strategies, commercial contracts, intellectual property and regulatory frameworks.
Siddharth has represented and holds a clientele comprising of Fortune India 500 companies and leading Indian as well as international corporations. He has represented leading players in various industries including film and media, energy, automobile, advertising, sports management, real estate, insurance, banking and e-sports. In addition to his professional endeavours, Siddharth regularly writes for national newspapers and international journals.
Harpreet is a counsel practicing before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India and various High Courts in India, specialising in Dispute Resolution and Arbitration. An engineer turned lawyer, he graduated from the prestigious Faculty of Law, Delhi University.
Harpreet has handled various high profile litigations and disputes in the fields of criminal law, white collar crimes, constitutional writs, election law, service matters, among others. Harpreet crusaded the cause of victims of 1984 Anti-Sikh riots, resulting in conviction of the accused persons. He has represented various political leaders in several cases in Delhi ranging from criminal law, election matters, social causes etc. He has appeared for leading professionals holding white collar positions in multi-national corporations in cases pertaining to white collar crimes and personal laws.
In addition to his professional commitments, Harpreet provides pro-bono service at the Delhi Legal Services Authority and heads the pro bono initiative at Ninety Three. He regularly provides pro bono services in cases pertaining to custody, domestic violence, dowry prohibition, sexual harassment, public interest litigation etc. Harpreet actively works on Prison Reforms in India and appears on behalf of under-trial prisoners, ensuring their welfare in prisons. Further, he is invited by various government departments to impart training to its officers and other personnel.
Nikita Sinha is an experienced legal professional specialising in Banking and Finance law. She has gained diverse expertise in the syndicated/corporate lending sector within financial markets of the European Union, APAC and USA. Nikita graduated from the University of Amsterdam, and obtained her Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Leiden University, the Netherlands, specialising in International Law.
Nikita handles a large portfolio of clients, focusing on the negotiation and review of loan documentation (and supplemental agreements), as well as following the lifecycle of the transaction and its mechanics. She has provided counsel on transactions worth up to €1 billion. She offers an expansive breadth of insight, helping clients structure and document transactions that facilitate providing financing to industries such as shipping, aviation and real estate. Nikita has also spearheaded developments related to the imminent transition away from LIBOR, facilitating the decisions to be made on necessary amendments to the loan documentation by engaging with borrowers and lenders on the same.
In parallel to her professional undertakings, Nikita has written for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat (UN Climate Change) on the interplay between climate change and impact on indigenous peoples. She is also passionate about non-profit work, and is affiliated with an NGO in The Hague, Netherlands, which strives to strengthen the maintenance of basic human rights in post-conflict situations on the African continent.
Opal is a dual qualified counsel practicing in Spain and in the Netherlands. She specializes in transactional and advisory practice in Corporate, Commerce and Foreign Trade issues. Opal holds three Masters degrees from University Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain and Leiden University, Netherlands. Opal has a profound knowledge of Spanish and Dutch laws and often advises clients on laws in South American nations as well.
Opal has advised large corporations and individuals alike in matters pertaining to corporate regulations, governance, mergers and acquisitions, international contracts, foreign trade regulations, investments, and taxation. She has advised small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well, providing legal advice and consultation regarding the process of internationalization and international contracts. Opal has collaborated with Governments of several nations and international organizations including the European Union, Netherlands, Spain, and Cuba.
Berardino is an Italian counsel advising European companies and specializing in national laws of Italy and the Netherlands. Hailing from a family of eminent politicians and lawyers, Berardino has followed the footsteps of his forefathers. He graduated from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy and obtained his Master in Laws (LL.M.) from Leiden University, the Netherlands specializing in International Civil and Commercial Law. Berardino has specialized in Italian, Dutch and European laws. He is fluent in Italian, English, and Spanish.
Berardino has specialized in General Commercial and Regulatory matters in sectors such as Energy, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Data Protection, and Procurements. He has been advising clients which includes Italian and European companies, including Fortune 500 companies, and has appeared in several matters before the courts in Europe. Prior to joining us, Berardino worked at Macchi di Cellere Gangemi, a leading law firm in Milan.
Berardino is enrolled in the Bar of Foggia, Italy. He is currently serving as Deputy Secretary of its Alumni Association. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law and the General Secretary of Pro Bono Italia, a not for profit organization providing legal aid.