Binsy regularly advises on matters relating to construction, engineering and infrastructure disputes and has also advised clients on matters relating to shareholder disputes, telecommunications, competition law, white collar crimes and economic offences. She has led and represented clients in several high stake and complex international and domestic arbitrations conducted by ICC, LCIA and ad hoc Tribunals across various Construction and Engineering sectors including Oil & Gas, Energy, Infrastructure and Telecom disputes. She has had extensive experience in advising various companies in arbitration matters and arbitration related court matters. Binsy has worked closely with various UK law firms, Queen’s Counsel/ Junior Barristers of the Royal Courts of Justice, United Kingdom, Delay Experts and Quantum Experts in several construction, engineering and infrastructure disputes.
Binsy has been regularly appearing before the Supreme Court, High Courts, subordinate courts and tribunals for clients in commercial disputes. Binsy has been pivotal in several disputes of moment. She formed the core team representing Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) before the Supreme Court of India (a five-judge Constitution Bench) dealing with the Presidential Reference on allocation of natural resources. The Supreme Court (In re, Special Reference No.1 of 2012; (2012) 10 SCC 1) ultimately approved CII’s stand on allocation of natural resources.
Binsy also routinely advises various private sector companies on anti-graft laws and compliance issues. She has also conducted internal investigations for various clients in relation to allegations of banking fraud and money laundering. She was also involved in conducting an internal investigation for and on behalf of a leading private sector bank, necessitated by the Cobrapost Sting Operation in March and May 2013. The Firm was involved in assisting banks in their proposed actions against employees involved and to examine any breach of code of conduct and ethical standards, in response to proceedings initiated by the Reserve Bank of India.
Binsy has been instrumental in drafting various Guides, Handbooks and India Chapters on Dispute Resolution, Gifts & Entertainment and Anti-Corruption Laws. She routinely contributes to the Herbert Smith Guide to Dispute Resolution (India Chapter), Gifts and Entertainment Guide (India Chapter), Overseas Corruption Project (India Chapter) as well as Mayer Brown’s Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation Brochure between 2009-2014, including various updates.
Binsy has been adjudged the winner of Client Choice Award 2015 (by the International Law Office and Lexology) in the Arbitration & ADR category for India among 2,500 nominations. The Client Choice Award is based on nominations from corporate counsel only, which evidences the confidence she inspires in her clients. Clients’ quotes for Binsy include:
Binsy started her career in Disputes with the Firm in June 2009. Prior to that, she was pursuing transactional practice with AZB & Partners since 2005.
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