Ankit Khushu


Kachwaha & Partners is pleased to announce the results of the 6th Arb Excel Essay Writing Competition as follows:

1st Prize:

Aayush Marwah
Amity Law School, Delhi (GGSIPU)
Title: "Whether a Foreign Award Contravening FEMA violates Public Policy of India?"
Rs. 1 lakh

2nd Prize:

Shubham Jain
National Law School of India University, Bangalore
Title: "Arbitrability of Intellectual Property Rights Disputes in India"
Rs. 75,000

3rd Prize:

Ayushi Singhal
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
Title: "Arbitrability of Fraud in India – A. Ayyasamy v. A. Paramasivam"
Rs. 50,000


Indulekha Thomas
National Law University, Jodhpur
Title: "Effectiveness Of The Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015 In Addressing Delays In The Arbitral Process"

Vishakha Choudhary
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
Title: "Cairn v. India - The Continuing Saga of India’s Rendezvous with Investment Arbitration of Tax Disputes"

Akshita Pandit
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
Title: "Unilateral Arbitration Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Analyzing the Challenges of the Mutuality Doctrine"

Rs. 10,000
[Winners shall also be
entitled to a book prize]

Honourable Mentions:

Advik Rijul Jha
Jindal Global Law School
Title: "Examining the Viability of adjudicating Copyright Disputes through Arbitration"

Rishabh Raheja
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
Title: "The Tribunal’s kompetenz-kompetenz on Contractual Novation: Making a Case for Substituting the Old with the New"

Siddhanth Sachdeva
National Law University, Delhi
Title: "Union of India v. Vodafone Group – An ‘abuse of process’ by whom?"

Saurabh Jain
Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai
Title: "Public Policy Exception in the 21st Century"

Congratulations to all the winners!

Book Prize