About Us

Kachwaha & Partners is a full service law Firm, with offices at Delhi and Mumbai (Bombay) and associate lawyers in most major cities of India. The main office of the Firm is in New Delhi, conveniently located next to the diplomatic mission area. It is easily accessible from all parts of Delhi as well as its suburbs.

The Partners and members of  the Firm are senior professionals with years of experience behind them. They bring the highest level of professional service to clients along with the traditions of the profession, integrity and sound ethical practices.

Members of the Firm are in tune with the work-culture of international law firms as well as the expectations of large corporate clients. The Firm has amongst its clients multi nationals, embassies and leading Indian corporations.

Ranked Tier 1 by Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2016) in the category of Dispute Resolution.

Declared a "Winner" in by the Indian Business Law Journal in the category of Dispute Resolution regularly since 2012.

Membership

Member of the International Business Law Consortium, Salzburg (IBLC) – an international alliance of select law firms with members from 88 locations world-wide. IBLC is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers in the 'Leading Law Firm Networks (Global wide).'

Former member of ICC FraudNet, a leading global independent network of international lawyers specialising in fraud and white collar crime.

Other activities

The firm organises and conducts an annual all India student essay writing competition on arbitration (click here).

The firm organises and conducts the South Asian Regional rounds of the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot (click here).

Members

Vanita Kakar

(Short CV)

3rd Floor, Jethalal Mansion,
10, Bank Street, Cross Lane,
Fort, Mumbai 400 023
India
Tel: +91 (22) 23674972
Email:vkakar@kaplegal.com

Ms. Kakar heads the Mumbai office of the firm. She worked for about 24 years with a premier Government of India Undertaking – the National Textile Corporation (Maharashtra North) as Head, Legal Department. After an illustrious stint involving handling of significant and high stake matters for the Corporation, Ms. Kakar took voluntary retirement to join Kachwaha & Partners‘ Mumbai office (in 2004).

The National Textile Corporation (Maharashtra North) has 18 Manufacturing Units in Mumbai and Western India region. As Head, Legal Department, Ms. Kakar oversaw a portfolio of about 2000 legal matters covering a wide span of corporate, labour, employment, commercial, debt recovery, property, tenancy, contracts, banking and other civil matters. In addition she has conducted several internal enquiries/ disciplinary proceedings.

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Vanita Kakar

(Detailed CV)

3rd Floor, Jethalal Mansion,
10, Bank Street, Cross Lane,
Fort, Mumbai 400 023
India
Tel: +91 (22) 23674972
Email:vkakar@kaplegal.com

Education :

  • LL.B (Special Papers on Labour Law, Taxation) Allahabad University
  • M. A. (English Literature) Allahabad University
  • B. Sc. (Zoology, Botany) University of Bombay

Background :

  • Worked as Legal Assistant with Pure Ice cream Co. Ltd. - handled all major drafting assignments and company's IP work.
  • 1980 - 2004 - Worked with a premier Government of India Undertaking - the National Textile Corporation (Maharashtra North) as Head Legal Department.
  • 2004 – Took voluntary retirement from the National Textile Corporation to head Kachwaha & Partners' Mumbai office.

Professional Experience :

Ms. Kakar had a long stint – 24 years – with the National Textile Corporation. The Corporation has 18 textile Manufacturing Unit in Mumbai and Western India region. As Head of Legal Department, she oversaw a portfolio of about 2000 legal matters covering a wide span of corporate, labour, employment, commercial, debt recovery, property, tenancy, contracts, banking and other civil matters. In addition She has conducted several internal enquiries/ disciplinary proceedings. She also headed an in-house committee constituted by the Corporation to inquire into cases of sexual harassment at the workplace.