Strategic Alliances

We collaborate with a diverse network of global and local practices within the legal ecosystem as well as other commercial entities. These strategic alliances add immense value to our services.

Bruce Edwards

Bruce Edwards was one of the pioneers in developing mediation as a tool for resolving commercial disputes in the United State. After being introduced to the power of mediation in 1985, it soon became the focus of his practice. Over the last 30 years, Bruce has mediated over 6000 disputes throughout the United States and the world.

Chitra Talwar

Chitra Talwar has over 30 years of experience in two leading consumer products companies-Britannia & Pepsico. She has worked both in India and extensively in international markets, based out of New York.In 2009, she retired as the Vice President, International Sales Operations from Pepsico.

Gregg Relyea

Relyea was a partner at Higgs, Fletcher & Mack in San Diego, handling both defense and plaintiffs’ civil litigation cases until 1992. After completing mediation training at Harvard Law School, he established a full-time private mediation practice in San Diego as a mediator and arbitrator in the San Diego office of Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS).

Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.)

Hon. Daniel Weinstien (Ret.) is one of the nation’s preeminent mediators of complex civil disputes. He was a Judge at the Superior Court of San Francisco and one of the founders of JAMS(the world’s largest provider of mediation & arbitration services).

Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Retd.)

Rebecca Westerfield has been a full-time mediator and arbitrator with JAMS based in USA for over twenty-five years. Rebecca has served as a neutral in thousands of business and commercial cases involving major Fortune 500 multi-national corporations.

Judge Jiang (Michael) Heping

A presiding judge of the Dongguan No.2 People’s Court, Judge Jiang Heping (Michael) has been a judge of the Dongguan People’s Court since 2002.He has presided over all types of civil litigation including labor disputes, medical malpractice and family disputes.

Justice Cyriac Joseph

Justice Joseph was a Judge of the Supreme Court of India between July, 2008 & January, 2012. Post his retirement from the Supreme Court, he was a member and acting chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission.

Justice K Kannan

Justice K Kannan was formerly a Judge at High Court of Punjab & Haryana, Chandigarh, India. He is presently the Chairman of the Railways Claims Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi. A trained mediator, Justice Kannan has been actively involved in more than 50 court-annexed mediation.

Justice Venkatachaliah

Justice M N Venkatachaliah was the 25th Chief Justice of India. He served as Chief Justice from 1993 to 1994. He currently serves as the Chancellor of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed University).

M. R. Prasanna

Prasanna worked as Head of the Legal function for over 28 years with different organizations like Alfa Laval and Brooke Bond India Limited (now part of Hindustan Unilever). He was the Chief Legal Officer of Larsen & Toubro Limited, Mumbai for seven years.

Nandan Kamath

Nandan Kamath is Principal Lawyer at LawNK – The Law Offices of Nandan Kamath, a boutique sports, entertainment and intellectual property law practice based in Bangalore. He is also Managing Trustee of the GoSports Foundation, a sports non-profit providing scholarships and support to talented Indian athletes.

Poornima Hatti

Poornima Hatti, is partner based out of Bengaluru and heads the dispute resolution practice of Samvad Partners. Poornima obtained her B.A. LL.B (Hons) from the National Law School of India University and read for a Masters in Law from the London School of Economics where she was a graduate merit scholar.

Promod Nair

Promod is admitted as both an Advocate in India and as a Solicitor Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience in England and Wales. He is a dispute resolution specialist, with extensive experience in commercial litigation and arbitration.

Ritvik Lukose

Ritvik Lukose is a lawyer and legal entreprenuer. Ritvik graduated from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2004 and worked with Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai as a corporate lawyer.

Samuel Mani

Samuel Mani is a founding partner of Mani Chengappa & Mathur, a technology, outsourcing and employment focused law firm based in Bangalore. A graduate of the National Law School of India, Samuel specialises in advising clients on technology and outsourcing transactions, early stage investments/M&A, privacy, insurance and dispute resolution.

Shreyas Jayasimha

Shreyas Jayasimha MCIArb, read law at National Law School of India University and was a Chevening Scholar at the University of Warwick. His principal practice areas include litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations. He has been trained as Mediator and has been appointed as arbitrator.

Victor Schachter

Victor Schachter is the founder and President of the Foundation for Sustainable Rule of Law Initiatives (“FSRI”), a leading non-profit organisation that is involved in creating sustainable mediation centres for achieving timely, fair and peaceful conflict resolution in developing countries.