Luthra and Luthra

Abhishek Emmanuel Kisku

Partner

Contact

+91 11 4121 5100

akisku@luthra.com

Bar Enrolment
  • Bar Council of Delhi

Education

  • BA. LLB (Hons.) – WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

Overview

Abhishek Emmanuel Kisku currently serves as a Partner at Luthra and Luthra Law Offices India and is part of the Dispute Resolution practice. He possesses expertise in mainly civil disputes including corporate and commercial disputes, insolvency & bankruptcy matters, and alternate dispute resolution.

His specialization includes arbitrations, special leave petitions and writ petitions, debt recovery proceedings through proceedings before the DRT, civil suits or ADRs, banking and financial matters including proceedings before the NCLT under IBC. Abhishek has also assisted clients in criminal matters, particularly white-collar crimes and cross-border enforcement of decrees and awards, assisting foreign corporations, including international banks, in enforcing foreign awards and decrees within the Indian legal system.

Throughout his career, Abhishek has appeared before various Courts and Arbitral Tribunals across India, including the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and several High Courts. He has also represented clients before National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), National Company Law Tribunals (NCLT) in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh and Kolkata, Debt Recovery Tribunals (DRT) at Delhi and Jaipur, Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunals (DRAT), among others.

Experience Statement

  • Representing Kroll Group, which is a global financial and risk advisory Firm, in a civil suit filed for recovery of monies based on damages under torts to the tune of USD 5 Billion, alleged to have caused destruction of large diamond business of the Plaintiff. The law involved is Indian Law along with the usage of international convention and treaties. The case is significant as this is one of the first and few cases in India which deals with the issue of breach under tort at this scale, which includes the tort of conspiracies against the client including authorities of the Government of India and will lay down jurisprudence on this subject.
  • Represented Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) in litigation in Hyderabad against Hestia Holdings which is a wholly owned subsidiary of a company in Hyderabad. The said litigation was for the enforcement of a foreign decree obtained by MCB directing Hestia to repay the loan of USD 20 Million. The case is one of the few cases which deals with the enforceability of a foreign decree in India, involving issues such as what is a decree on merits, under what circumstances an ex-parte decree can be enforced etc. which has been upheld by the Supreme Court of India.
  • Advised and assisted Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre Limited before the Sole Arbitrator Mr. Justice (Retd.) Madan Lokur, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India in an arbitration proceeding initiated against it for an alleged wrongful termination of several pharmacy agreements. In the same proceedings, he has also successfully argued client’s Counter Claim and achieved a favourable Award on the same.
  • Advised and represented ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Ola Cabs) in a number of litigations pending adjudication across various jurisdictions in India in relation to disputes over the regulatory framework within which Ola cabs is to operate. Matters includes a Writ Petition before the High Court of Calcutta challenging ban orders against Ola issued by the Government of West Bengal as well as the applicability of the existing taxi licensing scheme to Taxi Aggregators such as Ola.
Related Articles
Union-Budget-2024 (Sanjeev)
Partner, Sanjeev Kumar quoted on Moneycontrol...
Partner, Sanjeev Kumar shared his insightful views with Moneycontrol on ‘Union Budget 2024: Increase...
More
Itee-ICSI
Partner Designate, Itee Singhal invited by ICSI...
Partner Designate, Itee Singhal was recently invited to take a virtual session on the aspects of ‘Restructuring,...
More
DT- June 24
Direct Tax Newsletter
https://luthra.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/Direct-Tax-Newsletter-June-2024.pdf
More
Harish Kumar SEBI-action
Partner, Harish Kumar quoted on the HinduBusinessLine
Partner, Harish Kumar shared his insightful views with The Hindu BusinessLine for an article titled,...
More
Piyush NCLT-Asks-Sadbhav
Partner, Piyush Mishra quoted in The Economic Times
Partner, Piyush Mishra shared his insightful views with The Economic Times in an article titled, ‘NCLT...
More
DR-June '24
Dispute Resolution Newsletter
https://luthra.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/Dispute-Resolution-Newsletter_June-2024-Edition.docx.pdf
More
New-delisting - Harish
Partner, Harish Kumar quoted on the HinduBusinessLine
Partner, Harish Kumar shared his insightful views with The Hindu BusinessLine in an article titled, ‘New...
More
When-Can-An-Rubal Mondaq
When can an Enterprise be treated as a 'Permanent Establishment' under Income Tax Law?
Partner, Rubal Bansal Maini and Associate, Prakhar Pandey have authored an article ‘When can an enterprise...
More
Shivani Lawlevelup's
Partner, Shivani Sinha invited as 'Keynote Speaker' by LawLevelUp..
Partner, Shivani Sinha was recently invited as a ‘keynote speaker’ at a session on ‘Insolvency...
More
Rubal Budget-2024
Partner, Rubal Bansal Maini quoted on Moneycontrol
Partner, Rubal Bansal Maini shared her insightful views in a news article titled ‘Budget 2024: AIFs seek...
More

Disclaimer

Current rules of the Bar Council of India impose restrictions on maintaining a web page and do not permit lawyers to provide information concerning their areas of practice. Luthra and Luthra Law Offices India is, therefore, constrained from providing any further information on this web page.

The rules of the Bar Council of India prohibit law firms from soliciting work or advertising in any manner. By clicking on ‘I AGREE’, the user acknowledges that:

The user wishes to gain more information about Luthra and Luthra Law Offices India, its practice areas and its attorneys, for his/her own information and use

The information is made available/provided to the user only on his/her specific request and any information obtained or material downloaded from this website is completely at the user’s volition and any transmission, receipt or use of this site is not intended to, and will not, create any lawyer-client relationship

None of the information contained on the website is in the nature of a legal opinion or otherwise amounts to any legal advice.

Luthra and Luthra Law Offices India, is not liable for any consequence of any action taken by the user relying on material/information provided under this website. In cases where the user has any legal issues, he/she in all cases must seek independent legal advice.