Arbitration Panel - Commodity Derivatives (zone-wise)

Name City Stage Qualification Past Experience including Arbitration No of Matters
Justice Ms Usha Mehra (Retd.) Delhi Appellate B.A., L.L.B.  Enrolled as Advocate with Delhi Bar Council, Delhi in December 1962. In the year 1980, he was appointed as the District and Session Judge, Delhi. In the year 1984, he was selected as the Registrar of High Court of Delhi at New Delhi. After retirement in November 2003, have been dealing with arbitration matters only.Dealing with arbitration matters on behalf of Lamp;T against NHAI. Currently on the panel of the Indian Council of Arbitration and have received Arbitration matters.  0
Smt. Lakshmi Swaminathan Delhi Arbitration L.L.B., L.L.M.  Member of NSE and Indian Council of Arbitration panel of Arbitrators. Member of Governing Council of International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Also, a former Vice- Chairman, Central Administrative Tribunal(CAT), was a Legal Adviser for Ministry of Law & Justice. Empanelled as an Arbitrator with MCX and NCDEX  0
Justice V S Aggarwal (Retd.) Delhi  Appellate B.A, LLB  Judicial Magistrate at Amritsar from 1965-67; Subordinate Judge at Delhi from 1967. Promoted to the Higher Judicial Service. Appointed as an Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on 10.11.94. Transferred to Punjab & Haryana High Court on 30.11.94. Appointed as permanent Judge on 8.1.1996. Retired on 20.08.2002 from Delhi High Court. Retired as Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal in August 2005. Arbitrator for more than 11 years.  139
Justice M A Khan (Retd.) Delhi  Arbitration M.COM, L.L.B.  1. Worked as Civil Judge and District Judge of Delhi and Judge of Delhi High Court (35 years)
2. Arbitrator in Delhi High Court, International Arbitration Centre, on the panel of Arbitrator/ Appellate panel of Arbitrator in
a. NSE
c. BSE
d. MCX
3. Technology Development Board (Govt of India)
4. New Holland Fiat (India) P Ltd
5. Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) of Govt of India (10 years)
6. As Arbitrator appointed by High Court in judicial cases (10 years)
7. Private parties referring disputes for Arbitration (10 years).
Mr. V K Malhotra Delhi  Arbitration Masters in English literature,
Masters in Economics,
Bachelor in Business Finance and
Diploma in Environment Management
On panel of IGRC of NSE,
On panel of Arbitrators of MCX & NCDEX Delhi region. 
Mr. R N Bansal Delhi  Arbitration BA (Hons)
LL.B., IAS (Retd.) 
Agricultural Marketing Adviser, Ministry of Rural Development, GOI. Secretary to Government of Himachal Pradesh and headed various other senior positions in the capacity of Director.  29
Mr. Vijai N Mathur Delhi  Appellate, L.L.B., F.C.A., F.C.S.  Over 48 years’ experience of working in industry and profession in the areas of Finance, Legal and Corporate and Securities Laws. Ex-Director Legal Gillette India Ltd
Arbitrator with NSE / BSE /NCDEX, since 2006. Arbitrator with MCX since 2008. Arbitrator with NSE / BSE /NCDEX, since 2006. Arbitrator with MCX since 2008. 
Mr. Neeraj Aarora Delhi  Appellate (H), FCMA, CFE, LLB, PGD (Cyber Law & DLTA), PGD (ADR), MCIArb, CISSP, CFCE, CHFI, CISA, CEH, MBA (IT)  Arbitrator on NSE, BSE, MCX, MSEI, NCDEX, ICA, ICADR, CIAC, Delhi High Court Arbitration Centre, ADNDRC (Hong Kong), LCIA (London)VIAC (Austria), KLRCA, PIAC (Vietnam), WIPO (Geneva). Mediator on KLRCA. Advocate on record in Supreme Court.  122
Mr. Harbans Lal Delhi  Arbitration MA (Public Administration), CAIIB  Senior Bank Executive, Chief General Manager (Retired) State Bank of India, On MCX Arbitration panel since April 2010. Also on the Arbitration panel of NCDEX and Indian Council of Arbitration.  144
Mr. Devinder Arora Delhi  Arbitration M.Com, ACMA, FCS  Worked as Chief Operating Officer at Delhi Stock Exchange. Worked as General Manager and Company Secretary with Industrial Cables India Ltd, Sobrab Spinning Mills Ltd and Poddar Tyres Ltd.  120
Mr. T.C.A. Ranganathan Delhi  Arbitration MA (Economics)  Former Chairman and Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM), Former Director on the Board of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd., Agricultural Finance Corporation Ltd., Small Farmers' Agri-Business Consortium.  7
Mr. K. S. Dhingra Delhi  Arbitration B.Sc, LLB  Former Chief (Legal) and Joint Chief (Legal) to Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, On panel of Arbitrators at NSE, and NCDEX since November 2009. Also handled arbitration cases at BSE after centralization of panels by SEBI.  39
Mr. R. K. Ahooja Delhi  Arbitration MA Economics  IAS(Retd) Served in the states of UP, Himachal, Arunachal and Delhi. Director on the Boards of HOSIC, Nirlon, Lic, Hsg. Finance, Ballarpur Industries.  71
Mr. Ravi Kant Delhi  Appellate M.A., M.SC., Master Diploma in Public Administration Former Chairman - Central Board of Direct Taxes. After retirement was nominated as Member - TRAI for term of 3 years.  4
Mr. Ashok Bhardwaj Delhi  Appellate B.Sc., LLB  In January 1976, got Enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Delhi. Joined Haryana Civil Services (Judicial) in July 1984 and was promoted to the post of Additional District & Sessions Judge in February 2000 and retired on October 3, 2011. Conducted Mediation in several civil involving Banking and Financial matters. Conducted Arbitration cases after retirement and is on the panel of International Arbitration Centre, Delhi and Chandigarh under High Court of Delhi and Punjab & Haryana, High Court. Having experience of about 40 years in Legal field. On the panel of NSE/BSE as Arbitrator.  5
Justice (Retd) S.N. Aggarwal Delhi  Appellate D.Pharma, B.Sc., LL.B, LL.M  More than 37-year experience in the legal profession including experience of about 21 years as a Judge/Adjudicator in various Courts. As a Judge/adjudicator decided several thousand cases of various nature i.e. civil, criminal, matrimonial, constitutional, arbitration, etc. Practiced as an Advocate in Civil and Criminal Law both on original and appellate side in the Supreme Court of India & Delhi High Court from October 1980 onwards till appointment as an Additional District & Sessions Judge, Delhi in 1991. Elevated as a Judge, Delhi High Court on 28.02.2006 and since then till 27.10.2010 worked as a Judge of Delhi High Court and thereafter as a Judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court from 28.10.2010 to 24.08.2012. Delivered landmark judgments especially in the area of commercial disputes, company matters, environment protection, intellectual property rights, constitutional matters, service matters, defense matters and arbitration cases. On the panel of Arbitrators of Delhi International Arbitration Centre; Indian Council of Arbitration; GAIL; Power Grid Corporation Limited; IFFCO; NTPC; DMRC; NSE/BSE; SCOPE Forum for Arbitration & Conciliation and Airport Authority of India etc. Presently handling more than twenty high stake Institutional and ad-hoc domestic arbitrations as Sole Arbitrator/Panel Arbitrator, including but not limited to disputes involving more than 2000 million of Indian Rupees in a single arbitration, and have successfully completed more than twenty arbitrations relating to commercial and property dispute in which final awards have already been announced in a time-bound manner. 
Justice Shankar Nath Kapoor (Retd.) Delhi  Appellate M. Com. L.L.B  Former Judge, High Court of Delhi. Specialization in Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Commercial Contracts, Corporate Law, Information Technology, Corporation, Environment and consumer affairs, etc., related activities. Joined the judicial service in 1969. Dealt with hundreds of arbitration cases. Arbitrator on the panel of Indian Council of Arbitration. Arbitrator on the panel of Delhi International Arbitration Centre (DAC), Delhi High Court and on panel of NSE/BSE as Arbitrator.  2
Dr. Justice Satish Chandra (Retd.) Delhi  Appellate LL.M. (Gold Medalist); LL.D.; Chancellor's Medalist In Law; Diploma In U.N. Studies.  Judge Since 6th August 2008 till 23rd May 2015 at Allahabad High Court. Currently in Review Authority, National Investigation Agency, Ministry Of Home Affairs, Govt. Of India. Other assignments Judicial Member, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ministry Of Law & Justice Since 3rd December, 1997 till 5th August 2008. On panel of NSE/BSE as Arbitrator. Former President Custom, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal. Former Chairman, 3rd Pay Revision Commission for Central Public Sector undertakings. 
Name City Stage Qualification Past Experience including Arbitration No of Matters
Justice Dr. Pratibha D Upasani (Retd.)  Mumbai  Arbitration L.L.M, Ph.D. (Law).  Former Judge of the Bombay High Court and Former Chair person of Debts Recovery Appellate tribunal, Western region comprising of Maharashtra, Gujrat & Goa states. Handling Arbitration cases assigned by High Court (Mumbai) u/s 11of A&C Act, 1996 & Private Arbitration. On panel of Arbitrators of MCX & NCDEX.  298
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Kakkar  Mumbai  Arbitration B.Sc., LLM, Ph.D (Laws): Associate of C.I.Arb. of India  Worked as Indian Revenue Service (Income-Tax) Officer of 1982 batch for 33 years. Retired as Principal Commissioner of Income Tax in 2015. Worked as Chief General Manager (Inv.) SEBI for 6 years on deputation from Income-Tax. Worked as: - Member of various Committees with BSE, On the Panel of Investor Grievance Resolution of NSE, On panel of MCX as Arbitrator.  239
Mr. Chandrakant Kamdar  Mumbai  Arbitration B. Com (Dist.), FCIArb (U.K), Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K), CFE (USA) , Certified Fraud Examiner, CAMS (USA), Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist More than 20 years of experience in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution including International Arbitration, On Panel of Arbitrators for Singapore, Malaysia, London, Dubai and major Arbitration Institutions including Stock, Commodities and Depositories. Director of Training and Approved Faculty of CIARb (UK). Conducted various workshops on Arbitration –Stock & Commodities, Law schools, etc.  597
Dr. Dilip Kakubhai Virani  Mumbai  Arbitration B.Sc. (Hons);
M.B. (Bom);
M.I. C.A.D.R
A.C.I.ARB. (U.K);
M.I.B.A. (U.K)
Stock and Commodity Exchange Arbitrator since 2009
On panel of Arbitrators for MCX, BSE, NSE, MSEI & NCDEX. 
Mr. Deba Prasad Roy  Mumbai  Arbitration M.Sc., CAIIB, FICA  Executive Chairman- SBI Capital Markets Ltd., Former- Director National Stock Exchange of India Ltd, On panel of Arbitration of all Stock and Commodity Exchanges.  79
Mr. Subhash C Gupta  Mumbai  Arbitration B.A, LLB, CAIIB(Part-1)  Legal Advisor and Head of Legal Department of Reserve Bank of India. Conducted Several Arbitration cases in disputes, between Public Sector Banks, while working in RBI. Presently on panel of Arbitrators of MCX, NSE & BSE.  36
Justice A S Aguiar (Retd)  Mumbai  Appellate B.A., LLB  Former Judge of the High Court, Mumbai, Advocate, Solicitor, Bombay High Court, Supreme Court of England of Wales. Member of ICA. On panel of NSE, BSE and MCX.  82
Mr.  Prakash B. Nimbalkar  Mumbai  Arbitration B.Com, LL.B, Certificated Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB)  1. 34 years of experience with RBI, IDBI, SIDBI.
2. Served as Chairman & Managing Director of SIDBI.
3. Other important positions held in the past includes (i) Director on the Board of IDBI Bank Ltd, (ii) Chairman of SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd., (iii) SIDBI Trustee Company Ltd., (iv) Chairman of the Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Small Industries, (v) Chairman of the SIDBI Foundation for Micro Credit, (vi) Member of the Governing Board of Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, (vii) National Entrepreneurship Development Board, (viii) Khadi and Village Industries Board, (ix) SSI Board constituted by Govt. of India, (x) Director on the Local Advisory Board of Bank of America, (xi) Director on the Board of Assets Care Enterprise (ACE) New Delhi (Assets Reconstruction Company), (xii) Director on the Board of OTCEI, (xiii) Non-Executive Chairman of OTCEI Securities Ltd., (xiv) Director and Non-Executive Chairman of erstwhile

United Western Bank Ltd., Satara, Maharashtra, and (xv) Member of International Advisory Board of Small Enterprise Assistance Fund, Washington DC. USA.
4. Positions currently held:

(i) Non-Executive Chairman of Autoline Industries Ltd., Board of Autoline Design Software Ltd., MPA Financial Services Ltd, Board of Trustees of Srei Mutual Fund Trust Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai.
Was Arbitrator on the panel of arbitrators of the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) for more than five years.
Arbitrator on the panel of Arbitrators of MCX, NSDL and NCDEX. IGRP member on the panel of NSE. Member of Indian Council of Arbitration. 
Mr.  S. Srinivasan  Mumbai  Arbitration M. Sc, CAIB, MBA (IIM Kolkata)  On Panel of Arbitrator with NSE, BSE, MCX and NCDEX. Worked as CGM with IDBI Bank and Joint Managing Director of Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd. Had also served as independent director on the Board of some companies.  2
Mr.  Sunil Dalal  Mumbai  Appellate M.A. Economics  Research offer with Forward Markets Commission, Senior Research Officer at Indian Merchants Chamber Economic Research & Training Foundation, Retired from RBI as Principal Economic Adviser, Member of Working Groups appointed by Ministry of Finance and Planning Commission, GOI Sr. Advisor to Governor, Bank of Tanzania, Dar-e-Salam on behalf of International Monetary Fund, Washington DC.  26
Ms. Padma Rajendran  Mumbai  Arbitration M.A. (Economics)
with specialization in Banking &
27 years of experience in Banking industry in Management position. Former General Manager, IDBI. 
Mr.  Pawan Kumar Agarwal  Mumbai  Appellate B. Com, L.L.B., F.C.A., DISA (ICAI)  Former Senior Partner in M/s. P. R. Agarwal & Awasthi, Chartered Accountants, Expert in Commercial Law, Securities Law, Finance, Corporate Laws.  11
Mr.  Paresh Manilal Joshi  Mumbai  Arbitration B.A., LLB  Advocate, High Court & Arbitrator. EX- Arbitrator NSE /BSE/MCX-SX (Capp). FAICADR, FICA, MICA types of cases handled Cases under Customs Act, 1962, Central Excise Act, 1944, Constitutional laws, Service Laws, Labour Laws, Criminal law: Prosecution cases under Customs & Excise laws, Carriage by Air Act, Negotiable Instrument Act, Consumer Protection Act, Foreign Trade Control laws, Company Law, Sebi Act, Securities Laws & other indirect fiscal statutes and have passed number of Awards including Appellate Awards as Arbitrator. Have completed certification programs under Securities Laws, Arbitration and Financial Analysis from BSE Training Institute.  1
Mr.  Ashokkumar P. Bakliwal  Mumbai  Arbitration B.Com., F.C.A  Since 1983, in full-time C.A. practice as proprietor of A.P. BAKLIWAL & CO. Decided more than 150 Arbitration references and Appeals in BSE/NSE. Certified Arbitrator/Mediator. Practicing as an Arbitrator in resolution of inter-corporate disputes. From February 2009 to February 2017, Arbitrator at BSE Ltd. (Bombay Stock Exchange), National Stock Exchange (NSE). 
Mr.  Anil Shah  Mumbai  Arbitration Solicitor, UK
Advocate, Mumbai,
Chartered Accountant, India
Chartered Secretary, India
Chartered Secretary and Administrator, UK Chartered Arbitrator, UK 
Practicing Solicitor and Managing Partner of Juris Matrix Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates having more than 35 years of extensive experience in capital markets. Has exposure to the International court of Arbitration and has both presided as well as represented clients at private Arbitrations in India. On panel of NSE/BSE/ NSDL as Arbitrator. 
Justice J H Bhatia (Retd.)  Mumbai  Appellate B. Com, L.L.M  Retired as Judge of Bombay High Court, Post retirement appointed as Judicial Member of the Armed Forces Tribunal, Regional Bench, Mumbai with effect from 7th May, 2013 and retired on attaining the age of 65 years, on 7th March, 2015. Already member on the panel of Arbitrators of Bombay High Court, Indian Council of Arbitrators, National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange. 
Mr. Vyapak Desai  Mumbai  Appellate LLB, LLM (Commercial Laws)  Head, Int’l Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice, Nishith Desai Associates. Represents clients in a wide-range of services in complex litigations, investment treaty disputes and international commercial arbitrations. He is a leading attorney in the advisement and representation of clients involved in media, entertainment, franchising, oil and gas, and financial services sectors for pragmatic and effective pre-litigation strategies, arbitrations and litigations before various forums incTribunals of India. He has represented clients advising for investment treaty arbitrations and before international arbitration centers such as the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR- AAA) amongst others. He acts as arbitrator and is also a trained mediator. luding the Supreme Court, High Courts and 
Mr.  Dharmendra Dhelariya  Mumbai  Appellate B.Com, C.S., FCA, DISA (ICAI), Insolvency Professional (IBBI).  Empaneled as an Arbitrator with BSE/NSE/NCDEX/MSEI. Since 2002, in full time C.A. practice as Senior Partner in M/s Dhelariya & Associates handling nature of work Statutory Audit, Internal Audit, Taxation, Corporate Law Compliances, Concurrent Audit, Stock Audit and Statutory Bank Branch Audit. He is also certified Forensic Accountant from ICAI. 
Mr.  S.D. Dharmadhikari  Mumbai  Appellate LL.B.  May’93-Apr’97 District and Session Judge and took retirement in Apr’97. Completed Course in Arbitration & Mediation in ADR conducted by University of Mumbai from August 2004 to December 2004. At present Practicing in the High Court, Mumbai as Advocate Original & Appellate Side Since 1997. Empanelled by Hon’ble High Court, Mumbai as an Arbitrator. At present Arbitrator at Mr. Ram Transport Finance Ltd, since 2011 and Fortune Integrated asset finance Ltd. 
Mr.  Surendra Narhar Ranade  Mumbai  Appellate B.Com, LLB  In state judiciary served for more than 36 years and retired in cadre of District Judge. During the tenure in judicial services, have served in many capacities like Joint Charity Commissioner, Mumbai, Joint District & Sessions Judge, Nagpur, District & Sessions Judge, Dhulia, City Civil & Sessions Judge, Mumbai and President of Maharashtra Sales Tax Tribunal etc. On panel of NSE/BSE as Arbitrator. 
Mr.  Kamalchand Paratwar  Mumbai  Appellate LLB  About 40 years of rich legal experience. Practicing Arbitrator and Legal consultant from July 2013 onwards. Experienced Judge with demonstrated track record of expeditious and fair dispensation of justice. Presided over Civil & Criminal courts/ Tribunal (Of original & Appellate jurisdiction) dealing with all types of cases including Civil, Commercial & Financial Nature. Appointed as Civil Judge junior Division from 1982-1991, Civil Judge Senior Division from 1991-1995, District judge, Thane from Dec 1995 to July 1997, District Judge, Pusad from June 2007 to Oct 2007. 
Mr.  Vijay Pandurang Patil  Mumbai  Appellate B.Com, LLB  About 40 years of rich legal experience as Lawyer and Judge. Served as Judge, Principal Judge. Took retirement from State Judicial Service – Principal Judge, labour Court, Mumbai from June 06, 2000. Was included in Panel of Arbitrators for Arbitration proceedings with Judges of City Civil Court Mumbai and District Judge. Worked as Arbitrator in NSE for one year. 
Name City Stage Qualification Past Experience including Arbitration No of Matters
Mr. S Viswanathan  Chennai  Arbitration B.Com, LLB, Diploma in Cyber Law  More than 30 years’ experience in Capital Markets and 25 years’ experience in administration, enforcement and taxation spheres. Practicing as Arbitrator, Advisor, Consultant and Advocate on all matters relating to Capital Markets, Corporate, Tax, Statutory and Regulatory Compliance.  7
Mr. Subanthore Vasudev  Chennai  Arbitration Post Graduate in Engineering  Retired as a General Manager, IDBI, Mumbai. Nearly 18 years’ experience as Arbitrator and on the Panel of Madras SE, NSE, NCDEX and MCX and handled about 150 Arbitration cases. 
Mr. S Subramanian  Chennai  Arbitration B.A, B.L.  As judicial II class Magistrate 1974 – 1980, As Judicial first class Magistrate 1981-1987, As Civil Judge Junior Division -1988-1995, As Civil Judge Senior Division-1995-1995. 143
Mr. A. P. Sridharan  Chennai  Arbitration BA(Economics), C.A.I.I.B Part.1  G.M. (Personal Promotion) Retd. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA. Chennai Conducted various types of inspections of banks such as H.O., branches under Sec 36 of B.R.ACT, Foreign Exchange inspections, Currency Chest inspections, Urban BANK 's inspections, N.B.F.C Inspections, Ombudsman. Empanelled as an Arbitrator in NSE, BSE, MCX and NCDEX. Arbitrator in NSE for the last 8 years.  1
Mr. J Venkatesaperumal  Chennai  Appellate B.A , LL.B  Joined in TN Judicial Service in 1976 as Judicial Magistrate. District Magistrate Subordinate Judge (Civil Judge Sr. Division) Dealt with Civil Appeal, Asst. Sessions cases MACTOPS, HMOP (Matrimonial cases). Finally promoted as District and Sessions Judge. Served as Judge Economic Offences, Original Civil Suits, Civil Appeal, Chairman Taxation Appellate Tribunal Chennai Corporation.  20
Mr. M Mohideen Pitchai  Chennai  Arbitration M.Sc., B.L.  Did Arbitration for First Leasing, Chennai for 4 years from 2010 to 2014. Presently on Panel of Arbitrator for MCX from 2015 till date. Appointed as Arbitrator by High Court, Madras in 2 cases.  12
Mr. P Ganesan  Chennai  Arbitration M.A., B.L.,  26 Years as Judicial Officer. 4 years as President, Dist. Consumer Forum. From 2014 working as Arbitrator.  13
Mr. A C C Unni  Chennai  Arbitration Master of Laws, University of Madras Advocate, Madras High Court  Retired Judicial Member, Custom and Excise Appellate Tribunal. Additional Secretary ministry of level ( Retd), GOI. Former Chairman FERA Board. Was member of the team which drafted the Tribunal and Conciliation act 1996. Was Legislative Council, GOI for nearly two decades. Grade I Officer by the Indian Legal Service (ILS) Govt. of India (GOI).  27
Mr. C Rangamani  Chennai  Arbitration B.Sc., B.G.L, Fellow of Chartered Insurance Institute (London) & Insurance Institute of India (Mumbai)  Retd from United India Insurance Co. Ltd. (PSU), Last Position: Director on their Board Arbitration on Quantum disputes in property insurance claims. Panel Arbitrator for NSE (from 2005-2009). IGRP Member for NSE (from 2012). Panel Arbitrator for MCX from 2008. Panel Arbitrator for NCDEX from 2008.  272
P. S. Prema  Chennai  Arbitration M.Com., BGL, CAIIB  Has 33 years' experience in Development Banking, relating to Industries, including Project Appraisal, Finance, Monitoring and Rehabilitation of Sick. Units. Retired as General Manager from IDBI and held Middle Level and Senior Management positions.  On the panel of NSE Arbitrators in Chennai for the past 6 years. On the panel of BSE also from 2014.  5
Mr. N. Krishnamoorthi  Chennai  Arbitration B.E. (Electrical)  Director-General, C.P.W.D. (Retd.). Empanelled as Arbitrator by ICA, Institution of Engineers (India), AAI, NCDEX AND MCX.  4
Mr. V. Paul Das  Chennai  Arbitration B.A., B.L  37 years’ experience (Arbitration 10 Years) Functioned as Judicial Magistrate, District Munsif, Sub- Judge and Chief Judicial Magistrate for 25 years and after retirement functioning as Arbitrator for more than 10 years.  226
Mr. K. K. Balu  Chennai  Arbitration B.A. (Eng. Litt.) B.L. Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation Laws Diploma in Company Law with Banking Practice  A) Formerly: (1) Vice-Chairman/Member (Judicial), Company Law Board, (2)General Manager - National Housing Bank, (3) Divisional Manager-Syndicate Bank, (4) Advocate Member, TN Legal Aid & Advice Board, (5) Part-Time Official Receiver, (6) Part-Time Assistant Professor - Sri Vasavi College, (7) Additional Examiner- University of Madras, (8)Liaison Officer, NHB, SC/ST Cell, (9) Included in the “PANEL OF EXPERTS”- UPSC, (10) Guest Faculty-STC, Syndicate Bank & NHB, (11) Estate Officer- Syndicate Bank, ZO, (12) Panel Member on Investor Grievance Resolution Panel of NSE & MSE. (13) Director: BOB Housing Finance Ltd., (14) Periwal Bricks Limited., (15) Akshay Avas Nirman Vitta Ltd.,(16) Karur Vysya Bank Limited; (17) Shriram Housing Finance Limited; (18) Renaissance RTW Asia (P) Ltd
B) Presently: (i)Resumed Practice as Advocate since December, 2009, (ii) Empanelled as an Arbitrator-(a) Council for National and International Commercial Arbitration, (b) Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd, (c) MCX Stock Exchange Ltd, (d) Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation, (e) IMC Court of Arbitration, (f) Indian Council of Arbitration, (g) National Spot Exchange Limited, (h) National Stock Exchange Limited, (i) Bombay Stock Exchange Limited, (iii) Director, Craftsman Automation Private Limited, (iv) Administrator: K.Raheja Hotels and Estates Private Limited. (v) Advisory Trustee: Helik, a special learning Centre for children with learning difficulty. (vi) Trustee: PRC Charities established in the year 1912. (vii) Included in “Panel of Neurals” maintained by Mediation & Conciliation NetWork, New Delhi (viii) Senior Legal Adviser, AKM Associates, Law Firm, Chennai. Eight Years of experience as Arbitrator. 
Justice E. Padmanabhan (Retd)  Chennai  Appellate LLB with Post Graduate Diploma in Company, Banking and Insurance laws  Former Judge of Madras High Court, Functioned as President of the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Union Territory of Pondicherry, Executive Chairman, Legal Services Authority, Union Territory of Pondicherry.  56
Mr.  C.Raghavan, District Judge (Retd)  Chennai  Appellate B.Sc., B.L.,  Enrolled as an Advocate in 1981. Served as an Advocate in various courts in Madras, including High Court for 7 years. Joined Judicial Service in 1988 and served in various capacities and Retired on 29.02.2016 as Principal District Judge at Madurai. 
Justice G M Akbar Ali (Retd)  Chennai  Appellate B.Sc., M.L.  Started career under the guidance of Mr.  Habibullah Badshah, Senior Advocate, High Court at Madras. Practiced Independently in Courts at Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Appointed as High Court Judge on 31st March 2009, retired on 22nd November 2014. As Judge, High Court at Madras disposed of more than 40,000 Main cases and equal number of Miscellaneous cases out of which more than hundred judgments were reported in various law journals and has also been party to Division Benches, including Tax Bench. Practicing as a Senior Advocate before Supreme Court of India and also undertaking Arbitration case as Sole Arbitrator and as a member in Three-Member Arbitral Tribunal. Appointed as Sole Arbitrator by Hon’ble Chief Justice in more than 25 references. Nominated as Arbitrator by private parties in more than 20 references. Have been nominated as Presiding Arbitrator in 2 references and Member Arbitrator in 5 references. Have been nominated as a Panel Arbitrator in Nani Palkiwala Center, Chennai, Madras High Court Arbitration Centre, Chennai and National Security Exchange, Chennai. Delivered Awards in more than 30 references. On the panel of NSE /BSE.  
Justice S Jagadeesan (Retd)  Chennai  Appellate Graduated from the Madras Presidency College and got Law Degree from the Madras Law College. B.A., BL  Enrolled as an Advocate on 19.10.1964, after completing his apprenticeship in the office of Hon’ble Justice Thiru. V. Ramaswami, who was the then Additional Government Pleader and became Judge of Supreme Court later. Continued in his Senior’s Office till 1971. In 1972 joined the office of Thiru K. Parasaran, the then Central Government Senior Counsel, who later became Solicitor General and Attorney General of India,attended several Central Government cases as a Junior to Thiru K. Parasaran in the High Court. He was appointed as Judge of Madras High Court in October, 1994. As a Judge, dealt with many sensational cases. He is the pioneer one in directing the removal of the encroachments in the pavements as well as in the prime location of the Government properties. On attaining superannuation, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board having headquarters at Chennai. On attaining superannuation, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board having headquarters at Chennai. From 2006, doing arbitration work in the company matters either as a Single Arbitrator or as a Co-Arbitrator of an Arbitral Tribunal consisting of three retired Supreme Court or High Court Judges. Also on the panel of Arbitrators on the National Stock Exchange since 2008. 
Mr.  V Inbavijayan  Chennai  Appellate B.A.B.L, FCIArb (UK)  Arbitrator & Mediator –Domestic & International, Arbitration Coordinator for Late Hon’ble Justice Mr. K.Venkatasami, formerly Supreme Court Judge (2005 –2008), Honorary Legal Consultant, Indian Institution of Technical Arbitrators, Co-founder & former Secretary, Council for National and International Commercial Arbitration (CNICA), IGRP Member, NSE and Fellow, Indian Council of Arbitration along with Fellow & Training Head, Academy of Arbitration Avenues International. 260 Domestic & 10 Int‟l Arbitrations/ 10 Domestic & one Int’l Mediation 8000 Documents only small claims Finance Arbitration cases. Arbitrator –Sole Arbitrator, Co-arbitrator and Chairman/Presiding Arbitrator, Mediator –Sole Mediator and Co-mediator, Secretary for International and National Arbitral Tribunals, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services, Conducting Seminars, Workshops, Training Programmes & Lectures in Arbitration, Arbitration Consultations & Opinions , Moot Court Coach & Judge/Arbitrator, Contribute articles and papers in the field of Arbitration and ADR. 
Mr.  C.S. Murthy  Hyderabad Appellate B.Com; CAIIB, Diploma in Computer Science and Applications  Former Chief General Manager, RBI. Worked as Banking & financial Sector Regulation Specialist on the Mission for Enhancing Rural Intermediation in Lesotho (IAFD). On Arbitration panel of NSE and BSE.  0
Mr.  Ram Mohan Rao Gedela  Hyderabad Appellate B.Sc., L.L.B,  Former General Manage, State bank of Hyderabad, Served as Director, Probity Capital Services P Ltd, Worked as DirectorSPYN Financial Services P Ltd.On Arbitration panel of NSE and BSE.  0
Mr.  K.Sanjeeva Reddy  Hyderabad Appellate BA, CAIIB  Worked with State Bank of Hyderabad in various capacities General Manager (Finance) Trident Microfin Pvt. Ltd. On Arbitration panel of NSE and BSE.  0
Mr.  B Vithal Rao  Hyderabad Appellate M.Sc.(Ag.), CAIIB, CISA(USA)  Former Deputy General Manager, State bank of Hyderabad. On Arbitration panel of NSE and BSE.  0
Mr.  Mandadi Pardha Saradhi  Hyderabad Appellate M.Com, MBA, M.A, Post Graduate Diploma in ADR, Ph.D. (pursuing)  Former Director of State Audit of Government of Undivided State of Andhra Pradesh. Gold medalist in Post-Graduation Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution In 2014 of ICADR.On Arbitration panel of NSE and BSE.  0
Mr.  Justice (Retd.) Aditya Pratap Bhanj Deo  Hyderabad Appellate M.A., B.Sc., LL.B., Former Judge, Member of Indian Council of Arbitration  Former District Judge, Andhra Pradesh. Former chairperson for Land Reform Appellate Tribunal & Land Acquisition Compensation claims Tribunal, Motor Accident Claim Tribunal, Land Grabbing Tribunal, District consumer forum. On Arbitration panel of NSE and BSE.  0
Mr.  K. Rama Murthy  Hyderabad Appellate B.A., LL.B., Post Graduate Diploma in ADR  He is on Arbitration panel of NSE and BSE. Working as panel of Arbitrator for HDFC Bank,Indian council of Arbitration. Worked as Spl. Public Prosecutor for Central Bureau of Investigation & for National Investigation Agency.Worked as Special Public Prosecutor for Register of Companies & for Enforcement Directorate Govt.of India. Worked as Spl. Public prosecutor for Govt. of India, for about 12 and half-year  0
Dr. Justice (Retd.) G. Yethirajulu  Hyderabad Appellate B.Sc; B.L., M.A. (Public Administration), LL.M (Constitutional Law), Ph.D (Constitutional Law)  Retired Addl. District Judge, Cuddapah, Addl. District Judge East Godavari at Rajahmundry, Chairman at Industrial Tribunal, Warangal, Prl. District Judge, Warangal, Spl. Judge for CBI Cases, Metropolitan Sessions Judge, Director, A.P. Judicial Academy, Chief Judge, City Civil Court at Hyderabad. Registrar (Administration) and Registrar General, High Court of Andhra Pradesh at Hyderabad. Elevated to the Bench of Andhra Pradesh High Court as an Additional Judge on 13.12.2001.  0
Mr.  Justice (Retd.) Chintapanti Venkata Ramulu  Hyderabad Appellate B.A., L.L.B  Former Judge, High Court of Andhra Pradesh. Specialization in Real Estate, Commercial Contracts, Steel, Mining & Quarrying and Corporate Law, etc.  0
Mr.  B Lakshminarayana  Hyderabad Arbitration M.Com, CAIIB, CFA  Retired as General Manager from Corporation Bank , Chief Executive Officer, Meliora Asset Reconstruction Company Limited, Arbitrator with NSE and BSE  0
Mr.  N K Padhi  Hyderabad Arbitration B.A., M.A.  Retired from State bank of Hyderabad as General Manager, Was the Chief Executive officer of Vardhaman (Mahila ) Co-op Urban Bank. Arbitrator With NSE and BSE  0
Mr.  P DINAKARA RAO  Hyderabad Arbitration M.A. (Applied Economics); CAIIB Part1 and Diploma in Hindi  Director at SPYN Finacial Services Pvt. Ltd ( 2010- till date), Mentor at Mentoredge (2010 – till date )Director at Alpha Foundation. Retired as Chief General Manager at State Bank of Hyderabad Genera Manager at State bank of Patiala, Arbitrator With NSE and BSE. Independent Director inboard of Versante Technologies.  1
Mr. Vijaynandan Reddy  Hyderabad Arbitration Master of Arts, Master of Law; Additional Standing Counsel / Advocate, Government of India  Additional Standing Counsel / Advocate, Government of India.  0
Dr. K.V.S. Sarma  Hyderabad Arbitration Ph.D. (Consumer Protection Law), Master of Law  Consumer Law Chair Professor, Ministry of Consumer Affairs. Head, Centre for Consumer and Competition Law, NALSAR University of Law. Member of Academic Council, NALSAR University of Law  0
Name City Stage Qualification Past Experience including Arbitration No of Matters
Justice Arunabha Barua (Retd.) Kolkata  Appellate MA (Eng) LLB  WB State Judicial and Higher Judicial Service for a long time including holding posts of Judge, Special Court, TADA AND CBI Principal Secretary (Law) Govt. of West Bengal before being elevated as a Judge of the Calcutta High Court and retiring therefrom 2004. POST – RETIRAL ASSIGNMENT Chairman University (Kolkata) Enquiry Committee Chairman, Permanent Committee, Medical Education Dept. of Health, Govt. of West Bengal. Chair Person, Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata and other Eastern States (Banking) Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India. Sole/ Appellate Arbitral Tribunals (for over 5 years) in High Court, BSE, NSE, and MCX.  24
Mr. Narayanprasad Sengupta Kolkata  Arbitration MA joined IRS in 1969.  Retired as Chief Commissioner of Income-Tax, Kolkata in January 2005. Working as an Arbitrator in MCX since 2013 and also as an Arbitrator in NSE since 2007.  33
Mr. Arup Ratan Chattopadhyay Kolkata  Arbitration M.A. ( Calcutta University), Post Graduate Diploma in Management (HRD – Training & Development ) (University of Manchester)  Entered Indian Revenue Service of Govt. of India in 1967. Retired as Chief Commissioner of Income Tax on 31-12-2002. Empanelled as Arbitrator by NSE on 04-02-2009. Subsequently empanelled as Arbitrator by MCX & NCDEX. included in the Common Pool Arbitrators by SEBI.  19
Mr. Dilip Kumar Das Kolkata  Arbitration M.Sc. (Gold Medallist), M.B.A (Finance)  Revenue Service Officer worked with UPSC and acted as a Trainer. Handled Arbitration in NSE, BSE, MSEI & MCX.  34
Mr. Biswajit Choudhuri Kolkata  Arbitration B.Tech (Hons.) from IIT Kharagpur, FCMA (Fellow of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India)  Former Chairman and Managing Director (1996 to 2001) of United Bank of India, Independent Director on the Boards of several companies, over 54 years of experience in Engineering, Banking, Management, Corporate Governance, Empanelled Arbitrator of MCX, NSEIL, BSE & NCDEX.  28
Mr. Tushar Suman Thaker Kolkata  Arbitration B.Sc., LLB.  Practicing as an Advocate in the High Court at Calcutta, since May 1988. Also, appear in District Courts, Consumer Courts, Debt Recovery Tribunals, Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal, Industrial Dispute Tribunal, Land Reforms & Tenancy Tribunal, Lok Adalats, etc. Also appear in the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India. Arbitrator on the Panel of MCX. Represented parties in Arbitration matters as Counsel in matters not related to MCX.  37
Mr. B. N. Som Kolkata  Arbitration MA, ACIrb(UK)  As an Arbitrator on the panel of NSE/MCX/BSE/NCDEX since 2009, Former Vice Chairman Central Administrative Tribunal (Kolkata Bench) and Former Secretary to Government of India, Department of Posts, Former Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of Food, Ministry of Food processing & Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Former Central Provident Fund Commissioner, Ministry of Labour, Dean, National Academy for Training & Research in Social Security, New Delhi.  84
Mr. Dip Narayan Mittra Kolkata  Arbitration Attorney at Law  Practicing in the Supreme Court of India, High Court at Calcutta, other High Courts in India and the District Courts in West Bengal since 1976. Conducted arbitration matters as Arbitrator, and appeared in Arbitration matters in Court and also before Arbitrators.  6
Mr. S. M. Gupta Kolkata  Arbitration B.Com, F.C.S., F.A.S.M., LL.B., M.I.M.A.  Mr.  S. M. Gupta is the Former President of the Association of Corporate Advisers & Executives. He was the Chairman of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Eastern India Regional Council He is one of the Conveners of Calcutta Study Circle on Corporate Law and Allied Subjects which has found place in the LIMCA book of records for being the longest continuing Study Circle in India. Presently, he is doing his own practice as a Whole Time Company Secretary rendering consultancy services to multinational companies, Banks and other corporate clients since 1992. He is also an Arbitrator on the Kolkata Arbitral Panel of the Bombay Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange and Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Limited. He is the President of NCLT Kolkata Bar Association. 
Mr. Parag Keshar Bhattacharjee Kolkata  Appellate BA, MA in Economics, CAIIB  Retd. DMD & CFO, State Bank of India. Currently working as Consultant with SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd. Worked as Arbitrator in NSE for over 5 years. In panel of NSE /BSE. 
Justice. Narayan Chandra Sil Kolkata  Appellate LLM  Attached to Judicial functions since 1973 till date. As Judge dealing Arbitration related matters since 1987. In High Court was in Arbitration Bench as Judge. A Life Member of Indian Council of Arbitration. Passed Award in a matter between Vizag Sea Port Co. vs SAIL as a Presiding Arbitrator with two other High Court Judges before the stipulated time. As sole Arbitrator passed Award in a number of matters. At present doing Arbitration in about 12 matters either as Sole or Co arbitrator. 
Mr. Shamik Dasgupta Kolkata  Appellate M.Com, FCS  A Practicing Company Secretary having more than 25 years’ experience. Specialization has done on Company Law & Secretarial Functions, SEBI & Stock Exchange Regulations. Worked in NSE and CSE. Last position held in employment was as a GM of Calcutta Stock Exchange. In the panel of NSE, BSE and MSEIL. 
Justice Tarun Chatterjee (Retd.) Kolkata  Appellate B.SC, LLB  Appointed as judge in the year 1990 in Calcutta High Court. Appointed as supreme court judge in year 2004 and retired in the year 2010 and thereafter dealing with Arbitration matters. 
Justice Samaresh Banerjea (Retd.) Kolkata  Appellate M.A., LLB  Former Judge - Calcutta High Court. Former Executive Chairman, S.L.S.A. West Bengal & First Lokayukta, West Bengal, Senior Advocate - Specialization in Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Service Law, Taxation, Real Estate, State Contracts, Insurance and Information Technology. Life Member I.C.A. 
Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly (Retd.) Kolkata  Appellate M.A (English), LLB  Appointed as permanent Judge of Calcutta High Court on January 10, 1994. Ultimately became the senior-most Judge in Calcutta Court from March 2005. Took oath as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on March 02, 2007. Was also Chief Justice of Madras High Court in 2008 and from there was elevated to Supreme Court. Appointed to Supreme Court of India as one of its Judges on December 17, 2008, and retired on February 03, 2012. 
Updated on: 27/01/2021
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