Arbitration & ADR; corporate & commercial; public policy & regulation; restructuring & insolvency
An ace legal mind, Manoj Kumar is well acknowledged for his outstanding leadership, strategy and ability to find alternate solutions to the most critical and complex challenges related to strategic support, public policy and regulation, corporate governance, corporate and M&A, cross-border transactions, arbitration and mediation, technology & TMT, data protection and privacy, construction law, energy, environment and natural resources, real estate & infrastructure projects, project finance, business restructuring, crisis risk and reputation management and strategies, and legal and regulatory compliance across geographies.
Manoj is founder of Hammurabi & Solomon Partners, the vice chair of the Energy & Natural Resources Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, vice president of the Society of Indian Law Firms, vice president of the Society of Construction Law UK – India, visiting fellow with Asia’s Top-ranking think tank – Observer Research Foundation, an expert with the UNESCO’s Inclusive Policy Lab, visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Management, an independent director on corporate boards and a member of the ICC task force in India.
Manoj is a recipient of the prestigious Mahatma Gandhi Samman awarded at the House of Lords, London, and is conferred with honorary professor of the Academic Union of Oxford, UK. Manoj is named as one of the 100 Legal Luminaries of India by LexisNexis; one of the top lawyers in India successively in India Business Law Journal, which also recognises the firm’s Policy & Regulation practice; as Managing Partner of the Year by BW Businessworld and Forbes; and as a distinguished legal mind of India by Legal Era. He has received numerous recognitions from Asian Legal Business, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, ILFR1000, Global Law Experts, and the India Corporate Counsel Association and many more.
Manoj is a distinguished arbitrator and mediator, author, teacher, strategist, columnist, thought leader, and is called on by government bodies and top-of-the-line Indian and international institutions for counsel.