ESTABLISHED IN 2000
Total number of professionals: 49 (9 partners)
Principal office: Delhi NCR
Other offices: Mumbai
Key practice areas
Arbitration & ADR; insurance & reinsurance; litigation; policy & regulatory.
Tuli & Co was established in 2000 to service the Indian and international insurance and reinsurance industry. We are an insurance-driven commercial litigation and regulatory practice and offer “cradle to grave” services, from drafting direct and reinsurance wordings, advising on setting up of distribution networks, claims coverage across several policies, to handling disputes. While we have offices in Delhi NCR and Mumbai, we have working connections with firms across India and globally via our association with Kennedys. Practice areas: insurance and reinsurance coverage and claims management, insurance regulatory, product development, dispute resolution, and alternate dispute resolution.
Independent intelligence on this law firm
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“The entire team, from partner to the associates, is very approachable and humble,” says Rishi Shukla, head of special legal projects at SBI General Insurance Company. “The legal advice provided is crisp, clear and unambiguous.” Shukla recommends partners Naval Sharma and Saket Satapathy for litigation, and partners Celia Jenkins and Shubhangi Pathak for their regulatory knowledge.
Rajive Kumaraswami, managing director and CEO of Magma HDI General Insurance, says the firm is “reliable, approachable” and has a “deep understanding of [insurance] matters”.
Diwakar Sheoran, the senior manager of liability claims at ICICI Lombard General Insurance, commends managing partner Neeraj Tuli for having “a very good standing in the international market with reinsurers”. He is also appreciative of partner Mandakini Khanna “as she understands our sense of urgency and reciprocates”.
Sanjeev Tripathi, senior manager of legal at Reliance Capital, has used the firm’s disputes practice and says he has not “an iota of doubt” that the firm is a leader in this area. He recommends partner Naval Sharma and senior associate Saket Satapathy, whom he says “are very good at strategizing”.
Celia Jenkins, who heads the firm’s corporate insurance practice, knows the ins and outs of “not just the legal and regulatory framework of matters, but also the practical aspects of many industry practices and unwritten rules”.
“Tuli & Co. has in-depth understanding and expertise in the insurance sector and their turnaround time is highly appreciable,” says Lokesh Sharma, assistant vice president, legal, at Max Life Insurance.
“Things get done without [them] having to be reminded,” says Praveen Gupta, managing director and CEO at Raheja QBE General Insurance. “They make the extra effort to ensure that not only do our underwriters benefit from specific claims experience but also that the contracts are robust”.
A client who wishes to remain anonymous commends partners Celia Jenkins, who he says is “unflappable and delivers sound commercially focused advice,” and Shubhangi Pathak.
“They are responsive, precise and also help you identify and understand issues that you may not have thought of,” says Agnipushp Singh, general counsel and director board affairs, PNB MetLife India Insurance.
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Level 14, Max Towers
Sector 16B, Noida – 201301, India
T: +91 120 693 4000
Neeraj Tuli, Senior Partner
604 Windfall, Sahar Plaza
Complex, MV Road, Andheri (E)
Mumbai – 400 059, India
T: +91 22 6725 5421
Rajat Taimni, Partner