Managing & Practicing Partner

Advocate &Solicitor

BCom, LL.B., LL.M., Solicitor (India & United Kingdom), Ph.D
LL.B from Government Law College, Mumbai;
LL.M from University of Bombay, Mumbai;
Admitted as Solicitor with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society, (2002);
Admitted as Advocate on Record (AOR) with the Supreme Court of India (2004);
Graduated in Doctorate Program with major in Law Enforcement

+ Ship Arrest or Release
+ Shipping, Maritime and P&I
+ Infrastructure & Construction
+ Oil, Gas, Energy and Natural Resources
+ Projects
+ Dispute Resolution

He covers all aspects of admiralty, shipping and projects work with a particular focus on admiralty ship arrest , all aspects of maritime disputes and transactional work. He is renowned for his expertise in wet and dry shipping advice along with upstream exploration and production sector in oil and gas;  handles projects including energy, infrastructure and mining.

He is consistently ranked by Legal 500 as leading individual for shipping work (since 2005/2006). Euromoney Expert Guides have also consistently ranked Mr. Shrikant Hathi since 2005 in the category of  World's Leading Lawyers for Shipping & Maritime and also for Energy & Natural Resource Lawyers.

He is also the co-author of the book “Maritime Practice in India” and 'Ship Arrest in India and Admiralty Laws of India', these books can be located at and respectively.

In Admiralty, Maritime & Shipping matters he advises on ship arrest, all types of shipping disputes representing owners, charterers, suppliers, repairers, cargo owners and their insurers, banks, financial institutions and mortgagors, P & I clubs and conducts litigation and arbitration., disputes and claims, including casualties, collision, limitation of liability, cargo, unpaid dues, charter party, jurisdiction, conflict of laws, bill of lading, carriage of goods, contract conditions, fire, liens, general average, containers, recoveries, subrogation, casualties, freight forwarders liabilities, multimodal and unimodal, insurance and reinsurance, commercial disputes and advise on financing international trade through letter of credit, bills of exchange and other methods, preparing standard conditions of sale and advise on trade in commodities of all kinds, advising on the terms of contracts.

In transactional work he handles all aspects of ship finance, negotiation, bid preparation, sale, purchase and registration. In projects he advises on upstream exploration and production sector in oil and gas also handle projects including energy, infrastructure and mining.

MOBILE : +91-9769946865