Faranaaz G Karbhari

Faranaaz G Karbhari

Partner | Mumbai

Dispute Resolution; Tax; Restructuring & Insolvency
Enrolment No. MAH/2734/1999


Faranaaz is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice group of the firm. With over 24 years of experience, she specializes in corporate commercial litigation and arbitration, conciliation and mediation, with significant expertise across the entire spectrum of direct and indirect taxes. She is regularly appointed as an arbitrator in diverse commercial disputes. She is a law graduate from Government Law College, Mumbai and obtained her LL.M. from Cardiff Law School, University of Wales.

Practice areas

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Tax
  • Restructuring & Insolvency


  • Civil and commercial litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Tax related litigation
  • Insolvency laws
  • Matters pertaining to the oil & gas sector

Representative matters

    On arbitral proceedings before the Sole Arbitrator, for, inter alia, recovery of outstanding dues under the factoring facilities granted by SBIGFL v Mission Vivacare Ltd (in liquidation) & Ors.
  • Hyve Group
    On filing proceedings against minority shareholders/directors under Sections 241 and 242 of the Companies Act, 2013 (Oppression and Mismanagement).
  • A UK based company
    On SIAC Arbitration with disputes arising out of acquisition price paid under SPA.
  • Foreign Rig Owners
    On contractual and customs related matters against ONGC.
  • Mumbai International Airport
    On applicability of royalty regarding land development work carried out for Navi Mumbai International Airport as per the provisions of the Mines & Minerals (Development & Regulation Act, 1957 read with The Maharashtra Minor Mineral Extraction (Development and Regulation) Rules, 2013.
  • Baillie Gifford Overseas Ltd
    On the regulatory compliances and the taxation implication of the financial services that the client envisaged to provide to the Indian institutional investors.
  • Solar Power Developers Association
    On disputes relating to force majeure and change in law claims and declaration of Commercial Operational Date with respect to processing of GST claims filed before SECI.