Waseem Pangarkar heads the Disputes Resolution, Corporate Litigation and Restructuring & Insolvency Practice at MZM Legal.
Waseem regularly assists large corporate clients, financial institutions and sovereigns across a broad range of contentious situations, in both a representative and advisory capacity.
He is known for handling complex disputes that include high-value conflicts between multinational conglomerates and sovereign nation-states which are resolved via the challenging route of International Commercial Arbitrations, Investor State Arbitrations, Ad-hoc Arbitrations etc.
Waseem’s diverse practice includes advising leading corporate houses, high-net-worth individuals from India and different parts of the world on the matter of White-Collar Crime Defense & Prosecution, Corruption, Extradition, Money Laundering and other Criminal matters.
His practice also involves handling complex cases pertaining to Restructuring & Insolvency ranging from advising, representing and defending various Financial Creditors, Operational Creditors and Corporate Debtors along with representing the IRP/RP in the CIRP & liquidation process etc.
He has been actively involved in developing new practice verticals at MZM.
Waseem has completed a Comprehensive Course in International Commercial Arbitration certified by the Columbia Law School and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Also, his membership various International Arbitration Institutions/Centres attest to his expertise in the International Commercial Arbitration arena. He is also a designated Member of CIARB and has been recognised as an Accredited Dispute Resolution Professional (Arbitrator and Mediator) by Federation of Integrated Conflict Management.
In recognition of his acumen, talents and growth Mr. Pangarkar is honoured and recognised as India’s Rising Star 2019 by Asian Legal Business and a recipient of Forty under 40 Award presented by Legal Era in 2017.