R L Kaul

International Mediators, Mediator
  • I am a technocrat with an excellent track record of over 40 years at the top and senior management levels including Director (on the board of directors), President  and Project Manager in  large  companies,  and later as a Consultant/Advisor,  in the areas of  Corporate Planning and Management;  Industrial Joint Ventures and technical collaboration agreements  with international companies;  Execution of  Project Construction and Plant and machinery procurement agreements; Project Construction Management; Software/ BPO Contract Management with companies in USA and Europe; Mergers and Acquisition; Shareholders agreements; Dispute Resolution
  • I have successfully set up several industrial projects with various assignments including Project Management; Agreements for supply of  Plant / machinery; Detailed Engineering; Project Construction Management (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation) including tendering, contracting and supervision; Resolution of disputes with contractors.
  • I have a wide exposure to international business environment with extensive visits to USA, Europe,   Japan, South East Asia etc regarding collaborations and project management.


  • As a Life Member and Panelist of the Indian Council of Arbitration and ICADR,  I have conducted/ am conducting  a number of arbitrations referred to by them as a sole arbitrator.
  • Have co-authored a book on Arbitration and also written papers for Arbitration seminars; invited as a resource person for delivering lectures on dispute resolution; attended workshops on mediation and arbitration


Age:               75 Years




B.Chem.Engg (Bachelor of Chemical

Engineering)                                                              1963              Delhi University, India


— Foundation Mediation Skills Training Course” of CEDR, London, held in New Delhi

–Online Certificate Course of Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, on “Intellectual Property Rights and   Information Technology in the Internet Age”

–Participated in Workshops on ‘Domestic and International Arbitration’ including the events conducted by Indian Council of Arbitration in March 2015

Information Technology

Certificate courses including E-Commerce, software                            Various institutions                                        

Membership of Institutions

  1. Fellow, The Institution of Engineers (India) (Also empanelled as an arbitrator)
  1. FICA, Indian Council of Arbitration (Also empanelled as an arbitrator)
  1. Life Member, ICADR (Also empanelled as an arbitrator)
  1. Fellow, Indian Institution of TechnicalArbitrations (IITArb) (Also empanelled as an arbitrator)
  1. Empanelled as an arbitrator with Construction Industry Arbitration Council (CIAC)
  2. Empanelled as an arbitrator with ASSOCHAM International Council of Alternate Dispute Resolution(AICADR)


Arbitration Experience

Appointed as a sole arbitrator in arbitration matters by ICA/ICADR. Conducted the arbitrations and gave awards in all cases except one for which hearings are continuing.


Authorship of book

Co-authored a book on “Arbitration: Proceedings and Practice”  published by LexisNexis Butterworth Wadhwa, New Delhi in 2010


Lecture delivered

Delivered lecture as resource person on “Dispute Redressal Mechanism” on the invitation of   HP Power Corporation Ltd (a Government undertaking)


Papers presented in seminars

Have submitted papers on arbitration including the following:

— Dispute resolution in Hydro-electric power projects

Resolution of Software disputes



–Conducting Arbitrations

–Management Consultant to a software and business process outsourcing company (BPO) for  contract management relating to US and European clients; Mergers and Acquisitions, shareholders Agreement for Angel and VC funding; general management