Sumeet Kachwaha is the founding partner of the dispute resolution and arbitration practice Kachwaha & Partners. He has handled many landmark matters, including a large number of cross-border disputes. The firm has continuously served leading multinational corporations across the globe, including well-known names such as Alcatel-Lucent, Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co Ltd (Kota Chambal bridge-collapse case), AngloAmerican, Haldor Topsøe (Competition Commission), Siemens and recently a Qatari government company. Mr Kachwaha serves as vice president of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group and also serves on the six-member advisory board of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. He was recently appointed as programme coordinator for the Inter-Pacific Bar Association for a two-year term after serving as the chair of its dispute resolution and arbitration section for three years. Among its recent successes, Kachwaha & Partners represented a Middle East government company in a very high-value, international, commercial arbitration where sums of approximately US$197 million were unanimously awarded. Sumeet Kachwaha was lead counsel in the matter. In another recent very high-value International Chamber of Commerce arbitration (where sums of US$105.95 million were awarded in relation to an international trade dispute between an Australian coal mining company and an Indian government company), Mr Kachwaha, acting as lead counsel before both the arbitral tribunal and the High Court of Delhi, succeeded in dismissing the challenge to the award.