Kunal the Joint Managing Partner, Fox & Mandal LLP, and Director, FMCSPL also holds the distinction of being the Court Member [India] – ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris.
Armed with a law degree [LLB] from Government Law College, Mumbai, India, and a master’s [LLM] from Harvard Law School, USA, Kunal is also qualified as a Solicitor, Supreme Court of England & Wales, and a registered practitioner holding Rights of Audience before the DIFC Courts, Dubai.
Though a foremost dispute resolution attorney, Kunal is widely acknowledged for advising on many first-of-its-kind investments/restructurings/transactions [domestic and international] in India. The versatile advisory practice of Kunal has no sectorial barriers, and his expertise ranges from banking/capital markets / foreign exchange / foreign inward investment/infrastructure/insurance / real estate/taxation [direct and indirect] and wealth planning.
Kunal regularly advises corporations, financial institutions, private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds, and HNIs in various matters. He is also a confidant for several industrial families with their family constitutions and settlements, trusts, wills, and succession planning. Kunal has also often advised government authorities/corporations in various classified matters.
Kunal has been bestowed and honored with prestigious accolades such as ‘ALB Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyer 2023’ & ‘ALB India Top Disputes Lawyer 2022’ recognized by Asian Legal Business, ‘India’s Most Trusted Corporate Lawyers’ presented by Indian Corporate Counsel Association through the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India and ‘Shining Star of Indian Legal Fraternity’ presented by the Corporate Counsel Association of India.
Kunal is also the Chair – of Corporate & Legal Affairs, the Indian Chamber of Commerce, Northern Region, a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, a member of the Law & Justice Committee of PHD Chambers of Commerce & Industry, and an ex-officio member of the Executive Committee of ICC, India.
- Dispute Resolution
- Corporate & Commercial
- Insolvency & Bankruptcy
- Private Equity
- Resal Estate
- Advisory | Projects & Infrastructure
- Chair – Corporate & Legal Affairs, Indian Chamber of Commerce, Northern Region
- ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
- Court Member (India)- ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
- Member, Law & Justice Committee, PHD Chambers of Commerce & Industry
- Ex-Officio Member, Executive Committee of ICC, India
- President of Adhya Shankaracharya Shikshan Sansthan, Uttarkashi.
- President – Legal Wing, Lohana Mahaparishad [apex and mother body of the Lohana Community globally