Khaitan & Co


Khaitan & Co was founded in 1911 and is among India’s oldest and most prestigious full-service law firms. It is also one of the largest law firms in the country, with over 850 professionals and 178 partners and directors.

The firm acts as a trusted adviser to leading business houses, multinational corporations, financial institutions, governments, and international law firms. From mergers and acquisitions to intellectual property, banking to taxation, capital markets to dispute resolution, and in emerging practice areas such as white-collar crime, data privacy and competition law, the firm has strong capabilities and deep industry knowledge across practices. With offices in New Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kolkata, it has a strong pan-India presence. The firm has capabilities in overseas markets via its country-specific desks and robust working relationships with top international law firms and clients.

The firm has opened its first international office in Singapore this year.

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Rahul Miranda

Senior Associate

T: +91 22 6636 5000

Rahul is a Senior Associate in the Disputes team at Khaitan’s Mumbai office and specializes in matters involving shipping and international trade. Rahul has done his Masters in International Maritime Law from Swansea University and graduated in 2017 with distinction.

Rahul has appeared on behalf of Shipowners, P&I Clubs, Charterers and cargo interests before various Indian High Courts and Tribunals in Charterparty and Bill of Lading disputes and cargo claims. Rahul also has extensive experience in dealing with admiralty matters under the Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017. Before joining Khaitan, Rahul has previously worked with Bose & Mitra & Co (2018-2021) and with Sr Adv. V J Mathew in Cochin (2014-2015).