Shaneen is a senior Partner at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ Mumbai office with over two decades of experience and is qualified to practice as an advocate and solicitor (India and England & Wales).
Shaneen has wide ranging experience in arbitration (both domestic and international) having represented clients in several industry sectors and a wide variety of disputes relating to commercial contracts, shareholder issues, infrastructure, power and construction projects, financial and structured products, infrastructure, power and construction projects and white collar crime. , including in relation to commercial contracts, shareholder disputes, infrastructure, power and construction projects, financial and structured products. She has represented parties in arbitrations before SIAC, ICC, LCIA and also in UNCITRAL and ad hoc arbitrations.
She is a Member of the SIAC Court of Arbitration and the LCIA Users Council.
Shaneen’s practice also covers complex commercial litigation in a wide variety of disputes, including in relation to company law issues, intellectual writ jurisdiction and those mentioned above. She has represented clients in several headlining matters before the Supreme Court of India, High Court, National Company Law Tribunal as well as other courts and tribunals across the country. Her expertise has been in advising foreign and Indian clients in respect of their dispute resolution strategy, framework as also cross-border disputes.
Shaneen is a published write and speaker and involved in various dispute resolution-related initiatives. She has been a speaker at several conferences and authored several articles, including the chapter on the public policy challenge in the book ‘Enforcing Arbitral Awards in India’, published by Lexis Nexis. She also authored a chapter to the book ‘Repositioning India for Arbitration’, published by Oakbridge.
She is also an active member of the board of Magic Bus in India and the UK global chapter, a charity that through its Childhood to Livelihood approach, equips children young people with the skills and knowledge they need to grow up and move out of poverty children and young people move out of poverty by completing secondary education and getting their first job.