Rishi is a Legal Director in the Dubai office of Kennedys. He qualified as an Advocate in India in 2010, and has part of the Kennedys framework since 2011, first with the Indian Associate firm – Tuli & Co, and since 2012 with the Kennedys’ Dubai office.
As part of Kennedys Dubai, Rishi is registered as a Legal Consultant by the Legal Affairs Department of Dubai, and also in Part I of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts’ Register of Legal practitioners.
Rishi specialises in complex commercial disputes with an emphasis on construction and insurance/reinsurance. Rishi advises and represents insurers, reinsurers, contractors, sub-contractors, and on instructions from (re)insurers acts as defence counsel of various professionals and commercial enterprises.
Rishi also provides coverage advice to Insurers/Reinsurers (in relation to Errors & Omissions (E&O), Directors & Officers (D&O), Commercial General Liability (CGL), Professional Indemnity (PI), Erection/Construction All Risks (EAR/CAR), Machinery Breakdown, Property, Jewellers Block, Bankers Blanket Bond, and Commercial Crime insurance policies, mainly issued in India and the Middle East.
Rishi has handled cases of all sizes, from modest value to multi-millions, across the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East. Rishi also has experience in dealing with claims, disputes and coverage issues whilst working with local counsel across various other international jurisdictions, including the Afghanistan, Australia, Gibraltar, USA, and UK.