Introducing one of our main speakers at Arbitration at Crossroads, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri



We are pleased to introduce one of our main speakers at the event, and Keynote Speaker on October 16, 2016: Judge, Supreme Court of India.

Justice Sikri was appointed to the Delhi High Court in 1999 and also served as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court from October 2011, before being elevated as the Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court in 2012. In 2013, he was elevated to the Supreme Court of India.

Justice Sikri’s specialization ranges from constitutional, labour and service law cases to, more recently, arbitration matters. He has also chaired numerous national and international seminars and workshops, and is known for his strong opinions on how India needs to make progressive strides towards becoming a favoured arbitration venue. His notable arbitration pronouncements include his concurring opinions in the Reliance – Panna Mukta arbitration on arbitral challenge; and the Shailesh Dhairyawan v. Mohan Balkrishna Lulla decision on appointment of substitute arbitrators.

Justice Sikri will be moderating Panel Session 4, the topic of which is “Overhaul of India’s Arbitration Law: Critiquing the Amendment Act Of 2015”. He will also be delivering the Closing Presidential Address. To see the full programme of the conference, please click on the following link:    

Arbitration at Crossroads, the two-day international conference on the state of arbitration is organized by Centre for Advanced Research and Training in Arbitration Law (CARTAL), and will be held on October 15-16, 2016 at National Law University, Jodhpur.


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