Mumbai, May 2 (ANI/Business Wire India): LEX Nexus established in 1998 was restructured in December 2007 as 'projects and shipping' law firm is restructured further on May 2, 2008 as a 'specialised shipping law firm' thus forming the only solicitor or law firm of the country specialising in shipping, maritime and admiralty work.
Shrikant Hathi a shipping and project specialist is the Managing Partner of the firm; practicing law in the Bombay High Court since 1992.
He has completed his Masters in law and is qualified as solicitor. He is also admitted to the Supreme Court of India.
He is the president of Worldlawyers.NET a network of international maritime law firms, is also consistently ranked by Legal 500 and other independent credential bodies as a Leading Individual for shipping work in India.
Shrikant Hathi has a worldwide reputation as shipping specialist. He strongly believes that "Genuine industry legal specialists are rare, but they can save time and money for clients."
LEX Nexus with two offices at Mumbai and at New Delhi with ten associate offices at major port cities in India and forty offices globally at EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), America and Asia Pacific.
The firm is structured for shipping litigation, arbitration, shipping projects and transactional work including corporate, commercial and other work pertaining to shipping industry.
The firm accepts work from overseas and domestic corporates, government bodies including acceptance of work from overseas law firm.
LEX Nexus has practiced maritime law since the establishment of the firm in 1998 and its partners much prior to 1992; today the firm is a shipping specialist. The firm act for clients in every area of the shipping business.
These include numerous ship owners and charterers, hull and cargo insurers, P and I and Defense Clubs, salvage and tug companies, shipbuilders, ship breakers, banks, ship repair yard, marine engineering companies, ship and chartering brokers, oil companies, port authorities, and Government agencies.
The firm advise financial institutions, commercial enterprises, state and regulatory bodies on complex and critical legal issues.
The aim to be a shipping specialist is to provide consistently high quality advice that combines technical expertise, and an understanding of the commercial environment in which our clients operate, offering in-depth local knowledge and a uniquely global perspective.
The firm's domestic and international clients range from privately owned to publicly listed companies, including Fortune 500 entities.
LEX Nexus is a law firm with eight partners, the firm also has associates and support staffs. The firm aims to provide clear; concise and practical advice based on in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment within which our clients operate and with a full understanding of their overall business objectives. LEX Nexus is a specialised division of a full serviced law firm Hathi and Partners.
Each client has a dedicated partner who leads, coordinates, and is directly responsible to meet client requirements efficiently.
The ability to respond to client requirements and to render the highest level of services is fundamental to the approach of the firm towards its clients.
Although, LEX Nexus is a specialised and a premium shipping law firm and partners here are consistently ranked as 'Leading individuals' boast that even a start-up or a small companies can afford their fees.
The Professional charges are either on hourly basis; case-to-case basis or on lump sum basis depending on the matter.