We are proud to announce that Samvad Partners has won the “Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Asia-Pacific Awards 2020: Outstanding Pro Bono Programme – Regional Category Award”. This award is intended to recognize firms dedicated to undertaking impactful and ongoing pro bono work in their local or global community.
We at Samvad Partners have been working with Aapti Institute to create an app for tracking government notifications relating to the Covid-19 Crisis. The app uses resources from the 'Covid-19 Legal Resources' Google Drive folder created by us at Samvad and provides an easy way to search and view all Central and State legislations, notifications and court/tribunal orders related to the Covid-19 crisis.
As with the Google Drive folder, this app is also being made available as a public resource. We're happy to announce that the app is now ready for launch.
This app is also a work in progress, but we will be updating it daily and are seeking suggestions for its improvement. Please let us know if there's anything we should be adding, updating or changing here. You can provide us your suggestions at and
We are delighted to announce that our partners Mr. Harish Narasappa, Ms. Poornima Hatti and Ms. Vineetha MG have been consecutively ranked by Vantage Asia's India Business Law Journal among India’s Top 100 Lawyers: The A-List 2019.
The recent amendments to the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 are likely to bring
major changes to arbitration in India. In this webinar, we discuss some of these changes, which
have been quite controversial and seen as 'regressive' by some arbitration practitioners.
The introduction of statutory licensing for musical works has had widespread and deep-rooted implications for the Indian music industry. The recent efforts to extend statutory licensing to online music transmission through a DPIIT notification has caused further turmoil. This webinar seeks to outline the recent history of statutory licensing for musical works in India and to examine the viability of extending such a regime to online music transmission.
12 September, 2019
Announcement - Mediation Samvād: Partners is pleased to announce that our Partners Ms. Poornima Hatti and Ms. Ekta Bahl have been appointed as members of the Specialist Mediator Panel (India) by the Singapore International Mediation Centre (“SIMC”). Both Poornima and Ekta completed the Specialist Mediator Workshop conducted by the SIMC earlier this year.
Samvād: Partners is pleased to announce that Ms. Nisha Mallik will be joining its partnership with effect from August 2019. She will be based in Mumbai. This takes the total number of partners in the Firm to 15.
We are pleased to announce that Ms. Junaira Rahman, has joined the partnership with effect
from May 01, 2019. Junaira is based out of the New Delhi office. This takes the total number of
partners in the Firm to 14.