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Shantanu Majumdar

| Call 1992

Profile: Commercial Disputes

Experience and Expertise

Commercial litigation and arbitration is Shantanu’s predominant area of practice. He receives instructions from firms of UK solicitors ranging from City firms to sole practitioners as well as the general counsel of hedge funds and other in-house counsel. He is also instructed by law firms abroad, most recently major firms in Germany and Russia.

He also advises and prepares pleadings, written arguments and (where English law is in issue) expert evidence in relation to litigation in foreign jurisdictions. For more details please see International profile.

He has advised or acted in arbitrations (here and abroad) under various institutional rules including LCIA, ICC, SIAC, Swiss Rules as well as ad hoc.

His experience includes:

Insurance, sale of goods and supply of services, agency (including Commercial Agents Regulations), credit & security, equipment leasing (including commercial aircraft), bailment and conversion, joint ventures, banking and financial services.

As well as:

Fraud in all its manifestations from simple deceit to international asset tracing, breach of fiduciary duty, dishonest assistance, fraudulent trading and transactions defrauding creditors.


Cases and Work of Note








Shantanu Majumdar
"A man with a very bright legal mind. Sources say he is highly accessible, always dogged in pursuit of his case and someone who provides sound commercial advice."

Chambers UK