Veeraraghavan Inbavijayan

Member Profile - The Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association (CIDRA)

Position:  Commercial Arbitrator - Domestic and International; Foreign Consultant, Dr.Abdullah Alsaidi Law Office, Sultanate of Oman; Co-founder, Council for National and International Commercial Arbitration (CNICA), India; Honorary Legal Consultant, Indian Institution of Technical Arbitrators; Foreign Director, CCPIT Hebei Sub-Council,China; Probationary Tutor, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK; Arbitration Coordinator for Late Hon'ble Justice K.Venkataswami, formerly Judge,Supreme Court of India (May 2005 - September 2008); Visiting Faculty in Arbitration, School of Excellence in Law, Chennai, India
Education:  Dr.Ambedkar Government Law College (formerly Madras Law College), University of Madras, India
ADR Experience:  Presided as Sole Arbitrator in more than 750 Domestic Adhoc and Institutional Arbitration; Presided as Sole Arbitrator in 5 International Adhoc Arbitrations; Represented before Arbitral Tribunal (Sole and Three Member Panels) in more than 50 Adhoc and Institutional Arbitrations; Acted as Secretary in more than 400 Domestic Adhoc and Institutional Arbitrations; Acted as Secretary in 10 International Adhoc and Institutional Arbitrations; Arbitrator- Third Annual Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2006); Appointed as Arbitrator for the Fourth Annual Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2007); Arbitrator for State Level Moot Court Competition (2009); Judge, 3rd Pro Bono Enviro National Moot Court Competition (March, 2010); Lehman-Brothers-related Investment Products Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Scheme at HKIAC, Hong Kong; Surveying Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Scheme at HKIAC, Hong Kong
General Experience:  Consultations; Appointment as Arbitrator - Sole Appointment, Tribunal Member or Chairman; Secretary for International and National Arbitral Tribunals; Expert witness at Arbitration Hearings; Appointment as a mediator; Contracts and Agreements - Advice and Guidance; Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services; Conducting Seminars, Workshops, Training Programmes and Lectures in ADR; Arbitration Opinions & Domestic Enquiry
Publications:  "Commentary on New Arbitration and Conciliation Act,1996, India" [Article]; "Law and Society - Indian Perspective", Indian Socio-Legal Journal, 1998, XXIV, 1-2; "ARBITRATION : An Effective Mode of Resolving Disputes", Vol.3, Issue 8, CASC Bulletin, November 2004; "ARBITRATION - The Role of CNICA", Vol.3, Part 4, Recent Arbitration Judgments (RAJ), December 2004; "SUPREME COURT on The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996", First Edition, 2006; Commentator, Global Arbitration Review; "Effect of Mediation Process in Arbitration", Editor, Professor.G.Jegadeesan, "Mediation : An Effective Dispute Settlement Machinery", The ICFAI University Press, First Edition, 2008; Legal Problems and Remedies in Trade and Investments in India,Chenghe International Commercial Law Forum, Legal Practices Forum of International Trade and Investments in South - Asia and South East Asia,Shijiazhuang,China (September 2008); Arbitration System in India,CCPIT Hebei Sub-Council,China (September 2008); "Dispute Avoidance and Resolution in Construction Industry ", in "The Masterbuilder", October 2008; "Art of Negotiation", in "Negotiation Skills and Techniques", The ICFAI University Press, First Edition, 2008; "Arbitration Procedure,Law and Facilities in Nepal" in "Arbitration:Procedure and Practice", Lexis Nexis Butterworths Wadhwa, First Edition, 2009; "‘Future Prospects of Mediation in Rural India’, Symposium held in French Senate on judicial mediation in the world,”Diversity of mediations throughout the world in various parts of Africa, the East, the Americas and in Europe”; "Arbitration Best alternative to Adversarial Process “ Cost & Time ", FIDIC Contracts & Arbitration (Compilation of Conference Papers), April 2010
Areas of Expertise:  International Commercial Arbitration; Maritime Arbitration; International Trade & Contracts; Intellectual Property Rights; Construction Disputes; Finance Disputes; Securities Arbitration; Joint Ventures; Banking Law; Documentary Credits (L/Cs); ADR, Sale of Goods; Investment Disputes
Additional Resource:  Web Site