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Subir Kumar Karmakar

Subir Kumar Karmakar Partner (Diploma in International Arbitration (FCIArb)) International Arbitration and Commercial Litigation 020 7632 4371

An expert commercial litigator and Solicitor Advocate (High Court Civil) with a Diploma in International Arbitration awarded by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Subir specialises in commercial dispute resolution and arbitration, with sector specific expertise in matters involving metals, commodities, shipping, insurance, bank and joint venture and investment treaty claims and disputes.

Subir is experienced in all aspects of commercial and international arbitration proceedings.

With over two decade’s experience, Subir deals with the very large commercial and cross-border claims, including complex claims against sovereign states.

Initially qualifying as a barrister in 1984, Subir became a solicitor in 1991. Since then his High Court practice has assisted clients regarding cross-border frauds, letters of credit and guarantees, insolvency, commodities and shipping disputes, insurance claims and company disputes.

Subir is well placed to provide clients with the best possible litigation funding solutions through renowned specialist brokers. Subir specialises in third party funding of claims.


Successfully pursued claims for fraudulently diverted freight worth millions of US Dollars by a major ship owner and recovered the same in proceedings against a major bank; successfully securing the claims of an Oil Mining Lease owner against oil companies (Cavendish Petroleum v Tusker Resources & others, reported in the Daily Telegraph); successfully pursuing claim for indemnity under hull policy in respect of the loss of a sunken vessel “Regal Sun”; Currently has instructions to pursue three separate arbitration claims under Bilateral Investment Treaties against three sovereign States worth millions of US Dollars.

Reported Cases Include:
  1. “The Anclizo (No 2)”(CA)(1992) 1 LLR 558
  2. Curacao Trading Company BV v Harkisandas & Co. (1992) 2 LLR 186
  3. President of India v Jadranska Slobodan Plovidba (1992) 2 LLR 274
  4. BCCI (no 8) (HL)(1997) 3 WLR 909
  5. BCCI v Simjee (1997)(CA)
  6. Metal Distributors (UK) Ltd. v ZCCM Investment Holdings PLC (2005) EWHC 156(Comm)
  7. Malicorp Ltd. v Egypt (2015)(Commercial Court)
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