About the Author:
Sriram Panchu commenced practice in 1976 at the Madras High Court and was designated a Senior Advocate in 1996. His field of law practice is constitutional and commercial law. Over the last 20 years, he has been instrumental in bringing mediation into India’s dispute resolution system. In 2005 he set up India’s first court – annexed mediation centre in the Madras High Court, and has gone on to assist the Supreme Court and other High Courts to do so. He has mediated a large number of complex and high-value commercial disputes in India and abroad.