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Prathamesh D Popat

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English, Hindi
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Prachi (Prachi Resolutionary, Adjudicatory and Conflict Handling Initiatives) founder Prathamesh D Popat is a member of the Bombay Bar Association, a leading organisation of practicing lawyers. After taking initial legal training from Mulla & Mulla, one of the oldest and largest law firms in India, he started his practice as a Counsel at the Bombay High Court in the Chambers of Aspi P Chinoy, Sr. Counsel.

Empanelled as a Mediator at the Bombay High Court in 2003, he does Court-Annexed as well as private Mediations of a wide variety, ranging from family to commercial disputes, domestic as well as trans-border.

Trained and Accredited by LEADR, he continues to enhance his skills by undergoing further training from time to time at workshops conducted by reputed institutions like Harvard and Pepperdine and organisations like ABA, APMF and LEADR. He also conducts Basic & Advanced Training Workshops in Mediation and is a visiting faculty for ADR courses at several institutes and organisations. 

Prathamesh is the Co-Chairman of the newly formed Mediation Committee of the Indian Merchants' Chamber, a century-old leading Chamber of Commerce.

Prathamesh has mediated disputes in the field of IPR and technology as also disputes relating to real estate and general commercial contracts. He has also mediated cases involving varied issues emanating from Divorce and other Family cases. Additionally, he is often instructed to act as Advisor to Parties in Mediations.

Facilitative Evaluative

Commercial Real Estate Family Contract

Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa;

Bombay Bar Association;

Advocates' Association of Western India;


Association for Conflict Resolution;

Asia Pacific Mediation Forum;

Mediators Beyond Borders;


International Association of Collaborative Practitioners;

Global Collaborative Law Council;


International Bar Association;

American Bar Association;

Indian Merchants' Chamber Indian Council of Arbitration;

ICC - India;

Technology Law Forum;

Jayadvaita Swami
The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
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Norman D’Costa
The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International
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Brahma Muhurta Das
The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc.
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Brian Bloch
Consultant, mediator, ombudsman
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Prathamesh D Popat
Lawyer (Counsel), Mediator
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