The Amarchand Dispute and the misunderstood practice of Commercial Mediation in India

Bar & Bench July 2 2015

Anuroop Omkar and Kritika Krishnamurthy

End of 2014 onwards, the legal and business fraternity has been keenly following the dispute that split the largest law firm in India, Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A. Shroff (AMSS). In 2014, upon death of Mrs. Bharati Shroff (Cyril Shroff and Shardul Shroff’s mother), the will of Late Mrs. Shroff was reported to bequeath her entire controlling stake in AMSS to Shardul Shroff instead of maintaining equality between the brothers as mandated by the Family Framework Agreement (FFA) executed by her. The entire Shroff . . .

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