Dispute Resolution Hotline February 25, 2019

India—Bombay High Court refuses to grant anti-arbitration injunction (Ravi Arya v Palmview Overseas)


This article was originally published in the 23rd January 2019 edition of


In Ravi Arya v Palmview Overseas, the Bombay High Court ruled that when remedies are available to the party seeking an injunction under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, an anti-arbitration injunction cannot be obtained to circumvent provisions of the Act. The present case raises a critical issue of appointment of a single arbitrator by multiple parties having a conflict of interest inter se.


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Bhavana Sunder, Kshama A. Loya & Vyapak Desai

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