Nikhil Datta is a Senior Associate at Wikborg Rein's London office and is a part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice. He works on all aspects of shipping and offshore energy projects including construction, conversion, financing, sale and purchase, chartering and operational matters and has experience acting for a wide range of international clients including owners, operators, charterers, commodity trading firms and investors such as leasing companies, banks, private equity houses and investor funds.
Nikhil's contentious experience includes working for P&I clubs, owners and charterers on charterparty and bill of lading disputes and for financiers in relation to enforcement for defaults under financing arrangements.
Nikhil’s past experience also includes working in the commercial domain of the shipping industry in India, particularly in Mumbai and Gujarat.
Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, London
2019 - 2021
Associate, Wikborg Rein, London
2014 - 2019
Associate (Shipping Group)/ Trainee Solicitor, Reed Smith LLP, London
2013 - 2014
Paralegal, Shipping Group, Reed Smith LLP, London
2012 - 2013
Legal Practice Course, University of Law London
2011 - 2012
LLM (Maritime Law), University of Southampton
2008 - 2011
LLB (Hons), University of Warwick
2005 - 2008
Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Accounting), University of Mumbai