Professional Details

Prathamesh D Popat
Practitioner MediatorPractitioner Mediator

Prachi Mediation Chambers

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302, Janmabhoomi Bhuvan, 3rd floor,
Janmabhoomi Marg Fort
Mumbai, 400001


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
LEADR Accredited & IMI Certified Mediator. Empanelled Mediator at the Bombay High Court and several institutions/organisations.

Practicing as lawyer (Counsel); Mediator and Conciliator; Basic & Advanced Mediation Trainer; ADR Consultant and Advisor ( Mediation Counsel ) to parties in Mediation.

Professional Background

Started practice as a Counsel at the Bombay High Court in the Chambers of Senior Counsel Aspandiar P Chinoy after being admitted to the Bar in 1991. While initially appearing only in Courts and Tribunals, practice is getting more focused on ADR mechanisms. Has been appointed as Arbitrator in Ad Hoc as also in Institutional Arbitrations, either as Sole Arbitrator or as a member of an Arbitral Tribunal. Has conducted several private as well as Court-Annexed Mediations.


Prathamesh received Accreditation as Mediator from LEADR, Australia and is also Certified as a Mediator by IMI.

Besides doing private mediations, on being empanelled as a Mediator by the Bombay High Court, he is also appointed as a Mediator in Court-Annexed Mediation cases in India.

Prathamesh has undergone the Train-the-Trainer's training from several places and conducts Introductory, Basic and Advanced Mediation Workshops from time to time on invitation of Courts, institutions, business houses and chambers of commerce.

He has undergone considerable mediation training in India, Australia, Europe and the US and continues taking advanced trainings periodically in various countries.

Prathamesh practices as a Lawyer,Mediator/Conciliator, Trainer, ADR Consultant as also as an Advisor in Mediation.


B.A.; LL.B


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
06/30/2016    IICA Faculty    Civil & Commercial Mediation - 40 hours
10/16/2015    Rita S. Pollak, MA, JD and Linda Solomon, LPC, LMFT    Moving From Self to Community: in Self-Awareness, Ability, Influence - 6 hours
10/15/2015    Julia A. McAninch, PsyD; Louise E. Livesay-Al, JD and Kris A. Algert, JD    Fostering Trusting Relationships in Your Practice Groups - 6 hours
10/03/1015    ABA selected Faculty    Negotiation Institute - 7:30 hours
09/11/2014    Stephanie Bell, et al    Mediating The Litigated Case - 40 hours
05/07/2014    SMC selected Faculty    Strategic Conflict Management For Professionals II - 18 hours
09/27/2013    JAMS selected Faculty    Commercial Mediation Training - 12 hours
06/28/2013    Chuck Doran    Traitn The Trainer Institute - 14 hours
06/14/2013    Lela P Love, et al    Mediation & Other Methods To Foster DemoAcratic Dialogue - 35 hours
05/04/2013    NYPeace Institute selected Faculty    Get Artisan - 12 hours


Facilitative, Evaluative


Upon Request

Other Information

Founder: Prachi Resolutionary, Adjudicatory & Conflict Handling Initiatives ( Prachi ); Prachi Mediation Chambers

Convenor: Task-Force for ODR, Indian Merchants' Chamber;

Chairman: Mediation & Conciliation Committee, Indian Merchants' Chamber.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Family
  • General
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • Technology
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Online Mediator


Brian Bloch (Braja Bihari Das) ISKCON Resolve Scott Pettersson LEADR NADRAC Sarah Hilmer APMF ADRA ACICA Subramaniam Vutha LES; Technology Law Forum Syed Nusrat Hassan IBA, CIArb