Tuli & Co Solicitors and Advocates

Rajat Taimni


  • Advice to life insurers on product development and operation advice including referral arrangements with banks, database arrangements with non-banks, arrangements with corporate agents, intermediaries and with tele-callers, payment of stamp duty on life insurance policies and other operational issues

  • Advice on non-marine matters relating to property and energy risks including coverage issues relating to the interpretation of explosion/implosion to primary and secondary reformers in an oil refinery, MD/BI/start-up shut-down expenses under a policy issued to a fertiliser manufacturing unit, and ALOP relating to an Indian oil refinery

  • Advice on interpretation of riot and strike, proximate causation, failure of public electricity/gas/water supply and extension and breach of condition precedents in several sponge iron plants in India

  • Advice on marine cargo claims involving a range of issues including interpretation of constructive total loss, implication of abandonment, unsuitability of packing and inherent vice, interpretation of inter alia termination and duty of assured provisions of the ICC A under Marine policies

  • Representation before Supreme Court and High Courts on cases concerning anti-arbitration injunctions, suits for injunction against letters of credit and challenge, and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards under Indian law

  • Representation on behalf of insurers in arbitration tribunals including handling claims arising from Property All Risks policy, Machinery Breakdown policies, Industrial All Risks policy and standard fire policies

  • Coverage advice and representation work for a number of clients on stockbrokers indemnity policies concerning scope of the Fidelity section of the insuring clause, reasonable care conditions and effect of exclusions such as loss of market, consequential loss and business loss



  • Insurers and Reinsurers
  • Commercial Clients with litigious disputes



  • 2000 Admitted to the Indian Bar



  • Federation of International Lawyers
  • Bar Council of Delhi
  • British Business Group, India


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Rajat Taimni



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Practice areas
Non-marine Risks (Property and Energy)
Litigation and Arbitration
Complex Commercial Disputes

Legal 500


"Tuli & Co’s ‘outstanding insurance practice’ advises domestic and international insurers and reinsurers on issues arising from liability products, and its strong regulatory expertise is a significant part of the practice. Rajat Taimni is excellent".



Tuli & Co occupies a premier position in this field given its focus on advising insurers and reinsurers on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters. Clients look to the firm for its strengths in product development, regulatory advice, coverage matters, and dispute resolution work. “Clearly a top firm in this area.” “Their services are dependable and they have a good repertoire of resources for whatever we need.” Chambers Asia Pacific 2012

Rajat Taimini is a Leading Lawyer for Insurance - New Delhi and Mumbai, by APL500 for 2011/12.

Dispute Resolution

"The ‘dedicated’ team at Tuli & Co understands the ‘broader commercial issues’. It is particularly recommended for its vast expertise in insurance-related disputes".

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International Law Office 2014

Tuli & Co, winner of the ILO Client Choice Awards 2014 for Insurance & Reinsurance – India.

Asia Pacific Legal 500

Tuli & Co, the Number One law firm for Insurance in New Delhi and Mumbai in 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2013/14.

The Dealmakers Global Leading Firms

Tuli & Co winner of deal makers global award 2013 - Marine law firm of the year - India

India Business Law Journal 2013

Tuli & Co winner of India Business law Journal Indian Law Firm Award - Insurance & Reinsurance - India - 2013

InterContinental Finance Magazine

Tuli & Co, winner of law awards for:
2013 Leading Maritime & Shipping law Firm of the year - India
2011 Most Trusted Law Firm – India
2011 Leading Litigation & Arbitration Law Firm of the Year – India
2011 Leading Maritime & Shipping Law Firm of the Year – India

Chambers Asia Pacific

Tuli & Co is a Top Tier Firm for Insurance, Chambers Asia Pacific 2012

Asian-MENA Counsel

Tuli & Co, exclusive winner of the “In-house Community Firm of the Year 2011 - Insurance in India” award.

ACQ Finance Magazine Global Awards

Tuli & Co winner of ACQ Finance Magazine Global Awards 2012 - Insurance and Reinsurance Law Firm of the Year

Acquisition International

Tuli & Co winner of Acquisition International’s M&A Award for Insurance Law Firm of the Year - India

Lawyers World

Tuli & Co, Most Trusted Law Firm of the Year - Insurance & Reinsurance – India, Lawyers World