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The subtle art of legal advocacy


Dr. Manoj Kumar, an alum of the prestigious Harvard Business School & National Law School of India, is well-acknowledged for his outstanding leadership, strategy, and ability to find alternate solutions to the most critical and complex challenges. Engaging extensively across various sectors of the Indian industry, Dr. Kumar is involved closely with central & state Governments, Industry bodies, and think tanks in various capacities and responsibilities. His strong thought leadership is relevant to the country's continuing economic and regulatory challenges. 


Dr. Kumar sits on various Boards of reputed Companies and also on platforms for policy formulation, recommendation and prediction, bringing strategic value to the clients. He provides a more foundational understanding of the dynamics of the environment they need to operate in India and also helps them bring about policies and regulations that benefit clients tremendously over time. 

Dr. Manoj Kumar is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hammurabi & Solomon Partners (ranked as a top 20 amongst Indian Law Firms by the prestigious Asian Legal Business). 

Other Professional Roles

  • Vice-Chair, Energy & Natural Resources Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

  • Vice-President of the Society of Indian Law Firms

  • Vice-President of the Society of Construction Law UK – India (SCL-India)

  • Visiting fellow with Asia’s Top-ranking think tank – Observer Research Foundation (ORF)

  • An expert with the UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab

  • Visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)

  • Editorial board member of Thinkers 50 India

  • Independent director on various Corporate Boards

Dr. Kumar has the ability to identify & access the right government officials & provide an inside perspective of how the government operates and how its actions can affect the clients positioned as his leaders in the league.

An ace legal mind and distinguished arbitrator, Dr. Kumar has built up strong thought leadership and solutions related to strategic support, public policy & regulation, corporate governance, corporate and M&A, cross-border transactions, arbitration & mediation, Technology & TMT, data protection & privacy, construction law, energy, environment & natural resources, real estate & infra projects, project finance, business re-structuring, crisis risk & reputation management & strategies, and legal & regulatory compliance across geographies. 

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Dr. Manoj Kumar:

The Most Admired Lawyer in 2023

Enterprise World Magazine Recognizes Dr. Manoj Kumar's Outstanding Legal Expertise and Dedication. 

Entrepreneurial Initiatives 

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Awards & Accolades

Awarded the title “Honorary Professor of the Academic Union, Oxford” by Europe Business Assembly for Excellence in Quality and Management at The Achievements Forum in 2021. 

Awarded the title “Managing Partner of the Year” by BW Business World at BW LegalWorld in 2021. 


Recognised as "100 Legal Luminaries of India" by LexisNexis


Prestigious "Mahatma Gandhi Samman" at the House of Lords, London


Recognised as "Top 50 Managing Partners" & "Top 100 Lawyers" in India


 "Managing Partners of the Year" by BW BusinessWorld - BW LegalWorld


Recognised as "A-List Top 100 lawyers of India" and ranked as the best for 'Policy & Regulation' practice 

Other Recognitions by

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Discovering the Brilliance : Must-watch Interviews of Dr. Kumar

CSR Engagements

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