Saasha Malpani is an Associate with the Dispute Resolution Team of Khaitan & Co, Mumbai. She graduated with B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) from the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in 2017, and has since been specializing in commercial dispute resolution. Her focus lies in proceedings before the Bombay High Court, NCLT and in domestic and international commercial arbitrations. Saasha is a commercial mediator and negotiator, accredited by the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs under the aegis of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. She is also a civil-commercial mediator accredited by ADR-ODR International, London. She has successfully completed the workshop on ‘Advocacy in Mediation’ conducted by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation Practice, Bengaluru. She was also a panelist in the round table conference on the topic 'Mediation in Commercial Disputes in India' conducted in 2019 by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She also judges national-level mediation competitions across law schools in India. Saasha takes a keen interest in mediation since it facilitates communication, leads to faster resolution and encourages positive delivery. She appreciates the concept of integrative negotiation, respects the role of parties in the outcome of their disputes and is convinced by the logic of mediation as a process.