What the team is known for
Prominent practice with a highly respected bench, able to manage large commercial and treaty-related arbitrations across the region. Very active on disputes in the energy and financial services sectors. Team is heavily involved in cases involving Indian parties, including Singapore-seated arbitrations. Clients include international conglomerates and contractors. Members of the team were instrumental in the foundation of the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration. Also known for representing clients in construction, M&A and joint venture disputes.
The team maintains an active India-related practice, advising a roster of Indian financial institutions and major corporations on SIAC arbitrations. Members of the team have close connections with the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration. The team has notable exposure to sectors such as telecoms, infrastructure and energy. Nish Shetty and Kabir Singh are key contacts.
has a diverse practice covering arbitration related to construction, finance and acquisitions. He is appreciated for helping clients be "a step ahead of the other side."
He regularly assists Indian corporates on arbitration mandates.
is an experienced practitioner who has acted on ICSID, SIAC and ICC arbitrations, including those involving BITs. He is felt to be "an India specialist"
who is strategic and commercial and provides "great on-the-spot advice."
Construction arbitration specialist Paul Sandosham "offers strategic advice to clients with their commercial interests at heart."
Clients note his willingness to settle cases to their advantage, but know that he will fight claims too when needed.
"Academic and gifted, extremely hard-working and a smart guy," Paul Tan
operates a practice that takes in real estate and construction work and representation of governments. Sources feel that his calm manner "can lull you into a false sense of security, when actually it's hiding a razor-sharp legal mind which has properly done the preparation."
has assisted with ICSID and UNCITRAL investor-state arbitrations. Market sources say he is "highly regarded in public international and investor-state arbitration."