Ravi Aswani is a commercial dispute resolution barrister. He has a broad practice which covers a range of areas including in particular shipping and international trade, commodities, energy and oil and gas, metals and mining, insurance and re-insurance, banking and finance. As well as litigation in the English courts, Ravi has an extensive international arbitration practice. He has been instructed in arbitrations seated in a number of jurisdictions under various applicable laws, both ad hoc (in particular LMAA) as well as institutional arbitration (in particular ICC, LCIA and SIAC). Ravi’s work usually involves being instructed to appear unled against QC opposition, as well as acting as co-counsel with foreign lawyers from various jurisdictions.
Ravi is regularly instructed to provide expert evidence on English law for use in foreign courts and arbitral tribunals.
Ravi has a significant international perspective to his practice and has developed particular links across the Middle East and Asia Pacific, as well as throughout the UK and Europe.
Ravi additionally has a growing arbitrator and mediator practice. In recent years he has received several arbitrator nominations / appointments in both institutional arbitrations (LCIA and ICC) as well as ad hoc arbitrations (primarily LMAA).