Aditya Singh | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Aditya Singh

Associate, Singapore

T +65 6347 1385

E asingh@whitecase.com

Overview

Aditya Singh is an associate based in Singapore (currently on secondment from the New York office) where his practice focuses on international arbitration. He also has experience conducting and coordinating complex government and internal investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Aditya is qualified to practice in India, New York, and England and Wales. He worked in White & Case's London and New York offices before moving to Singapore in 2016.

Aditya has experience representing governments and private parties in both institutional (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, AAA/ICDR) and ad hoc arbitral proceedings in various jurisdictions, including Paris, London, New York, Singapore, Geneva and Canada. He has advised clients in the energy, infrastructure, financial services, construction and insurance industries.

Aditya regularly advises international investors and Indian companies on India-related disputes. He serves on the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) Board of Reporters as the India Rapporteur.

Aditya deals with conflict of laws and jurisdictional matters and provides counsel on drafting of arbitration clauses. He also advises on public international law and human rights matters.

At Yale Law School, Aditya was a Myres McDougal Scholar and served as Senior Editor of The Yale Journal of International Law and Editor of The Yale Law & Policy Review. Previously, he was a Student Empirical Research Fellow at the Harvard Law School's Program on the Legal Profession and a Grotius Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan Law School. He received his first law degree from NALSAR, where he was awarded the Gold Medal for the Best All Round Graduating Student.

Bars and Courts

  • Bar Council of India
  • England and Wales
  • New York State Bar
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • LLM, Yale Law School
  • BA, LLB (Hons), National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), India
  • Public International Law Programme, Hague Academy of International Law

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Experience

Representing a sovereign state in proceedings before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, resisting the enforcement of a USD 50 billion arbitral award.

Advising a healthcare company in an investigation of FCPA issues arising from South Asia.

Representing a sovereign state in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings relating to payment of royalties for the production of natural gas.

Acting in an ICC arbitration between joint venture partners to an oil production sharing contract in East Asia.

Representing the State of New York in an AAA arbitration brought by a Native American tribe involving close to $1 billion in casino revenues payable under a gaming compact.

Advising an investor seeking to enforce LCIA arbitration awards in India.

Representing the lead partner of an international consortium of contractors in an ICC arbitration arising from the termination of a FIDIC Silver Book contract relating to a major rail project in Southern Europe.

Acting for a leading European bank before the English High Court in relation to recognition of restructuring proceedings.

Advising a major Middle Eastern gas supplier in relation to long-term gas supply agreements and, in particular, their price review clauses.

Speaking Engagements

"Effectiveness of International Arbitration", March 2016: Jeddah Economic Forum

"Nuts and Bolts of International Arbitration Practice", November 2015: Yale Law School

"Selection of Arbitrators", August 2014: Panel on International Arbitration, Indian General Counsels' Retreat

"The Rise of International Investment Arbitration", October 2013: Centre for International Trade and Economic Laws, Jindal Global Law School

"A Dialogue on the Practice of International Arbitration", April 2013: Yale Law School

"A Passage to India : Globalization of the Indian Legal Profession and the 'Foreign Entry' Debate", February 2013: Harvard Law School

"Globalization of the Profession and Regulation of Law Practice", June 2012: International Conference on Law and Society, Honolulu

Publications

  • Current Trends in International Investment Arbitration, The Journal of the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation, Spring 2015
  • Risky Business: Protecting Indian Investments Abroad, The Economic Times, 14 January 2013
  • A Comment on U&M Mining Zambia v. Konkola Copper Mines Plc, XVI(3) International Arbitration Law Review, 2013
  • From Bhatia to Balco: Where do we go from here?, VII(6) Global Arbitration Review, 2012
  • Justice Delivery in India: A Snapshot of Problems and Reforms, 125 Economic Developments in India, 2009