Aditya Singh

Partner, Singapore


“Aditya is an exceptional lawyer. It is a pure joy to work with him. His analytical and writing skills are top class and his wit and humour add a flavor to your team.” - Legal 500 2022

“Young, dynamic and looks like he will go places because he is hard-working, competent and passionate.” - Chambers Global 2021


Aditya Singh focuses his practice on international arbitration matters and white collar investigations. He acts as counsel in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, and advises companies in corporate governance, internal investigations and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters.

Based in Singapore, Aditya has previously worked in the New York and London offices of White & Case. He has represented governments and private parties in both institutional (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, SIAC, ICDR) and ad hoc arbitral proceedings across the world. He has also advised states and international organizations on a wide range of public international law matters.

Qualified to practice law in England & Wales, India and New York, Aditya has also worked at the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court. He serves on the Kluwer Board of Reporters as the India Rapporteur and was previously the Asia Regional Chair for the Institute for Transnational Arbitration's under-40 group, the Young ITA. He is currently a Regional Representative for Asia Pacific for the LCIA's Young International Arbitration Group, and serves on the Global Advisory Board of ICDR Y&I.

He regularly provides counsel to international investors and Indian companies on India-related disputes, and is recognized by Chambers and Partners as a noted practitioner.

Aditya is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore. He publishes and speaks frequently on international arbitration, corporate internal investigations and matters of Indian law.

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


Representing a state-owned Asian company in a SIAC arbitration against a major Chinese construction company, arising out of a solar farm project.

Representing one of the largest solar-panel makers in a dispute relating to defective diodes for solar panels.

Representing the Russian Federation in defending enforcement of the largest arbitral awards in history rendered in an UNCITRAL arbitration seated in The Hague, in connection with the demise of the Yukos Oil Company.

Advising a global healthcare company in an investigation of FCPA issues arising from its Asian operations.

Representing the Republic of Uzbekistan in an ICSID arbitration under the Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan BIT concerning two cement plants.

Representing a state-owned electronics company in a SIAC arbitration, seated in Singapore and governed by New York law, in relation to the termination of a licensing agreement.

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.

Representing a multinational financial institution in a London-seated LCIA arbitration in connection with trademark violations.

Acting for four major national oil companies in an ICC arbitration relating to production sharing contract in East Asia.

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

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.

Advising an Asian power company in an ICC arbitration under New York law arising out of price reviews of long-term LNG sale and purchase agreements.

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

Panel on legal innovation in law firms, KL Start-Up Summit, Asia-Pacific Legal Innovation & Technology Association (ALITA), March 2021

"Time and Cost Savers at SIAC: Emergency Arbitration, Expedited Procedure and Early Dismissal", SIAC Indochina Academy, October 2020

"State of Legal Innovation in the Asia-Pacific 2020", TechLaw.Fest, October 2020

"Due Process in International Arbitration", Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law, NYU Law School, New York, October 2019.

"The Future of International Arbitration: The 2018 QMUL Survey and Beyond", Young ITA Talks, Dubai, December 2018.

"Disclosure and Document Production in International Arbitration", YSIAC Workshop, Mumbai, October 2018.

"Investment Arbitration—Recent Developments in Asia", ICC YAF, Tokyo, January 2018.

"The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization", Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession, Mumbai, December 2017.

"Amendments to Indian Arbitration Act: An International Perspective", ICC India Conference, Kolkata, December 2017.

"International Arbitration in South Asia", 29th ITA Workshop and Annual Meeting, Dallas, June 2017.

"Practicing International Litigation and Arbitration", Mentor-in-Residence Program, Yale Law School, April 2016.

"The Young Professional in International Arbitration", Columbia Law School, April 2016.

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


Co-author, "Mind the Gap: Decommissioning Challenges in Asia", Platform, 28 Apr 2021 (with Saul Daniel, Dr Matthew Secomb)

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