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Davinder Singh Chambers
1 Wallich Street
#20-02 Guoco Tower

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration




Jaikanth is the CEO of Davinder Singh Chambers LLC. He undertakes a broad range of work in the areas of international commercial arbitration, commercial litigation and insolvency. He also has an active investigations practice.

He regularly appears before the Singapore Courts and has been involved in arbitrations under various institutions.

Jaikanth has handled joint venture and shareholder disputes, claims involving fraud, breaches of directors’ duties, complex contractual and commercial disputes, employment disputes, cases involving white-collar crime and well as insolvency-related disputes. He has also acted for high-profile clients in defamation suits.

Jaikanth has been consistently recognised for his counsel work in notable publications. He has been described as “a star in his own right”, has “a great attitude and delivers a strong work product”, is “extremely thorough, knows the market well and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of Singapore law”, “a top-notch lawyer” and “highly sought after for his extensive experience handling high-profile white-collar disputes and investigations in the domestic market”.

He was also listed as one of 40 “Asia’s Brightest Young Legal Minds” under the age of 40 by Asian Legal Business and one of 40 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under by Singapore Business Review.




LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore (2004)
Admitted to the Singapore Bar (2005)
LLM, Columbia University (New York) (2009), Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Admitted to the New York Bar (2009)
Member of the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > International arbitration

(Next Generation Partners)

Jaikanth ShankarDavinder Singh Chambers

Disputes boutique Davinder Singh Chambers has a breadth of international arbitration experience including in the mining and energy sectors. The ‘exceptionalDavinder Singh leads the practice which includes the ‘excellent strategistJaikanth Shankar, Pardeep Singh Khosa and the ‘very smartDavid Fong who all combine international arbitration and arbitration-related litigation experience.