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Keystone Law

Work Department

Disputes Lawyer


Dharmendra is a disputes lawyer specialising in shipping, commodities and commercial litigation. He primarily represents companies and individuals based in India, Singapore and Bangladesh. Dharmendra has also advised and represented various oil companies, ship-owners, charterers, steel manufacturers, commodity suppliers, banks, software companies and wealthy individuals in relation to various disputes in London, India and Singapore.


2018 Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor
2011 – 2018 Squire Patton Boggs | Partner
2006 – 2011 Thomas Cooper | Partner
2005 – 2006 DLA Piper | Associate
2001 – 2005 Reed Smith | Associate
2001 Qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales
1998 – 2001 Haridass Ho Singapore | Barrister
1998 Qualified as a Barrister in Singapore

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Litigating on behalf of both SMEs and global organisations, Keystone Law has a mouth-watering court success rate in the UK. Within the firm’s lawyer ranks, Alex Ferrari is ‘a top-notch litigator‘; James Healy-Pratt acts in relation to aviation accidents; Matthew Hennessy-Gibbs assists with commercial disputes, contentious insolvency-related claims, and fraud cases; Louise Abbott specialises in civil fraud, cryptocurrency and asset recovery work; and Elaine Chan is ‘a very senior, effective solicitor‘. Also key to the firm’s litigation credentials, Lara Robson represents both high-net-worth (HNW) individuals and companies in disputes; Patrick Elliott is a corporate recovery and insolvency expert; Gagan Ranu focuses on India and Middle East-related disputes; Patrick Pennal has a wide-ranging international litigation practice; and Dharmendra Nair specialises in shipping, commodities and commercial litigation. In 2022, Tracy Sell-Peters joined as partner from DWF, while former partners Matthew Reach and Robert Lawrie departed for Fox Williams LLP and Grosvenor Law, respectively.