Mr Dinesh Dhillon > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

International Arbitration; Litigation


Co-Head of the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice


Dinesh practises international arbitration and litigation. He has acted as lead counsel in international arbitration for global multinational corporations in the telecommunication, airline, hotel, commodities, construction, manufacturing and projects industries. He has also represented sovereign states in international arbitration cases.

He has represented clients in landmark cases before the Singapore courts relating to jurisdiction of arbitral tribunals, challenges to arbitration awards and attempts to resist enforcement of foreign arbitration awards. Dinesh has represented multinational companies in cases before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal relating to banking, corporate, employment, entertainment, insurance, property and shareholder disputes. He has also acted for statutory boards in judicial review cases.

He was called to the Singapore Bar in 1995.He was called to the Singapore Bar in 2000.




Immediate Past President, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Fellow, Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Board member, Law Society’s Pro Bono Services Office. Treasurer, Asia Pacific Forum of the International Bar Association. Co-Chair, Legal & IPR Committee of The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham).


Obtained the Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from the National University of Singapore in 2004 and graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree.

Lawyer Rankings

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Leading firms

Singapore-based firm Allen & Gledhill LLP is active in a range of matters, with a focus on both commercial and technical-related disputes. Yee Leong Chong  and Dinesh Dhillon  share leadership of the team, while Ramesh Selvaraj  is also another key contact. Hafzan Taher , another notable practicioner, is based in the firm’s Indonesian affiliate.

Singapore > International arbitration

Known for being ‘very well-versed in the principle and practice of international arbitration’, Allen & Gledhill LLP provides a strong regional focus, representing clients from South-east Asia, China, Japan, Korea and India. The firm’s forte is high-value, complex arbitrations relating to infrastructure, energy, construction and engineering projects. The ‘brilliant advocateYee Leong Chong co-leads the team with Dinesh Dhillon, who focuses on international arbitration and litigation; Kee Loon Chua, whose practice covers commercial, energy and building disputes; Ramesh Selvaraj, who handles domestic and international arbitrations across a range of corporate and commercial sectors.