Mr Ramesh Selvaraj > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Employment, Health & Safety; International Arbitration; Litigation


Co-Deputy Head of the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice


Ramesh’s expertise lies in advising across a broad spectrum of contentious work. He has acted as lead counsel in both domestic and international arbitrations across various corporate and commercial sectors, including the hospitality, oil and gas, commodities and construction industries. He has a strong professional liability practice having defended claims in negligence asserted against lawyers, accountants and architects.

On the employment law front, he is regularly consulted by employers and employees on their contracts of employment, termination issues, including advising on claims against wrongful dismissal, disciplinary issues as well as other related employer-employee issues.

He is also part of an illustrious alumni of Jessup mooters in Singapore, having served as a member of the National University of Singapore team in 2004 that emerged runners-up in the prestigious Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington DC.


English, Tamil


Member of the Governing Council, Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s (MCCI) Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Centre. Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Principal Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre.


Graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree in 2004 having consistently placed on the Dean’s List.

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.