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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
E14 5DS

Work Department

International Litigation and Arbitration


European Counsel


Devika Khopkar focuses on international arbitration and commercial litigation, with particular experience in investor-state arbitration and India-related disputes.


English, French, German, Hindi, Marathi


  • LL.M., Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), The Graduate Institute, Geneva, 2010
  • Legal Practice Course (Distinction), Kaplan Law School, 2011
  • B.A., Law with Law Studies in Europe (German), University of Oxford, 2009

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

(Rising stars)

Devika Khopkar – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP’s ‘excellent international arbitration team’ frequently handles arbitrations that also involve court applications for interim relief, disclosure orders from the US courts in aid of foreign arbitrations, and enforcement proceedings to collect on arbitration awards. The Europe international litigation and arbitration group is led by David Kavanagh KC, who acts in heavyweight cases around the world. Other respected London-based practitioners are international arbitration specialist Bruce MacaulayDaniel Gal KC, who is experienced in complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes in growth markets, such as the Middle East, Turkey, Russia and Brazil; and corporate, commercial and shareholder disputes expert David Edwards. Counsels Jonathon Egerton-Peters, Nicholas Adam and Devika Khopkar also have active international arbitration practices. International arbitration expert and newly-appointed silk Kate Davies KC recently joined from Allen & Overy LLP (where former partner David Herlihy departed for in early 2022); and former practice co-head Karyl Nairn has retired.

London > Dispute resolution > Public international law

(Rising stars)

Devika KhopkarSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP