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Twenty Essex

Work Department

  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Banking and finance
  • Commercial law
  • Energy and natural resources


Nakul practises from Singapore, Delhi and London. He accepts appointments both as counsel, for international arbitration and international litigation, and as arbitrator.

He specialises in disputes and international law advice relating to banking and finance, construction and engineering, corporate (joint venture/shareholder/partnership disputes), international commercial law (including media and telecommunications), mining, energy and natural resources.

Nakul brings a significant level of experience to complex trials, interim applications, injunctions, appellate hearings, jurisdictional disputes and enforcement matters. He has appeared as counsel in setting aside and enforcement proceedings relating to international arbitration awards in all three jurisdictions.

He has been appointed as arbitrator by the SIAC, ICC and LCIA, and also accepts ad hoc appointments.


Hindi (fluent)

Lawyer Rankings

Asia Pacific - The English Bar > Commercial

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Nakul Dewan SATwenty Essex

Twenty Essex reports a significant uptick in shareholder disputes across the Asia Pacific region, and continues to handle a broad range of complex commercial disputes and high-value arbitrations. Commercial litigator Nakul Dewan SA – an Indian senior advocate – has vast experience within Singapore in international arbitration, with a solid track record in advising on enforcement proceedings arising from arbitral awards. Timothy Hill KC is highly regarded for advising on shareholder agreements, joint ventures and civil fraud litigation. Joshua Folkard is sought after for his strength in advising on asset tracing disputes, and Rishab Gupta is a key name for investment treaty arbitrations.

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Arbitration counsel

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Nakul Dewan SA – Twenty Essex

Twenty Essex houses Nakul Dewan SA, who is a member of the Indian, Singaporean and English and Welsh Bars, and has been appointed as arbitrator by the ICC, LCIA and SIAC. Dewan has an excellent track record in handling complex international arbitrations in Singapore, and is sought after by clients in the banking and finance, energy, construction, and mining sectors. International arbitration expert Rishab Gupta regularly appears before Indian courts in construction arbitrations, and is well versed in advising on investment treaty arbitrations.

India - Senior Advocates > Commercial disputes

(Commercial disputes)Ranked: Tier 2

Nakul Dewan

Twenty Essex, which has offices in both London and Singapore, includes Nakul Dewan, who has longstanding experience on all kinds of international commercial arbitration matters before the Supreme Court of India as well as Singapore and London courts. His recent work involves Cox and Kings and Others versus SAP, a case reconsidering the companies group doctrine’s application of non-signatories to arbitration agreements under the Indian Arbitration Act before the Supreme Court of India.