Nakul Dewan SA > Twenty Essex > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

India - Senior Advocates > Commercial disputes

(Commercial disputes)Ranked: Tier 2

Nakul Dewan

Nakul Dewan is a member of Twenty Essex  – his arbitration-based practice has strong connections to Singapore.

Asia Pacific - The English Bar > Commercial

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Nakul Dewan SATwenty Essex ‘It is a pleasure to work with Nakul. He is very meticulous and thorough in preparation, andis known for his expertise particularly in the field of arbitration and willing to discuss and share his views on any interesting legal proposition. He is always ready and willing to take that extra effort by devoting time and thinking out-of-the-box to arrive at solutions that best suit the client’s interest.’

Asia Pacific - The English Bar > Construction, energy and infrastructure

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Nakul Dewan SATwenty EssexNakul is a very skilled advocate. His written and oral advocacy help tie together large and complex disputes in a manner which was appreciated by the tribunal. The cross-examination carried out by him of factual and expert witnesses demonstrates a mastery over not only the facts of the case, but also of the necessary evidence required to establish the claim. A particular strength of his is the ability to bring commercial logic and practicality to a case.’