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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.


Year of call: 2001 (India); 2010 (Singapore); 2014 (England and Wales)


Hindi (fluent)


  • Delhi International Arbitration Centre: Member
  • Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration: Council member
  • National University of Singapore: Associate Adjunct Professor


  • University of Delhi, India, Sri Ram College of Commerce: B.Com (Hons)
  • University of Delhi, India, Faculty of Law: LLB
  • New York University and National University of Singapore: LLM
  • New York University, School of Law: Dean’s Award, Ministry of Education, Government of Singapore.


Lawyer Rankings

Asia Pacific - The English Bar > Commercial

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Nakul Dewan SA   – Twenty Essex  ‘A first-class barrister, with the finest of intellects.

An impressive set in international arbitration, international trade and commodities‘, Twenty Essex has a number of barristers experienced in commercial disputes in these sectors and beyond. Key names include energy sector expert David Lewis QC and Philip Edey QC , who frequently advises on disputes involving allegations of fraud, dishonesty, bribery and conspiracy. The ‘commercialNakul Dewan SA  is an Indian Senior Advocate with strong connections in Singapore.

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

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Nakul Dewan SA Twenty EssexHe provides succinct, on-the-point advice, is a great speaker and is able to work with international clients.’

Twenty Essex is carving a reputation for its work in the energy space, with its members engaged in the full range of oil and gas, nuclear, renewables and mining disputes. While members are experienced in handling construction and engineering matters, the set also demonstrates expertise in the renewables market. Duncan Matthews QC is the joint head of chambers and his practice spans upstream, midstream and downstream disputes in the energy and natural resources sector. Nakul Dewan SA practises from Singapore and Delhi, as well as London.