Ashish ChughLocal Principal at Baker McKenzie (Singapore)
Ashish is a Local Principal in Singapore's Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He is qualified to practice law in England & Wales, India, New York and Singapore.
In July 2018, Ashish received the “Under-40 Rising Star” award at the annual India law awards ceremony in New Delhi. Recent clients commentary in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific states that "Ashish is 'very familiar with India law matters', 'offers commercially sensible advice and is a delight to work with', and 'grasps complex points quickly and is very persuasive' (2019) and describes Ashish as "truly impressive", "very incisive and a go-to lawyer in Singapore", who offers "advice that is sensible and commercially viable" (2018).
Ashish represents clients in a range of industries including aviation, commodities, construction, hospitality, investment funds , office stationery, oil and gas, power, shipping, technology and telecommunications.
He has broad experience in international arbitrations with seats in Dubai, Hong Kong, India, London, Malaysia, New York and Singapore under a variety of ad hoc and institutional arbitration rules, including AAA, DIFC-LCIA, HKIAC, ICC, KLRCA, LCIA, SIAC and UNCITRAL. Ashish is experienced in supervising, coordinating and managing complex court-based commercial litigation in Asia Pacific.
Ashish regularly speaks on topical dispute resolution issues at leading industry conferences, events and in-house client seminars throughout Asia, particularly India. He actively speaks cutting-edge technology such as distributed ledger technology (including blockchain) and smart contracts. Ashish also receives arbitrator appointments.