Counsel (Foreign Law)
He specialises in cross-border dispute resolution. His career has seen him working on international disputes, both as counsel advocating for clients and in case management at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC") where he was involved in the administration of about 200 arbitrations.
Prior to joining WongPartnership, Piyush was a counsel at the SIAC Secretariat in Singapore where he worked with the President and other members of the SIAC Court of Arbitration in determining complex applications for consolidation, joinder and jurisdictional objections. He also assisted in drafting decisions on challenges of arbitral appointments. His experience includes scrutiny of draft awards relating to shareholders disputes, joint venture disputes, construction / engineering disputes, and intellectual property related disputes spanning Singapore, Indian, English, New York and Vietnamese governing laws. He has also scrutinised emergency arbitration awards granting Mareva injunctions, and decisions on early dismissal applications and anti-suit injunctions. He was part of the Secretariat Sub-Committee on the revision of SIAC Rules, 2016.
Before joining SIAC, Piyush worked with the dispute resolution team of one of the biggest Indian law firms in New Delhi where he represented clients in formulating pre-dispute strategies and represented them before courts across India as well as arbitral tribunals on a range of commercial matters.
He regularly speaks on procedural as well as substantive issues in international arbitration. He is an assistant editor with the Kluwer Arbitration Blog and is also a group advisor for the Young ICCA mentoring programme.
Piyush graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with a Master of Laws Degree and the National Law University, Jodhpur with a Bachelor's Degree in Law. He is qualified to practice law in India and New York.