Sheila Ahuja is a Partner in Allen & Overy’s Global Arbitration group based in Singapore and the Joint Chair of the firm’s India Group.
She has advised on a wide range of arbitration matters, both commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, as well as arbitration related court matters. Her experience spans jurisdictions such as India, Hong Kong, Singapore, England and Wales, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, and the PRC. Sheila has particular experience of energy and infrastructure disputes, disputes arising from joint ventures and distributorship arrangements, and disputes relating to complex financial products.
Sheila is committed to not only practising international arbitration, but also developing the practise of international arbitration world-wide. Sheila is a member of the Steering Committee of the IBA Arb 40, the Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the Young MCIA (Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration), Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Arbitration Group Sub-Committee of the IBA and a former member of the Proceedings Committee of the HKIAC. She is also a contributing author of Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Indian Perspective, published by Oxford University Press, and the upcoming publications Emerging Trends & Practices in International Arbitration, to be published by Thomson Reuters, and International Commercial Arbitration: An Asia-Pacific Perspective, to be published by Cambridge University Press. She is also Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore.