As true dispute resolution specialists, our International Arbitration Practice is committed to supporting our clients through all aspects of their disputes, from formulating their strategy, pre-arbitral stages, the conduct of arbitral proceedings, and the enforcement of arbitral awards. Our lawyers have substantial experience in both international and domestic arbitrations under the rules of major arbitral institutions.View Our Notable Cases
Our Arbitration Practice is well versed in the full suite of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options, ranging from mediation, expert determination, and arbitration. We have particular expertise in both international and domestic arbitration. Our team of true dispute resolution specialists is capable of representing and advising clients at every stage of their dispute, from the drafting of dispute resolution clauses in contracts to pre-dispute strategy, pre-arbitral stages (including negotiation and mediation), tribunal selection, arbitral proceedings, interim court applications, and award enforcement and challenges in court.
Our lawyers have represented numerous multinational clients in complex ad-hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings administered under the rules of major arbitral institutions such as the SIAC, HKIAC, CIETAC, ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, LMAA, and SCMA.
Our arbitration team is made up of lawyers qualified in various jurisdictions and fluent in numerous Asian languages. We draw on our specialist knowledge in industries such as corporate and commercial, construction, finance, energy and resources, and shipping and maritime industries to implement strategies that best support our client’s disputes. As seasoned advocates, our lawyers conduct their own advocacy both in arbitral proceedings and in court, bringing cost efficiencies to our clients.
Our lawyers are also thought leaders in the industry, having published and spoken on numerous arbitration topics at public conferences.
PDLegal LLC has been recognised as a recommended firm in The Straits Times’ survey on Singapore’s Best Law Firms for 2021 under the Maritime & Shipping practice category.
The Straits Times, together with international market researcher Statista, conducted the first-ever survey to identify Singapore’s best law firms in 15 different areas of legal practice.View All Awards
Raghunath Peter Doraisamy is the Managing Partner of PDLegal LLC. Peter specialises in shipping and maritime law and complex litigation.
In October 2017, Andrew was featured as one of “Asia’s brightest young legal minds under 40 years of age making waves” by Asian Legal Business.
Lakshman is an Indian-qualified lawyer registered as a foreign lawyer in Singapore. He has 24 years of experience and leads the firm’s India desk.
Mike’s main areas of practice include Commercial and Corporate Advisory (Mergers & Acquisitions, Fundraising, VCCs), Financial Services Regulatory (Private Equity/Venture Capital Funds, Private Equity and Fintech), and Technology and Digital Business Services.
Gabriel is a litigator and dispute resolution lawyer. Gabriel’s main area of practice is commercial and corporate litigation with an emphasis on insolvency and restructuring, fraud and investigations, and international arbitration.
Gerard’s main areas of practice include fraud and asset recovery, commercial disputes, financial services law and regulation and shipping litigation.
Mato’s practice areas encompass civil and commercial litigation, criminal litigation (white-collar and general crime), employment law and other advisory work
Cathryn is a triple-qualified (Singapore, England & Wales, and Australia (Vic)) dispute resolution specialist. Cathryn has a broad commercial disputes practice with experience in international arbitration, insolvency and restructuring, and mediation.
Daniel’s areas of practice include fraud and asset recovery, commercial disputes, and white-collar investigations.
Josiah graduated from the University of Sheffield (UK) with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2016 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2018.
Amanda is an associate in the Investment Funds and Corporate Advisory practice.
Nicholas’ practice areas encompass financial services regulatory and corporate advisory.
Kieran assists the partners of the firm on commercial and civil litigation matters, shipping related matters, general corporate practice, and criminal matters.
Tricia graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws Second Class Honours (Upper) 2020. She was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2021.
Kashib graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2020 with a Bachelor of Laws, Second Class Honours (Upper).
Yzabel’s main areas of practice are complex commercial and civil litigation (including cross-border commercial and corporate disputes), fraud investigations, energy, natural resources & mining, offshore, international trade, and insolvency and restructuring.
Sashni graduated from the University of the West of England with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 2018 (1st Class Honours) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2019.
Jia Min graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Laws. She also has a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from the University of Adelaide.
Glenn’s main area of practice is complex commercial disputes, restructuring and insolvency, international arbitration, and mediation. Glenn also assists in the conduct of criminal defence, particularly in relation to white-collar crimes.
We know what’s at stake, and our lawyers ready for you – if you would like to speak to us for more information, please contact our client services team who will be happy to assist.