Current Position :
  • Commercial Arbitrator - Domestic and International
  • Managing Partner, KoVe Global LLP (www.koveglobal.com) - an arbitration & ADR Boutique
  • Foreign Consultant, Dr.Abdullah Alsaidi Law Office, Sultanate of Oman
  • Co-founder, Council for National and International Commercial Arbitration (CNICA), India
  • Advisor, Chamber Arbitration Tribunal, TN Chamber of Commerce and Industry, India
  • Honorary Legal Consultant, Indian Institution of Technical Arbitrators
  • Foreign Director, CCPIT Hebei Sub-Council,China
  • Arbitration Coordinator for Late Hon'ble Justice K.Venkataswami, formerly Judge,Supreme Court of India (May 2005 - September 2008)
  • Course Director (Provisional) & Approved Tutor, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK
  • Director, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (India)
  • Vice Chairman, Society of Construction Law, India
  • Chairperson, SICCI Arbitration Experts Committee, India
  • Visiting Professor, Tamil Nadu Dr.Ambedkar Law University & IMU, Chennai
  • Fellow - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa), Arbitrators and Mediators Institute, New Zealand (FAMINZ), Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) and Academy of Arbitration Avenues International, Chennai
  • Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law, Paris
  • Member, International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), The Hague
  • EC Member, ICC India
  • Advisory Board Member of PGADR Course, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gujarat, India
  • DRB & DAB Member - Construction Projects
  • IGRP Member, National Stock Exchange (NSE)
        Accolades :
  • Chambers and Partners Asia Directory 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
  • Listed in the International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitrators 2008
  • Nominated to the International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitrators (2007 & 2009)
  • Nominated to Smit's Roster of International Arbitrators
  • Listed in the List of International Lawyers for Multilateral Trade Cooperation, UNCTAD Programme on Dispute Settlement in international trade, investment & IP
       Bar Experience :
  •   Bar Experience,1997
       As Arbitrator :
  •   Presided as Sole Arbitrator in more than 300 Domestic Adhoc and Institutional Arbitration
  •   Presided as Sole Arbitrator in 14 International Adhoc Arbitrations
       As Counsel :
  •   Represented before Arbitral Tribunal (Sole and Three Member Panels) in more than 20 Adhoc and Institutional Arbitrations
       As Secretary to Arbitral Tribunals :
  •  Acted as Secretary in many Domestic Ad hoc and Institutional Arbitrations
  •  Acted as Secretary in 10 International Ad hoc and Institutional Arbitrations
       Moot Court :
  •  Appointed as Arbitrator for the Annual Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2006, 2007, 2010, 2012 & 2015)
  •  Arbitrator for State Level Moot Court Competition (2009)
  •  Judge, 3rd Pro Bono Enviro National Moot Court Competition (March, 2010)
  •  Judge, 1st Indian Pre-Moot of the Willem C.Vis ICA Moot Court (2011, 2012 & 2013)
  •  Moot Problem Preparation, G.D.Goenka International Arbitration Moot (2017)
      Mediation & Arbitration Scheme (as Arbitrator) :
  • Lehman-Brothers-related Investment Products Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Scheme at HKIAC, HK
  • Surveying Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Scheme at HKIAC, Hong Kong (HK)