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Anisha is a senior associate in the Singapore office and a member of the firm’s International Arbitration team. Focusing on the energy sector, Anisha represents clients in high-stakes international commercial and investments disputes, including matters involving price reviews, crude oil contamination, subsurface gas migration, decommissioning, oil & gas infrastructure, force majeure, and take-or-pay obligations.  Several of her commercial and investor-State arbitrations exceed USD 1 billion in dispute and form landmark international arbitration cases.  She regularly represents clients in complex disputes involving long-term contracts, multi-party joint ventures, and government entities in arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, SIAC, and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.  She also advises pharmaceutical companies in disputes arising from collaboration agreements, foreign supplier relationships, and U.S. FDA actions.

Anisha was seconded for several months between 2016-2017 to ConocoPhillips’ corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas.  During that time, she joined the company’s arbitration team, and advised on its treaty and commercial arbitration matters.    

Anisha received her Juris Doctor, cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was a Dean’s Scholar, recipient of the Certificate of Merit in Evidence, and a Contributing Editor on the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from McGill University where she received department honors.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude

B.A., McGill University

Texas

Matters

Won an award for declaratory relief worth over US $4 billion in an ICC arbitration on behalf of two international oil majors against a Southeast Asian government, arising out of a revenue-allocation dispute under a gas service contract.

Won an award for declaratory relief worth approximately US$ 9.5 billion on behalf of Chevron Corporation against Ecuador in an UNCITRAL international arbitration under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty. This case concerns the fraudulent Lago Agrio environmental judgment issued by the Ecuadorian courts, resulting in precedent-setting awards in favor of Chevron, including a finding of denial of justice and treaty breaches by Ecuador’s courts, as well as numerous interim measures awards ordering Ecuador to prevent enforcement of the court judgment.

Won an award for over US$ 2 billion in damages on behalf of a major Spanish energy company against Egypt under a bilateral investment treaty concerning the failure to supply natural gas in a long-term supply agreement.

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Won an award for declaratory relief worth over US $4 billion in an ICC arbitration on behalf of two international oil majors against a Southeast Asian government, arising out of a revenue-allocation dispute under a gas service contract.

Won an award for declaratory relief worth approximately US$ 9.5 billion on behalf of Chevron Corporation against Ecuador in an UNCITRAL international arbitration under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty. This case concerns the fraudulent Lago Agrio environmental judgment issued by the Ecuadorian courts, resulting in precedent-setting awards in favor of Chevron, including a finding of denial of justice and treaty breaches by Ecuador’s courts, as well as numerous interim measures awards ordering Ecuador to prevent enforcement of the court judgment.

Won an award for over US$ 2 billion in damages on behalf of a major Spanish energy company against Egypt under a bilateral investment treaty concerning the failure to supply natural gas in a long-term supply agreement.

Won a $360 million award for Burlington Resources in an ICSID arbitration against Ecuador, arising out of the expropriation of an oil concession and associated counterclaims for alleged environmental contamination.

Successfully represented major international oil company in UNCITRAL arbitration involving claims in excess of $1.5 billion against the Government of India. We obtained a full dismissal of counterclaims against our client.

Won a favorable award for declaratory relief in an ICC expert arbitration on behalf of Phillips 66 against PDVSA and one of its subsidiaries, arising out of the price protection mechanism in a long-term crude oil supply agreement for a Texas refinery.

Representing Shell in a multi-billion dollar ICSID arbitration against the Republic of the Philippines under the Netherlands-Philippines bilateral investment treaty concerning Shell's investment in the Malampaya gas-to-power project. We recently obtained provisional measures in favor of Shell.

Representing a major Philippine conglomerate in an SIAC arbitration against its Indonesian joint venture partner, arising out of a dispute over shares in a Dutch venture that owns and operates the major toll roads in and around Manila.

Representing an Indonesian pipeline operator in an HKIAC arbitration against a gas producer and a gas shipper, arising under an agreement for the transport of natural gas from an offshore Indonesian field.

Advising Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) on an LNG SPA price review negotiation, with a multi-billion-dollar price differential in dispute.

Advising major energy company on contractual decommissioning obligations.

Advising major U.S. energy company in international environmental litigation in China.

Advising major Japanese pharmaceutical company in potential arbitration against American biotechnology company relating to the companies’ collaboration for the development of products for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Advised major US pharmaceutical company in potential ICC arbitration against Indian supplier relating to certain regulatory actions and the supplier’s ability to meet manufacturing standards.

Insights

Article · Source: Jus Mundi

September 4, 2020
Arbitration Team of The Month (September) King & Spalding

Energy Law Exchange

March 13, 2020
Coronavirus and Force Majeure Declarations

Newsletter

March 12, 2020
Energy Newsletter March 2020

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Matters

Won an award for declaratory relief worth over US $4 billion in an ICC arbitration on behalf of two international oil majors against a Southeast Asian government, arising out of a revenue-allocation dispute under a gas service contract.

Won an award for declaratory relief worth approximately US$ 9.5 billion on behalf of Chevron Corporation against Ecuador in an UNCITRAL international arbitration under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty. This case concerns the fraudulent Lago Agrio environmental judgment issued by the Ecuadorian courts, resulting in precedent-setting awards in favor of Chevron, including a finding of denial of justice and treaty breaches by Ecuador’s courts, as well as numerous interim measures awards ordering Ecuador to prevent enforcement of the court judgment.

Won an award for over US$ 2 billion in damages on behalf of a major Spanish energy company against Egypt under a bilateral investment treaty concerning the failure to supply natural gas in a long-term supply agreement.

See more
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Matters

Won an award for declaratory relief worth over US $4 billion in an ICC arbitration on behalf of two international oil majors against a Southeast Asian government, arising out of a revenue-allocation dispute under a gas service contract.

Won an award for declaratory relief worth approximately US$ 9.5 billion on behalf of Chevron Corporation against Ecuador in an UNCITRAL international arbitration under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty. This case concerns the fraudulent Lago Agrio environmental judgment issued by the Ecuadorian courts, resulting in precedent-setting awards in favor of Chevron, including a finding of denial of justice and treaty breaches by Ecuador’s courts, as well as numerous interim measures awards ordering Ecuador to prevent enforcement of the court judgment.

Won an award for over US$ 2 billion in damages on behalf of a major Spanish energy company against Egypt under a bilateral investment treaty concerning the failure to supply natural gas in a long-term supply agreement.

Won a $360 million award for Burlington Resources in an ICSID arbitration against Ecuador, arising out of the expropriation of an oil concession and associated counterclaims for alleged environmental contamination.

Successfully represented major international oil company in UNCITRAL arbitration involving claims in excess of $1.5 billion against the Government of India. We obtained a full dismissal of counterclaims against our client.

Won a favorable award for declaratory relief in an ICC expert arbitration on behalf of Phillips 66 against PDVSA and one of its subsidiaries, arising out of the price protection mechanism in a long-term crude oil supply agreement for a Texas refinery.

Representing Shell in a multi-billion dollar ICSID arbitration against the Republic of the Philippines under the Netherlands-Philippines bilateral investment treaty concerning Shell's investment in the Malampaya gas-to-power project. We recently obtained provisional measures in favor of Shell.

Representing a major Philippine conglomerate in an SIAC arbitration against its Indonesian joint venture partner, arising out of a dispute over shares in a Dutch venture that owns and operates the major toll roads in and around Manila.

Representing an Indonesian pipeline operator in an HKIAC arbitration against a gas producer and a gas shipper, arising under an agreement for the transport of natural gas from an offshore Indonesian field.

Advising Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) on an LNG SPA price review negotiation, with a multi-billion-dollar price differential in dispute.

Advising major energy company on contractual decommissioning obligations.

Advising major U.S. energy company in international environmental litigation in China.

Advising major Japanese pharmaceutical company in potential arbitration against American biotechnology company relating to the companies’ collaboration for the development of products for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Advised major US pharmaceutical company in potential ICC arbitration against Indian supplier relating to certain regulatory actions and the supplier’s ability to meet manufacturing standards.

Insights

Article · Source: Jus Mundi

September 4, 2020
Arbitration Team of The Month (September) King & Spalding

Energy Law Exchange

March 13, 2020
Coronavirus and Force Majeure Declarations

Newsletter

March 12, 2020
Energy Newsletter March 2020

View all

Credentials

J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude

B.A., McGill University

Texas