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Shouvik Bhattacharya maintains a broad international disputes practice, with a focus on complex and high-stakes international arbitrations.  He also advises clients on issues of US federal and state law with a transnational focus.

Shouvik has extensive experience of arbitrations in the energy industry.  His clients also include leading telecommunications, mining, financial services, software, luxury goods and manufacturing firms.  Shouvik has represented clients at numerous procedural and merits hearings.  His cases are sited in both common law and civil law jurisdictions, and he has broad familiarity with the various institutional and ad hoc rules (including AAA, HKIAC, ICC, ICDR, LCIA, SIAC, SCC, UNCITRAL).

Shouvik has represented clients before the European Court of Human Rights and has advised on cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Shouvik regularly teaches and speaks about arbitration, including at Harvard Law School, the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences and the National Law University, Delhi.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Shouvik worked at the arbitration practices of two prominent AmLaw firms.  He was trained by the world's leading international arbitration experts.  He graduated from Yale Law School and clerked for the Hon. Lorna G. Schofield (S.D.N.Y.).

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Credentials

J.D., Yale Law School

A.B., Vassar College, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa

England and Wales

New York

Judicial Clerk, Hon. Lorna G. Schofield, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Bengali

French

Hindi

Telugu

Ranked as the next generation of arbitration.


Legal Business Magazine, 2022

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Ranked as the next generation of arbitration.


Legal Business Magazine, 2022

Matters

Representing a significant oil and gas company in a long-running ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitration under Indian law relating to cost recovery under a production-sharing contract.

Representing the majority investors in a major Middle Eastern telecommunications company in a US$2 billion joint-venture dispute, which spans multiple interconnected ICC and LAMC arbitrations.

Representing a Middle Eastern refinery in a significant breach of contract ICC arbitration under a gas sale and purchase agreement.

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Representing a significant oil and gas company in a long-running ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitration under Indian law relating to cost recovery under a production-sharing contract.

Representing the majority investors in a major Middle Eastern telecommunications company in a US$2 billion joint-venture dispute, which spans multiple interconnected ICC and LAMC arbitrations.

Representing a Middle Eastern refinery in a significant breach of contract ICC arbitration under a gas sale and purchase agreement.

Repesenting a leading CIS-based software company in related LCIA arbitrations with its US joint-venture partner concerning allegations of fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation with $500 million in dispute.

Representing numerous leading financial services firms in an ICC arbitration relating to the control of one of Europe's largest gaming companies.

Representing a prominent CIS mining company in parallel LCIA arbitrations concerning disputed ownership over a copper mine.

Representing an international oil and gas company in a California-seated expedited AAA-ICDR arbitration against an African oilfield services provider in a breach of contract dispute.

Representing a prominent natural gas exporter in five separate Stockholm-seated price-review arbitrations governed by the SCC and UNCITRAL Rules.

Representing a prominent European natural gas exporter in a Geneva-seated price review arbitration against a Middle Eastern importer.

Representing a Swiss luxury goods manufacturer in a NewYork-seated ICDR arbitration brought by the client’s Middle Eastern distributor for breach of contract.

Insights

Article · Source: International Comparative Legal Guides

August 18, 2022
ICLG International Arbitration Laws and Regulations 2022: England & Wales Chapter

Article · Source: Journal of International Arbitration

July 22, 2022
What’s the Law? How Indian Courts Should Determine the Law Governing the Arbitration Agreement

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Matters

Representing a significant oil and gas company in a long-running ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitration under Indian law relating to cost recovery under a production-sharing contract.

Representing the majority investors in a major Middle Eastern telecommunications company in a US$2 billion joint-venture dispute, which spans multiple interconnected ICC and LAMC arbitrations.

Representing a Middle Eastern refinery in a significant breach of contract ICC arbitration under a gas sale and purchase agreement.

See more
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Matters

Representing a significant oil and gas company in a long-running ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitration under Indian law relating to cost recovery under a production-sharing contract.

Representing the majority investors in a major Middle Eastern telecommunications company in a US$2 billion joint-venture dispute, which spans multiple interconnected ICC and LAMC arbitrations.

Representing a Middle Eastern refinery in a significant breach of contract ICC arbitration under a gas sale and purchase agreement.

Repesenting a leading CIS-based software company in related LCIA arbitrations with its US joint-venture partner concerning allegations of fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation with $500 million in dispute.

Representing numerous leading financial services firms in an ICC arbitration relating to the control of one of Europe's largest gaming companies.

Representing a prominent CIS mining company in parallel LCIA arbitrations concerning disputed ownership over a copper mine.

Representing an international oil and gas company in a California-seated expedited AAA-ICDR arbitration against an African oilfield services provider in a breach of contract dispute.

Representing a prominent natural gas exporter in five separate Stockholm-seated price-review arbitrations governed by the SCC and UNCITRAL Rules.

Representing a prominent European natural gas exporter in a Geneva-seated price review arbitration against a Middle Eastern importer.

Representing a Swiss luxury goods manufacturer in a NewYork-seated ICDR arbitration brought by the client’s Middle Eastern distributor for breach of contract.

Insights

Article · Source: International Comparative Legal Guides

August 18, 2022
ICLG International Arbitration Laws and Regulations 2022: England & Wales Chapter

Article · Source: Journal of International Arbitration

July 22, 2022
What’s the Law? How Indian Courts Should Determine the Law Governing the Arbitration Agreement

View all

Credentials

J.D., Yale Law School

A.B., Vassar College, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa

England and Wales

New York

Judicial Clerk, Hon. Lorna G. Schofield, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Bengali

French

Hindi

Telugu

Ranked as the next generation of arbitration.


Legal Business Magazine, 2022

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Close

Recognition

Ranked as the next generation of arbitration.


Legal Business Magazine, 2022