India - Part P - Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition

Kabir Duggal
Karan Joseph
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70 pages
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PDF from "Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition"
December, 2023
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Kabir Duggal is an attorney in Arnold and Porter's New York office focusing on international arbitration and public international law matters, serving both as arbitrator and mediator.  He is recognized as a “Chartered Arbitrator” (the highest ranking for arbitrators) by both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution.  He also frequently serves as an expert on international arbitration and public international law matters. Dr. Duggal is also a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, an adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School, and a Course Director and a Faculty Member for the Columbia Law School-Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Comprehensive Course on International Arbitration.  He also acts as a Consultant for the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries (UN-OHRLLS) on the creation of a novel “Investment Support Program.”  Dr. Duggal works closely with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) as an expert and has undertaken capacity-building workshops in Georgia, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina.  He has also conducted training and capacity-building sessions for several Governments including Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar, India, Philippines among others on public international law and dispute resolution matters. He also serves on the Federal Republic of Somalia’s New York Convention Task Force as well as the WTO Negotiating Team (International Board).  Dr. Duggal has published over 60 articles and has spoken at over 300 arbitration events all over the world.  He is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion issues and frequently writes and speaks on these issues. Dr. Duggal is the Co-Founder of REAL (Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers), a non-profit seeking to create greater representation in international arbitration.  He is a graduate of the University of Mumbai, University of Oxford (DHL-Times of India Scholar), NYU School of Law (Hauser Global Scholar), Leiden Law School (2019 CEPANI Academic Prize), and is currently pursuing an SJD Degree from Harvard Law School.  Dr. Duggal is admitted to practice law in New York, District of Columbia, England & Wales (as a Barrister), and in India.

Karan Joseph is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. In addition to a robust arbitration practice, he regularly advises on matters relating to Constitutional Law, Commercial Law, Technology and Media Disputes. He appears frequently before the High Court of Karnataka, in addition to appearing before Courts, statutory Tribunals, quasi-judicial authorities and Arbitral Tribunals across jurisdictions. An alumnus of Columbia Law School (LL.M.), he is a Registered Foreign Lawyer with the Singapore International Commercial Court and was recently recognised by the Indian Business Law Journal as one of India’s Future Legal Leaders – 2023. He contributes frequently to national and international publications on Arbitration, developments in domestic law, and speaks regularly at seminars and conferences in India and abroad, on invitation. As part of his active pro bono practice, he represents several minor victims of sexual assault in proceedings seeking the termination of their pregnancies. He is an Adjunct Faculty at the National School of Journalism and Public Discourse, where he teaches a post graduate course on Law and Media. He is also the Managing Trustee of the General K.S. Thimayya Memorial Trust, that hosts India’s premium annual lecture series.