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SANCHIT SURI

COUNSEL

sanchit.suri@singularitylegal.com

+91 97673 37967

+91 22 4976 5861 Ext. 103

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Sanchit is a counsel at Singularity Legal. He specialises in advising shipping and insurance, sports and entertainment and energy and infrastructure companies, in their shareholder and joint venture disputes, operational disputes and sovereign disputes. He also represents athletes and sports federations in anti-doping and other sports disputes. 

His range of experience includes advising clients in international arbitrations under various rules like SIAC; and in cross-border disputes before courts in India, Singapore and United Kingdom.

COMMERICAL DISPUTES

Energy, Resources & Infrastructure

Arbitration

  • Representing two Singaporean companies in an arbitration against its ex-managing director of the oil and gas division and his companies for breach of fiduciary duties and non-compete agreement (SIAC Rules, Singapore seated, Singapore law)

  • Representing two Indian companies in an arbitration under joint venture agreement for the construction of a thermal power plant against a Korean sovereign company (SIAC Rules, Singapore seated, Indian Law)

  • Representing an Indian company against its project manager in an ad-hoc arbitration for refund of advances under a profit-sharing agreement (India seated, Indian law)

Litigation

  • Representing a Singaporean and an Indian company in their dispute under an EPC contract for conversion of a mobile offshore drilling unit to a mobile offshore production unit, against an Indian state-owned enterprise (Bombay High Court)

Private Equity & Finanace

  • Advising an Indian investor in his dispute against the English joint venture partner with respect to his investment in an English bespoke jewelry designing software company (UK High Court, Queen’s Bench Commercial Division)

  • Representing a minority shareholder in a dispute against Indian real estate developer and a private equity companies involved in the development of a technology park, in an investigation for fraud and oppression. (India seated, Indian law)

Shipping & Insurance

  • Advising an Indian company in an insurance litigation against an Indian underwriter under a hull and machinery insurance policy (UK High Court, Queen’s Bench Division)

  • Advising an Indian company in relation to its liability for removal of a shipwreck under the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 before the Directorate General of Shipping.

Sports & Entertainment 

  • Advising an Olympic Boxer to defend doping charges a few months before the Tokyo Olympics (National Anti-Doping Appeal Panel)

  • A public interest litigation challenging the constitutional validity of India’s National Anti-Doping Code (Delhi High Court)

  • Representing 4 Powerlifting Athletes that were tested positive for doping at the 44th National Games, India (Delhi High Court)