Tejas Shiroor specialises in international commercial arbitration and investor-state disputes. She acts as counsel in ICC commercial arbitration, ad hoc arbitration and ICSID arbitration proceedings. She also assists arbitral tribunals in ICC commercial arbitrations. She has experience with construction disputes and disputes in the telecommunications sector.
Tejas Shiroor is a dual qualified French and Indian lawyer. She is a member of the Paris Bar and the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa in India.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from ILS Law College, Pune, (India), and a Master’s degree in Economic Law from Sciences Po, Paris.
During her Master’s degree, she was awarded scholarships by Sciences Po as well as by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
She speaks English, French, Hindi and an elementary level of Spanish, as well as two regional Indian languages – Marathi and Konkani.
- Master’s degree in Economic Law, Sciences Po, Paris
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB), ILS Law College, Pune, India
Assisted the Arbitral Tribunal in ICC proceedings regarding a hotel construction agreement between two Rwandan companies.
Assisting the Arbitral Tribunal in ICC proceedings regarding the reconversion of a refinery located in Portugal.
Advised Claimant, an Australian company, in ICC proceedings against three Respondents with regard to the breach of a gold mining joint venture agreement in West Africa.
Honourable Mention for the Frederic Eisemann Award (Team Orals) at the 21st Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2014
Winner of the French national rounds and French representative at the world championship rounds of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition 2013
“The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015 – A Magic Wand for Arbitration in India?”, Lazareff Le Bars Blog, February 2016
“The The Year 2016 for India – Of New Beginnings and Not-So-Happy Endings?”, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, December 2016
- Member of ArbitralWomen
- Member of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
Tejas Shiroor, Associate at Lazareff Le Bars, reflects upon India’s changing Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) regime in The Year 2016 for India – Of New Beginnings and Not-So-Happy Endings?
The blog-post, published by Wolters Kluwer on the Kluwer Arbitration Blog, discusses the conclusion of the India-Brazil BIT and the expiry of the India-Netherlands BIT in 2016, and its consequences […]Learn more
India is often seen as the black sheep of international arbitration. Prior to 2012, Indian courts were severely criticized for their unwelcome intervention in foreign-seated arbitrations and lengthy, expensive ad […]Learn more