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Tejas Shiroor

Associate

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.

Expertise

  • Arbitration
  • Litigation

Education

  • Master’s degree in Economic Law, Sciences Po, Paris
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), ILS Law College, Pune, India

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Konkani
  • Spanish

Experience

 

  • Representing an Emirati construction company in the context of an ad hoc arbitration against Libya
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  • Assisting the arbitral tribunal in LCIA proceedings relating to the performance of a drilling contract
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  • Representing a French telecommunications company in the context of an ICSID arbitration against the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in relation to the renewal of a telecommunications license
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  • Advising a Russian company in the context of an ICC arbitration against a Belgian engineering group in relation to the purchase of an oil seed processing plant

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Distinctions

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

Publications

“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

Memberships

  • Member of ArbitralWomen
  • Member of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum

 

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