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Reshma Nair

Reshma Nair

Associate

Reshma is an associate with our International Arbitration practice.

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Experience

Reshma works with the team on various arbitration matters before major international institutions with a focus on disputes in the energy sector. She advises and represents multi-national corporations, states and state owned entities on their disputes and dispute avoidance strategies. 
 
Reshma's experience includes advising:
 
  • a project company on disputes arising from the construction of a refinery and petrochemical complex in South East Asia, including two SIAC arbitrations, multiple emergency arbitration proceedings and foreign court proceedings; the claims are valued at over US$2 billion
  • an energy conglomerate in an arbitration under a petroleum concession agreement arising from amendments to ministerial regulations by the concessionaire state, with the dispute valued at over US$2 billion
  • a government agency in its capacity as project owner under a long term concession for a waste to energy plant in Southeast Asia in connection with insolvency proceedings commenced by the majority shareholder of the project company and its EPC Contractor
  • a Chinese conglomerate in a Singapore seated SIAC arbitration in connection with claims arising from the non-completion of a share purchase agreement in respect of a Turkish power business in which the claimants are third party funded
  • Power producers in multiple Singapore-seated ICC investor treaty arbitrations against a state and/or the state's water and power agency 
  • A state-owned power company on its rights under a power supply agreement with a multi-national corporation undergoing corporate reorganisation
  • A statutory board on its rights under various contracts for the construction and operation of a power plant against a multi-national corporation undergoing corporate reorganisation

 

Background

Reshma is qualified as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.  Prior to her time with Hebert Smith Freehills, Reshma practiced as a commercial litigator before the Singapore Courts. 

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