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Reshma Nair

Reshma Nair


Reshma is an associate with our International Arbitration practice.



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



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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