Drafting Committee

Salim Moollan QC

Mr. Salim Moollan QC has been in private practice as a barrister since 1998, specialising in international and commercial law, and in particular international and commercial arbitration. He is called to the English and Mauritian Bars. He regularly advises and appears as Counsel before the English Courts, the Mauritian Courts, and international arbitral tribunals in numerous jurisdictions. He also regularly acts as arbitrator in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations. Mr. Moollan is a past Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and of the UNCITRAL Arbitration Working Group, a past Vice-President and current Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, a past member of the LCIA Court, a Visiting Professor in International Arbitration Law at King’s College London, and a member of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators.

KV Krishnaprasad

Krishnaprasad is a barrister at One Essex Court, London.

His practice focusses on complex international commercial disputes. For instance, he is currently instructed on behalf of the tax authority of the Kingdom of Denmark on a multi-billion fraud claim against 80 defendants. He was also junior counsel to Dame Elizabeth Gloster on her independent regulatory investigation of the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

Before he was called to the bar, Krishnaprasad researched and taught restitution at the University of Oxford. He has several publications on private law and his work on restitution was recently cited with approval by Leggatt LJ in the English Court of Appeal.

Krishnaprasad holds an undergraduate degree from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and the BCL (Distinction), MPhil (Distinction) and DPhil degrees from the University of Oxford.

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Mihir Naniwadekar

Mihir Naniwadekar is a graduate of the National Law School of India University. He is an Advocate based in Mumbai and regularly appears as counsel in cases before the Bombay High Court. He also advises clients on tax treaty-related and transfer pricing matters; and regularly accepts appointments as arbitrator in commercial disputes.

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Jonathan Lim

Jonathan Lim is a counsel at WilmerHale in London, focusing on complex international disputes. He has represented governments and corporations in commercial and investment arbitrations under all major arbitration rules sited across Africa, Asia, Europe and South America, as well as WTO disputes. He has also advised governments in Africa and Asia on a range of public international law issues and the drafting of arbitration legislation. In addition to his practice as counsel, Jonathan has a developing practice as an arbitrator, with appointments as sole and party-appointed arbitrator in proceedings seated in Europe and Asia. Jonathan also co-teaches a course on international arbitration at the National University of Singapore each January. He is listed in Who's Who Legal 2018-2021 as a Future Leader in International Arbitration, and has been described by clients and peers as "a very smart all-round lawyer with a strong work ethic" and “a sure bet as a future global leader.”

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Manasa Sundarraman

Manasa Sundarraman is a 2015 graduate of National Law School of India University and is presently a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution practice at Trilegal.

Her primary areas of focus are corporate and commercial disputes arising from a

cquisitions, investments, construction projects, franchise agreements, employment matters, insolvency matters and other commercial agreements. For 5 years, she has been advising and representing clients across courts/tribunals in India (mostly, in Mumbai and Bangalore) and in domestic and international arbitration (in particular, SIAC).

Goutham RV

Goutham RV is a graduate of National Academy for Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) and is presently a Senior Associate in dispute resolution practice of Trilegal.

His primary areas of focus include commercial matters involving shareholder disputes, oppression and mismanagement, breach of commercial contracts etc. at various courts and tribunals throughout the country. He is experienced in a range of high value complex financial lending disputes, representing multinational companies in various corporate dispute resolution forums and in litigation against arbitrary government actions against corporations. He has previously worked as a Deputy Manager at National Stock Exchange at Bombay handling its competition matters and regulatory disputes while being a key member of NSE's proposed IPO team.

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