Dharshini Prasad


Dharshini Prasad

Senior Associate

Dharshini Prasad is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department, and is a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group where she focuses on complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. She has advised governments, government entities and multi-national corporations on commercial, investment and international law issues, and has represented clients in institutional and ad hoc arbitrations (under the ICC, SIAC, LCIA, HKIAC and UNCITRAL rules) in civil and common law jurisdictions in Asia, Europe and the Americas. She has experience in a number of industries, including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, mining, manufacturing, automotive, private equity and technology licensing. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Prasad worked at a leading law firm in Singapore where her practice focused on international arbitration and litigation. She also worked at the United Nations International Law Commission in Geneva on issues of international law, including the immunity of State officials and the scope and application of most-favored nation clauses. 

Ms. Prasad is recognized as a “Future Leader” in Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2019. Apart from her work as counsel, Ms. Prasad contributes to industry publications and is an assistant editor for the Journal of International Arbitration. She also speaks on issues of international arbitration and has taught at the Austrian, SIAC and London School of Economics arbitration academies.

Professional Activities

Ms. Prasad is a committee member of Young SIAC. She is also a member of Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs), the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group, the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum and Arbitral Women.

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  • Education

    • LLM, International Legal Studies, New York University School of Law, 2015

    • LLB, National University of Singapore, 2012

      with Honors
  • Admissions

    • England and Wales, Solicitor

    • New York

    • Singapore

  • Languages

    • Hindi

    • Tamil

    • Telugu