Chambers is delighted to announce that Abhinav Bhushan will be joining as Chief Executive for Asia on the 16th August 2021.
Abhinav’s appointment to the new role highlights Chambers’ continued commitment to its international client base. Abhinav will be based in Chambers’ Singapore Office at Maxwell Chambers.
He joins from the ICC International Court of Arbitration where he was the Director for South Asia. Abhinav is the co-chair of ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF), Asia Chapter. Before joining ICC, Abhinav completed his LLM at Columbia Law School and earned a certificate in foreign and comparative law. He was also a member of the Columbia International Arbitration Association. He earned his first law degree from the Government Law College, Mumbai, India. Upon graduation, he worked as an associate with Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Blunt & Caroe, in Mumbai, India.
Alexander Fessas, Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, said “I have known Abhinav for almost ten years, first in his capacity as a Deputy Counsel in Paris and then as our Director for South Asia in Singapore. Abhinav is not only an excellent lawyer but also has the ability to build meaningful, trusting relationships. He has immensely contributed to the ICC Court’s expansion in Asia, and I have no doubt that 39 Essex Chambers will greatly benefit from his talent and expertise. We wish him the very best and look forward to interacting with him in his new role.”
Lindsay Scott, Chief Executive, said “We are absolutely delighted that Abhinav will be joining us this month in our Singapore office. His legal, commercial and extensive expertise in the region is an excellent fit for Chambers. We continue to expand in our offering of legal services and, and with our offices in Singapore and Malaysia, his experience will be of great benefit, further strengthening our access between Singapore and the rest of Asia and enhancing our offering for clients both domestically and internationally.”
Abhinav Bhushan, said “I am truly honored to become a part of 39 Essex Chambers and work with some of the most exceptional lawyers in the world. With the incredible support of the Government of Singapore, Members of the Chambers & CEO, Lindsay Scott, our Singapore office, which has been around since 2012, will continue to focus in increasing our accessibility and providing cohesive advocacy and arbitral services to our clients in Asia. Asia and the rise in its economic activity creates an excellent opportunity – and, I can’t wait to be a part of this growth story”