Biography

Vinay focuses on commercial and investment arbitration law, the law of mediation, international commercial law and transnational law.

He was born on 18th September 1992 in Delhi. Studied in CSKM Public School, Delhi. Passed the Indian School Certificate Examination in 2009. While his graduation he attended several intensive programs at Hague Academy of International Law, in The Hague, London School of Economics & Political Science in London, Indian Law Institute in Delhi. He was also the first Indian member of European Society of International Law (ESIL) and attended the Annual conference at Vienna in 2014. He joined the chamber of Mr. Sidharth Luthra (Senior Advocate), Former Additional Solicitor General of India as an Intern while his graduation for about eight Months. He graduated from the Institute of Law & Management Studies, Gurgaon in 2014 and obtained his Degrees in Bachelors of Laws Honours (Professional). Enrolled as an Advocate on 14.10.2014 with the Bar Council of Delhi and started practice in the Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court.

Initially joined the chambers of Mr. Arjun Dewan as a Junior Lawyer for about nine months. Thereafter, he joined the Chamber of Hon’ble Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal at Delhi High Court as a Law Researcher/Judicial clerk for about 6 months. However, in January 2016, he again joined the chambers of Mr. Arjun Dewan as an Associate/Lawyer. He practised in the Supreme Court and Delhi High Courts and other courts exercising the jurisdiction over arbitration disputes as counsel and also advised on various aspects of law relating to Arbitration, Mediation, Investment, companies, real estate, contracts, the law of crime and other areas of commercial and civil law.

Thereafter, he pursued Masters in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), Geneva, Switzerland (MIDS: an executive master’s program jointly administered by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the University of Geneva Law Faculty) and subsequently started working as a Trainee Legal Counsel at Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution, Geneva, Switzerland.

Currently, he is working independently as an International Dispute Settlement Attorney and his three major place of work are Delhi, London and New York. He is also an active member of YoungICCA, YIAG, YSIAC, Young-OGEMID, ESIL, DIAC, ICA, DHBA, SBA and DBA.

Nationality

India

Working languages

English

Other languages

Location

India
New Delhi

Previous location

Switzerland
Geneva

Areas of Expertise

Investment Arbitration
International Commercial Arbitration
WTO Law
International Dispute Settlement
Transnational Litigation
International Arbitration
Private international law
International Commercial Law
Legal theory
General International Law

Bar information

2014