Aonkan is a India and part UK (MCT) qualified lawyer. Before joining the MIDS, he worked as an associate with the international arbitration team at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, a premier Indian law firm for over three years. While there, he gained extensive experience in international commercial arbitration as well as related proceedings such as setting aside, interim relief and enforcement of awards in India.
He has represented clients in arbitration under LCIA and SIAC rules and has also appeared before various courts in Indian, including the Supreme Court of India. In addition, he regularly conducted training sessions and seminars on arbitration for various universities and professional bodies in India.
His areas of interest include investment law, public international law and commercial arbitration. At the MIDS, his research focus is on valuation in international arbitration.
International Commercial Arbitration
General International Law
Public International Law
India, 2015 and MCT Qualified (England & Wales), 2017