Biography

Subhiksh is an Indian qualified Advocate and is certified to practice law all over India. He is also a part-qualified English solicitor (MCT, QLTS) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication engineering. At the MIDS, his master’s thesis focused on analysing abuse of rights and abuse of process in investment treaty arbitration under the supervision of Prof. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler.

Since graduating from the MIDS, Subhiksh is specializing in international investment and commercial arbitration and has trained with some of the highly reputed international law firms in Geneva and Paris. He has acted and assisted in various cross-border complex arbitrations administered under the ICSID, ICC, ICDR, LCIA and the UNCITRAL Rules. Through these opportunities, he gained substantial knowledge of the oil & gas, infrastructure, aviation and hospitality sectors, as well as organizing and managing case hearings before the ICSID and the ICC.

Prior to the MIDS, Subhiksh successfully managed his private chamber practice as a litigator before the various courts and statutory tribunals in India over a period of 6 years. He handled more than 300 cases from inception till the execution stage, including interim relief applications, and was often engaged as counsel in several high-profile matters at the setting aside and enforcement stages before the Delhi High Court. His areas of practice ranged from criminal to civil and constitutional to company law matters with an emphasis on commercial arbitrations arising under engineering and construction contracts, land purchase agreements and agency contracts.

As a law student, Subhiksh represented his university globally in some of the most prestigious moot court competitions such as the 51st Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot and the 3rd FDI International Arbitration Moot winning several accolades and recognitions. His publications on issues like moral damages, standard of proof in investment arbitration and the 2019 amendment to the Indian Arbitration Act, have featured in the ASA Bulletin, Jus Mundi and Kluwer Arbitration Blog.

Nationality

India

Working languages

English
Spanish

Other languages

Hindi

Location

France
Paris

Previous location

India
New Delhi, Switzerland - Geneva

Areas of Expertise

Investment Arbitration
International Commercial Arbitration
Public International Law

Bar information

2011, Bar Council of Delhi (India) part-qualified in England & Wales (MCT QLTS, 2020)