Team Arbitration Workshop

Gaurav Rai
Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Gaurav Rai is an Associate at AKS Partners, New Delhi. He completed his BBA.LLB(Hons.) from National Law University Odisha in 2015 and his Master of Laws (LL.M) from University College London in 2016. His primary focus is on commercial and investment treaty arbitration. He has previously worked as a Legal Assistant in the office of Justice A.K. Patnaik, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and assisted him in his work as an Arbitrator.

He can be contacted at raigaurav.legal@gmail.com

Gautam Mohanty
Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Gautam Mohanty is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Kozminski University, Warsaw Poland. He has completed his BBA.LLB(Hons.) from National Law University Odisha in 2015 and has a Master of Laws (LLM) from Central European University, Hungary in 2017. He is working as an Arbitration Consultant in the offices of Justice Deepak Verma, Former Judge Supreme Court of India. He is also an Assistant Professor on leave at Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) with a keen interest in International Commercial Arbitration, International Investment Law and Private International Law. He is a graduate of the coveted Arbitration Academy, Paris. He has recently published his first book titled ‘Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and Public Policy Exception- Including an analysis of South Asian State Practice’ published by Springer Publications.


He can be contacted at gautam.mohanty1414@gmail.com'

Aastha Sharma
Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Aastha, graduated with an LL.M. in International Legal studies with a focus on Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from Georgetown University, USA in 2020. While pursuing her LL.M. she interned with an international boutique Arbitration firm in D.C. which fostered her inclination to delve deeper into the subject area. Currently, she’s an associate at a firm in Delhi focusing on IBC, Arbitration and Corporate laws. As a new practitioner, she plans to enhance her understanding of various commercial laws and share the developments taking place in Arbitration through writing.  

Alexandros Bakos
Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Alexandros is an International Affairs Research Analyst at Comply Advantage, where he focuses on the international legal and (geo)political framework concerning international sanctions. Before joining the Arbitration Workshop, he had worked for almost three years as an editor for a Romanian online outlet focused on bringing the latest news that is relevant for the Romanian legal sphere. He is also the managing editor of DAVA | Strategic Analysis, an online platform dedicated to geopolitical analysis surrounding the Eurasian region. Alexandros has ample research experience in international investment arbitration and public international law. He also has a strong interest in arbitration in general, human rights issues, international sanctions law, and EU external relations law. In terms of his educational background, Alexandros holds an LL.M. in Law and Economics from Utrecht University and an LL.M. in International and Comparative Business Law from Babeș-Bolyai University.

Khushbu Turki
Junior Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Khushbu Turki is currently a third year law student pursuing B.A L.L.B (Hons.) at National Law Institute University, Bhopal. She is an avid mooter and debater. She has a keen interest in arbitration law and corporate law. She also serves as an Editor for the NLIU Law Review and the Indian Arbitration Law Review. 

 

She can be contacted at khushbuturki14@gmail.com

Rituparna Padhy
Junior Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Rituparna Padhy is currently a fourth-year law student pursuing B.A. LL.B. at National Law University Odisha. She is an avid mooter and is keenly interested in Alternative Dispute Resolution, primarily arbitration. She has also been a content developer for Memo Pundits and CLAT Decodified and participated with distinction in conferences, paper presentations and even drafting competitions in the field of ADR.

 

She can be contacted at 17ba079@nluo.ac.in

Rohan Gulati
Junior Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Rohan Gulati is currently a fourth-year law student pursuing BB.A LL.B at Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad. His primary area of interest is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) with a specific focus on arbitration law. His accolades vary from securing meritorious positions in arbitral award writing competitions to case commentary competitions. He has also served as the President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society at Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad.

He can be contacted at 

rohan.gulati@student.slsh.edu.in

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Vidhi Parikh
Junior Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Vidhi Parikh is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India with an All India Rank 20 and a second-year law student at Jitendra Chauhan College of Law, Mumbai. She is an active member of the Moot Court Committee of her College and has completed her master's in Bharat Natyam, a classical form of dance. She wishes to become an accomplished Corporate Law expert and excel in the field of Arbitration.

 

She can be reached at-

parikhvidhi1@gmail.com

Abhay Raj,
Junior Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Abhay Raj is currently a third-year law student pursuing B.B.A. LL.B.(Hons.) from Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat. Being an avid mooter, he has done Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot, providing him with an insight into the field of Investment Arbitration. Abhay takes immense interest in researching and legal writing and aims to serve back to society. He has previously interned with the Chambers of Aditya Shankar, Advocate, Supreme Court of India, and assisted them on matters pertaining to arbitration and contract law.

 

He can be reached at

rajabhayuk@gmail.com

Aditya Rathore,
Junior Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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I am a penultimate-year law student from National Law University Odisha. I developed a penchant for arbitration very recently and have been really enjoying it ever since. After my graduation, I intend to pursue litigation in the field of arbitration. I keep myself active by writing and researching on recent developments in the field. Apart from arbitration, I also enjoy taxation law and wish to pursue it alongside as well. In my free time, I like to read books.

 

He can be reached at

rathore.aditya731@live.com.

Jayati Goyal
 Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Jayati Goyal is currently pursuing her Master of Laws (LLM) in Corporate and Financial Law and Policy from Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat (JGLS). She completed her BA.LLB (Hons.) from School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore in 2017. During her graduation, she interned at various law firms and acquitted herself in the field of litigation. Upon completion, she got opportunities to represent important clients before the High Court of Karnataka as well as Arbitral Tribunals. After successfully litigating for more than 2 years in various fields of law (Civil, Criminal, ADR and Corporate Litigation), she found her niche in Arbitration. She is a writing enthusiast and has presented write-ups on various legal and social issues.

 

She can be contacted at

jayatigoyal@gmail.com

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Swetalana Rout
 Junior Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Swetalana Rout is currently a fourth-year law student pursuing BA. LLB (Hons) at Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam. Her primary areas of interest lie in the field of Dispute Resolution with a penchant for arbitration law.  Her accolades vary from getting published in several esteemed journals to being given an Hon'ble mention in Willem C. Vis East Moot 2021. She has successfully worked at several top tier law firms and has proven instrumental to the disputes and arbitration teams of the respective firms.

She can be contacted

at swetalana.rout9@gmail.com

Harshvardhan Tripathi
 Junior Staff Editor,
The Arbitration Workshop

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Harshvardhan Tripathi is a 4th year student of BA. LLB (Hons.) at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. He has keen interest in the field of Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation. He has participated and won in numerous international and national ADR competitions like ICC Paris and ICC Asia Pacific. In his free time, he enjoys running, writing poetry, reading philosophy and psychology, and sketching.

 

He can be contacted

at harshvardhanlp@gmail.com