Mr. Chugh concentrates his practice on international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration and cross-border commercial disputes, particularly arising in Asia. He has represented numerous parties with respect to disputes across wide-ranging industries including commodities, construction, hospitality, office stationery, oil and gas, power and telecommunications. Mr. Chugh has broad experience in the conduct of international arbitrations with seats in Dubai, Hong Kong, India, Kuala Lumpur, London, New York and Singapore under a variety of ad hoc and institutional arbitration rules, including DIFC-LCIA, HKIAC, ICC, KLRCA, LCIA, SIAC and UNCITRAL. He also has considerable experience supervising, coordinating and managing complex cross border commercial litigation in the Asia Pacific region.
He regularly speaks on topical dispute resolution issues at conferences, events and in-house client seminars throughout Asia, and in particular India. Besides counsel work, Mr. Chugh also receives arbitrator appointments.
Mr. Chugh has been recognised in the 2017 edition of Legal 500 as a key practitioner for the firm in the area of international arbitration in Singapore.
Mr. Chugh started his career in the chambers of a distinguished former Solicitor-General of India in New Delhi, India. He completed his pupillage from a leading set of barristers’ chambers in London which specialises in international arbitration and complex commercial litigation. Previously, he worked as a senior foreign lawyer in the international arbitration group of a leading local firm in Singapore.