Ashwin graduated from the National University of Singapore [LLB, Second Class Honours (Upper)] in 2011 and was called to the Singapore bar in 2012. He has extensive experience in commercial litigation, particularly arbitration and employment law. The matters he has worked on include the following:

  • Represented a Turkish company in an international arbitration against an Indian company in relation to a joint venture agreement to establish a garment factory in Bengaluru;
  • Represented a listed company in an arbitration against one of its subcontractors in relation to plumbing works on an HDB project;
  • Represented a major Indian bank in an arbitration against an Indonesian company in connection with a joint-venture between the parties to set up a bank in Indonesia;
  • Represented a Mauritian company in an ICC Arbitration against a French company in relation to the sale of a glass manufacturing facility in Korea;
  • Advised a major London-based law firm on Singapore employment law issues arising out of a global conglomerate’s acquisition of another global business;
  • Represented a high-net worth individual in a suit against a tech company relating to the restrictive covenants in the individuals’ employment contract;
  • Represented an individual in a wrongful dismissal claim against his former employer, an American financial services firm;
  • Represented a Singapore bank in an action against one of its customers for a mandatory injunction compelling the customer to hand over documents to an insurer

Apart from the above, Ashwin has also worked on numerous other cases involving a wide range of subject matters, including medical negligence, professional negligence, credit and security, intellectual property, construction law, etc. Ashwin is no dull boy. When he is not in the office, he enjoys quality time with family and friends, travelling and keeping up with his favourite Netflix shows.

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