July 27, 2021

Volume XI, Number 208

Payel Chatterjee

Payel Chatterjee is a Leader in the International Dispute Resolution practice at Nishith Desai Associates and heads the firm’s European Practice. She focusses on International Commercial Arbitration and White-Collar Crimes and Investigations. She also focusses anti-trust and consumer litigation. Payel advises and represents international clients especially private equity investors, funds, multi-nationals in complex cross-border litigation and international commercial arbitrations and litigation arising out of international and domestic arbitration in Indian courts. She has worked on several matters involving enforcement of foreign awards and judgments in India including successfully resisting enforcement in India of the USD 50 billion Yukos Oil arbitration award, the world’s largest arbitration award. She has worked on some of the most challenging projects in financial services and regulatory sector, successfully representing investors in the biggest infrastructure investment by a consortium of private equity investors in power projects before SIAC. She is the only Indian to be appointed as member of the ICC Task Force set up on dealing with issues on Corruption in International Arbitration. She also contributed to the ICCA-IBA Joint Task Force on Data Protection in International Arbitration (2019-20). She is also on the panel of arbitrators of the Caspian Arbitration Group.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Payel Chatterjee