Singh & Associates hires dispute expert

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Apoorve Vashistha

Singh & Associates has appointed Apoorve Vashistha as a partner (designate), specializing in dispute resolution.

“The firm has created a niche in arbitration and dispute resolution, and I am excited to contribute my expertise towards further scaling up the firm,” said Vashistha on opportunities that the firm sees in the dispute area in the country.

Vashistha previously worked at L&L Partners for almost nine years, and is experienced in commercial disputes and advisory work. He has worked on high-stakes litigation, arbitration, contract negotiations, and corporate commercial disputes in sectors such as real estate, agriculture, biotech, pharmaceuticals, telecoms and hospitality.

Vashistha advised Mahyco Monsanto Biotech in its dispute that began in 2015 against various seed companies before the Supreme Court, Delhi High Court and Bombay High Court, as well as during arbitration.

Manoj Singh, the founding partner of Singh & Associates said: “The firm is looking to expand its disputes team at 25% annually.” Singh & Associates has about 80 members in the disputes team, with key members including Singh, joint managing partner Gunita Pahwa, and senior partners Vijay Singh and Rajdutt Shekhar Singh.