Dinesh Dhillon

Legal and IPR Committee Co-Chair

Co-Head of Allen & Gledhill LLP

He has acted as lead counsel in international arbitration for global multinational corporations in the telecommunications, airline, hotel, commodities, construction, manufacturing and projects industries. He has also represented sovereign states in international arbitration cases. He has represented clients in landmark cases before the Singapore courts relating to jurisdiction of arbitral tribunals, challenges to arbitration awards and attempts to resist enforcement of foreign arbitration awards.

Dinesh has represented multinational companies in cases before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal relating to banking, corporate, employment, entertainment, insurance, property and shareholder disputes. He has also acted for statutory boards in judicial review cases.

Dinesh is recommended for his expertise in international arbitration and commercial litigation in leading publications, such as Chambers Global and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific where he has been described as “outstanding”, a “well respected litigator” and “strong on strategy and case management”. Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2020 published in association with Global Arbitration Review says Dinesh is regarded as “excellent, smart, easy to work with and a great orator”.

Dinesh is the President of The Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Honorary Treasurer of the Law Society’s Pro Bono Services Office and Chair of the Asia Pacific Newsletter of the International Bar Association.