Dr Rishab Gupta is a partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, and leads the firm’s arbitration practice in Mumbai. He is qualified to practice in India, the US and the UK (where he is a solicitor advocate with higher rights of audience). His practice focuses on domestic and international arbitration, commercial litigation and public international law.
Rishab regularly represents clients in international arbitrations, seated in different parts of the world (Singapore, London, the Hague, New York, Mumbai, etc.) conducted under different arbitration rules (SIAC, LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID etc.) and different laws (Indian law, English law, Singapore law etc.) across a wide range of industries (energy, oil and gas, healthcare, infrastructure, etc.).
Rishab is currently the co-chair of the steering committee of the Young Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration. He previously served as the India representative on the young practitioners committees of SIAC, LCIA and HKIAC. He is a visiting professor of international law at Maharashtra National Law University, a consultant to the Centre for Trade and Investment Law, and a regular contributor to various journals and publications.
Rishab has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal 2018, 2019 and 2020 as a ‘future leader of arbitration’ and, in 2021, as one of the world’s leading ‘arbitrators and counsel’. Rishab received his BA in Mathematics from St Stephens College, Delhi, JD from Columbia University School of Law (where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and HSBC Scholar) and his DPhil (PhD) at Balliol College, Oxford University (where he was a Rhodes Scholar).