Dr. Rishab Gupta
Dr. Rishab GuptaPartner,
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Dr. Rishab is currently a Partner with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. Rishab leads the firm’s arbitration practice in Mumbai. He is adept at handling complex cases and known for his sharp focus and creative approach in both domestic and international arbitrations. He is technically sound and enjoys the trust and confidence of his clients.

Rishab is one of the very few lawyers in India to be qualified to appear in courts in three jurisdictions: UK, US and India. Rishab is the only arbitration practitioner in India to simultaneously serve on the committees of four leading international arbitration institutions: Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Mumbai Centre For International Arbitration (MCIA).

Rishab is the youngest arbitration practitioner in India to have been selected in the SIAC reserve panel of arbitration, HKIAC list of arbitrators and LCIA list of arbitrators. He currently appears for clients in arbitrations seated in Mumbai, Delhi, London, Hong Kong and Washington DC under various laws, including Indian law, English law, Sudanese law and Public International Law. He is currently working on investment treaty arbitrations against the Government of Macedonia and Government of UAE.

Rishab is regularly invited to teach courses on International Arbitration and Public International Law. He has given lectures at London School of Economics and Oxford University (UK), Sorbonne University (Paris), Jindal Global University (Sonipat/ Delhi), ILS Law University (Pune) and Government Law College (Mumbai).

Rishab been retained as a consultant on matters relating to international trade and investment law by the Indian Ministry of Commerce.

Some of the significant accolades he has received for his work include the youngest Indian lawyer, to be recognised by Who’s Who Legal as the ‘Future Leader of Arbitration’ in 2018 and 2019.

He has been recognized as the ‘Rising Star’ by Asia Law in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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