Anti-bribery and anti-corruption; construction and infrastructure; dispute resolution
Raja Bose leads the firm’s commercial disputes and international arbitration practice in Asia and has more than 20 years of experience in international dispute resolution having worked in both London and Singapore. He is qualified both as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore as well as admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales.
He is also a qualified arbitrator and is a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of the UK as well as of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Raja is on the panel of arbitrators of a number of arbitration institutions including the SIAC, KLRCA, ICA and HKIAC. He is also a board member and director of the UK Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Singapore Branch.
Raja has experience conducting international arbitrations with seats in Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Dubai, Malaysia, London, Paris, Geneva, and New York under a variety of trade association and international arbitration centre rules including UNCITRAL, LCIA, LMAA, GAFTA, CIETAC, BANI, HKIAC, KLRCA, SIAC, ICC, AAA, VIAC and ICSID.
While his practice focuses on international commercial dispute resolution with an emphasis on international arbitration, he also has considerable experience supervising, coordinating and managing complex court-based litigation in a wide number of countries in the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region including South Asia, Indo-China and Southeast Asia. In addition to his experience in cross-border multi jurisdictional disputes in infrastructure, construction, shipping, marine insurance, oil and gas, international sale of goods, trade finance, and mortgage enforcement, Raja has also been involved in a number of high profile investor/state disputes and investment treaty arbitrations including defending the governments of India and Bangladesh as well as pursuing actions on behalf of foreign investors against the governments of Thailand, Egypt, and Sri Lanka.
Raja also spends a considerable amount of his time providing strategic and structuring advice to clients involved in difficult and complex problems in Asia, which do not necessarily involve formal legal proceedings.