Chiraag Shah is a partner in the London office of Morrison & Foerster LLP. With more than 15 years of experience, Chiraag represents clients in institutional, ad hoc and treaty arbitrations around the world with a focus on arbitrations involving state entities.
Chiraag conducts commercial litigation matters before the English courts and advises clients on white collar, fraud and corruption issues. He is dual-qualified (Kenya and England and Wales) and has represented clients in numerous disputes in Africa across a range of sectors.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Shah was a partner at an international law firm. He has previously practiced law in Kenya and is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.
Advising a Mauritian consortium in relation to an LCIA arbitration and subsequent court proceedings in England relating to the acquisition of a Madagascan power company.
Advising the bondholder creditor committee in relation to various disputes in respect of the Steinhoff Group of companies.
Advising a Qatari investor in relation to expert determination proceedings in respect of a hotel development project in Egypt.
Advising a German based manufacturer in relation to ADR and court proceedings arising out of the supply of aeronautical components to an East African based airline company.
Advising a Middle Eastern entity in relation to a customs automation project and related disputes in a West African state.
Advising a Middle Eastern entity in a SIAC arbitration relating to a joint venture project involving a telecommunications investment in Myanmar. Singapore law applied, venue: Singapore.
Advising an Israeli listed company in an ICDR Arbitration against a global distributor of medical devices regarding the distribution of high dependency units in the United States. Delaware law applied, venue: London.
Advising a Hong Kong based investment and brokerage firm in an ICC arbitration relating to post-acquisition indemnity claims arising out of the acquisition of a brokerage business. Hong Kong law applied, venue: Amsterdam.
Advising an Indonesian power company in connection with a SIAC arbitration relating to a joint venture agreement with a foreign investor, including related regulatory proceedings in Singapore. Singapore law applied, venue: Singapore.
Advising a consortium of bondholders in relation to investor-state claims arising out of the nationalization of a European bank.
Advising an Asian consortium in relation to investment claims and boundary disputes arising out of an infrastructure project in South America.
Advising a North American Pension Fund in relation to ICC and HKIAC arbitration proceedings against Chinese entities regarding breaches of a shareholders agreement.
Advising a Chinese investor in ICSID arbitration proceedings against a European state relating to the expropriation/nationalization of assets during the economic crisis.
Advising a Middle Eastern company in an ICSID investment treaty arbitration against an Asian state relating to treaty breaches and the expropriation of investments.
Advising a global railcar leasing company in Bermuda from arbitration proceedings regarding insurance claims in relation to a rail accident in Europe. New York law applied, venue: London.
Advising a Middle-Eastern state entity in relation to a dispute arising from the termination of a management contract. ICC arbitration and Qatari law applied.
Advising a leading aerospace manufacturer in ad hoc and potential investment treaty arbitration proceedings against an associate member state of the European Union.
Advising one of the world’s largest electronics companies in ICC and ad hoc arbitration proceedings against a German entity (including related litigation in French and German courts). German law applied, venue: Vienna.