Profile

Harsh has represented multiple Fortune 50 corporations in billion-dollar arbitration and litigation proceedings. His dispute experience ranges across sale of goods, energy, telecoms, technology, internet, and commercial disputes with an international element. He is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and New York, England and Wales, and India.

Harsh has a particular interest in all aspects of international law. Prior to joining Wiley, he worked in the international arbitration practices of leading law firms and successfully defended the second-largest central European company and its Chairman against highly sensitive allegations of corruption.

Harsh has been appointed by the Republic of India to its panel of arbitrators to resolve domain name disputes and a number of his awards have been published.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Represents a real estate developer in an arbitration seated in Singapore involving disputes under a joint venture agreement to build a city.
  • Represents a shipping and mining company in a commercial arbitration seated in Geneva in a dispute involving cargo rights.
  • Represented leading energy companies in multi-billion-dollar disputes with an African State.
  • Represented a leading energy corporation in an investment arbitration dispute with a Latin American State.
  • Represented one of the world’s best-known corporations in a $760 million long term supply agreement dispute with a prominent supplier.
  • Successfully defended the second largest Central European oil and gas company from corruption allegations in parallel ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitrations against a European state.
  • Successfully represented a Zambian bank in a shareholder/financing dispute in an ad hoc commercial arbitration seated in Geneva.
  • Successfully negotiated a settlement of a multi-million dollar sale of goods SIAC arbitration between a German supplier and an Indian company.
  • Represented a multinational technology company in a dispute over a domain name.

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Private law practice (2015-2020)
  • Instructor, Advocacy in International Arbitration, Georgetown University Law Center (2016-2018)
  • World Bank (2015)

Practice Areas

Credentials

Education

M.A., Cambridge University

LL.M, Georgetown University Law Center, Dean’s List

Bar and Court Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • New York Bar
  • Bar Council of India

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • French
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