Sudhanshu practices arbitration, commercial and public international law. He has acted in leading and landmark cases across his areas of practice.
Sudhanshu's commercial practice encompasses shipping, international trade, energy, natural resources, banking and insurance and sanctions. He has particular experience of group and tort claims against multinational corporations, having acted in several of the important English cases. His work often involves challenges to jurisdiction, enforcement and applications for freezing orders and other urgent relief.
His public international practice has included some of the leading cases of recent times, both in the English courts and in international courts and tribunals. His practice includes investment treaties, immunities, foreign act of state, law of the sea, international environmental law and human rights. His investment treaty work involves acting for states and Investors, in arbitration and in related court proceedings.
Drawing on his background in public international and commercial law, Sudhanshu has developed expertise in climate change. He has been acting in two of the international test cases, which have attracted worldwide media coverage. He has also lectured extensively on climate change law, both in relation to states and corporations.
Sudhanshu has been recognised as one of The Lawyer magazine's "Hot 100" lawyers and is described as "A superb strategist and technician, one to keep on speed-dial for important cases" (The Legal 500 UK Bar 2020).
Sudhanshu accepts appointments as an arbitrator.
- University of Oxford, Exeter College: Bachelor of Civil Law
- University of Cambridge, Magdalene College: BA (later MA) in law