Co-head for international arbitration in the Asia-Pacific region, DLA Piper
Gitanjali Bajaj is co-head for international arbitration in the Asia-Pacific region at DLA Piper. She has vast experience in international commercial arbitration with a sector focus on infrastructure and construction, oil and gas, transport, power and clean energy. Ms Bajaj has represented clients in arbitrations under various rules including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and the Dubai International Financial Centre-London Court of International Arbitration, where she brings to together her in-depth knowledge of the sector and a practical understanding of the procedures of these institutions to achieve commercially sustainable outcomes. Ms Bajaj also practices in public international law and dispute resolution between states, having acted for clients in various forums, such as the International Court of Justice and the first ever UNCLOS Compulsory Conciliation. She was one of the lead DLA Piper partners representing the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in the UNCLOS Compulsory Conciliation proceeding. Ms Bajaj is an international dispute resolution partner in the litigation and regulatory team at DLA Piper Australia, Sydney.