Shanelle is an Associate with the Arbitration team in Dubai.
She is a dual qualified lawyer, admitted to practice law in India and the State of New York. Shanelle’s practice focuses on International Dispute Resolution with a particular interest in International Arbitration. Previously, she worked with a leading Indian law firm in Mumbai and thereafter with the Additional Solicitor General of India representing the Government of India and various state agencies before varied fora.
Shanelle has completed an LL.M. in International Business and Economic Law with a certificate in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from Georgetown University Law Center, graduating Dean’s list with Distinction.
- Representing an Abu Dhabi based aluminium extrusions company in an ADCCAC arbitration, seated in Abu Dhabi.
- Representing a global electronics conglomerate in a DIFC-LCIA arbitration, seated in the DIFC, in relation to a dispute with its distributor in Africa.
- Representing a visa service provider in an ad hoc arbitration seated in in Dubai, in relation to a dispute arising out of the breach of a service agreement.
- Co-author, “Is the Introduction of Interim Relief: A relief?” (Lexology, September 2018)
- Author, “The Indian Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act and its prospective applicability – conflicting judicial interpretation” (International Bar Association, October 2018)
- Co-author, “Vodafone, India and their ‘taxing’ relationship” (International Bar Association, May 2019)
2016 – Master of Laws in International Business and Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center
2012 – Bachelor of Legal Science and Bachelor of Laws, Government Law College Mumbai
2017 – Attorney, New York State Bar
2012 – Advocate, India