King & Wood Mallesons Dubai dispute resolution team is pleased to announce the promotion of Parnika Chaturvedi to Of Counsel.
Parnika has been a key member of the Middle East dispute resolution practice for over seven years, playing a significant role in major, high net value disputes with a focus on international commercial arbitration.
Parnika is a tri qualified lawyer in England and Wales, India and California, with nine years’ experience representing clients in a wide range of financial and commercial disputes, including complex joint venture and shareholder arrangements. She also has extensive experience in the construction sector, acting for various high profile developers in the Middle East in particular, on contracts governed by the FIDIC Books.
Tim Taylor QC, Middle East Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution said, “I am delighted to congratulate Parnika on her appointment as Of Counsel. Parnika is a uniquely skilled and talented lawyer who is committed to both our team and clients. This promotion strengthens our highly regarded team in the Middle East and supports our plans for continued development of our offering in the region.’
Joanne Strain, Middle East Dispute Resolution Partner said, ‘our clients love Parnika’s positive attitude and dedication to their cases. She has been instrumental to cases at the forefront of developing jurisprudence in the region and is known for her expertise and strategic thinking.’
Wang Rongkang, Managing Partner for KWM’s European and Middle East offices added, ‘we are really pleased to be able to develop our dispute resolution team in the Middle East with the promotion of Parnika. She is a gifted and ambitious lawyer and an asset to our firm.’
Parnika has acted for clients in a number of cases before the DIFC Courts and the Courts of England and Wales, in particular, involving enforcement of arbitral awards and works closely with colleagues on matters arising before the UAE Courts. She has also worked on arbitrations under DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, QICCA, LCIA and ICC rules. Parnika is also able to advise on anti-corruption and sanctions.
For further information on the KWM Middle East dispute resolution team please visit www.kwm.com/en/ae/locations/united-arab-emirates.