Bilshan specialises in commercial and corporate disputes, with particular focus on international commercial arbitration, insolvency and asset recovery matters. He is a ranked lawyer for dispute resolution and arbitration in Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who Legal and Legal 500. In 2022, he was shortlisted for the African Arbitration Awards in the category of the Young Arbitration Practitioner of the Year.
Bilshan also holds a number of appointments in international arbitration-related institutions, including as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Young ICCA regional representative for Africa, and member of the Database Committee of the Mauritius International Arbitration Centre. He previously also served as a member of the Steering Committee of the Young Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration.
Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2024 reports the following appraisal from clients and colleagues: “Bilshan is very competent in all legal aspects of arbitratrion”, “He is our go-to contact for arbitrations in the Africa region”, “Bilshan is extremely smart and talented, with advocacy skills to match”.
Chambers & Partners Global Guide reports the following feedback: “Bilshan has always been very available to help and his advice and guidance are always clear and precise”, “We really appreciate working with Bilshan and feel like we are working with a business partner who takes the time to understand our needs, and meets our expectations on speed and quality.”
Legal 500 reports: “He is a talented and energetic young barrister”, “Bilshan is a junior I work with regularly. He is thorough, knowledgeable and thinks clearly. I am sure he will bring these qualities to his advocacy.”
Barrister, England & Wales (non-practising)
University of Cambridge, Girton College – BA (Hons.) Law
Université Paris II (Assas-Panthéon) – Maîtrise in English Law and French Law
Columbia Law School, New York – Certificate in International Commercial Arbitration