Sarosh Zaiwalla

Senior Partner

Sarosh.Zaiwalla@zaiwalla.co.uk

Sarosh is the firm’s Senior Partner, overseeing all the firm’s activities.

Over the years, he has been Involved in over 1,000 international litigations and arbitrations in the fields of Energy, Maritime and Construction either as solicitor, Counsel, Party-Appointed Arbitrator or Sole Arbitrator.

Over his career Sarosh has acted for clients ranging from the President of India, the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Iranian Government to The Bachchan and Gandhi families in India.

Sarosh is a former member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, Paris, (1990 – 2002). He is also a CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) Accredited mediator.

In 1998, Sarosh was made a Freeman of The City of London by the Lord Mayor of London. In October 2002, he was given India’s Annual National Law Day Award by the Indian Prime Minister for his outstanding contribution to the field of International Arbitration Law.

In June 2008, he was appointed an Arbitrator to the Panel of Arbitrators by the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.

In 2011 he was appointed as Representative of the Union of Comoros to the International Maritime Organisation.

Sarosh is currently appointed as Arbitrator for various international commercial disputes.