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Ashok Rai, Senior Associate

Ashok Rai

Senior Associate

Practice areas

  • Construction and engineering
  • International arbitration

Practice notes

Ashok is a seasoned construction litigator and qualified arbitrator. He has represented a wide spectrum of clients in the construction industry - from developers to main contractors and consultants. Ashok’s experience includes him acting as a lead counsel both in arbitrations under the ICC and SIAC rules and adjudications conducted under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (“SOP Act”). Notably, Ashok was lead counsel in the following reported High Court judgments on the SOP Act – Aik Heng Contracts and Services Pte Ltd v Deshin Engineering & Construction Pte Ltd [2015] SGHC 293 and United Integrated Services Pte Ltd v Civil Tech Pte Ltd and Anor [2019] SGHC 32. Besides running an active construction practice, Ashok gives back to the construction law scene through his work in the Society of Construction Law, currently serving his 2nd term in the Council.