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Uday Kumar, Registered Foreign Lawyer

Uday Kumar

Registered Foreign Lawyer

(England & Wales)


English, Hindi, French

Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial services disputes and investigations
  • International arbitration

Practice notes

Uday Kumar is a Senior Associate in our Litigation & Dispute Management group.

He specialises in litigation and arbitration and represents clients relating to banking and financial services, real estate, construction, energy and trade and commodities. He conducts arbitrations in various jurisdictions and has experience of most of the major institutional rules, including the LCIA, ICC, SCC, Swiss Rules and UNCITRAL.

His recent experience includes:

  • acting for a company in BVI court proceedings and SCC arbitration concerning the restructuring of two real estate investment projects in Vietnam;
  • acting for a global commodities trader in English court proceedings to obtain interim relief for the enforcement of an arbitration award;
  • acting for a global bank in ad hoc and ICC arbitration proceedings concerning the financing of goods in Russia and Bulgaria;
  • acting for an energy trader in LCIA arbitrations concerning the sale and purchase of Fuel Oil in the Baltic Sea;
  • advising a warehousing company in relation to potential claims arising out of a major commodities fraud in the PRC; and
  • advising a Saudi business on claims arising out of defects in a major construction project.

Prior to joining the Hong Kong office of Eversheds Sutherland, Uday practiced litigation and arbitration at an international law firm in London and at the Eversheds Sutherland office in Geneva, Switzerland. He is a member of the India Group of Eversheds Sutherland.

Uday holds a B.A., LLB (Hons.) from NALSAR University of Law, India, and studied law at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Uday is admitted to practice law in England & Wales and India and is a Registered Foreign Lawyer (England & Wales) in Hong Kong.