Scheherazade Dubash

Scheherazade Dubash

Senior Practice Development Lawyer

Scheherazade is a dual-qualified Senior Practice Development Lawyer in the firm’s International Arbitration group.

Scheherazade's role is strongly market-facing with a focus on maintaining and developing the firm's International Arbitration practice across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa. She is also responsible for the group's internal knowledge management systems, which includes key industry trends and legal developments in the arbitration arena.

Prior to joining Pinsent Masons, Scheherazade worked as an Investment Manager at a leading third party funder, specialising in the financing of international commercial arbitrations and investment treaty disputes. She has advised and represented clients under the rules of major arbitral institutions, including the LCIA, ICC, SIAC, as well as ad hoc proceedings in India. Scheherazade was Head of South Asia at the SIAC, where she led the business expansion plans for SIAC's first overseas representative office in India, engaging with legal practitioners, members of the judiciary, chambers of commerce and stakeholders. She has worked as an associate in the Construction and Engineering group at the London offices of a global law firm and is a published writer and speaker on international arbitration.

Scheherazade's professional experience representing individuals and corporations across 4 jurisdictions under the rules of major arbitral institutions, coupled with her extensive client and project management experience has given her strategic insight and an excellent overview of the nuanced workings of large, complex, cross-border disputes, and a proven track of developing strong working relationships globally.

Scheherazade's latest work


    • 2020
      Joined Pinsent Masons
    • 2019
      Augusta Ventures - Investment Manager, International Arbitration
    • 2018
      Independent Legal Consultant - International Arbitration
    • 2017
      Qualified - Solicitor, England & Wales
    • 2015
      The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) - Head of South Asia
    • 2013
      White & Case LLP - Associate
    • 2010
      King's College London - Masters in International Business Law (LLM)
    • 2008
      Qualified – Advocate, The Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa, India
    • 2005
      The Government Law College, Mumbai, India - Bachelors of Law (LLB)
    • 2002
      The Government Law College, Mumbai, India - Bachelors of Legal Science (BLS)
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