Archit Dhir Archit Dhir

Archit Dhir

Senior Associate (Foreign Qualified) London

T: +44 203 036 9821 M: +44 7583 136338

Archit is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution group.

Archit specialises in maritime and trade disputes, having previously worked at a leading law firm in Singapore and litigated in India.

His experience covers cargo claims, ship-building and commodities trading disputes.

He has also advised clients on non-contentious matters.



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  • Acted for two trade finance banks in cross-jurisdictional pursuit of multi-million dollar mis-delivery related claims, in wake of the collapse of a substantive commodities player.
  • Acted for a major Singapore-based shipyard in SCMA arbitration involving a ship sale and purchase dispute.
  • Acted for Russian ship-owners in a landmark decision involving multiple cargo claims to constitute a limitation fund in India.
  • Acted for a Norwegian bank to enforce a multi-million dollar mortgage in India.
  • Acted for ship-owners to successfully vacate the order of arrest of freight and bunkers in India.


2019-2020 MSc (Distinction), Maritime Economics and Logistics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2007-2012 B.A. LLB. (Hons), National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India
2011 Singapore Management University, Singapore (Exchange Student)

Memberships and Associations

Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa