Biography

Manan Singh is an Associate in Brown Rudnick’s Litigation & Restructuring Department. He has experience in dispute resolution and avoidance. His practice focuses on international financial and commercial disputes, often involving multi-jurisdictional and offshore litigation, as well as international arbitration.

Manan is also the Director of Brown Rudnick's India Practice.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Manan was an Associate with Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP in London.

Manan speaks English, Hindi and Punjabi.

Representation

Advising investors on the new Special Administration Regime introduced in 2011.

Acting for a syndicate of European and UK banks bringing conspiracy proceedings against a Russian steel works group in relation to defaults under an $80 million loan facility agreement and guarantee.

Advising a household name in broadcasting in the MENA region in a current ICC arbitration against a major satellite broadcaster. The dispute concerns 22 countries.

Advising a major Dubai financial institution in landmark proceedings involving conflicts of jurisdiction between the Dubai Courts and the DIFC Court; successfully defending the first ever application for an anti-suit injunction before the DIFC Court.

Advising mezzanine lenders in relation to proceedings in the English High Court, and the subsequent entry into administration of the relevant companies.

Assisting with the enforcement of an arbitration award in a case on sovereign immunity which may widely impact enforcement of arbitration awards against sovereign states.

Global coordinating counsel in relation to groundbreaking proceedings in the English High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court concerning the enforcement of English judgments abroad through the use of equitable receivership, arbitration and other injunctions, as well as an Article 28 stay under the Brussels I (Judgments) Regulation 44/2001.

(BVI, Jersey, France, Congo-Brazzaville): Defending African oil resources against attack by vulture funds in common law and civil law jurisdictions, removing a provisional liquidator, and successfully dismissing all claims and allegations of fraud.

Assisting a major institutional investor to recover a significant share of its investment in hedge funds which collapsed due to suspected fraudulent trading by the asset managers. The matter involved concurrent litigation across 5 jurisdictions (Cayman Islands, Barbados, Bahamas, New York, and Canada (Ontario)).

Education

BPP Law School – Legal Practice Course, 2006
University of Manchester – LLM, (International Business Law), 2005
University of Manchester – LLB (Hons.), 2004

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales

Languages

Hindi
Punjabi
Publications