top of page

Shouryendu Ray


+91 99538 03458

  • LinkedIn

Shouryendu is a dual qualified (New York and India) attorney based in New Delhi. His practice covers the full range of commercial disputes, including complex domestic and international arbitration proceedings and litigation before various domestic fora along with general corporate advisory services. Shouryendu is a Senior Panel Counsel for the Union Government for matters before the Hon’ble Delhi High Court. He regularly advises clients on litigation risk mitigation strategy and provides critical input on litigation management for disputes at various stages. Shouryendu has been recognized in the coveted list of 40 under 40 Indian lawyers by Business World Legal. Shouryendu regularly takes instructions and appears before bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Board of India, the Securities Appellate Tribunal, the National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal. He also has a robust trial and appellate practice that entails appearance before High Courts across the country. As a thorough dispute resolution attorney, Shouryendu shepherds matters right from their genesis and shapes key litigation strategy. Besides pure-play litigation and arbitration, Shouryendu also handles white-collar investigation and prosecution, matters concerning copyright, trademark and patent protection and prosecution. He also regularly advises clients with regard to their general corporate and regulatory issues. Clients serviced by Shouryendu cut across sectors including Aviation, Automotive, Banking & Finance, Construction & Heavy Engineering, Consumer Electronics & FMCG, Estate Management, FMCG, Lifestyle & Sports Products, IT, and Pharmaceuticals & Chemicals. Shouryendu enjoys travelling and takes keen interest in history and cultural heritage. He is an INTACH certified heritage walk leader and holds a certificate in the History of the Modern World from the University of Virginia. While at Penn Law, Shouryendu was the Associate Editor for the Penn Asian Law Review. Shouryendu is proficient in English, Hindi, and Oriya, besides being conversant in Bengali.

Bar Qualification & Membership
Representative Matters

Bar Qualification & Membership

  • Bar Council of India (registered with the Bar Council of Delhi)

  • New York State Bar (registered with the Third Judicial Dept., New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division)

  • Delhi High Court Bar Association

  • New York State Bar Association


  • AsiaWise / Wadhwa Law Offices, New Delhi – Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice

  • Pepper Hamilton, Philadelphia / New York – Antitrust and Dispute Resolution

  • Mr. Ranjit Kumar, Senior Advocate, Former Solicitor General of India, New Delhi – Representation of the Union of India before the Supreme Court

  • Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai – General Corporate, Banking & Finance, Litigation

Representative Matters

  • Successfully represented a Successful Resolution Applicant (a reputed national hospital chain) in a contentious dispute with erstwhile management of an oncology speciality hospital before the Hon’ble NCLT, New Delhi (2023).

  • Representing a major Indian airline in matters pertaining to the exit of its pilots without serving notice (2023).

  • Advising a prominent pharmaceutical MNC on issues relating to data privacy, licensing of IPR, and contract management (2023).

  • Representing the Chairman of a listed public sector undertaking for alleged violation of SEBI LODR before the SEBI Whole Time Member (2023).

  • Representing a pharmaceutical MNC in a dispute concerning termination of distribution agreement with its largest super-stockist before the Hon’ble Bombay High Court (2022).

  • Successfully represented a globally renowned tyre manufacturer in a trademark infringement suit before the Hon’ble Bombay High Court (2022).

  • Representing a Japanese multinational corporation in the construction equipment sector in its oppression/mismanagement dispute with its Indian JV partner before the NCLT – Ahmedabad (2020 – 2022).

  • Successfully represented a private European bank in various matters relating to the issuance of Global Depository Receipts under the PFUTP Regulations before SEBI and SAT (2020 – 2022).

  • Advising an entity in the electric mobility sector in disputes with its JV partner in relation to an ongoing Delhi seated ad hoc arbitration and an enquiry by SEBI under the Insider Trading Regulations (2022).

  • Successfully represented an overseas financial institution in an investigation by the Enforcement Directorate and before the Adjudicating Authority under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (2022).

  • Advised and successfully represented a listed company in the logistics sector in relation to an investigation by SEBI under the Takeover Code (2021).

  • Successfully represented a Japanese multinational heavy engineering OEM in its dispute with its Indian JV partner in a Singapore seated arbitration conducted under the SIAC Rules (2021).

  • Advised a leading FMCG and health care manufacturer in relation to matters before the Advertising Standards Council of India (2020 – 2021).

Select Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • “National Medical Commission Professional Conduct Guidelines: A knee-jerk approach to medical regulation”,, September 17, 2023.

  • 5th Int’l Conference on Construction Arbitration, Indian Institution of Technical Arbitrators (IITArb) – Chair Panellist for the technical session ‘Claims, claim documentation, delay and quantum analysis’ – Presented “An Overview of Claims in Construction Disputes”, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, 19 May 2023.

  • Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot 2023 – Presiding Arbitrator, India Rounds & Coach for the NUJS team.

  • 6th NLIU Justice RK Tankha Int’l Arbitration Moot 2021 – Judge, Quarter-Final Rounds.

  • “Res Judicata and Arbitration: A study of the preclusive effect of an Award”, MNLU Law Review, Vol. II, Issue 1.

  • “India’s Arbitration Landscape – A Walkthrough”, Int’l Law Committee Conference of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia, 19 November 2018.

  • “NY Appellate Court Weakens ‘Manifest Disregard” Exception to Arbitration Enforcement”,, 19 October 2018.

  • “Why Rosogolla Protectionism is Not Such a Sweet Idea”, Times of India, 2 December 2017.

  • “Section 68 of Income Tax Act and the ‘Source of Source’ Conundrum”, [2017] 245 Taxman 15.

  • “The UN in 21st Century Armed Conflict”, Int’l Law Students Association (“ILSA”) Conference, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, 7 July 2010.

  • “The Rule of Force & Aggression and the Role of the UN Security Council”, 2010 (7) SCJ 1.

  • “Interface between IPR, Farmers’ Rights and Traditional Knowledge”, ILSA Conference, NUJS Calcutta, July 2009.

Select Publications
bottom of page