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Singularity Strengthens its UAE Presence

Singularity has announced the appointment of Adhiraj Malhotra as its new Managing Director to head operations at its new UAE office. Adhiraj brings with him over nine years of post-qualified experience and an impressive track record in complex inter-partes shareholder disputes, commercial litigation, securities, and maritime laws in India. He has also advised several Fortune 500 companies on legal, regulatory compliances, and strategies concerning their industrial setups in the State of Maharashtra.

Prateek Bagaria, the founding partner at Singularity Legal, expressed his excitement about Adhiraj joining the team. He said, "Adhiraj's extensive experience in dispute resolution, coupled with his strategic vision and leadership qualities, make him a valuable addition to Singularity. We are thrilled to welcome him to the family." Amit Thukral, Chief Growth Officer at Singularity Legal, welcomed Adhiraj and said " Singularity Legal's UAE capabilities will be further strengthened by Adhiraj's joining. His extensive experience and solution-oriented approach are a match to Singularity's global inter-dependent legal service modularity."

When asked about his new role, Adhiraj said, "I am honored to join Singularity and be a part of the firm's growth journey. Singularity has a fantastic reputation in the legal industry, and I look forward to working closely with Prateek and the team to take the firm to new heights."

Before joining Singularity, Adhiraj held various positions in some of India's leading legal firms. He worked as a Managing Associate at Bharucha & Partners and was a Principal Associate at DMD Advocates, where he specialized in domestic and international arbitrations with seats in India, Europe, and South-East Asia, including Bilateral Investment Treaty arbitrations. In May 2022, Adhiraj was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer & Legal Advisor at GNP Group, where he advised several multinational corporations across various industries.

Singularity Legal a boutique offering specialising in the resolution of high-value, complex disputes. Singularity has significant expertise in handling investigations, disputes across jurisdictions; unearthing frauds; and assisting clients in global enforcement and debt recovery. Since its inception, the firm has handled over US$8bn in cross-border disputes in various sectors, including energy and resources, construction and infrastructure, shipping and maritime, sports and entertainment, international trade and business, digital assets, and private equity and finance. They are also market leaders in litigation finance.

Adhiraj's expertise in dispute resolution and his experience advising multinational corporations on legal, regulatory compliances, and strategies will undoubtedly add value to Singularity Legal's diverse client base. His leadership qualities and strategic vision are expected to drive the firm's growth and help cement its position as one of the leading legal firms in India.

With Adhiraj's appointment as the new Managing Director, Singularity Legal is set to strengthen its position in the legal industry and continue providing high-quality legal solutions to its clients.