Adelphi Law Chambers LLC is a boutique law firm engaged in assisting individuals and entities to resolve disputes effectively, by means such as arbitration, adjudication, mediation, litigation, negotiation, expert determination and neutral evaluation.
Naresh Mahtani, the founding director, has over three decades of experience in dispute resolution, commercial transactions, construction, engineering and infrastructure projects, oil and gas construction projects and arbitrations in Singapore and the region (including Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, India) and internationally (including the UK and USA) (See detailed CV).
He is recognized as a Senior Accredited Specialist in Building & Construction by the Singapore Academy of Law and is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (FSIArb) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
He is on the panels of arbitrators of various arbitral institutions and has been appointed as tribunal in various major disputes in Singapore and the region, including ICC, SIAC and ad hoc arbitrations. As an accredited Adjudicator with the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC), he has been appointed as adjudicator in substantial construction adjudications, as well as a mediator in various cases.
Naresh was previously a founding partner of ATMD Bird & Bird LLP and was a partner with Eldan Law LLP, with active practices in dispute resolution and construction projects. Amongst his various professional appointments, he was Chairman of the Society of Construction Law, Singapore (2006 – 2008), the Hon. Secretary of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (2014-2018) and Chief Executive Officer of the Law Society of Singapore (1999-2001). He has written and presented many articles and papers on subjects concerning contracts, dispute resolution, construction law and the legal profession.