Frederico Singarajah, (London)
Frederico has a broad commercial practice which focuses on high value, complex,
international commercial litigation and arbitration. He prides himself on the quality of
his written and oral advocacy across a wide spectrum of industry sectors, including
banking, commodities, shipping, aviation, energy, mining, infrastructure and insurance &
reinsurance cases. Many of his cases are multi-disciplinary, often involving issues of
fraud or economic torts in a commercial context.
His niche expertise in Brazil & Latin America related disputes is well known and
involves him in legal opinions on matters relating to contracts governed by English
law, potential litigation in England & Wales and arbitrations around the world. His
ability to speak native Portuguese and working knowledge of Spanish gives him a
significant advantage over his counterparts. In addition to Latin America, his
experience has led him to represent clients from all over the world, including the
Ukraine, Cyprus, Portugal, Spain, Ghana and Angola.
Frederico is experienced in a variety of international arbitrations, regularly acting as
sole counsel or arbitrator. He has advised and represented parties in international
arbitrations under ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, SCC, CAM-CCBC and LMAA rules. His
experience covers disputes in a wide variety of sectors including international sale of
goods, commodities, oil & gas, mining, insurance & reinsurance, infrastructure,
exclusive distribution, franchising and technology.
He has experience in working with English and foreign law international arbitrations,
directly instructed by lawyers from around the world. He acts as sole counsel, often
against English silks and senior foreign lawyers.
Frederico is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is pleased to accept
instructions as a sole or panel arbitrator for international arbitrations in English,
Portuguese or Spanish.
Frederico can be reached at:-
Hardwicke Building, New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London
WC2A 3SB; DX: LDE 393
T +44 (0)20 7242 2523
F +44 (0)20 7691 1234
Website : http://www.hardwicke.co.uk