Ritika Bansal

Professional Biography

Ritika is a member of the International Dispute Resolution & Investigations practice of the research and strategy driven international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates (“NDA”).

Ritika’s areas of expertise include international law and international arbitration. She has handled a variety of investment and commercial arbitrations seated in India, New York, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Her experience covers disputes in the cryptocurrency, pharmaceutical, BPO, real estate, construction and oil industries. Additionally, Ritika has served as tribunal secretary in numerous ad hoc and SIAC-administered arbitrations. 

Ritika has been published in a myriad of a renowned journals including the Journal of International Law and Politics at New York University. She also recently authored the chapter on “Judicial Deference to Decisions of Arbitral Institutions” in the book titled “Deference in International Commercial Arbitration” by Kluwer Law International (eds. Franco Ferrari and Friedrich Rosenfeld).

Ritika has been an integral part of NDA for the last two years. Prior to that, she worked with another leading law firm of India, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, in their International Arbitration and M&A practices. Ritika is an alumna of the prestigious National Law School of India University, Bangalore and the New York University. She also completed a semester with the University of Zurich as part of an exchange program, where she specialised in international law and sports law, thereby gaining experience in common and civil law systems. Ritika is a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa. She has also cleared the New York Bar Examination, and is currently awaiting admission to the New York Bar.

Ritika is actively involved in community service, and volunteers with organizations like Teach for India, Make A Difference and Storytime. Her work with these groups focuses on supporting and educating underprivileged children. She also volunteered with Ms Dominique Day, Chair of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, to investigate and report on systemic discrimination by child protection agencies against
women and people of colour.

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