About Us

2019 Singapore Scholars


Aaron Kamath

Young Lawyers Category

Aaron is an integral member of the TMT, IP and International Commercial Law Practice Group at the multi- skilled, research based international law firm Nishith Desai Associates.

Aaron advises clients on complex cross-border transactions including technology deals, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, regulatory matters & commercial transactions across various sectors, with special focus on IT, e-commerce, retail and fin-tech.
He advises a number of multi-national corporations on various legal and regulatory aspects including privacy-related compliances and documentation; IP structuring, strategy and prosecution.
He has also done extensive research and assisted clients in relation to cutting areas of technology such as AI, IoT, cloud computing, fin-tech, med-tech and ed-tech.
Aaron has played a key role in the firm’s regulatory and policy initiatives, and representations to the Indian Government.
He has been invited for numerous speaking engagements, workshops and seminars. He regularly writes thought leadership and research articles and papers for internationally acclaimed publications and has also been quoted by both internationally and domestically renowned publications.

Aaron is qualified to practice law in India and is enrolled as an Advocate with the Karnataka State Bar Council. 

Anna Cho

Young Lawyers Category

Anna is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia.
As a solicitor in the dispute resolution team at Hesketh Henry, Anna is involved in a range of contentious matters including construction, insurance, insolvency and cross-border disputes. She has appeared as a junior counsel in the District Court and the High Court proceedings.

Anna graduated from the University of Auckland with a conjoint degree in Law and International Trade, and spent part of her law degree in the United States.

Anna is a committee member of the New Zealand Law Society Auckland Young Lawyers.  She is also an active member of the Young Insurance Professionals, the Society of Construction Law, and Young International Arbitration Group of the London Court of International Arbitration.

Anna is a fluent speaker of English and Korean.

Ksenia Tarkhova

Young Lawyers Category

Ksenia Tarkhova is an associate of Competition/Antitrust and White Collar Crime, Compliance and Internal Investigaitons Practices in ALRUD Law Firm.
Ksenia advises clients on matters concerning compliance with the requirements of the Russian antitrust legislation, participates in development of internal documents, regulating business activity of clients.

She participates in the projects related to obtaining merger control, foreign and strategic investments clearances for the transactions on purchase / transfer of assets / shares (stocks) of companies doing business in Russia.
Ksenia also takes part in projects concerning cartel investigations and conducts trainings on compliance of current performance with the competition and antibribery law requirements adapted to clients’ business sectors.
Ksenia joined ALRUD law firm in 2013. Customers appreciate Ksenia for very quick and efficient advice.

Ksenia graduated from the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, specializing in civil law.
Ksenia is a Member of International Bar Association, Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Competition Support Association in the CIS countries and also a Member of the Competition Experts Association within which she is actively involved in development and improvement of the existing competition legislation. 

Hugh Alexander Tsun-Ting Kam

Young Lawyers Category

Amarjargal Batchuluun

Developing Countries Category

Amarjargal Batchuluun is an associate in MinterEllison's Ulaanbaatar office. Her principal areas of practice include general corporate and commercial, energy and resources law as well as environmental compliance.

Amarjargal has been educated in both Mongolia and the United States (having obtained her LLM from the University of Hawaii) and prior to joining MinterEllison's Ulaanbaatar office in 2013, she worked for a local mining supplier company and the Association of Mongolian Advocates.
Amarjargal has significant corporate, mining and environment experience and advises clients on Mongolian legislation as well as other regulatory and compliance matters. She has been involved in a number of cross - border transactions as well as advising on general corporate and commercial matters including Mongolian licencing and permit. She also has experience running complex legal due diligence exercises on domestic and cross-border transactions involving minerals licences.

She is admitted in Mongolia and is fluent in English and Mongolian. 

Baigalmaa Tsookhuu

Developing Countries Category

Baigalmaa has a wide range of experience in M&A, joint ventures, licensing, project finance and regulatory matters, with special focus on energy and mining, banking and finance, and international arbitration. 

As an associate at Melville Erdenedalai LLP, and previously a paralegal in the corporate team at Hogan Lovells, she advised a number of international major solar power developers, international commercial and multilateral development banks and multi-national corporations with respect to renewable energy projects, restructuring of facility and security agreements, equity to debt conversions, settlement during arbitration proceedings, reorganisation, M&A and tax issues, and capital marketissues in Mongolia.

Baigalmaa received her LL.B from the University of Tokyo. Baigalmaa is a member of the Mongolian Bar Association and is qualified to practice law in Mongolia. Baigalmaa is fluent in Mongolian, English, and Japanese,and is conversant in Korean.


Khurshid Jahan

Developing Countries Category

Ms. Khurshid Jahan is the Deputy Head of Chamber of the Investment & Development-Consultancy/Litigation/Arbitration (IDCLA) and specialized in International Development Law and public international law.
She is also a Director & CEO of Dhaka International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)

Ms. Khurshid Jahan has worked on cases representing both government and private clients in litigation and arbitration matters. She also advises clients on investment structuring for treaty protection, as well as on the development issues.

Before developing the firm, work as a Course Director of Bangladesh and British Law School, and she was the editor of the legal division of “Counsel”, a monthly Law Report.

Ms. Khurshid Jahan has been working on a research paper titled “The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Economic Development of Bangladesh” at this moment. She is also supervising another research titled “Third Party Funding in International Investment Arbitration”.

Ms. Khurshid Jahan has attended a number of International Congress and conference. Recently Ms. Jahan attended UNCITRAL - UM Joint Conference,
2017 on "Modernization of National Commercial Laws and the Role of Legal Harmonization in International Commerce" held in Macau SAR, China on 11 - 12 December, 2017 and made a presentation on "The Impact of OBOR Initiative in Asia Pacific Region".

Nicolaj Kuplewatzky

Young Lawyers Category

Shafaq Asmat

Young Lawyers Category