Dr. Ajar Rab is a Partner at Rab&Rab Associates LLP, Dehradun, and an arbitrator. With over 10 years of experience, his practice areas include international arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, and commercial litigation. He has previously worked with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co., ministries, government bodies, and policy institutes. He is also an International Policy Consultant at Lexidale, a policy firm with offices in the US, Israel and the Netherlands.
His work focuses on advising clients on domestic mergers and acquisitions/private equity transactions, domestic & international arbitration, public service issues and real estate transactions, as well as assisting Senior Counsels in civil and corporate litigation.
He has a dual masters-degree in Law and Business from Bucerius Law School and WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany. Currently, he is pursuing his doctorate in international commercial arbitration from Bucerius Law School, Germany, under the supervision of Prof. (Dr) Stefan Kröll.
Dr. Rab is an Adjunct Professor at National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, Visiting Professor at National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, and visiting faculty in other law schools in the country. He is a member of several arbitration institutes across the world, an advisory board member of several academic journals and Certified as an Associate with Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London. He is also a Pioneer Member of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (AIADR), Kuala Lumpur. He has authored a treatise on ‘Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016’ and his paper on arbitration law was recently cited by a Full Bench of the Supreme Court.