Bazul is a leading dispute resolution practitioner in Singapore and the region.
Recognized as an expert in Court Litigation, International Arbitration and Cross Border Mediation.
Bazul Ashhab is the firm’s Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution leading its Litigation and the International Arbitration Practice Areas.
He focuses on commercial law and gets regular instructions involving company law, international trade, banking, trade finance, shareholders’ disputes, insurance, insolvency, shipping, derivative actions, fraud and asset recovery.
His clients have described him as a “spectacular lawyer” who is “incredibly bright and knowledgeable” with “astonishing speed and strategy”.
He acts for very high-net-worth individuals and their companies, banks, financial institutions, and trading houses, as well as listed and private companies in various matters across the region.
He has acted for clients from various jurisdictions in their disputes in the Asia Pacific region and beyond.
His many years of managing disputes in the region has given him the ability to combine his legal expertise with cultural considerations and knowledge of the lay of the land to provide effective and practical solutions to resolve complex disputes.
Bazul is also highly experienced in fraud and asset recovery claims and is a specialist in securing freezing and disclosure orders to trace, preserve, and recover assets.
He led the firm’s fraud and asset recovery team to successfully secure a US$5 billion freezing order in Singapore (one of the largest seen by the Singapore Courts) as part of a coordinated effort to simultaneously obtain freezing orders in jurisdictions across the world.
Bazul was also appointed as an Ambassador to the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) panel.
This appointment is a recognition of his leadership in alternative dispute resolution in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region.
SIMC Ambassadors play a vital role in ensuring SIMC’s users have access to high quality dispute resolution services; represent SIMC at various events around the world, and are seen as experts and thought leaders in the area of mediation.
Bazul firmly believes in giving back to society and social mobility and the firm and he consistently provides financial assistance to needy students.
• Appointed as a member of the Education Trust Fund (ETF) Committee of Yayasan MENDAKI
• Appointed as a member of IM.PROF’s Advisory Panel