Kabir Duggal is a senior associate in the international arbitration group of Baker and McKenzie's New York office.
His practice focuses on investor-state arbitration, commercial arbitration, and on issues and disputes relating to public international law. Duggal has been involved in several important arbitration proceedings under rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in the oil, gas, cement, and telecommunications industries. His experience includes disputes under numerous bilateral and multilateral investment treaties (including the Energy Charter Treaty) in South Asia, Latin America, Central Asia, Middle East, and Africa.
Duggal has considerable experience in various aspects of public international law and dispute resolution. He was a consultant at The World Bank Group in Washington, D.C., where he worked with the Development Research Group on socioeconomic rights in the developing world, and for UNICEF on child rights and child protection issues.
Duggal has taught dispute resolution courses in educational institutions globally, including Georgetown University Law Center, Fordham Law School, The Graduate Institute (Geneva, Switzerland), National Law University (Jodhpur, India), University of Carlos III (Madrid, Spain), National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia), among others. He has published several articles and books and is regularly invited to speak at conferences globally. He is head of the advisory team on matters relating to procedure on investmentclaims.com hosted by Oxford University Press, and is a fellow at Columbia Center on Sustainable Development. He also serves on ICSID Review's Peer Review Board and is an associate editor for Brill-Nijhoff publisher's international law and arbitration section.
Duggal has been awarded the inaugural “Diversity Fellowship” by the American Bar Association, section of international law. He also serves on the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator Young Members Steering Committee.
Duggal is a graduate of the University of Mumbai, where he received the University Medal, University of Oxford, where he was a DHL-Times of India Scholar, and New York University School of Law, where he was a Hauser Global Scholar. Duggal also is an arbitrator and mediator.