Piyush Prasad has joined Singapore-based international law firm WongPartnership LLP as Counsel (Foreign Law)..Prasad is a 2011 graduate of National Law University, Jodhpur. He pursued an LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School..He was most recently a counsel at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), and is an experienced lawyer specializing in cross-border disputes.Prior to joining WongPartnership, Piyush, who is qualified to practice law in India and New York, worked closely with President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration Gary Born and other SIAC Court members. He was also part of the Secretariat Sub-Committee on the revision of the SIAC Rules, 2016.Before relocating to Singapore, Piyush was part of the dispute resolution team at L&L Partners in Delhi, where he assisted clients in formulating pre-dispute strategies and represented them before the Indian courts and arbitral tribunals..On Piyush joining the firm, Group Head of WongPartnership’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group Chou Sean Yu said, “We are delighted to welcome Piyush to the firm. With his vast experience and background, Piyush adds further breadth and depth to our team. We look forward to his future contributions, building on the established track record of our International Arbitration team. The India-related disputes market is an important growth area, and Piyush’s arrival underscores our commitment to further grow our International Arbitration practice.”.Speaking about his move, Prasad said,“I am incredibly excited to join WongPartnership’s market leading litigation and dispute resolution group...WongPartnership’s formidable international arbitration practice which straddles both commercial and investment arbitration, is the ideal platform for me to build on my strengths as an international disputes lawyer. With Indian parties having firmly established themselves as one of the top users of international arbitration, I am also looking forward to contribute to WongPartnership’s India-related practice.”.Former SIAC South Asia Head Pranav Mago establishes litigation finance consultancy ELF Partners.If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.