Manish Aggarwal and Shaparak Saleh have been included in the latest edition of Global Arbitration Review’s 45 under 45. The guide features 45 practitioners under the age of 45 who have been selected as the current leaders in their age group in the field of international arbitration.

This year’s guide, which was previously published in 2006 and 2011, saw a significant increase in applications with over 600 submissions compared to under 150 in previous editions.

To view the full report and individual profiles for Manish and Shaparak, click here.


Manish, a partner in the London office, is a dual-qualified English solicitor and Indian advocate. He has extensive experience of representing clients in both commercial and investment treaty arbitrations across a broad range of sectors and in arbitration-related court litigation. Manish is a Co-Chair of the LCIA’s Young International Arbitration Group and is consistently ranked as a leading practitioner in arbitration and public international law by major legal directories.


Shaparak is a partner in the Paris office. She has acted as counsel in a large number of commercial arbitrations both ad hoc and institutional, including under the ICC, IEMA, LCIA, UNCITRAL, and VIAC rules. Her experience includes post-M&A disputes, and disputes in the construction, energy, aeronautics, space, telecommunications, food, chemicals, and pharmaceutical sectors, relating to projects in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

Shaparak also has broad experience in pre- and post-arbitration litigation before the French courts, having represented clients in some 25 set-aside proceedings. She is recognised in Global Arbitration Review, Who’s Who Legal, and Décideurs.

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