Manish Aggarwal has been appointed as a Co-Chair of the LCIA’s Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) for a term of three years. The role will include responsibility for the planning and organising of international arbitration events across the globe.

YIAG is an LCIA sponsored association for younger members of the arbitration community, which aims to promote the understanding and use of international arbitration law and practice by providing opportunities for its members to exchange views on topical issues.

Manish will serve as a Co-Chair alongside Sara Nadeau-Séguin of Teynier Pic, Oleg Todua of White & Case, and Myfanwy Wood of Ashurst.  In regard to their appointment as Co-Chairs, the new team wrote, “We are truly honoured to have been selected as Co-Chairs of YIAG.  We have each benefitted immensely from our membership of YIAG over the years, and we will work to contribute in our new roles to its success in promoting thought leadership, mentorship and inclusiveness in the field of international arbitration. We all look forward to connecting with the existing members of YIAG and welcoming new ones aboard. We also thank our predecessors for all of their hard work and dedication”.

The official handover will take place at the YIAG Tylney on Zoom webinar on Wednesday 24 November. To find out more about the event, please 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 (including energy, infrastructure, life sciences, telecommunications, and technology) and in arbitration-related court litigation. Manish is consistently ranked as a leading practitioner in arbitration and public international law by major directories such as Who’s Who Legal and The Legal 500.

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