Shreya Upreti is a Nepal-qualified lawyer who currently assists our International Construction team as a Paralegal.

Shreya assists the International Construction team on arbitration matters pertaining to construction disputes in various parts of the world. She is also pursuing a Masters degree in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution at Queen Mary University of London.

Before moving to London, Shreya was a practising Advocate in Nepal. During this time she advised international clients in matters related to commercial arbitration (ICC and SIAC), civil litigation, and foreign investment, and regularly liaised with government bodies. She was also involved in a legal reform project in relation to the securities market in Nepal.

Shreya holds a combined Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law (B.A., LL.B.) Honors degree from National Law University, Delhi and is fluent in English, Hindi and Nepali.

Recent work
  • Airport - South Asia: SIAC arbitration against the contractor on claims related to the termination of the contract in an amount excess of USD 100 million.
  • Airport - South Asia: Arbitration against the employer pursuant to a contract regarding installation of a baggage handling system at the airport at the regional arbitration centre.
  • Water Supply Project - South Asia: ICC Arbitration against the contractor pursuant to a USD 60 million contract to supply a capital city with 60% of its water.
  • Hydropower Project - South Asia: Advised the contractor during appeal of two arbitral awards against the same employer at the regional court.
  • Hotel - Mediterranean: Arbitration against the employer regarding multi-million Euro refurbishment of a five-star hotel at the regional arbitration centre.
  • Road - The Balkans: ICC arbitration against the contractor regarding work on a multi-million Euro motorway project.
Did you know

Shreya cooks a delicious (if a bit spicy) chicken curry, and enjoys writing poetry and short stories. She is currently working on her first novel.


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