Energy and International Arbitration specialist Gaurav Sharma joins Quadrant Chambers


Quadrant Chambers is delighted to welcome energy and international arbitration specialist Gaurav Sharma as a new member of chambers. 

“It is a great pleasure to welcome Gaurav to Quadrant Chambers. The depth and breadth of his experience make him a fantastic addition to our energy and international arbitration offering. Gaurav’s arrival compliments and enhances Quadrant’s strategic focus on these sectors.”  

Simon Croall QC, Head of Quadrant Chambers

Gaurav Sharma is a highly experienced international arbitration practitioner, having appeared as an advocate in many dozens of investment and commercial arbitrations whilst Counsel at Three Crowns, and previously as an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton. He is dual-qualified, having passed the Paris bar exams in 2008 to become admitted as an avocat. Gaurav has particular experience in energy arbitration, having also spent several years as a Senior Legal Counsel in Shell’s Global Litigation Group, where he acted as lead counsel in many of the group’s upstream oil and gas disputes, gas and LNG pricing arbitrations, and directed Shell’s multi-disciplinary investment protection working group. Between 2014-2016, Gaurav was a member of the IBA Subcommittee on Investment Treaty Arbitration. He featured in The Legal 500 as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ in the field of international arbitration (2018, 2019).

“I am thrilled to be joining Simon and the other members of Chambers as a colleague. Quadrant offers an unrivalled platform at the Bar for energy disputes and international arbitration, with a host of pre-eminent specialists in these fields and a demonstrated track record of success. I look forward to developing my arbitration practice independently over the coming decades from my new home on Fleet Street.”

Gaurav Sharma   

“Gaurav is a seasoned litigator with great judgment and instinct, with a growing list of friends and admirers in the field.”

Constantine Partasides QC, Three Crowns

Quadrant Chambers holds a pre-eminent position as a leading international commercial disputes set. We are market leaders with a reputation for excellence in our areas of focus: aviation, banking, commercial disputes, commodities, energy, insurance, international commercial arbitration and shipping. Quadrant was shortlisted for International Arbitration Set of the Year 2020 at the Legal 500 UK Awards.