Aiman Singh Kler

Aiman Kler is an of counsel at the Disputes group with a particular focus in commercial and construction arbitration. Aiman’s experience includes international arbitrations administered under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, QICCA, as well as domestic ad-hoc arbitrations seated in India.

Prior to joining JSA, Aiman was a visiting foreign lawyer at WilmerHale, London and an associate at Al Tamimi & Company – a leading law firm in the MENA region.



Bar Council of Delhi



  • Energy Arbitrations in the Africa, Global Arbitration Review, the Middle Eastern and African Review 2022 (co- author).
  • Expedited Procedures in International Arbitration: Advantages and Potential Obstacles, Book chapter in Commercial Arbitration – International Trends and Practices, Thomson Reuters (co-author).
  • Legislative silence on the allocation of party costs under the UAE Federal Arbitration Law in International Bar Association.
  • Another venture to no-man’s land: ICSID jurisdiction cannot be established using the MFN Clause in the OIC Investment Agreement – Itisaluna v. Iraq, Lexology (co-author).
  • UNCITRAL Expedited Arbitration Rules come into force (co-author).



  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), Jindal Global Law School, 2015
  • LL.M. in International Law, New York University School of Law, 2018



  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled by Aiman include –

  • Represented a joint venture comprising of a public-listed corporation in Italy in a multi-party ICC arbitration arising out of the construction of a stadium for the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022. Claims and counterclaims were in excess of USD 500 million and entailed complex arguments related to contractual interpretation of liability clauses, admissibility of the claims and counterclaims and design development issues, amongst many others.
  • Prepared an expert report on Res Judicata issues in international arbitration for a South Korean client.
  • Prepared an intervention application at the ECtHR on the interpretation and application of Article 6 rights.
  • Represented a prominent  Qatari corporation in a complex construction ICC arbitration before a three-member arbitral tribunal seated in Doha and governed under Qatari law. Issues involved delay, termination and defective works claim and counterclaims exceeding QAR 300 million.
  • Represented an Emirati Client in an ICC arbitration concerning a major sporting facility in Qatar.
  • Non-Contentious. Acted for contractors and employers and advised on contract documents including EPC contracts, PPAs, and civil works contracts.

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