RANA IDRS provides specialised services in the following areas:
Rashda Rana SC is a commercial & construction/infrastructure lawyer with over 25 years’ experience in the legal profession. She has worked as counsel and arbitrator in a number of international jurisdictions including London, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and China.
She has also held the role of General Counsel for Lend Lease Project Management & Construction (formerly known as Bovis Lend Lease), one of the world’s leading project management, design and construction companies operating in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Rashda has advised on and conducted major commercial, banking, maritime, insurance, tax, regulatory and construction & infrastructure litigation, arbitration and mediation involving wide ranging issues.
As well as her litigious practice, Rashda has undertaken non-contentious work in drafting, reviewing and settling major project documentation including Defence contracts (Class 1 submarines), infrastructure (rail, roads and tunnels), banking and finance documentation (prospectuses and insurance policies), standard forms such as FIDIC as well as PPP transactional documentation.
Rashda has also been Adjunct Professor teaching law at Sydney University Law School. She devised the undergraduate course in international commercial arbitration and it was the first of its kind in Australia.
Rashda is an active member of a number of significant industry associations, including as current President of ArbitralWomen and the Immediate Past President of the Australian Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
Rashda is an experienced CEDR accredited mediator. She has been appointed as arbitrator in a large number of international commercial arbitrations, both institutional and ad hoc.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific Rankings 2016 & 2017 (English Bar):
- Leading Commercial Silk (international arbitration);
- Leading Construction Silk (international arbitration)
Who’s Who Legal Arbitration 2016: Leading Lawyer UK Bar (1 of 68) – “incredibly innovative”, “has a no nonsense approach”
RASHDA RANA SC Barrister and International Arbitrator
London, Singapore and Australia
39 ESSEX CHAMBERS, London, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur
Barrister, Arbitrator, Mediator
ATKIN CHAMBERS, London - Barrister, Arbitrator & Mediator
LEND LEASE PROJECT MANAGEMENT & CONSTRUCTION, Sydney Australia (Head Office) (Formerly known as Bovis Lend Lease)
General Counsel, Asia Pacific
Key accountabilities included:
SYDNEY UNIVERSITY, Adjunct Professor teaching Law
Established and taught international commercial arbitration at the Law School, the first course of its kind in Australia.
HOLDING REDLICH, Sydney
Partner Construction & Infrastructure Dispute Resolution
Engaged to establish a construction dispute resolution team
NIGEL BOWEN CHAMBERS, Sydney – Barrister
Commercial, specialising in Building & Construction law, Insurance, Banking & Finance law, Tax & Insolvency law advisory and advocacy on major projects
HAILSHAM CHAMBERS, London - Barrister & Arbitrator
Construction, professional negligence, commercial and insurance
MORRIS FLETCHER CROSS, Sydney
(Solicitors - Merged with Minter Ellison)
ATKIN CHAMBERS, London - Barrister
Specialising in Building & Construction law