The Asia Pacific Legal 500
International Arbitration 2019 – Recommended lawyer (debut)
Projects & Energy 2019 - Recommended lawyer (debut)
“wonderfully engaging to deal with and has an incredibly relaxed manner”
Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2019
Young Lawyer of the Year- Mahesh Rai
Asian Legal Business
Identified as one of 40 bright legal minds in the region under the age of 40 – “40 Under 40 list” (October 2018 issue)
Financial Times Innovative Lawyers APAC 2018 awards
Mahesh was commended for his commitment to pro bono advocacy, highlighting his work with HOME (Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics) and AWARE (Association of Women for Action and Research) that led him to challenge laws that disadvantage migrant and refugee workers.
Who’s Who Legal: Investigations – Future Leaders
Ranked as an eminent lawyer under 45 in the field of investigations, anti-corruption and white-collar crime in the 2018 and 2019 editions.
Mahesh Rai is "truly a leader in this area"… He provides specialist insight into disputes in the telecommunications and energy sectors.
“Mahesh is quick on his feet, pays attention to detail and is clear and concise in his explanations.”
Global Investigations Review 100 (GIR 100) 5th edition (2019)
Recognised as a leading individual for investigations. The GIR 100 identifies top 100 firms worldwide that handle complex cross-border government-led and internal investigations.
Asialaw Leading Lawyers
Dispute Resolution & Litigation 2018 – Leading lawyer for 2 consecutive years
Global Arbitration Review 9th edition (2016)
A client said Mahesh “expressed a commendable level of personal engagement and was always available to provide support, guidance and direction from start to end.”
Asia Business Law Journal
Identified as one of Singapore’s Top 100 lawyers 2019
Singapore Business Review
Singapore’s 70 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2016 – Listed lawyer
Excellence in Advocacy Award (2012)
Awarded by the Singapore International Arbitration Academy
Winner of Essex Court Chambers-Singapore Academy of Law Moot Competition for Singapore lawyers (2012)