Described as "measured and strategic" by Chambers Asia Pacific and "recommended as a leader in India" by Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Prakash is recognised as a leading lawyer for his expertise in international arbitration. Leading industry journals such as Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific and Global Arbitration Review and Legal 500 have commended his knowledge and expertise consistently.
Prakash’s experience also encompasses top tier insolvency work. He has advised and acted for liquidators, judicial managers, receivers and managers in complex restructuring and insolvency matters, focusing mainly on contentious insolvency matters including court challenges to rehabilitation and liquidation proceedings, claims by liquidators against directors of the insolvent company and/or third parties. He has represented clients in litigation involving tort, medical negligence, professional liability, product liability, fraud, personal injury, employee compensation, and shareholder disputes.
Prakash speaks regularly in conferences and seminars focusing on international arbitration. He is the chairman of the Public and International Law Committee of the Law Society and an adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Law faculty teaching international arbitration law and practice. Prakash is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is an established legal author and writes and publishes regularly articles on arbitration and insolvency related issues.
Prakash graduated from Queen Mary College, University of London and further obtained a Master's degree in law from Cambridge University where he specialised in public international law including investment treaty law. Prakash qualified as a Barrister-at-law at the Middle Temple in London and as an Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore. He has also previously worked in the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a Foreign Service Officer. Prakash is also the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Iceland in Singapore.