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Prishika Raj

Associate

Overview

Prishika Raj has extensive experience in commercial and regulatory litigation, alternative dispute resolution and class action lawsuits, particularly in matters involving securities and financial market regulation.

Prishika joined the firm after earning an LLM from NYU. Before attending NYU, Prishika was a lawyer for the Government of Australia in matters involving securities, taxation, customs and border protection and the protection of government information. She was part of teams that pursued actions against several banks over the alleged manipulation of interbank swap rates, and that secured a major settlement against an Australian bank under anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing legislation.

Prishika’s international law experience includes developing and drafting legislation to execute Australia’s accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements as a Legal Officer at the Australian Attorney-General’s Department. She has served on a committee of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and as a delegate to its working group on investor-state dispute resolution.

News and Writings

Writings

  • “Access to Justice in the ASEAN the Key Role of UNCITRAL,” Incheon Digest (2015) (co-author)
  • “Implementation of the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements in Australia: Tensions and Challenges,” presented on the Future of Global Contract Law and Australia Panel at the UN Commission on International Trade Law Australia Conference (2015)
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Education

New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2018; International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration Award for distinction)

The University of Sydney (LL.B, with honors, 2012; B.Com, 2009)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York (candidate, July 2018)
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales 
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