Arun Chandrasekharan

  • Partner

  • Attorney at Law

  • Member of the Board of the Geneva Bar Association

Languages

English, (Swiss-)German, French, Italian

Contact details

Expertise

Corporate and Contracts

Arun Chandrasekharan primarily advises, negotiates, drafts and resolves disputes related to service contracts, such as distribution, joint venture, licensing, outsourcing, manufacturing, supply, management and employment agreements or general consulting contracts both in international and domestic relations. He assists clients on transactions concerning the sale of companies or assets (including real estate transactions), the investment in companies, the transfer of technologies and credit facility agreements.

With his own personal experience on boards of directors of several companies, Arun Chandrasekharan regularly handles issues of corporate law including corporate housekeeping and corporate restructuring.

Employment and Immigration

Arun Chandrasekharan is an expert in the negotiation and drafting of employment agreements, bonus and incentive schemes, termination (individual or mass) agreements, and social plans. He furthermore represents both companies and employees in managerial positions in front of labour courts, in all industry sectors with a focus on the banking industry.

Litigation and Arbitration

Arun Chandrasekharan disposes of a vast experience in dispute resolutions both before courts in Geneva and other cantons as well as in arbitration. He regularly acts as sole arbitrator, party appointed arbitrator and mediator both in ad hoc proceedings as well as in institutional arbitrations (International Chamber of Commerce, Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution).

Fraud, Financial Crime and Asset Recovery

Arun Chandrasekharan regularly ensures the enforcement of foreign and national decisions and clients' rights by means of civil seizure of assets, criminal proceedings on behalf of financially harmed clients or recognition proceedings. He is a member of the International Fraud Group.

Education

2000

Geneva Bar Exam (ranked 2nd best)

1998

University of Geneva, licence en droit

Professional Experience

1998

Joined Des Gouttes & Associé

Other Activities

2015

Member of the Board of Directors of the Geneva Bar Association

2014

Member of the Board of Directors of Dynawealth Management Ltd.

2010

Member of the Board of Directors of SI Domaine du Parc SA

2002-2004

Member of the Board of Directors of Imtix Sangstat (Switzerland) GmbH

Practice Areas

Memberships

  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • International Fraud Group

Extended Profile

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