Arun Chandrasekharan

  • Partner

  • Deputy Secretary of the Supervisory Board CDB

  • Former Member of the Board of the Geneva Bar Association

  • Attorney at Law

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 mandate agreements, distribution agreements, joint venture agreements, licensing agreements, outsourcing agreements, manufacturing agreements, supply agreements, management agreements, 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), investment in companies, transfer of technologies. He advises, negotiates, drafts and resolves disputes pertaining banking matters (loan agreements, asset management, trade finance, etc.), shareholders' agreements, share or asset purchase agreements, investment agreements, convertible loan agreements and related agreements.

With his own personal experience on Boards of Directors, Arun regularly handles issues of corporate law including corporate housekeeping and corporate restructuring.

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 and mediation. He regularly acts as sole arbitrator, party appointed arbitrator and mediator both in ad hoc proceedings as well as in institutional arbitrations/mediations (International Chamber of Commerce, Swiss Arbitration Centre, Arbitral Tribunal of the Swiss Association of Asset Managers).

Insolvency and Restructuring

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

2002

Partner, Des Gouttes & Associés

2001-2002

Associate, Des Gouttes & Associés

1998-2000

Trainee Lawyer, Des Gouttes & Associés

Other Activities

Since 2021

Deputy Secretary of the Supervisory Board CDB

Since 2019

Vice-President of the ADR Commission of the Geneva Bar Association

Since 2018

Member of the Commission en matière d'honoraires d'avocat

Since 2014

Member of the Board of Directors of Dynawealth Management Ltd.

Since 2010

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

2015-2021

Member of the Board of Directors of the Geneva Bar Association

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 (IFG)

Extended Profile

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