Dr. Srikant Parthasarathy


Dr. Srikant Parthasarathy

Dr. Srikant Parthasarathy

Law office of Chakra Venture Partners LLP, Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN (India)

Additional Language(s) : Cantonese, English, French, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Mandarin, Spanish, Tamil

VanIAC Panel(s) : International Arbitration

Practice Areas : Accounting, Commercial Lease, Consumer, Corporate Commercial, Energy, Family, Government, Hospitality, Life Sciences (Biotech, Pharma & Medical Devices), Maritime, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures, Partnership and Shareholder, Personal Injury, Securities, Sports, Tax, Technology, Telecommunications, Transportation, Wills and Estates

Professional Experience

Dr. Parthasarathy holds a Ph.D in Finance from the United States of America, Chartered Accountant from India  and Chartered Management Accountant (Pending Membership) from United Kingdom.

He has over 13 (thirteen) years of experience in the area of Finance and have been part of 6 (six) Wealthy Family’s (Net Worth- 2000 Cr/USD 500 Million upwards) external counsel for settling Company dispute & Real Estate matters.

He has overseen divestment of the assets of companies in which the families have interest and thereby acted as counsel for 60 (sixty) transactions/memorandums/agreements focusing on resolving real estate disputes and internal audit matters including forensics.

He is also an empaneled arbitrator with the several High Courts in India and the Indian Dispute Resolution Council, Permanent Member- Indian Council of Arbitration and a distinguished member of the Gujarat Maritime Cluster (Government of India Initiative), Mentor, Niti Aayog (Policy Arm) Government of India.

Dispute Resolution Experience and Training
  • Certified Arbitrator – IIAM
  • Acted as Sole Arbitrator in 6 matters of minimum value of 10 Million in the areas of Commercial and Contractual Disputes
  • Acted as Co-arbitrator in 8 matters off minimum value of 15 Million in areas of Commercial, Contractual and ISDS matters
  • Appointee in 2 ISDS matters
  • Counsel in 50 + matters pertaining to tax, contractual, venture capital, treaty obligations
Professional and Other Activities
  • Empaneled Arbitrator: Indian Dispute Resolution Council
  • Member:
    • Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA)
    • Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India
    • Member, National Productivity Council, Government of India
    • Mentor, Niti Aayog (Government of India)
  • Empaneled Mentor:
    • High Court of Jammu & Kashmir International,
    • HC of Madhya Pradesh, International Arbitral Institutions
    • Maldives International Arbitration Centre
    • Member, Association of Swiss Arbitrators
    • List of Practitioners, Vienna International Arbitration Centre
    • Panel, Pacific International Arbitration Centre
    • Member, European Court of Arbitrage
    • Panel, International Arbitration Court
    • Panel, Mauritius International Arbitration Center
    • Panel, Qatar Arbitration Court
    • Supporting Member, HKPAG
    • Supporting Member (Inclusion in Panel)- LMAA (London)
  • Certified Arbitrator- Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation
  • Certified Independent Director – Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (Ministry of Corporate  Affairs/ Government of India) – Membership Number IDDB-NR-202008-030913
  • Visiting Professor of Finance & Valuation – Top Business Schools -Indian Institute of Management (SM), SP Jain School of Management etc. (India & Abroad)
Academic Qualifications
  • PG Diploma in Arbitration from National Law University, India
  • PG Diploma in Maritime Law (Feb 2021)
  • PG Diploma in International Affairs & Diplomacy (2021)