Ganesh Chandru, Partner, Dua Associates conferred Capital Foundation Arun Jaitley ADR Award for his contribution to Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
New Delhi, Nov 18, 2020 :Ganesh Chandru, Partner, Dua Associates in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Arbitration & Alternate Dispute Resolution , was conferred the Capital Foundation Arun Jaitley ADR Awardat a virtual ceremony on 15 November 2020, which commemorated Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer’s 106th birthday. Dr. S. Y. Quraishi , former Chief Election Commissioner, delivered the Capital Foundation Annual Lecture, on the ‘Need for Electoral Reforms’ which was followed by the announcement of the awards including for Medicine, Sports, Journalism, Legal Education, Legal Services, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Public Life, Judicial Reforms and Corporate Governance.
Other recipients of the Capital Foundation Award this year include Justice Madan B. Lokur for his distinctive contribution to Human Rights and Judicial Reforms; Shekhar Gupta for unique contribution to Journalism; Cyril Shroff for his contribution to Legal Services; Uday Kotak for contribution in the field of Corporate Governance and Financial Management; and several other eminent personalities drawn from different fields, who have raised the bar of excellence and made notable contributions to their respective professions. The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award was Murlidhar C. Bhandare, ex-Governor of Odisha.
On being conferred the Award, MrChandrusaid “Iam honoured and humbled to be the recipient of such a prestigiousaward instituted by Maadhyam,more so, because in 2019, the winner in this category was Justice A.K. Sikri, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Judge, Singapore International Commercial Court. This award will no doubt encourage me to make greater contributions to the practice of Arbitration & Alternate Dispute Resolution and work dedicatedly towards providing cost and time efficient solutions for the matters that I handle.”
Mr Chandru is admitted to practice in India, England &Wales and Singapore, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. His practice encompasses advising and representing parties in international arbitration matters (under Rules of SIAC, ICC, LCIA, SCMA, UNCITRAL as well as ad hoc) and arbitration matters seated in India that are conducted pursuant to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. He also advises and represents parties in litigation matters before the courts.
He has been recognised in the ‘Global Arbitration Review 100 (2009)’ as a “Significant” name and has been listed as one of the “Future Leaders” by ‘Who’s Who Legal’ and the ‘Global Arbitration Review (GAR)’, London in the 2017 and 2018 editions of ‘Arbitration: Future Leaders’. He has been appointed by the President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration as a Member of the ‘SIAC Users Council’, and by the President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration as a member of the ‘ICC India Arbitration Group’.
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