Shreyas Jayasimha

founding partner

Counsel | Advocate | Mediator | Arbitrator

practice areas

  • Litigation
  • Domestic and International Dispute Resolution

recognitions

  • Asia Law Leading Lawyers 2021.
  • Listed in the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.
  • Global Dialogue Review (GDR) Editorial Board, 2020.
  • Recognised amongst India’s 40 Leading lawyers under 45 years by Indian Lawyers 250.
  • Member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Users Council, 2015 onwards.
  • Selected as the only India based practitioner by ICC FraudNet, Paris, 2015 onwards.
  • Listed as a leading dispute resolution lawyer in Chambers and Partners 2012 onwards.
  • Member of the Task Force on “Maximising the Probative Value of Witness Evidence” of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.
  • Recipient of Legal Era ‘Rising Star’ Award, February 2016.

Shreyas Jayasimha brings his 20+ years of experience in litigation, and domestic and international dispute resolution to Aarna Law. He co-founded Aarna ADR, now called Simha Law, along with Kamala Naganand & Srikanth Navale at the esteemed Maxwell Chamber Suites, Singapore.
As one of our founding partners, he advises and represents clients across industry and provides advisory and opinions to corporations on issues from insider trading, regulatory investigations, fraud and corporate governance.

Shreyas is a trained mediator. He has been appointed as an arbitrator in India and internationally on various matters over the years. He is currently serving as co-counsel for a State party in two significant investment treaty arbitrations. He represents clients before various Tribunals, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

Shreyas is the only India-based representative of the ICC-FraudNet that formed the Asset Recovery Group India (ARGI). ARGI comprises of specialised Fraud and Asset Recovery lawyers from various jurisdictions to pursue substantial value cross-border asset-recovery claims for Indian Banks, ARCs and other creditors. Members of ARGI provide superior legal representation to financial institutions, corporations and individuals in asset tracing & recovery, securities litigations and arbitrations.

Shreyas has been a member of the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy (FIAA), Geneva, since 2012; is the National Coordinator for the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee of India (UNCCI); and is a member of the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (MCIA) Council.

Shreyas Jayasimha read law at the National Law School of India University and was a Chevening Scholar at the University of Warwick.

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