Shreyas Jayasimha is the founding partner of Aarna Law LLP. Shreyas read law at the National Law School of India University and was a Chevening Scholar at the University of Warwick. With 20 years’ experience in litigation and domestic and international dispute resolution, Shreyas has advised and represented clients across a variety of industrial sectors. He is a trained mediator and has been appointed as an arbitrator in India and internationally. He is currently a co-counsel for a state party in two significant ongoing investment treaty arbitrations.
Shreyas spearheads Aarna Law’s banking, finance and insolvency practice. He advises an array of clients including banks, financial institutions and non-banking financial companies, including assisting banks and asset recovery companies in India to recover wrongfully retained assets presently concealed abroad, or round-tripped back to India.
Shreyas has been a member of the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy, Geneva since 2012, is the National Coordinator for the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee of India and is a member of the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration Council. Shreyas is the only India-based representative of the ICC-FraudNet, which formed the Asset Recovery Group India (ARGI) to pursue substantial value cross-border asset recovery claims for Indian banks, ARCs and other creditors. ARGI comprises specialist fraud and asset recovery lawyers from various jurisdictions who provide superior legal representation to financial institutions, corporations and individuals in securities litigation and arbitration. Shreyas regularly provides advisory and opinions to corporations on issues relating to insider trading, regulatory investigations, securities fraud, corporate governance and other complex issues in relation to securities laws and regulations, and represents clients before various tribunals, High Courts and the Supreme Court.
Shreyas recently established Aarna ADR in Maxwell Chamber Suites, Singapore.