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C. Chakradaran

Senior Counsel
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Afridi & Angell

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Local Time: Wednesday 13:33

Practice Expertise

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance
  • Maritime, Shipping & Transport
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Profile

Mr Chakradaran is a co-founder and former managing partner of Afridi & Angell. He was admitted as a member of the Sri Lankan Bar Association in 1966, and began his career practising as an advocate from 1966-79. He was also a visiting lecturer in commercial law and chairman of the Board of Examiners at the Ceylon Law College in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He moved to Dubai in 1979.

Mr Chakradaran has been associated with numerous high profile maritime casualty and litigation support matters, in which he has achieved immense success. He regularly handles instructions on behalf of P&I clubs, sole insurers and re-insurers, and is engaged in multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution including representation of international parties in arbitration proceedings. Such cases have involved concessions, construction contracts, contractual payment claims, banking matters, commercial agencies, partner disputes, trading of foreign currency futures and other investment matters. He also advises on environmental regulations and issues relating to sovereign immunity and other laws affecting transportation, trade and commerce in the Gulf, Middle East and South Asia regions.

Bar Admissions
•Sri Lankan Bar Association
•International Bar Association
•Former Chairman, Board of Directors, DIFC Arbitration Cenre LLC (DIFC/LCIA Arbitration Centre)
•Former Sri Lanka Representative, ICC-International Court of Arbitration

Education
Ceylon Law College, Colombo, Sri Lanka (1965)

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance
  • Maritime, Shipping & Transport

Professional Career



Professional Associations
  • International Bar Association

The ICC-International Court of Arbitration (Sri Lanka Representative).

Articles

• Arrest of Vessels, 2015, Kluwer Law International Maritime Handbook
• Attachment of Assets, 2012, Juris Publishing Inc.
• Dispute Resolution, Volume 1, 2008/2009, Practical Law Multi-jurisdictional Guide
• Arrest of Ships, Volume 3, 1987, Lloyds of London

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