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Notable Practitioner



Aseem Chawla is the Founder & Practice Leader at ASC Legal, Solicitors & Advocates in New Delhi. He is a Member of Bar Council of India & Fellow Chartered Accountant and certificate holder of “Comparative Tax Policy & Administration” from Harvard Kennedy School & “Vienna Certificate in Double Tax Treaties” from Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria (WU).

Aseem has over two decades of experience in advising on a variety of Legal, Tax and Business matters including international tax, representation & litigation practice, inbound/outbound investment structuring and cross-border tax issues, business advisory, exchange control regulatory and money laundering laws. He is an accredited Trust & Estate Practitioner and Member of Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP), U.K. and is well regarded for estate planning, including advising large families & corporate houses on governance aspects.

Aseem is actively involved in leadership capacity at various professional bodies and business chambers in India & abroad and is regularly invited to various domestic and international tax forums and industry chambers. Aseem is visiting faculty with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on taxation & white collar crimes. He has been nominated by the Government of India, as Non-Executive Independent Director on Board of one of the largest State-Owned General Insurance Companies. Aseem is the Vice-Chair of the South Asia/Oceana and India Committee, Section of International Law (ABA). Further, he has also been appointed as the Vice Chair of the International Private Client Committee of the ABA International Law Section. He has been the former Secretary of the Taxes Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) and has been recently nominated, as a member of its India Working Group (IWG).

Aseem has been consistently adjudged over decades, as one of leading international tax experts in the Asia Pacific region by Chambers and Partners, Asialaw Leading Lawyers & Expert Guides, Who’s Who Legal surveys. His name finds mention in “100 Legal Luminaries of India” published by Lexis Nexis.

Aseem has several authorships to his credit, including the publication on the Indian contemporary tax landscape titled, “Finding a Straight Line Between Twists and Turns: Imperfect, yet Honest Reflections on the Indian Tax Landscape”, which has received much accolades from all quarters. He has most recently curated “Supreme Court on Company Law [Compendium of Cases] 1950-2021”, in three volumes, published by Bloomsbury. He is a contributory author of “Taxation of Crypto Assets” by Kluwer Law International. He is lead contributory author of tax treatise, “A Global Analysis of Tax Treaty Disputes”, published by Cambridge tax law series. He is currently co-author of International Bureau for Fiscal Documentation's (IBFD) Global M&A Tax Research Platform. Aseem’s views are often sought by print and electronic media.