Aseem Chawla is Practice Leader of ASC Legal, Solicitors & Advocates, New Delhi (India), is India Bar Council member & Fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and certificate holder of Comparative Tax Policy & Administration program of Harvard Kennedy School. He is candidate for "Vienna Certificate in Double Tax Treaties" under the auspices of Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria. He is also an accredited TEP, STEP, U.K.
Aseem's experience includes advising large Indian and multinational corporate houses on tax matters, including international tax, inbound and outbound investment structuring, and cross-border merger matters. He has represented clients on tax litigation matters before various appellate forums. He is well regarded for estate planning, inheritance & family governance, trusts & private clients matters for high net-worth families.
Aseem has been consistently adjudged over the years, as one of leading international tax experts in Asia Pacific region by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers and Partners, Asialaw Leading Lawyers & Expert Guide surveys. Aseem is actively involved in leadership capacity at various domestic and International professional bodies and business chambers and regularly invited to tax forums and industry chambers. He is visiting faculty with ICAI on International Taxation & White-collar Crimes and nominated by the Government of India, as Non-Executive Independent Director on Board of one of largest State-Owned General Insurance Companies.
Aseem has several authorships including Wolters Kluwer's publication on "A Compendium of Advance Rulings on Income Tax" & contributed in IFA Cahiers (Annual Congress 2013 held in Copenhagen), as country reporter for India on "Exchange of Information". His views are often sought by print and electronic media.