Aseem Chawla is the practice leader at ASC Legal, Solicitors & Advocates in New Delhi. Aseem is a member of the Bar Council of India, and a fellow chartered accountant and certificate holder of the comparative tax policy and administration programme at Harvard Kennedy School.
Aseem has extensive experience in advising on a variety of tax matters including international tax; inbound and outbound investment structuring and cross-border tax issues; corporate and business advisory; exchange control and regulatory; and money laundering laws. He is also well regarded for estate planning; inheritance and family governance; trusts; and private clients, including national and international clients; high-net-worth individuals; and trustees and family offices.
Aseem is actively involved in leadership capacities of various professional associations and industry chambers. He has been nominated by the Indian government’s Ministry of Finance as a non-executive director on the board of a leading state-owned general insurance company. He is secretary of the taxes committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). He has also been appointed, in an honorary capacity, as a financial and tax adviser of a leading pan-India not-for-profit organisation, which is celebrating its 100th year of establishment.
Aseem is consistently adjudged over the years as one of the leading tax experts in the Asia-Pacific region, and is identified among 40 leading Indian lawyers under 45. His name finds mention in 100 Legal Luminaries of India, published by Lexis Nexis. He also has several authorships to his credit, and his views are often sought on contemporary tax and policy matters by the print and electronic media.