Arunkumar Gunasekaran specializes in advocacy and advisory work in a wide range of shipping, international trade and international commercial law disputes. His main areas of work include shipping contentious and non-contentious (including advising on shipbuilding and ship sale) cases, general commercial litigation and international arbitration matters.
He has acted in several international arbitrations under various arbitration body rules. He has represented several clients in ship sale and purchase and is known for structuring complex ship sale and purchase deals.
Having worked in Singapore for several years, he is reputed for his first-hand knowledge of the Asian market and for having a wide network of legal professionals and business personnel from different industries.
He is a dual qualified lawyer in England and Wales as well as India and as such he can advise on Indian law in addition to English law.
Various lectures, workshops and seminars at various law schools around the world.
External examiner for the summer school on International Commercial Litigation at University College London (2021, 2022).
Senior Tutor for lawyers preparing for Solicitors Qualifying Examination with a training provider.