Amarjit Singh Chandhiok
Senior Advocate & President
Amarjit Singh Chandhiok is a distinguished Indian Senior Advocate practising in the Supreme Court and High Courts in India. He was President of the Delhi High Court Bar Association for six terms, which is a record.
A former Additional Solicitor General of India, Amarjit was also Principal Counsel to the European Union Commission from August 2013 to March 2016. He was the only Indian lawyer who held that position so far.
Amarjit is also President of Maadhyam, Council for Conflict Resolution, a professional organization aiming at excellence in the development of law and conflict resolution. He is Vice-Chairman of Society of Insolvency Practitioners of India and Member of Advisory Committee of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. Amarjit is also Chairman of the Working Group under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India.
Amarjit has been conferred many prestigious awards, including "Outstanding Jurist – 2000" by J.N. Kaushal Jurisprudence Centre, New Delhi; Award for rendering meritorious legal services from Delhi Citizens' Forum for Civil Rights in 2002; the National Law Day Award-2006 from the then Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, for the contribution made in the practice of Civil Law; the "Leader in the Profession – Leader of the Bar Award-2007" from the Bar Council of Delhi in March 2007; and "Sikh of the Year 2010" by Sikh Forum International, London, UK.