Surendra Singh Chandrawat, Senior Manager


Surendra Singh Chandrawat is a Senior Manager at Perun Consultants.

Surendra’s focus is on our conflict director/trustee services and providing invaluable expertise in our litigation support, due diligence and restructuring engagements. He is a former Chief Compliance Manager with a well-established multinational group in Hong Kong and a former Senior Executive Legal for a publicly-traded Forbes Global 2000 company. His broad range of corporate and legal advisory experience and in-house expertise greatly aid his ability to provide tailored and pragmatic advice to clients.

Prior to joining the Perun team, Surendra worked in Hong Kong and India, where he was involved in a wide range of transactions, from general corporate to commercial, with both local and cross-border elements. He worked with teams on drafting and negotiation of contracts and joint venture agreements and led the performance of corporate risk analysis with a focus on complex group structures and on-going compliance matters. Having had an active role in corporate restructuring, reorganisation, business set ups and incorporations, he has gained exposure to a varied range of jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Surendra has extensive experience in general litigation support, including arbitration, commercial disputes, shareholder disputes and debt recovery. He has also worked on a wide range of real estate matters and assisted real estate lawyers extensively in all kinds of transactions, including the sale and purchase of commercial and residential projects.

Representative engagements

  • Assisted Turkish lawyers in successful declaration of bankruptcy of the group holding company based in Istanbul against the debt recovery of over HK$12 million and provided overall litigation support to the solicitors in the appeal of bankruptcy lawsuit.

  • Coordinated with US counsel in successfully obtaining a court order from the Supreme Court of New York in favour of a leading jewellery company for damages of over US$2.3 million against the settlement issues pertaining to the sale of jewelleries.

  • Provided extensive support to the clients, solicitors, corporate advisors, liquidators and receivers in winding up and liquidation proceedings of several Hong Kong companies.

  • Advised on a wide range of commercial disputes and debt recovery matters, including winding up and bankruptcy proceedings of a leading Hong Kong luxury goods company.

  • Worked in conjunction with lawyers on shipping transactions to mitigate customs and excise issues in Hong Kong.

  • Instructed to key management personnel of large corporate groups in the course of high-level corporate restructuring in BVI and Cayman to mitigate personal information disclosure requirements for high net worth beneficial owners of Hong Kong diamond manufacturers.

  • Advised a US-incorporated company in an acquisition of a high-end jewellery brand.

  • Advised on acquisition of 30% stake in a high turnover precious stones company in Hong Kong, including finalising of subscription and shareholders agreement.

  • Set up of, and compliance counselling for, numerous Hong Kong and offshore companies in BVI and Cayman including subsidiaries as a WOFE in China.

  • Worked on the formation of companies limited by guarantee for trust and advancement of educational, religious and charitable purposes.

  • Advised on the restructuring of a corporate property portfolio involving numerous cross-ownership and cross- guarantee issues of real estate companies in Asia Pacific.

  • Involved in consulting and development of strategic projects for several real estate companies.

Professional qualifications

  • LL.M. - Master of Laws

  • LL.B. - Bachelor of Laws (with Honours)

  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts (with Honours)

  • PGDM - Post Graduate Diploma in Management


  • English

  • Hindi

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