Mr. BANGALORE CHELVARAJAN THIRUVENGADAM, (Thiru) is a lawyer of over 40 years of standing at the bar. Thiru has degrees in Commerce and Law from Bangalore University and an Intermediate Degree in Chartered Accountancy. He is a Patent Agent of the Government of India, a Certified U.S. Patent Process Prosecutor from Sci3 Centre, Sunnyvale, California, and a Certified Mediator by ISDL San Francisco and High Court of Karnataka.
He is a senior partner of “thiru& thiru”, a Legal500 law firm and he is a highly respected lawyer in India. He is Group “A” Counsel of the Government of India, in the Supreme Court. He successfully represents Government of Karnataka and KPTCL in matters before Appellate Tribunal for Electricity Matters, New Delhi. He is known as a specialist in the “Corporate Oppression and Mismanagement” and has expertise in the areas of commercial, intellectual property rights, technology law, energy law, food law and constitutional matters. He has also handled various cases pertaining to white-collar crimes and economic offences.
He is an internationally acclaimed mediator and arbitrator and has resolved several cross-border disputes in the areas of corporate, IPR, fashion and commercial disputes. He was involved in establishing several court-annexed Mediation centres in India – including Bangalore Mediation Centre. He is a Master Trainer and Trainer of Trainers in Mediation and Arbitration and has trained hundreds of lawyers, judges, company secretaries, chartered accountants, engineers and bureaucrats.
He is the co-founder of Bangalore International Mediation, Arbitration and Conciliation Centre (BIMACC) India’s comprehensive Institutional ADR Centre with rules in consonance with the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). He is an Executive Committee Member of the CII’s Task Force for Dispute Resolution, New Delhi.
As a guest faculty, he teaches Technology Law at the Chicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. He has rendered several lectures and technical papers in various universities and fora in India and abroad. He was the Chairperson of the Bangalore Chapter of the Society of Indian Law Firms, (SILF) and President, of the Corporate and Administrative Law Foundation (CORAL). He is an active member of the International Council of Jurists, London, International Bar Association, London, Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Tokyo, INSOL International, New York and Union of International Advocates Paris.
He has won several global recognitions. He is featured in the prestigious Lexis Nexis “100 Legal Luminaries of India 2016”, Legal500, Chambers & Partners, AsiaLaw Journal and Asian Business Law and Marquis “Who is Who in Asia”. He was conferred with Cambridge University “International Professional Award” in 2010 and has been a recipient of the Asialaw Journal’s Leading Lawyer Award. On 27th April 2017 David A Clarke School of Law, University of District of Columbia has honoured him in recognition of his contribution to the worldwide legal community