Rahul Donde is Counsel at Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler in Geneva. He acts as arbitrator, counsel, secretary and assistant of the arbitral tribunal in international arbitration proceedings under both ad hoc and institutional arbitration rules.
Mr. Donde has acted as sole or presiding arbitrator with all major international arbitral institutions including the ICC, LCIA and SIAC. As counsel, he has advised multinational companies in cross-border construction and commercial disputes and has assisted parties in annulment proceedings before the Swiss Federal Tribunal. He has been consistently recognized as “Expert”, “Rising Star” and “Future Leader” by the major legal directories including Expert Guides, Legal500 and Who’s Who Legal.
Mr. Donde’s areas of expertise include natural resources (water, oil, gas, renewable energy), pharmaceuticals, commercial law (agency, distribution, sales, purchase, services agreements), and corporate law (share purchase, mergers, JV) in different jurisdictions. Having worked in Switzerland and India for several years, he has expertise in complex commercial and investment disputes in both common law and civil law systems.