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Arnondo Chakrabarti

Partner

London

Chakrabarti Arnondo
Arnondo Chakrabarti

Partner

London

Arnondo has experience in a wide range of contentious matters including regulatory, criminal and internal investigations and disputes for financial institutions. He has a wealth of expertise in managing cross-border teams in investigations and disputes. Arnondo also advises on public law and previously practised as a barrister at Matrix Chambers.

The major UK legal directories say Arnondo is: “one of the best lawyers in the city” (UK Legal 500, 2016 Banking Litigation); “technically superb, completely unflappable and incisive” (Chambers UK, 2013 Banking Litigation & Fraud); “absolutely attuned to the tensions in highly emotive contentious matters” (Chambers UK, 2014 Contentious Financial Services); “an erudite corporate crime practitioner with extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional investigations work” (Chambers UK, 2016 Financial Crime: Corporates London); “effectively combines his background in criminal law with his contentious regulatory practice in order to provide clients with quality representation in global investigations and enforcement actions in the FS market” (Chambers UK, 2016 Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory); “his extensive experience in handling cross-border matters for a diverse array of clients means that he is well equipped to handle issues of both major monetary and reputational import” (Chambers UK, 2017 Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory); and “handles extremely large jobs with great diligence” and is “very smart and very urbane” (Chambers UK 2018, Financial Crime: Corporate).

News & insights

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Publications: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Podcast: The revised CSSF circular 12/552 and what it means for banks

Banks’ internal governance issues have, in recent years, received increased attention from regulators and international bodies, aimed primarily at correcting weak or superficial internal governance…

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Publications: 25 FEBRUARY 2021

A new perspective on the FCA's focus on market abuse

Sarah Hitchins considers the FCA's commentary on market abuse risks in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as recent enforcement activity in this area.

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Susanna Charlwood to join Allen & Overy’s Litigation practice

News: 30 NOVEMBER 2020

Susanna Charlwood to join Allen & Overy’s Litigation practice

Allen & Overy will welcome Susanna Charlwood as a partner in the Litigation & Investigations group in London. The addition comes as the firm continues to invest in its commercial litigation practice…

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Publications: 01 APRIL 2019

Barrister wins right to see his bank’s suspicious activity reports

Lonsdale v National Westminster Bank [2018] EWHC 1843 (QB) (18 July 2018)

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1997

Academic

BSc, Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1993

CPE, The College Of Law, London, 1994