Karun Cariappa

Khaitan & Co.


Karun Cariappa is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial practice group in the Singapore office. Prior to joining the Firm, Karun was a consultant at Fernbank Holdings (Singapore). Karun has a multi-disciplinary practice, including capital markets, venture capital and tech related investments and acquisitions and related corporate matters. Additionally, he has advised corporate clients, investment banks, selling shareholders and sponsors on a wide range of capital markets transactions.

He brings significant experience and relationships across both Hong Kong and Singapore, where he has been based for a number of years. Prior to joining the Firm, Karun was a Partner and global co-head of the India practice at Morgan Lewis in Singapore.

Professional Affiliations

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales
  • Karnataka State Bar Council
  • Charter Member, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Singapore

Recognitions and Accomplishments
Karun has been acknowledged for his experience and expertise by India Business Law Journal’s Top 100 A-List of International Counsel, March 2019 as “a lawyer of repute”.