PEOPLE

Malvika Bakshi

Senior Associate
Mumbai

M: +91 98206 59238
E: malvika.bakshi@foxmandal.in

Malvika has 11 years of experience as a Real Estate lawyer and works at the firm’s Mumbai Office. Her practice also extends to Corporate and Commercial Litigation as well as matters pertaining to Consumer Law and Admiralty Law. The sectors she primarily focusses on encompasses Education, Consumer Goods & Retail to Food & Beverages and Start-up.

EXPERTISE

Malvika’s expertise in Real Estate & Litigation includes advising on acquisition of rights, title and interests in immovable property/ies including commercial and residential properties (from title verification, due diligence to drafting, reviewing and finalizing various agreements and deeds, negotiating relevant terms & conditions and completing registration procedures) through absolute conveyance, agreement to sell, lease, mortgage, Joint Venture, development agreement, power of attorneys, leave and licence agreement and so on;

She has further worked on assignments pertaining to redevelopment of housing societies in Mumbai. In addition, she advises on testate and intestate succession, Consumer Law, Stamp Duty and Registration Fee obligations and providing legal assistance & facilitating registration procedure at the concerned Sub Registrar’s offices. She also takes up Civil matters by representing clients before the appropriate Courts arising in connection with Property disputes. Malvika is further skilled in handling matters related to Employment and Labour Law.

She wins her client’s trust through her compassionate disposition exhibiting emotional intelligence and providing creative solutions.

EDUCATION

  • Masters of Law (LLM) – Mumbai University 2014

ADMISSION

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa

AFFILIATION

  • IPBA

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial Law
Anti Sexual Harassment and Discrimination at Workplace
Employment & Termination
Labour Law
Labour & Industrial Disputes
Trademark
Corporate Real Estate
Residential, Commercial & Township Development
RERA
Arbitration
Constitutional Law
Consumer Disputes
Litigation

SECTORS

Education
Consumer Goods & Retail;Food & Beverages;Start-ups;·

PEOPLE

Manaswini Mishra

Content Head
Bengaluru

M: +91 99715 33733
E: manaswini.mishra@foxmandal.in

An experienced lawyer and an accomplished journalist, Manaswini is the Content Head at Fox Mandal. She manages the overall content building activities and augments the firm’s thought leadership as well as media outreach. Equipped with a law degree from Symbiosis Law School, Pune, and having been awarded for excellence in the field of journalism, her pursuit naturally synergized with legal writing and communication.

EXPERTISE

Manaswini is a multi-skilled professional with extensive exposure in the Indian legal, accounting, and media industry as well as the US publishing industry. She has an overall experience of 5 years as a lawyer and more than 9 years as a content creator. She has successfully managed the legal writing team of a renowned US tax publication and worked as a corporate associate for prominent tax and accounting firms.

Her legal knowledge and drafting skills help her in effectively managing the content building activity of a law firm. She maintains editorial governance in order to keep the content consistent with brand voice, style and tone. She is also involved in the business development and CSR initiatives of the firm and further manages media communications.

In addition, she manages a YouTube channel with a significant subscriber base where she helps budding mothers with advice on maternity and childcare. She believes that cogent communication can drive change and channel growth. She is a strong supporter of freedom of expression and the movement towards gender equality.

EDUCATION

  • BALLB, Symbiosis Law School, 2011
  • Diploma in International Business Laws & Corporate Laws from Symbiosis Law School, Pune

ADMISSION

  • BAR COUNCIL OF MAHARASHTRA AND GOA

AFFILIATION

  • Member of Bar Association of Odisha

RECOGNITION

  • Awarded for Excellence in Journalism by the Odisha State Journalist Union.
  • YouTube channel – @themomschannel – 5000+ subscribers and more than 2 million views.

PEOPLE

MADHU K

Senior Associate
Bengaluru

M: +91 87225 58844
E: madhu.k@foxmandal.in

Madhu is a skilled patent professional having over 10 years of practical experience in handling patent requirement of varied entities. He works in the Intellectual Property (IP) vertical at the firm’s Bengaluru office and has conducted over 700 patentability searches and drafted over 200 patent applications. With a positive outlook and patient disposition, he ensures that his clients receive holistic resolutions.

EXPERTISE

Prior to working with Fox Mandal, he has worked with other well-known IP firms in India. Madhu has handled all kinds of patent-related matters including patentability assessment searches, infringement analysis, claim mapping, state-of-the-art searches, FTO searches and establishing FTO opinions, technology landscaping and whitespace analysis, patent validation, and invalidation searches, competitor patent monitoring, drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications.

He has worked with the R&D teams of multiple clients and assisted them in taking suitable IP enforcement actions pertaining to their innovations. He has majorly worked with entities in the Information Technology, Education, Consumer Goods & Retail, Automotive, Start-ups, Textiles, Apparels & Accessories sectors.

Madhu’s adaptive nature, willingness to learn and clear communication skills resonates well with his peers and clients.

EDUCATION

  • BE-Computer Science, Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), 2009

ADMISSION

  • Indian Patent Agent-IN/PA-3853

PRACTICE AREAS

Patents

SECTORS

Information Technology
Education
Consumer Goods & Retail
Automotive
Start-ups
Textiles, Apparels & Accessories
Agriculture

PEOPLE

Mali Pavan Gowda

Senior Associate
Bengaluru

M: +91 89711 16111
E: mali.pavangowda@foxmandal.in

Mali Pavan Gowda brings more than 7 years of experience as a lawyer specializing chiefly in real estate and land acquisition pertaining to the Agriculture sector. His experience further includes Civil and Criminal Litigation. His creative thinking, work ethics and clear communication has consistently turned up trumps with his clients.

EXPERTISE

Pawan specializes in advising and providing legal assistance in real estate matters, especially for finalising the most favourable/preferred location and other allied searches, including vetting of documents and verification of title. He further gives legal opinions in respect of land for acquisition for new projects to builders and corporate establishments. He also offers legal assistance in relation to the construction and development of projects and related contracts, sub-contracts, service agreements and maintenance agreements.

Moreover, he is experienced in providing legal procedural advice and assistance for regular Pre/Post Purchase/Sale and all relevant documentation including the issuance of Letter-of-Intent, Memorandum of Understanding, Public Notice, Agreement-to-Sale, Sale Deed etc. In addition, he offers legal assistance in relation to bringing up and developing Facility/Built-to-Suit Campus.

Pawan is also well versed in various applicable central, state and regional legislation and rules pertaining to Real Estate, such as Zonal Regulations, Building Byelaws, Comprehensive Development Plans, Coastal Regulatory Zonal Regulations, Rules pertaining to Environmental Impact Assessment and Fire Safety Norms etc.

He further advises on Stamp Duty and Registration Fee obligations and on setting up of SEZ and EOUs and on statutory compliances required for Star Classification for Hotel and Hospitality establishments.

EDUCATION

  • B.A.L Bachelor of Academic Law
  • L.L.B Bachelor of Law Bengaluru University 2011

ADMISSION

  • Bar Council of Karnataka

PRACTICE AREAS

Residential, Commercial & Township Development
Corporate Real Estate
Industrial Unit, Park, SEZ & IT Park
Renewable Energy
RERA
Joint Venture
Solar Energy
Wind Energy

SECTORS

Agriculture