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Al Amin Rahman
Partner
Dhaka
+8801819212002
alamin.rahman@fma.com.bd
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Al Amin Rahman

Partner

Dhaka

+8801819212002

alamin.rahman@fma.com.bd

Location : Dhaka

WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

Being dual qualified lawyer (Bangladesh & U.K.), Mr. Al Amin Rahman advised on several cross border transactions involving Bangladesh and English laws. He has worked in several countries including Bangladesh, India, Singapore and England.

He is advising several big names including Microsoft, Facebook, World Bank, IFC, ADB, Rolls Royce, Accenture, Ford, Cisco, Turkish Airlines, HSBC, SCB, Linde Group, Renoir, Starwood hotel, Tesco, Tata, Isolux, Cobra, Tedagua, Infosys, Japan External Trade Organization and Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA). etc. with over more than 500 multinational companies in various diversified sectors.

Mr. Al Amin Rahman has been the Partner of Fox Mandal Associates from 2007 onwards. He was the Chief of Party at Abdul Motin Khashru and Associates from 2005 to 2007. Alongside, he played the role of a consultant for World Bank, assisting them in several of their projects. Mr. Rahman facilitated IFC’s joint venture program with A.K. Khan Waterhealth Bangladesh Limited, A.K. Khan & Co. Limited and Waterhealth International INC. to develop construct and operate 50 community water systems projects. He also supported Japan External Trade Organization with the rules and regulations pertaining to investments in Bangladesh. Currently, he is engaged as consultants for Premier Bank Limited Bangladesh. He have also provided consultancy services to Standard Chartered Bank in London and Singapore.  Mr. Al Amin has advised several clients on matters of Foreign Investment, existing Conventions on Admiralty business consultancy in Bangladesh, anticipatory enforcement complications in relation to different jurisdictions, Monetary Authorities, Taxation, Leasing, etc.

Mr. Al Amin Rahman have done M&A works across jurisdictions in Japan, India, Germany, Korea, France, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Australia, Ireland, United States, United Kingdom, UAE, Turkey, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Australia, etc.

Mr. Al Amin Rahman strongly believes in providing high quality legal consultancy service along with ensuring a prompt turnaround with a view to protecting the best interest of his clients. Meeting clients’ requirements as permitted under the laws is the motto of his service. He truly values clients’ satisfaction and tries to stand on clients’ expectations through providing legal services.

PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

    Corporate & Commercial Capital Market Competition Employment & Human Resources Intellectual Property Rights Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Real Estate Tax AdvisoryBanking Financial Services & Insurance Consumer Products and Retail Energy Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing Services

AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

    Advocate at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh; Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association; Member of the Dhaka Bar Association; Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn UK.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

    Called to the Bar (Barrister) from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn UK on 2005. • Post Graduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) from the University of Northumbria UK in 2005. • LL.B. (Hons.) from University of London United Kingdom (UK) in 2004.

WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

Being dual qualified lawyer (Bangladesh & U.K.), Mr. Al Amin Rahman advised on several cross border transactions involving Bangladesh and English laws. He has worked in several countries including Bangladesh, India, Singapore and England.

He is advising several big names including Microsoft, Facebook, World Bank, IFC, ADB, Rolls Royce, Accenture, Ford, Cisco, Turkish Airlines, HSBC, SCB, Linde Group, Renoir, Starwood hotel, Tesco, Tata, Isolux, Cobra, Tedagua, Infosys, Japan External Trade Organization and Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA). etc. with over more than 500 multinational companies in various diversified sectors.

Mr. Al Amin Rahman has been the Partner of Fox Mandal Associates from 2007 onwards. He was the Chief of Party at Abdul Motin Khashru and Associates from 2005 to 2007. Alongside, he played the role of a consultant for World Bank, assisting them in several of their projects. Mr. Rahman facilitated IFC’s joint venture program with A.K. Khan Waterhealth Bangladesh Limited, A.K. Khan & Co. Limited and Waterhealth International INC. to develop construct and operate 50 community water systems projects. He also supported Japan External Trade Organization with the rules and regulations pertaining to investments in Bangladesh. Currently, he is engaged as consultants for Premier Bank Limited Bangladesh. He have also provided consultancy services to Standard Chartered Bank in London and Singapore.  Mr. Al Amin has advised several clients on matters of Foreign Investment, existing Conventions on Admiralty business consultancy in Bangladesh, anticipatory enforcement complications in relation to different jurisdictions, Monetary Authorities, Taxation, Leasing, etc.

Mr. Al Amin Rahman have done M&A works across jurisdictions in Japan, India, Germany, Korea, France, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Australia, Ireland, United States, United Kingdom, UAE, Turkey, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Australia, etc.

Mr. Al Amin Rahman strongly believes in providing high quality legal consultancy service along with ensuring a prompt turnaround with a view to protecting the best interest of his clients. Meeting clients’ requirements as permitted under the laws is the motto of his service. He truly values clients’ satisfaction and tries to stand on clients’ expectations through providing legal services.

PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

    Corporate & Commercial Capital Market Competition Employment & Human Resources Intellectual Property Rights Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Real Estate Tax AdvisoryBanking Financial Services & Insurance Consumer Products and Retail Energy Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing Services

AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

    Advocate at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh; Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association; Member of the Dhaka Bar Association; Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn UK.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

    Called to the Bar (Barrister) from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn UK on 2005. • Post Graduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) from the University of Northumbria UK in 2005. • LL.B. (Hons.) from University of London United Kingdom (UK) in 2004.
Anshu Pratap Singh
Senior Associate
Bangalore
080 25595911
anshu.pratap@foxmandal.in
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Anshu Pratap Singh

Senior Associate

Bangalore

080 25595911

anshu.pratap@foxmandal.in

Location : Bangalore

WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

As Senior Associate with Investments and Corporate practice of the Firm, Anshu Pratap Singh has over 5 years of experience. He has advised various funds and investee companies on private equity/venture capital investments and optimally structured their transaction for the better efficiency. He also advises clients on exchange control and other corporate /commercial matters.   He has drafted and reviewed transaction documentations such as share subscription agreements, share purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements etc. He is also experienced in structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide range of domestic and transnational commercial contracts and conducting legal due diligence reviews of companies in varied sectors. He has been actively involved in the start-up initiatives of the Firm which aims at mentoring and building capacity for early stage start-ups. He has attended various conferences as speaker related to entrepreneurship and start-ups. He is also an author with publications in journals of national and international repute. His expertise spans in areas of Corporate & Commercial matters, Competition Law, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Intellectual Property Laws, and Arbitration Law.

PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

    Corporate & Commercial matters Competition Law Private Equity/Venture Capital Intellectual Property Laws and Arbitration Law.Corporate & Commercial

AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

    Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

    LL.B – RGSOIPL IIT Kharagpur Law School WIPO Advanced Course on Arbitration and Mediation Procedure under the WIPO Rules Intellectual Property Management

WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

As Senior Associate with Investments and Corporate practice of the Firm, Anshu Pratap Singh has over 5 years of experience. He has advised various funds and investee companies on private equity/venture capital investments and optimally structured their transaction for the better efficiency. He also advises clients on exchange control and other corporate /commercial matters.   He has drafted and reviewed transaction documentations such as share subscription agreements, share purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements etc. He is also experienced in structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide range of domestic and transnational commercial contracts and conducting legal due diligence reviews of companies in varied sectors. He has been actively involved in the start-up initiatives of the Firm which aims at mentoring and building capacity for early stage start-ups. He has attended various conferences as speaker related to entrepreneurship and start-ups. He is also an author with publications in journals of national and international repute. His expertise spans in areas of Corporate & Commercial matters, Competition Law, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Intellectual Property Laws, and Arbitration Law.

PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

    Corporate & Commercial matters Competition Law Private Equity/Venture Capital Intellectual Property Laws and Arbitration Law.Corporate & Commercial

AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

    Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

    LL.B – RGSOIPL IIT Kharagpur Law School WIPO Advanced Course on Arbitration and Mediation Procedure under the WIPO Rules Intellectual Property Management
Arun Kumar Mandal
Partner
Kolkata
+9198301 13434
arun.mandal@foxmandal.com
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Arun Kumar Mandal

Partner

Kolkata

+9198301 13434

arun.mandal@foxmandal.com

Location : Kolkata

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          Asoke Kumar Dhar
          Partner
          Kolkata
          +919830024823
          asokedhar@foxmandal.com
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          Asoke Kumar Dhar

          Partner

          Kolkata

          +919830024823

          asokedhar@foxmandal.com

          Location : Kolkata

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                  Birendra Kumar
                  Senior Associate
                  Bangalore
                  080 25595911
                  birendra.kumar@foxmandal.in
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                  Birendra Kumar

                  Senior Associate

                  Bangalore

                  080 25595911

                  birendra.kumar@foxmandal.in

                  Location : Bangalore

                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                  Birendra brings in over 13 years of experience as Patent Attorney and handles clients from various domains such as Telecommunication Industry, Software Industry, Automobile Industry. He has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, SME, Startups and Individuals. He has advised and assisted R&D team of the client with respect to new and ongoing research projects. His expertise spans across: • Conducting Patent searches such as Prior art search, Infringement search, and Invalidation search; • Drafting Patent Specifications; • Preparing, filing and prosecuting Indian patent applications, including all stages of prosecution; • Preparing response to foreign office actions; • Preparing and filing PCT application; • Attending hearing before the Controller of patents; • Preparing and filing pre-grant and post-grant oppositions.

                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                    Intellectual Property RightsB.E in Electronics & Telecommunication Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Test

                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                    Registered Patent Agent: Registered with the Bar council of Delhi:

                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                    B.E in Electronics & Telecommunication Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                  Birendra brings in over 13 years of experience as Patent Attorney and handles clients from various domains such as Telecommunication Industry, Software Industry, Automobile Industry. He has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, SME, Startups and Individuals. He has advised and assisted R&D team of the client with respect to new and ongoing research projects. His expertise spans across: • Conducting Patent searches such as Prior art search, Infringement search, and Invalidation search; • Drafting Patent Specifications; • Preparing, filing and prosecuting Indian patent applications, including all stages of prosecution; • Preparing response to foreign office actions; • Preparing and filing PCT application; • Attending hearing before the Controller of patents; • Preparing and filing pre-grant and post-grant oppositions.

                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                    Intellectual Property RightsB.E in Electronics & Telecommunication Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Test

                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                    Registered Patent Agent: Registered with the Bar council of Delhi:

                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                    B.E in Electronics & Telecommunication Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
                  Debanjan Mandal
                  Partner
                  Kolkata
                  +9198300 26873
                  debanjan.mandal@foxmandal.com
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                  Debanjan Mandal

                  Partner

                  Kolkata

                  +9198300 26873

                  debanjan.mandal@foxmandal.com

                  Location : Kolkata

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                          Gagandeep Sood
                          Senior Associate
                          Bangalore
                          080 25595911
                          gagandeep.sood@foxmandal.in
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                          Gagandeep Sood

                          Senior Associate

                          Bangalore

                          080 25595911

                          gagandeep.sood@foxmandal.in

                          Location : Bangalore

                          WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                          Gagandeep brings in over 5 years of experience as Advocate, specialized mainly in Tax Advisory and Planning under Income Tax, Custom and Goods and Service Tax law in India. He has advised and assisted both International and domestic clients on meeting compliances under various tax laws in India. He has advised Clients on transfers of Capital Assets, assignment of commercial rights and Tax Planning in the area of Direct Taxes and Goods and Service Tax Law of India. With an understanding of modes of transfers of Assets, I.e. Gifts, Family Settlements, Contribution of assets to Trust, he has diligently been advising HNIs on tax impact and implications on critical elements involved in Estate Planning. He has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, LLP’s, Trust’s and a wider range of start-up’s.

                          PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                            Tax Planning and Structuring

                          AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                            EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                              LLB from Bangalore University.

                            WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                            Gagandeep brings in over 5 years of experience as Advocate, specialized mainly in Tax Advisory and Planning under Income Tax, Custom and Goods and Service Tax law in India. He has advised and assisted both International and domestic clients on meeting compliances under various tax laws in India. He has advised Clients on transfers of Capital Assets, assignment of commercial rights and Tax Planning in the area of Direct Taxes and Goods and Service Tax Law of India. With an understanding of modes of transfers of Assets, I.e. Gifts, Family Settlements, Contribution of assets to Trust, he has diligently been advising HNIs on tax impact and implications on critical elements involved in Estate Planning. He has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, LLP’s, Trust’s and a wider range of start-up’s.

                            PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                              Tax Planning and Structuring

                            AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                              EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                LLB from Bangalore University.
                              Ishan Mukherjee
                              Senior Associate
                              Hyderabad
                              040 23548977
                              ishan.mukherjee@foxmandal.in
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                              Ishan Mukherjee

                              Senior Associate

                              Hyderabad

                              040 23548977

                              ishan.mukherjee@foxmandal.in

                              Location : Hyderabad

                              WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                              Ishan brings in over 5 years of experience in the infrastructure domain focusing on transactions around the project life cycle of major leasing & construction, operations & maintenance and conducting due diligence. He has advised and assisted clients on compliances under various corporate governance, project development & planning, asset management, intellectual property, settlements and transactions. He has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, LLP’s and a wider range of start-up’s. He is also experienced in drafting and negotiating various transactional documents including joint development agreement, sale deed, lease deed, major construction agreements and multiparty service agreements.

                              PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                Real Estate

                              AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                  B.A. LLB from Army Institute of Law Mohali.

                                WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                Ishan brings in over 5 years of experience in the infrastructure domain focusing on transactions around the project life cycle of major leasing & construction, operations & maintenance and conducting due diligence. He has advised and assisted clients on compliances under various corporate governance, project development & planning, asset management, intellectual property, settlements and transactions. He has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, LLP’s and a wider range of start-up’s. He is also experienced in drafting and negotiating various transactional documents including joint development agreement, sale deed, lease deed, major construction agreements and multiparty service agreements.

                                PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                  Real Estate

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                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. LLB from Army Institute of Law Mohali.

                                  Jayaprakash Padmanaban

                                  Partner

                                  Chennai

                                  +919884217191

                                  p.jayaprakash@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Chennai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Jayaprakash has more than 15 years of experience as a lawyer. His core areas of practice are Real Estate and Litigation. His expertise includes: Real estate related due diligence on behalf of developers, construction companies and other Indian and multinational clients Opining on property encumbrances Reporting on marketability of title Drafting documentation relating to real estate joint ventures Advice on development of townships, commercial and industrial establishments Drafting construction contracts and agreements of sale, lease, build-to-suit, leave and license, mortgage and hypothecation of property Liaising with various authorities such as Chennai Metropolitan Development authority, Town Planning authority, Sub-Registrar, District Registrar and District Collector Advising on setting up SEZ units and various PPP/infrastructure projects.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real EstateBanking Financial Services & Insurance Energy Infrastructure & Transportation

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    EBar Council of Tamil Nadu

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    BA BL - Dr. Ambedkar College Chennai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Jayaprakash has more than 15 years of experience as a lawyer. His core areas of practice are Real Estate and Litigation. His expertise includes: Real estate related due diligence on behalf of developers, construction companies and other Indian and multinational clients Opining on property encumbrances Reporting on marketability of title Drafting documentation relating to real estate joint ventures Advice on development of townships, commercial and industrial establishments Drafting construction contracts and agreements of sale, lease, build-to-suit, leave and license, mortgage and hypothecation of property Liaising with various authorities such as Chennai Metropolitan Development authority, Town Planning authority, Sub-Registrar, District Registrar and District Collector Advising on setting up SEZ units and various PPP/infrastructure projects.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real EstateBanking Financial Services & Insurance Energy Infrastructure & Transportation

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    EBar Council of Tamil Nadu

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    BA BL - Dr. Ambedkar College Chennai
                                  Jeevanandham Rajagopal
                                  Partner
                                  Chennai
                                  +919841166670,+12672437832
                                  r.jeevanandham@foxmandal.in
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                                  Jeevanandham Rajagopal

                                  Partner

                                  Chennai

                                  +919841166670,+12672437832

                                  r.jeevanandham@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Chennai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Jeeva co-heads the Corporate and Commercial practice of the firm in South India and heads the Chennai office. A second-generation lawyer, he has over 15 years of experience in advising clients on Indian laws and laws relating to domestic and international transactions. He works on inbound investments and M&A transactions across industries, and specialises in promoter / founder / investee representation. He has particular expertise in the renewable energy (“clean tech”) sector including solar, wind, biomass, solid waste-to-energy and hybrid projects.   Jeeva’s core work is around: Corporate Laws with a specific focus on foreign investment in India, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity funding of projects and companies; Renewable Energy projects; Advising start-ups and entrepreneurs; Structuring and advising on overseas direct investment by Indian entities; and Intellectual Property laws with a specific focus on transaction IP, IP strategies and facilitation and management of technology transfers. He also has substantial experience in advising on debt and equity funding strategies, private equity and fund investments. He mentors several entrepreneurs and start-ups and has hand-held many of them through multiple rounds of funding and exits. A Fulbright Fellow, Jeeva is also one of the first non-American lawyers to be recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as Ambassador for its Business Law Section. He has been co-chair of ABA's International Sub Committee of Young Lawyers since 2013. He is also a committee member at the British Business Group and member of a renewable energy committee of the Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & Acquisition Private EquityEnergy Telecom Automotive Manufacturing Healthcare & Life Sciences Infrastructure & Transportation

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Tamil Nadu Madras Bar Association Patent Agent International Trademark Association American Bar Association British Business Group

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. (Law) and B.L. from University of Madras Global Leadership Program from Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Jeeva co-heads the Corporate and Commercial practice of the firm in South India and heads the Chennai office. A second-generation lawyer, he has over 15 years of experience in advising clients on Indian laws and laws relating to domestic and international transactions. He works on inbound investments and M&A transactions across industries, and specialises in promoter / founder / investee representation. He has particular expertise in the renewable energy (“clean tech”) sector including solar, wind, biomass, solid waste-to-energy and hybrid projects.   Jeeva’s core work is around: Corporate Laws with a specific focus on foreign investment in India, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity funding of projects and companies; Renewable Energy projects; Advising start-ups and entrepreneurs; Structuring and advising on overseas direct investment by Indian entities; and Intellectual Property laws with a specific focus on transaction IP, IP strategies and facilitation and management of technology transfers. He also has substantial experience in advising on debt and equity funding strategies, private equity and fund investments. He mentors several entrepreneurs and start-ups and has hand-held many of them through multiple rounds of funding and exits. A Fulbright Fellow, Jeeva is also one of the first non-American lawyers to be recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as Ambassador for its Business Law Section. He has been co-chair of ABA's International Sub Committee of Young Lawyers since 2013. He is also a committee member at the British Business Group and member of a renewable energy committee of the Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & Acquisition Private EquityEnergy Telecom Automotive Manufacturing Healthcare & Life Sciences Infrastructure & Transportation

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Tamil Nadu Madras Bar Association Patent Agent International Trademark Association American Bar Association British Business Group

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. (Law) and B.L. from University of Madras Global Leadership Program from Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA
                                  John Zachariah
                                  Group Head
                                  Chennai
                                  +91 44 24361030
                                  john.zachariah@foxmandal.in
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                                  John Zachariah

                                  Group Head

                                  Chennai

                                  +91 44 24361030

                                  john.zachariah@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Chennai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  A litigation lawyer with almost 25 years of experience, John has extensive experience in the Writ, Civil, Company and Testamentary jurisdictions of the Madras High Court. He has instructed several Senior Counsels practising in the High Court of Madras. He has also appeared for clients in the Karnataka High Court. His areas of work include matters pertaining to Writ petitions, Labour and Industrial issues, Service matters, Arbitration, Company Law, Testamentary matters, Contracts (both employment and commercial) and Civil litigation. He has handled client briefs in various Courts in Chennai, such as the City Civil Court, Labour Courts, Mofussil courts, Tribunals and quasi-judicial Authorities appointed under various labour laws. John has advised and assisted a wide range of corporate clients including multinational companies, banks, Public Sector Undertakings, Indian companies and educational institutions.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute ResolutionBanking Services Agriculture Automotive Education

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Tamil Nadu Madras Bar Association Madras High Court Advocates Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. B.L.

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  A litigation lawyer with almost 25 years of experience, John has extensive experience in the Writ, Civil, Company and Testamentary jurisdictions of the Madras High Court. He has instructed several Senior Counsels practising in the High Court of Madras. He has also appeared for clients in the Karnataka High Court. His areas of work include matters pertaining to Writ petitions, Labour and Industrial issues, Service matters, Arbitration, Company Law, Testamentary matters, Contracts (both employment and commercial) and Civil litigation. He has handled client briefs in various Courts in Chennai, such as the City Civil Court, Labour Courts, Mofussil courts, Tribunals and quasi-judicial Authorities appointed under various labour laws. John has advised and assisted a wide range of corporate clients including multinational companies, banks, Public Sector Undertakings, Indian companies and educational institutions.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute ResolutionBanking Services Agriculture Automotive Education

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Tamil Nadu Madras Bar Association Madras High Court Advocates Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. B.L.
                                  Jyoti Virmani
                                  Partner
                                  Noida,
                                  +919873263367
                                  jyoti.virmani@foxmandal.com
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                                  Jyoti Virmani

                                  Partner

                                  Noida,

                                  +919873263367

                                  jyoti.virmani@foxmandal.com

                                  Location : Noida,

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Ms. Jyoti Virmani has been extensively involved in various areas of corporate laws, more specifically, mergers, acquisitions and joint venture transactions. She has been also advising in infrastructure (power, oil & gas) sector and been involved in general corporate advisory on various Indian laws. Her specialization is in transactional advise and assistance including in structuring domestic and cross border transactions, assisting foreign companies in setting up presence in India, foreign direct investments, overseas investment by Indian companies, foreign exchange laws, technology transfer agreements, joint venture agreements, share purchase and shareholders agreements, asset purchase agreements, power purchase agreements, joint operating agreements, production sharing agreements and various other legal documents/ agreements. She has extensively advised on various Indian laws, rules and regulations and has assisted corporates in various transactions and compliances.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & Acquisition Private Equity Employment & Human Resources Competion LawAerospace & Defence Automotive Banking financial Services & Insurance Consumer Product and Retail Education Energy Healthcare & Life Sciences Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing Mining Services Sports Technology Media & Telecom

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    BA. LLB LL.M in International Commercial and European Law from University of Sheffield UK

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Ms. Jyoti Virmani has been extensively involved in various areas of corporate laws, more specifically, mergers, acquisitions and joint venture transactions. She has been also advising in infrastructure (power, oil & gas) sector and been involved in general corporate advisory on various Indian laws. Her specialization is in transactional advise and assistance including in structuring domestic and cross border transactions, assisting foreign companies in setting up presence in India, foreign direct investments, overseas investment by Indian companies, foreign exchange laws, technology transfer agreements, joint venture agreements, share purchase and shareholders agreements, asset purchase agreements, power purchase agreements, joint operating agreements, production sharing agreements and various other legal documents/ agreements. She has extensively advised on various Indian laws, rules and regulations and has assisted corporates in various transactions and compliances.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & Acquisition Private Equity Employment & Human Resources Competion LawAerospace & Defence Automotive Banking financial Services & Insurance Consumer Product and Retail Education Energy Healthcare & Life Sciences Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing Mining Services Sports Technology Media & Telecom

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    BA. LLB LL.M in International Commercial and European Law from University of Sheffield UK
                                  Kaamya Ramanan
                                  Senior Associate
                                  Bangalore
                                  080 25595911
                                  kaamya.ramanan@foxmandal.in
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                                  Kaamya Ramanan

                                  Senior Associate

                                  Bangalore

                                  080 25595911

                                  kaamya.ramanan@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Kaamya has over 4 years of experience in the field of Corporate, HR and Employment laws. She has assisted various clients in HR and commercial documentation such as service agreements, employment contracts, employment handbooks, consultancy agreements, non-disclosure agreements, IP assignment agreements, other employment and termination related documentation, wills, trust deed, inquiry reports, etc., and providing legal advice / opinions on various employment and other commercial matters, including compliances, due diligence, termination, disciplinary proceedings, compensation, data protection, FSSAI, FEMA, FDI, insurance and related laws. She is actively involved with the Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (POSH) practice including drafting / reviewing of requisite documentation, such as policies, guidelines, notices and resolutions and providing advice on all matters relating to complaints of sexual harassment, preparation of training and awareness modules as well as serving as the external member on the Internal Complaints Committees of companies.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Employment and Human Resources (HR) Corporate

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. LLB. (2012) - Bangalore University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Kaamya has over 4 years of experience in the field of Corporate, HR and Employment laws. She has assisted various clients in HR and commercial documentation such as service agreements, employment contracts, employment handbooks, consultancy agreements, non-disclosure agreements, IP assignment agreements, other employment and termination related documentation, wills, trust deed, inquiry reports, etc., and providing legal advice / opinions on various employment and other commercial matters, including compliances, due diligence, termination, disciplinary proceedings, compensation, data protection, FSSAI, FEMA, FDI, insurance and related laws. She is actively involved with the Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (POSH) practice including drafting / reviewing of requisite documentation, such as policies, guidelines, notices and resolutions and providing advice on all matters relating to complaints of sexual harassment, preparation of training and awareness modules as well as serving as the external member on the Internal Complaints Committees of companies.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Employment and Human Resources (HR) Corporate

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. LLB. (2012) - Bangalore University
                                  Kaustuv Nath Chunder
                                  Partner
                                  Chennai, Kolkata
                                  +919836791212
                                  kaustuv.chunder@foxmandal.in
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                                  Kaustuv Nath Chunder

                                  Partner

                                  Chennai, Kolkata

                                  +919836791212

                                  kaustuv.chunder@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Chennai, Kolkata

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  A fourth generation lawyer with more than 32 years’ standing, Kaustuv primarily manages Litigation and Arbitration out of Chennai in addition to commercial transaction documentations and various legal opinions. He has acted in and conducted a large number of litigations related to Civil, Commercial and Banking cases, Labour and HR cases, Company matters, cases involving shipping issues, and Writ matters in the Calcutta and Madras High Courts and in the Supreme Court of India. He has given opinions and advised clients on issues related to litigations and commercial transactions. He works with companies, banks, financial institutions as well as individuals.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation and ArbitrationCorporate and Commercial Employment and Human Resources Banking and Financial Services

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of West Bengal Supreme Court Bar Association Incorporated Law Society High Court Calcutta.

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A.(Hons) - Scottish Church College Kolkata Bachelor of Law University of Calcutta.

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  A fourth generation lawyer with more than 32 years’ standing, Kaustuv primarily manages Litigation and Arbitration out of Chennai in addition to commercial transaction documentations and various legal opinions. He has acted in and conducted a large number of litigations related to Civil, Commercial and Banking cases, Labour and HR cases, Company matters, cases involving shipping issues, and Writ matters in the Calcutta and Madras High Courts and in the Supreme Court of India. He has given opinions and advised clients on issues related to litigations and commercial transactions. He works with companies, banks, financial institutions as well as individuals.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation and ArbitrationCorporate and Commercial Employment and Human Resources Banking and Financial Services

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of West Bengal Supreme Court Bar Association Incorporated Law Society High Court Calcutta.

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A.(Hons) - Scottish Church College Kolkata Bachelor of Law University of Calcutta.
                                  Naga Champa B N
                                  Group Head
                                  Bangalore
                                  080 25595911
                                  champa.bn@foxmandal.in
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                                  Naga Champa B N

                                  Group Head

                                  Bangalore

                                  080 25595911

                                  champa.bn@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Champa has over 17 years of experience in advising clients on real estate matters including selection of preferred location (from among options), due diligence and title verification, procedural support, documentation and stamp duty obligations. She has advised clients for finalizing most preferred location, vetting of documents and verification of title. Providing Pre/Post Purchase/Sale procedural advice and assistance including documentation, Drafting Lease Deeds (for commercial and residential properties) and facilitating registration at the concerned Sub-Registrar’s office and on developing Facility/Built-to-Suit Campus. She advises on various applicable central, state and regional legislations and rules pertaining to Real Estate (e.g. Zonal Regulations, Building Bye-Laws, Comprehensive Development Plans, Coastal Regulatory Zonal Regulations, Rules pertaining to Environmental Impact Assessment and Fire Safety Norms etc.) She also advises NBFCs in granting funds to the Real Estate Companies against the completed Projects, ongoing Projects and New Projects.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real EstateBanking Financial Services Energy Services

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LLB Bangalore University. LLM Kuvempu University Shimoga

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Champa has over 17 years of experience in advising clients on real estate matters including selection of preferred location (from among options), due diligence and title verification, procedural support, documentation and stamp duty obligations. She has advised clients for finalizing most preferred location, vetting of documents and verification of title. Providing Pre/Post Purchase/Sale procedural advice and assistance including documentation, Drafting Lease Deeds (for commercial and residential properties) and facilitating registration at the concerned Sub-Registrar’s office and on developing Facility/Built-to-Suit Campus. She advises on various applicable central, state and regional legislations and rules pertaining to Real Estate (e.g. Zonal Regulations, Building Bye-Laws, Comprehensive Development Plans, Coastal Regulatory Zonal Regulations, Rules pertaining to Environmental Impact Assessment and Fire Safety Norms etc.) She also advises NBFCs in granting funds to the Real Estate Companies against the completed Projects, ongoing Projects and New Projects.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real EstateBanking Financial Services Energy Services

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LLB Bangalore University. LLM Kuvempu University Shimoga
                                  Nripendra Lal Mitra
                                  Senior Partner
                                  Bangalore
                                  +919880593282
                                  nl.mitra@foxmandal.com
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                                  Nripendra Lal Mitra

                                  Senior Partner

                                  Bangalore

                                  +919880593282

                                  nl.mitra@foxmandal.com

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Prof. N. L. Mitra is a Senior Partner at Fox Mandal, Bangalore. His areas of practices are : Corporate commercial, Antitrust (Competition) Law, Banking & Finance, Intellectual Property. Dr. Mitra is the Chairman of Advisory Committee on Market Studies/ Research Projects, Competition Commission of India. He heads several chairs in various universities and is Chancellor of KIIT University, was Founder Vice Chancellor of the prestigious law institute in India- National Law University, Jodhpur. He is acknowledged as an expert in Conveyancing, Market Operations and Investment Law and Practice. Dr. Mitra is associated with many leading institutions including the RBI, SEBI, GIC etc in various capacities. He is also a member of the Legal Education Committee of the Bar Council of India. He also been associated with several research projects on financial sectors and infrastructural legal reforms with the Harvard University, Asia Development Bank, UNDP and the World Bank. He is actively involved in the drafting of several legislations pertaining to the infrastructural sector, markets, including reforms in banking regulations, bankruptcy laws, financial frauds, investor protection and fiscal responsibility. To his credit he has published over eleven books and more than 200 research papers in national and international journals and law reports.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Competition Law Intellectual Property Rights

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of India Bar Association of West Bengal Advised State Governments relating to development of Infrastructure Legal system Chairman Research and Advocacy Committee Competition Commission of India Advisor to Governor of Reserve Governor on Financial Sector Reform (2000-2002) Chairman of National Committee on Bankruptcy by RBI (1999-2000) Member of Committee on Fiscal Discipline and Management (2000-1) under Ministry of Finance presented the Report to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Bajpai Member of the Banking Law Reform Committee (1998-99) Chairman of Reform of Security Exchange Board of India Act on which comprehensive reform of the Security Exchange Board of India Act has been passed by Parliament in 2002 Chairman of National Committee on Financial Fraud (1999-2000) based on the report Serious Fraud Investigation Agency has been created in CBI Member Of Standard Setting Committee Of Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) ( 2002-2004) Member Of Legal Advisory Committee And Law Enforcement Committee Of Security Exchange Board Of India (SEBI) (2002-2005) Advisor to RBI Committee on Electric Fund Transfer

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Stratsburg France – Post Doc. Fellowship on Human Right movements University Of Calcutta – PH.D. – Year 1982 Utkal University in Bhubaneswar – LL.M. – Year 1978 University Of Calcutta – M.Com (1960) University Of Calcutta –LL.B. (1961)

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Prof. N. L. Mitra is a Senior Partner at Fox Mandal, Bangalore. His areas of practices are : Corporate commercial, Antitrust (Competition) Law, Banking & Finance, Intellectual Property. Dr. Mitra is the Chairman of Advisory Committee on Market Studies/ Research Projects, Competition Commission of India. He heads several chairs in various universities and is Chancellor of KIIT University, was Founder Vice Chancellor of the prestigious law institute in India- National Law University, Jodhpur. He is acknowledged as an expert in Conveyancing, Market Operations and Investment Law and Practice. Dr. Mitra is associated with many leading institutions including the RBI, SEBI, GIC etc in various capacities. He is also a member of the Legal Education Committee of the Bar Council of India. He also been associated with several research projects on financial sectors and infrastructural legal reforms with the Harvard University, Asia Development Bank, UNDP and the World Bank. He is actively involved in the drafting of several legislations pertaining to the infrastructural sector, markets, including reforms in banking regulations, bankruptcy laws, financial frauds, investor protection and fiscal responsibility. To his credit he has published over eleven books and more than 200 research papers in national and international journals and law reports.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Competition Law Intellectual Property Rights

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of India Bar Association of West Bengal Advised State Governments relating to development of Infrastructure Legal system Chairman Research and Advocacy Committee Competition Commission of India Advisor to Governor of Reserve Governor on Financial Sector Reform (2000-2002) Chairman of National Committee on Bankruptcy by RBI (1999-2000) Member of Committee on Fiscal Discipline and Management (2000-1) under Ministry of Finance presented the Report to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Bajpai Member of the Banking Law Reform Committee (1998-99) Chairman of Reform of Security Exchange Board of India Act on which comprehensive reform of the Security Exchange Board of India Act has been passed by Parliament in 2002 Chairman of National Committee on Financial Fraud (1999-2000) based on the report Serious Fraud Investigation Agency has been created in CBI Member Of Standard Setting Committee Of Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) ( 2002-2004) Member Of Legal Advisory Committee And Law Enforcement Committee Of Security Exchange Board Of India (SEBI) (2002-2005) Advisor to RBI Committee on Electric Fund Transfer

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Stratsburg France – Post Doc. Fellowship on Human Right movements University Of Calcutta – PH.D. – Year 1982 Utkal University in Bhubaneswar – LL.M. – Year 1978 University Of Calcutta – M.Com (1960) University Of Calcutta –LL.B. (1961)
                                  Nygil Kuriakose
                                  Senior Associate
                                  Bangalore
                                  080 25595911
                                  nygil.k@foxmandal.in
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                                  Nygil Kuriakose

                                  Senior Associate

                                  Bangalore

                                  080 25595911

                                  nygil.k@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Nygil brings in over 7 years of experience as a Lawyer and Company Secretary, specialized mainly in corporate compliance. He advises clients on compliance and governance matters and providing liaison and procedural support in interactions with government and quasi-judicial authorities such as RoC, RD, RBI, CLB, National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Stock Exchanges, SEBI, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Income Tax department, The Sub-Registrars etc. Given his unique expertise. Nygil is also frequently called upon to assist clients with their M&A programs (to identify areas of non-compliance during due diligence and in achieving post-closing compliance) and appearing before NCLT to get the orders of Tribunal with dispense of Members/Creditors meeting & to get the final order which sanctioned the scheme of Compromise or arrangement. He has assisted the client for inbound investments for establishment of Companies, LLCs, Firms, LLPs, Foreign Company branch /liaison offices, Section 8 Company, Trust, Societies etc. He has also assists the client’s for registration or obtaining prior permission from the MHA under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). He has also represented clients before the CLB/NCLT in various proceedings initiated by/against them. In the past decade or so, he has advised and assisted numerous technology and software companies, including start-ups.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate Compliance Corporate Commercial Start-up Advisory

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    ACS - Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LL.B Karnataka State Law University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Nygil brings in over 7 years of experience as a Lawyer and Company Secretary, specialized mainly in corporate compliance. He advises clients on compliance and governance matters and providing liaison and procedural support in interactions with government and quasi-judicial authorities such as RoC, RD, RBI, CLB, National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Stock Exchanges, SEBI, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Income Tax department, The Sub-Registrars etc. Given his unique expertise. Nygil is also frequently called upon to assist clients with their M&A programs (to identify areas of non-compliance during due diligence and in achieving post-closing compliance) and appearing before NCLT to get the orders of Tribunal with dispense of Members/Creditors meeting & to get the final order which sanctioned the scheme of Compromise or arrangement. He has assisted the client for inbound investments for establishment of Companies, LLCs, Firms, LLPs, Foreign Company branch /liaison offices, Section 8 Company, Trust, Societies etc. He has also assists the client’s for registration or obtaining prior permission from the MHA under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). He has also represented clients before the CLB/NCLT in various proceedings initiated by/against them. In the past decade or so, he has advised and assisted numerous technology and software companies, including start-ups.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate Compliance Corporate Commercial Start-up Advisory

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    ACS - Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LL.B Karnataka State Law University

                                  Prashantha Kumar S.T.

                                  Partner

                                  Bangalore

                                  +919880162142

                                  prashantha.kumar@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Prashantha Kumar heads the firm’s Real Estate practice in Bangalore. In his 14+ years of experience as a lawyer, he has chosen to specialize in Real Estate and Litigation. His expertise in Real Estate includes: • Structuring of acquisition of rights, title and interests in immovable property including commercial, residential, plantation/agricultural land (from title verification to drafting, reviewing and finalizing various agreements and deeds, and negotiating terms and conditions); • Advising on various national, state and local level Real Estate usage laws and rules such as Zonal Regulations, Building Bye-Laws, Comprehensive Development Plans and Coastal Regulation Zonal rules. • Advising on Stamp Duty, Registration Fee and other applicable rules and legislations. • Setting up of SEZ and EOUs and statutory compliance pertaining to Star Classification for Hotel and Hospitality establishments. • Civil/Criminal matters arising in connection with Partition, Property, Acquisition, Succession, Debt Recovery, Dispossession etc. Prashantha also has experience in advising clients on Employment and Labour Law, and has drafted Employee Handbooks and Industrial Standing Orders for various IT and ITES companies. He is a guest faculty at various Law and Business Schools in Bangalore, where he teaches Constitutional Law.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real Estate Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Employment & Human ResouceInfrastructure & Transportation

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Bachelor of Law - SDM Law College Bangalore Bachelor of Academic Legislation - SDM Law College Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Prashantha Kumar heads the firm’s Real Estate practice in Bangalore. In his 14+ years of experience as a lawyer, he has chosen to specialize in Real Estate and Litigation. His expertise in Real Estate includes: • Structuring of acquisition of rights, title and interests in immovable property including commercial, residential, plantation/agricultural land (from title verification to drafting, reviewing and finalizing various agreements and deeds, and negotiating terms and conditions); • Advising on various national, state and local level Real Estate usage laws and rules such as Zonal Regulations, Building Bye-Laws, Comprehensive Development Plans and Coastal Regulation Zonal rules. • Advising on Stamp Duty, Registration Fee and other applicable rules and legislations. • Setting up of SEZ and EOUs and statutory compliance pertaining to Star Classification for Hotel and Hospitality establishments. • Civil/Criminal matters arising in connection with Partition, Property, Acquisition, Succession, Debt Recovery, Dispossession etc. Prashantha also has experience in advising clients on Employment and Labour Law, and has drafted Employee Handbooks and Industrial Standing Orders for various IT and ITES companies. He is a guest faculty at various Law and Business Schools in Bangalore, where he teaches Constitutional Law.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real Estate Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Employment & Human ResouceInfrastructure & Transportation

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Bachelor of Law - SDM Law College Bangalore Bachelor of Academic Legislation - SDM Law College Bangalore
                                  Praveenkumar Chandur
                                  Senior Associate
                                  Bangalore
                                  080 25595911
                                  praveen.chandur@foxmandal.in
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                                  Praveenkumar Chandur

                                  Senior Associate

                                  Bangalore

                                  080 25595911

                                  praveen.chandur@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  With more than 9 years of experience in Real Estate and Infrastructure, Praveen has handled clients in title due diligence and documentation related to commercial and industrial establishments as well as residential properties. He has advised and assisted matters related to technology parks, townships and infrastructure projects, as also sale and purchase, lease and leave and license of property for developers, construction companies and multinational clients for their commercial and residential projects. His experience includes drafting and reviewing various deeds and agreements relating to Real Estate (e.g. Sale Deed, Lease Deed, Mortgage Deed, Promoters’ Agreement, Construction Agreement, Debenture Agreement etc.) EXPERTISE: • Real estate related title due diligence • Preparing and vetting documentation relating to townships, technology parks, commercial and residential projects and various infrastructure projects • Drafting Deeds and Agreements related to Real Estate matters. • Liaison with authorities like BIAAPA, KIADB, BDA, BMRDA, BBMP, Office of the Assistant Commissioner, Office of the Tahsildar, Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Offices of various Sub-registrars, District Registrar etc.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real EstateAerospace & Defence Automotive Banking Financial Services & Insurance Education Energy Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Karnataka State Bar Council Bangalore

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.Com LLM

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  With more than 9 years of experience in Real Estate and Infrastructure, Praveen has handled clients in title due diligence and documentation related to commercial and industrial establishments as well as residential properties. He has advised and assisted matters related to technology parks, townships and infrastructure projects, as also sale and purchase, lease and leave and license of property for developers, construction companies and multinational clients for their commercial and residential projects. His experience includes drafting and reviewing various deeds and agreements relating to Real Estate (e.g. Sale Deed, Lease Deed, Mortgage Deed, Promoters’ Agreement, Construction Agreement, Debenture Agreement etc.) EXPERTISE: • Real estate related title due diligence • Preparing and vetting documentation relating to townships, technology parks, commercial and residential projects and various infrastructure projects • Drafting Deeds and Agreements related to Real Estate matters. • Liaison with authorities like BIAAPA, KIADB, BDA, BMRDA, BBMP, Office of the Assistant Commissioner, Office of the Tahsildar, Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Offices of various Sub-registrars, District Registrar etc.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real EstateAerospace & Defence Automotive Banking Financial Services & Insurance Education Energy Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Karnataka State Bar Council Bangalore

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.Com LLM
                                  Purnima Kamble
                                  Partner
                                  Hyderabad
                                  +919866190977,+919848027520
                                  purnima.kamble@foxmandal.in
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                                  Purnima Kamble

                                  Partner

                                  Hyderabad

                                  +919866190977,+919848027520

                                  purnima.kamble@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Hyderabad

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Purnima heads the firm’s Hyderabad practice. She has almost 20 years of experience in the areas of Corporate and Commercial law and Real Estate. She has advised on matters relating to foreign investment strategies, including structuring and funding options and regulatory and tax compliance in the context of joint ventures as well as mergers and acquisitions. She also advises on capital restructuring and on the real estate aspects of corporate transactions such as M&A and infrastructure projects. She also advises clients on emerging areas such as Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs). Purnima is a sought-after advisor on matters relating to commercial real estate including planning, acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposal. In the last couple of years, Purnima has conducted POSH (Prevention of Sexual Harassment) awareness and training programs for employees and the designated ICC members in various organizations. She is a frequent speaker at sessions on POSH organized by CII’s IWN and other industry bodies.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real Estate Corporate & CommercialHealthcare & Life Sciences Infrastructure Manufacturing

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.Com - University of Lucknow L .L.B - University of Lucknow

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Purnima heads the firm’s Hyderabad practice. She has almost 20 years of experience in the areas of Corporate and Commercial law and Real Estate. She has advised on matters relating to foreign investment strategies, including structuring and funding options and regulatory and tax compliance in the context of joint ventures as well as mergers and acquisitions. She also advises on capital restructuring and on the real estate aspects of corporate transactions such as M&A and infrastructure projects. She also advises clients on emerging areas such as Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs). Purnima is a sought-after advisor on matters relating to commercial real estate including planning, acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposal. In the last couple of years, Purnima has conducted POSH (Prevention of Sexual Harassment) awareness and training programs for employees and the designated ICC members in various organizations. She is a frequent speaker at sessions on POSH organized by CII’s IWN and other industry bodies.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real Estate Corporate & CommercialHealthcare & Life Sciences Infrastructure Manufacturing

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.Com - University of Lucknow L .L.B - University of Lucknow
                                  Rajesh Vellakkat
                                  Partner
                                  Bangalore
                                  +919449837538
                                  rajesh.vellakkat@foxmandal.in
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                                  Rajesh Vellakkat

                                  Partner

                                  Bangalore

                                  +919449837538

                                  rajesh.vellakkat@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Rajesh heads the firm’s Technology practice. His core areas of practice are IP and Technology Laws (including Data privacy and E-Commerce). Over two decades of professional practice, Rajesh has advised clients on Intellectual Property law, Franchising, Trademark Portfolio Management, IP infringement actions, Outsourcing, Data Privacy Laws, Technology contracts, Technology and IP transaction advisory and Litigation. He is one of the first Indian lawyers to be granted “Foreign Lawyer” registration in the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), a part of the Singapore High Court. He previously founded and managed White Forest Law Offices (which was absorbed by Fox Mandal & Associates in 2014). Prior to that, Rajesh was one of the Founding Partners at a boutique intellectual property practice firm based out of New Delhi. He has worked as a consultant on Indian laws for leading law firms across the world and as counsel for many companies. He has advised on PE and M&A transactions related to technology companies. He is interested in how Social Media, Mobility and the Internet are impacting business and society and writes extensively on the need for laws to ensure governance in an increasing digital world. He writes a monthly column on the intersection of law and technology for The Practical Lawyer. His articles have previously been published by The Economic Times, Business Standard, Karnataka Law Times etc.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Intellectual Property RightsTechnology Media Telecommunication

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka Indian Council of Arbitration Registered as a Foreign Lawyer at the Singapore International Commercial Court International Association of Privacy Professionals Data Security Council of India

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    MBL- National Law School of India University Bangalore B.A (Law) and LL.B- Calicut University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Rajesh heads the firm’s Technology practice. His core areas of practice are IP and Technology Laws (including Data privacy and E-Commerce). Over two decades of professional practice, Rajesh has advised clients on Intellectual Property law, Franchising, Trademark Portfolio Management, IP infringement actions, Outsourcing, Data Privacy Laws, Technology contracts, Technology and IP transaction advisory and Litigation. He is one of the first Indian lawyers to be granted “Foreign Lawyer” registration in the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), a part of the Singapore High Court. He previously founded and managed White Forest Law Offices (which was absorbed by Fox Mandal & Associates in 2014). Prior to that, Rajesh was one of the Founding Partners at a boutique intellectual property practice firm based out of New Delhi. He has worked as a consultant on Indian laws for leading law firms across the world and as counsel for many companies. He has advised on PE and M&A transactions related to technology companies. He is interested in how Social Media, Mobility and the Internet are impacting business and society and writes extensively on the need for laws to ensure governance in an increasing digital world. He writes a monthly column on the intersection of law and technology for The Practical Lawyer. His articles have previously been published by The Economic Times, Business Standard, Karnataka Law Times etc.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Intellectual Property RightsTechnology Media Telecommunication

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka Indian Council of Arbitration Registered as a Foreign Lawyer at the Singapore International Commercial Court International Association of Privacy Professionals Data Security Council of India

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    MBL- National Law School of India University Bangalore B.A (Law) and LL.B- Calicut University
                                  Ramasubramanian N
                                  Senior Manager
                                  Chennai
                                  044 43051000
                                  n.ramasubramanian@foxmandal.in
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                                  Ramasubramanian N

                                  Senior Manager

                                  Chennai

                                  044 43051000

                                  n.ramasubramanian@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Chennai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Mr. Ramasubramanian brings in over 9 years of experience as a Company Secretary, specialized mainly in corporate compliance. He has advised and assisted clients on compliances under various corporate laws and regulatory requirements relating to FDI, Companies Act, RBI, FEMA etc. He has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which include MNC’s, Large Indian companies, LLP’s, Trust’s and a wider range of start-up’s.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate Compliance Corporate Commercial

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    ACS – Institute of Company Secretaries of India

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Associate Company Secretary Institute of Company Secretaries of India Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Shri. Venkateswara University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Mr. Ramasubramanian brings in over 9 years of experience as a Company Secretary, specialized mainly in corporate compliance. He has advised and assisted clients on compliances under various corporate laws and regulatory requirements relating to FDI, Companies Act, RBI, FEMA etc. He has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which include MNC’s, Large Indian companies, LLP’s, Trust’s and a wider range of start-up’s.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate Compliance Corporate Commercial

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    ACS – Institute of Company Secretaries of India

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Associate Company Secretary Institute of Company Secretaries of India Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Shri. Venkateswara University
                                  Ranganath H
                                  Director
                                  Bangalore
                                  +919880744482
                                  ranganath@foxmandal.in
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                                  Ranganath H

                                  Director

                                  Bangalore

                                  +919880744482

                                  ranganath@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Ranganath is the Director responsible for the Tax & Regulatory services delivered by Fox Mandal Services Pvt. Ltd., a group concern of Fox Mandal. In the course of more than 20 years of professional experience, he has acquired and honed his expertise in Finance, Accounting and Taxation as well as FEMA. He advises clients on domestic and international tax matters as well as statutory and regulatory compliance. He also directs Financial Due Diligence, Compliance Reviews, Valuation and Business Restructuring. Prior to joining Fox Mandal, Ranganath has worked with companies in the Information Technology, Automobile & Pharmaceutical industries.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Tax AdvisoryHealthcare & Life Sciences Manufacturing

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Fellow- Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Member International Fiscal Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    FCA Institute of Chartered Accountants of India B.Com. - Bangalore University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Ranganath is the Director responsible for the Tax & Regulatory services delivered by Fox Mandal Services Pvt. Ltd., a group concern of Fox Mandal. In the course of more than 20 years of professional experience, he has acquired and honed his expertise in Finance, Accounting and Taxation as well as FEMA. He advises clients on domestic and international tax matters as well as statutory and regulatory compliance. He also directs Financial Due Diligence, Compliance Reviews, Valuation and Business Restructuring. Prior to joining Fox Mandal, Ranganath has worked with companies in the Information Technology, Automobile & Pharmaceutical industries.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Tax AdvisoryHealthcare & Life Sciences Manufacturing

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Fellow- Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Member International Fiscal Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    FCA Institute of Chartered Accountants of India B.Com. - Bangalore University
                                  Sabrina Zarin
                                  Partner
                                  Dhaka
                                  +8801714328389
                                  sabrina@fma.com.bd
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                                  Sabrina Zarin

                                  Partner

                                  Dhaka

                                  +8801714328389

                                  sabrina@fma.com.bd

                                  Location : Dhaka

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Ms. Sabrina Zarin regularly advices on commercial litigations and employment and labour law matters. She has conducted a number of civil suits, arbitrations and out of court settlement. Ms. Zarin has assisted World Bank in several Projects and she is a contributor in Doing Business Reports of World Bank. She has been advising Asian Development Bank (Bangladesh) and International Finance Corporation in a number of projects. Ms. Zarin teaches constitutional law, law of contract, business law, company and commercial law, property law of LL.B (Hons) of University of London at London College of Law Studies (LCLS). She was also affiliated with American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB) as the Professor of Law.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Employment & Human Resources Family Intellectual Property Rights Real Estate Litigation Arbitration & DisputeBanking Financial Services & Insurance Energy Services Technology Media & Telecom

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    1. Advocate at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh; 2. Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association; 3. Member of the Dhaka Bar Association 4. Life member of the Honorable society of Lincolns Inn UK; and 5. Life member of the Law Society UK

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    1. Called to the Bar (Barrister) from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn UK (2006-2007). 2. Postgraduate Diploma in Law (2006-2007) from University of Northumbria Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK 3. LL.B. (Hons.) (2003-2006) from the University of Westminster UK

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Ms. Sabrina Zarin regularly advices on commercial litigations and employment and labour law matters. She has conducted a number of civil suits, arbitrations and out of court settlement. Ms. Zarin has assisted World Bank in several Projects and she is a contributor in Doing Business Reports of World Bank. She has been advising Asian Development Bank (Bangladesh) and International Finance Corporation in a number of projects. Ms. Zarin teaches constitutional law, law of contract, business law, company and commercial law, property law of LL.B (Hons) of University of London at London College of Law Studies (LCLS). She was also affiliated with American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB) as the Professor of Law.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Employment & Human Resources Family Intellectual Property Rights Real Estate Litigation Arbitration & DisputeBanking Financial Services & Insurance Energy Services Technology Media & Telecom

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    1. Advocate at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh; 2. Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association; 3. Member of the Dhaka Bar Association 4. Life member of the Honorable society of Lincolns Inn UK; and 5. Life member of the Law Society UK

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    1. Called to the Bar (Barrister) from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn UK (2006-2007). 2. Postgraduate Diploma in Law (2006-2007) from University of Northumbria Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK 3. LL.B. (Hons.) (2003-2006) from the University of Westminster UK
                                  Sangeeta Mandal
                                  Partner
                                  Noida,
                                  +911204305555
                                  sangeeta.mandal@foxmandal.com
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                                  Sangeeta Mandal

                                  Partner

                                  Noida,

                                  +911204305555

                                  sangeeta.mandal@foxmandal.com

                                  Location : Noida,

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Sangeeta Mandal is a Senior Partner actively involved in various litigation issues/matters pending before the Supreme Court of India.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association Jurisdictional Counsel Member Inter Pacific Bar Association International Bar Association Member court for Arbitration for Sports (CAS)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Bachelor of Arts - Jesus & Mary College/ University of Delhi LLB - Campus Law Centre/ Faculty of Law/ University of Delhi

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Sangeeta Mandal is a Senior Partner actively involved in various litigation issues/matters pending before the Supreme Court of India.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association Jurisdictional Counsel Member Inter Pacific Bar Association International Bar Association Member court for Arbitration for Sports (CAS)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Bachelor of Arts - Jesus & Mary College/ University of Delhi LLB - Campus Law Centre/ Faculty of Law/ University of Delhi
                                  Santosh Vikram Singh
                                  Partner
                                  Bangalore, Chennai
                                  +919901311622
                                  santosh.singh@foxmandal.in
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                                  Santosh Vikram Singh

                                  Partner

                                  Bangalore, Chennai

                                  +919901311622

                                  santosh.singh@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore, Chennai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  With over 15 years of experience, Santosh Vikram Singh heads the firm’s IP & Sports Law practices in southern India, focusing primarily on fulfilling the legal requirements of technology-based and sports-related businesses. Santosh has been instrumental in setting up the firm’s IP & Sports Law practice in South India. He advises clients on planning, negotiating, structuring and documenting a variety of technology/sports-driven transactions and businesses. He advises clients on IP acquisition, exploitation, monitoring and enforcement of various IP rights in India. He has advised various international and domestic sports Federations, Associations and Sports Personalities in addressing various regulatory, legal and contractual issues in India. He also devotes a substantial portion of his practice to media and entertainment related matters advising clients on various aspects of the development, production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures, television and electronic media; music publishing; sponsorship deals and technology transactions. Through his active engagement with CII-YI, Santosh is a mentor to several start-ups, whom he advises on the legal aspects of setting-up, running and growing their business.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Intellectual Property Rights Sports Law Media & Entertainment

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka Patent Agent – Indian Patent Office Member of INTA APAA AIPPI ITECH Law AIPLA INTA – Law Firm Committee (2015 onwards) Famous & Well known marks Committee (2013-2015) Madrid Protocol Sub-Committee (2010-2013) INTA - India Project Team (2010-2011) TiE-Bangalore (2013-2015) CII- YI Bangalore Chapter (Mentor – Learning Horn Not OK Please - 2016) (Chair – Learning - 2015-2016) (Co-Chair - Sports & Cultural 2014-2015) BCIC IT & ITES Committee - 2012-2014 Founder Member of Worldwide IP Network www.ip-pg.com

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.Sc. (Biology) -University of Lucknow MBL - University of Lucknow LL.B - Bangalore University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  With over 15 years of experience, Santosh Vikram Singh heads the firm’s IP & Sports Law practices in southern India, focusing primarily on fulfilling the legal requirements of technology-based and sports-related businesses. Santosh has been instrumental in setting up the firm’s IP & Sports Law practice in South India. He advises clients on planning, negotiating, structuring and documenting a variety of technology/sports-driven transactions and businesses. He advises clients on IP acquisition, exploitation, monitoring and enforcement of various IP rights in India. He has advised various international and domestic sports Federations, Associations and Sports Personalities in addressing various regulatory, legal and contractual issues in India. He also devotes a substantial portion of his practice to media and entertainment related matters advising clients on various aspects of the development, production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures, television and electronic media; music publishing; sponsorship deals and technology transactions. Through his active engagement with CII-YI, Santosh is a mentor to several start-ups, whom he advises on the legal aspects of setting-up, running and growing their business.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Intellectual Property Rights Sports Law Media & Entertainment

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka Patent Agent – Indian Patent Office Member of INTA APAA AIPPI ITECH Law AIPLA INTA – Law Firm Committee (2015 onwards) Famous & Well known marks Committee (2013-2015) Madrid Protocol Sub-Committee (2010-2013) INTA - India Project Team (2010-2011) TiE-Bangalore (2013-2015) CII- YI Bangalore Chapter (Mentor – Learning Horn Not OK Please - 2016) (Chair – Learning - 2015-2016) (Co-Chair - Sports & Cultural 2014-2015) BCIC IT & ITES Committee - 2012-2014 Founder Member of Worldwide IP Network www.ip-pg.com

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.Sc. (Biology) -University of Lucknow MBL - University of Lucknow LL.B - Bangalore University
                                  Sathya Prasad.T
                                  Director
                                  Bangalore
                                  +919741699155
                                  sathya.prasad@foxmandal.in
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                                  Sathya Prasad.T

                                  Director

                                  Bangalore

                                  +919741699155

                                  sathya.prasad@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  T. Sathya Prasad is a lawyer and Company Secretary and the driving force behind the firm’s integrated Compliance and Company Secretarial services, which are delivered through a group concern. He has nearly 12 years of experience in advising and assisting clients on compliance and governance matters and providing liaison and procedural support in interactions with government and quasi-judicial authorities such as RoC, RBI, DCA, CLB, The Sub-Registrars etc. He also directs secretarial audits. Given his unique expertise, Sathya is also frequently called upon to assist clients with their M&A programs (to identify areas of non-compliance during due diligence and in achieving post-closing compliance) and inbound investments for establishment of Companies, LLCs, Firms, LLPs, Foreign Company branch /liaison offices, Trust, Societies etc. He has also represented clients before the CLB in various proceedings initiated by/against them. In the past decade or so, he has advised and assisted numerous technology and software companies, including start-ups. He is a faculty member on invitation at the Bangalore Chapter of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, where he delivers lectures on various aspects of India’s Foreign Exchange compliance regime.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & AcquisitionStart-up advisory Manufacturing

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Associate Member - Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) Bar Council of India (State of Telangana) • Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce- Member of Expert Committee of Banking Corporate Affairs and Finance (2015 and 2016)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LL.B Osmania University LLM (International Law) Osmania UniversityDiploma in Patent Laws NALSAR Hyderabad

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  T. Sathya Prasad is a lawyer and Company Secretary and the driving force behind the firm’s integrated Compliance and Company Secretarial services, which are delivered through a group concern. He has nearly 12 years of experience in advising and assisting clients on compliance and governance matters and providing liaison and procedural support in interactions with government and quasi-judicial authorities such as RoC, RBI, DCA, CLB, The Sub-Registrars etc. He also directs secretarial audits. Given his unique expertise, Sathya is also frequently called upon to assist clients with their M&A programs (to identify areas of non-compliance during due diligence and in achieving post-closing compliance) and inbound investments for establishment of Companies, LLCs, Firms, LLPs, Foreign Company branch /liaison offices, Trust, Societies etc. He has also represented clients before the CLB in various proceedings initiated by/against them. In the past decade or so, he has advised and assisted numerous technology and software companies, including start-ups. He is a faculty member on invitation at the Bangalore Chapter of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, where he delivers lectures on various aspects of India’s Foreign Exchange compliance regime.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & AcquisitionStart-up advisory Manufacturing

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Associate Member - Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) Bar Council of India (State of Telangana) • Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce- Member of Expert Committee of Banking Corporate Affairs and Finance (2015 and 2016)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LL.B Osmania University LLM (International Law) Osmania UniversityDiploma in Patent Laws NALSAR Hyderabad
                                  Savinder Singh
                                  Senior Associate
                                  New Delhi
                                  +91 120 430 5555
                                  savinder.singh@foxmandal.com
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                                  Savinder Singh

                                  Senior Associate

                                  New Delhi

                                  +91 120 430 5555

                                  savinder.singh@foxmandal.com

                                  Location : New Delhi

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Savinder has over 14 years of experience in handling litigation pertaining to civil, criminal, consumer protection law, business and personal law at various tiers. He has handled arbitration matters before tribunals and courts. He also has experience with Writ Petitions and managing litigation before authorities such as DRT, DRAT and BIFR.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Family Business Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member Delhi Bar Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LL.B Delhi University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Savinder has over 14 years of experience in handling litigation pertaining to civil, criminal, consumer protection law, business and personal law at various tiers. He has handled arbitration matters before tribunals and courts. He also has experience with Writ Petitions and managing litigation before authorities such as DRT, DRAT and BIFR.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Family Business Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member Delhi Bar Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LL.B Delhi University
                                  Shourya Mandal
                                  Partner
                                  Kolkata, Ahmedabad
                                  +919830038367
                                  shourya.mandal@foxmandal.com
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                                  Shourya Mandal

                                  Partner

                                  Kolkata, Ahmedabad

                                  +919830038367

                                  shourya.mandal@foxmandal.com

                                  Location : Kolkata, Ahmedabad

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Shourya is a Corporate and Commercial lawyer dealing in transactions work. He has been nominated as a leading Corporate and M&A lawyer in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 for many years. Shourya has been actively involved in the IPBA and ABA for many years. He is a past National President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Founder Chairman of the British Business Group in Kolkata.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & Acquisition Private Equity Real Estate Litigation Arbitration & Dispute ResolutionEnergy Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing Mining

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) American Bar Association (ABA) International Bar Association (IBA)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B Sc (Hons) - Calcutta University LL. B - University of Bombay Solicitor Bombay Incorporated Law Society Solicitor Law Society of England & Wales

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Shourya is a Corporate and Commercial lawyer dealing in transactions work. He has been nominated as a leading Corporate and M&A lawyer in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 for many years. Shourya has been actively involved in the IPBA and ABA for many years. He is a past National President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Founder Chairman of the British Business Group in Kolkata.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & Acquisition Private Equity Real Estate Litigation Arbitration & Dispute ResolutionEnergy Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing Mining

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) American Bar Association (ABA) International Bar Association (IBA)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B Sc (Hons) - Calcutta University LL. B - University of Bombay Solicitor Bombay Incorporated Law Society Solicitor Law Society of England & Wales
                                  Shuva Mandal
                                  Managing Partner South India
                                  Bangalore, Mumbai
                                  +919880974882,+919820034684
                                  shuva.mandal@foxmandal.in
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                                  Shuva Mandal

                                  Managing Partner South India

                                  Bangalore, Mumbai

                                  +919880974882,+919820034684

                                  shuva.mandal@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore, Mumbai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Shuva Mandal is a lawyer with more than 20+ years of legal advisory experience. He specializes in Corporate Commercial law and as the Managing Partner of Fox Mandal & Associates, heads the firm’s operations in Southern and Western India. Since 1996, Shuva has been a partner of Fox Mandal, the firm co-founded in 1896 by his great-grandfather, Mr. G. C. Mandal. His practice includes advising clients on inbound investment into India including entry strategy, corporate governance, M&A and joint ventures. He has also advised clients on disposal of companies, private equity & securities transactions, and public offerings of debt and equity. His client base includes companies from across industry sectors such as banking and financial services, breweries, hospitality, automobile engineering, information technology, infrastructure development, processed foods etc In addition to being a professional business advisor, Shuva mentors entrepreneurs and start-ups. He is an active member of the Startup Leadership Program, and has mentored several Indian start-ups under the aegis of the SLP. Shuva is a Director on the Board of several large corporates, besides being entrusted with responsibility for trusteeship of select organizations.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & Acquisition Real Estate Family Business Employment & Human ResourceBanking Financial Services & Insurance Automotive Manufacturing Education Services Healthcare & Life Science

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council New Delhi International Bar Association Inter-pacific Bar Association American Bar Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LLB - University of Calcutta M & A Program - The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Shuva Mandal is a lawyer with more than 20+ years of legal advisory experience. He specializes in Corporate Commercial law and as the Managing Partner of Fox Mandal & Associates, heads the firm’s operations in Southern and Western India. Since 1996, Shuva has been a partner of Fox Mandal, the firm co-founded in 1896 by his great-grandfather, Mr. G. C. Mandal. His practice includes advising clients on inbound investment into India including entry strategy, corporate governance, M&A and joint ventures. He has also advised clients on disposal of companies, private equity & securities transactions, and public offerings of debt and equity. His client base includes companies from across industry sectors such as banking and financial services, breweries, hospitality, automobile engineering, information technology, infrastructure development, processed foods etc In addition to being a professional business advisor, Shuva mentors entrepreneurs and start-ups. He is an active member of the Startup Leadership Program, and has mentored several Indian start-ups under the aegis of the SLP. Shuva is a Director on the Board of several large corporates, besides being entrusted with responsibility for trusteeship of select organizations.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & Acquisition Real Estate Family Business Employment & Human ResourceBanking Financial Services & Insurance Automotive Manufacturing Education Services Healthcare & Life Science

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council New Delhi International Bar Association Inter-pacific Bar Association American Bar Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LLB - University of Calcutta M & A Program - The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
                                  Shyam Sundar
                                  Group Head
                                  Bangalore
                                  080 25595911
                                  shyam.sundar@foxmandal.in
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                                  Shyam Sundar

                                  Group Head

                                  Bangalore

                                  080 25595911

                                  shyam.sundar@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Shyam Sundar spearheads the firm’s Litigation practice in Bangalore. With over 10 years of litigation and dispute resolution experience, Shyam specializes in Writs and Appeals, Labour and Service cases, and Consumer disputes. He advises companies from different sectors on a range of legal issues related to preventing, pursuing and defending litigations. He also counsels clients on issues arising out of enforcement of contracts and corporate transactions such as M&A and winding up actions against companies.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    BA (Laws) LL.B Bangalore University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Shyam Sundar spearheads the firm’s Litigation practice in Bangalore. With over 10 years of litigation and dispute resolution experience, Shyam specializes in Writs and Appeals, Labour and Service cases, and Consumer disputes. He advises companies from different sectors on a range of legal issues related to preventing, pursuing and defending litigations. He also counsels clients on issues arising out of enforcement of contracts and corporate transactions such as M&A and winding up actions against companies.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    BA (Laws) LL.B Bangalore University
                                  Shyamal Mukherjee
                                  Partner
                                  Bangalore
                                  +919901044688
                                  shyamal.mukherjee@foxmandal.in
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                                  Shyamal Mukherjee

                                  Partner

                                  Bangalore

                                  +919901044688

                                  shyamal.mukherjee@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Shyamal Mukherjee heads the firm’s Corporate & Dispute Resolution Laws practice. He currently also leads the firm’s advisory and consulting services in the Laws on Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH). He has been in practice for over two decades in the areas of Corporate Litigation and Arbitration. Before joining the firm, he was commissioned as an Officer in the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the Judge Advocate General’s branch and has served as Assistant Chief Legal Advisor and Judge Advocate in the IAF. Shyamal has handled Writ Petitions in various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India, briefed Government Standing Counsels (including the Solicitor General of India) on litigations of civil and criminal nature, rendered opinion on personnel policies, general contracts and agreements, arbitration, personal laws and other litigation matters. He has advised on general corporate and commercial matters related to contractual and corporate laws, insurance, banking, licence and agreements, joint ventures, formation of companies, mergers, takeovers, acquisitions, due diligence reviews, alternative dispute resolution, debt recovery, maritime claims and real estate. In addition to the High Courts, Admiralty Courts and the Supreme Court he has also represented corporate and individual clients in subordinate courts, State and National Consumer Fora, the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission and before various statutory and regulatory authorities.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Employment & Human Resources Litigation Arbitration & Dispute ResolutionManufacturing Services Automotive Aerospace & Defense Banking financial Services & Insurance

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Delhi International Bar Association Confederation of Indian Industry Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Master of Arts (English) Bachelor of Laws (Professional)

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Shyamal Mukherjee heads the firm’s Corporate & Dispute Resolution Laws practice. He currently also leads the firm’s advisory and consulting services in the Laws on Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH). He has been in practice for over two decades in the areas of Corporate Litigation and Arbitration. Before joining the firm, he was commissioned as an Officer in the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the Judge Advocate General’s branch and has served as Assistant Chief Legal Advisor and Judge Advocate in the IAF. Shyamal has handled Writ Petitions in various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India, briefed Government Standing Counsels (including the Solicitor General of India) on litigations of civil and criminal nature, rendered opinion on personnel policies, general contracts and agreements, arbitration, personal laws and other litigation matters. He has advised on general corporate and commercial matters related to contractual and corporate laws, insurance, banking, licence and agreements, joint ventures, formation of companies, mergers, takeovers, acquisitions, due diligence reviews, alternative dispute resolution, debt recovery, maritime claims and real estate. In addition to the High Courts, Admiralty Courts and the Supreme Court he has also represented corporate and individual clients in subordinate courts, State and National Consumer Fora, the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission and before various statutory and regulatory authorities.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Employment & Human Resources Litigation Arbitration & Dispute ResolutionManufacturing Services Automotive Aerospace & Defense Banking financial Services & Insurance

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Delhi International Bar Association Confederation of Indian Industry Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Master of Arts (English) Bachelor of Laws (Professional)
                                  Smitha Pavan
                                  Senior Associate
                                  Bangalore
                                  080 25595911
                                  smitha.pavan@foxmandal.in
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                                  Smitha Pavan

                                  Senior Associate

                                  Bangalore

                                  080 25595911

                                  smitha.pavan@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Smitha has over 12 years of experience, in Real Estate and Infrastructure practice. She has extensive experience in advising on real estate matters relating to commercial (office, retail and hospitality) and residential projects, including but not limited to title search, drafting conveyance and leasing documents, vendor contracts, service contracts, project management contracts, operation management contracts, public private partnership– concession agreements, license agreements, etc.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real Estate & Infrastructure

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. L.L.B Bangalore University.

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Smitha has over 12 years of experience, in Real Estate and Infrastructure practice. She has extensive experience in advising on real estate matters relating to commercial (office, retail and hospitality) and residential projects, including but not limited to title search, drafting conveyance and leasing documents, vendor contracts, service contracts, project management contracts, operation management contracts, public private partnership– concession agreements, license agreements, etc.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real Estate & Infrastructure

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. L.L.B Bangalore University.
                                  Som Mandal
                                  Managing Partner
                                  Noida, New Delhi
                                  +919810871323
                                  som.mandal@foxmandal.com
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                                  Som Mandal

                                  Managing Partner

                                  Noida, New Delhi

                                  +919810871323

                                  som.mandal@foxmandal.com

                                  Location : Noida, New Delhi

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Som Mandal is the Managing Partner of Fox Mandal, Delhi. He also steers the International practice of Fox Mandal. His focus is mainly in M&A, corporate law and project finance. Mr. Mandal is rated by various publications including Legal 500 as a Leading Individual Lawyer for Corporate and M&A. The International Whos Who of Business Lawyers has accredited him for the Mergers & Acquisitions sector in India. He was also nominated by Asia Law & Practice, a publication from Hong Kong, as a leading lawyer in Asia in the field of Merger & Acquisition..

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & AcquisitionAutomotive Energy Aerospace & Defence Manufacturing Services Banking financial Services & InsuranceInfrastructure & Transportation

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association Member of the Delhi High Court Bar Association Member of International Bar Association Member of American Bar association (International Section) Member Union des Advocate Member of Inter Pacific Bar Association Member of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Member of Indo-German Lawyers Association Member of Society of Indian Law Firms Indian representatives at the Commission on Arbitration of International Chamber of Commerce Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum Council member of Section on Legal Practice of the International Bar Association Committee Member on Corporate Law & Legal Affairs-FICCI

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. - St. Xavier’s College Kolkata(1983) L.L.B. - University of Calcutta(1988)

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Som Mandal is the Managing Partner of Fox Mandal, Delhi. He also steers the International practice of Fox Mandal. His focus is mainly in M&A, corporate law and project finance. Mr. Mandal is rated by various publications including Legal 500 as a Leading Individual Lawyer for Corporate and M&A. The International Whos Who of Business Lawyers has accredited him for the Mergers & Acquisitions sector in India. He was also nominated by Asia Law & Practice, a publication from Hong Kong, as a leading lawyer in Asia in the field of Merger & Acquisition..

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate & Commercial Mergers & AcquisitionAutomotive Energy Aerospace & Defence Manufacturing Services Banking financial Services & InsuranceInfrastructure & Transportation

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association Member of the Delhi High Court Bar Association Member of International Bar Association Member of American Bar association (International Section) Member Union des Advocate Member of Inter Pacific Bar Association Member of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Member of Indo-German Lawyers Association Member of Society of Indian Law Firms Indian representatives at the Commission on Arbitration of International Chamber of Commerce Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum Council member of Section on Legal Practice of the International Bar Association Committee Member on Corporate Law & Legal Affairs-FICCI

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. - St. Xavier’s College Kolkata(1983) L.L.B. - University of Calcutta(1988)
                                  Soumitra Banerjee
                                  Partner
                                  Bangalore, Pune
                                  080 25595911
                                  soumitra.banerjee@foxmandal.in
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                                  Soumitra Banerjee

                                  Partner

                                  Bangalore, Pune

                                  080 25595911

                                  soumitra.banerjee@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore, Pune

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Soumitra brings in about 10 years of experience as a Corporate & Commercial lawyer. Highlights of recent work experience: Successfully closed in 2017 the exit of German Sovereign Bank from Sriram Properties Pvt Ltd for their investment of approximately 400 cr; Assisting a renowned Japanese Company in their entire business set up in India; Assisting various funds in their debt funding structuring in real estate sector in range between INR 50 cr to 200 cr in Bangalore and Pune; Assisting multiple Japanese Companies in their Joint Venture/Technical Collaborations in Bangalore; Assisting multiple Italian Companies in their business set up in Mumbai and Pune; Assisting renowned Swedish automobile company in setting up their business venture including manufacturing unit in Bangalore; Assisting multiple start-ups in procuring seed funding and private equity funding; Nurturing multiple start-ups and growing companies in their business expansion and strategic alliances; Assisting various angel investors and HNIs to set up a fund for investing in PE transactions and real estate bridge funding; Assisting a renowned automobile company in their plant relocation and trade union issues; Supervising legal due diligence of companies in IT sector and manufacturing industry

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Merger & Acquisition Private Equity Debt Finance & Project Finance Joint Venture Transaction Advisory Business & Commercial structuring

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A.L LL.B Master of Business Laws Master of Business Administration Diploma in Labour Laws Diploma in Environment Laws.

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Soumitra brings in about 10 years of experience as a Corporate & Commercial lawyer. Highlights of recent work experience: Successfully closed in 2017 the exit of German Sovereign Bank from Sriram Properties Pvt Ltd for their investment of approximately 400 cr; Assisting a renowned Japanese Company in their entire business set up in India; Assisting various funds in their debt funding structuring in real estate sector in range between INR 50 cr to 200 cr in Bangalore and Pune; Assisting multiple Japanese Companies in their Joint Venture/Technical Collaborations in Bangalore; Assisting multiple Italian Companies in their business set up in Mumbai and Pune; Assisting renowned Swedish automobile company in setting up their business venture including manufacturing unit in Bangalore; Assisting multiple start-ups in procuring seed funding and private equity funding; Nurturing multiple start-ups and growing companies in their business expansion and strategic alliances; Assisting various angel investors and HNIs to set up a fund for investing in PE transactions and real estate bridge funding; Assisting a renowned automobile company in their plant relocation and trade union issues; Supervising legal due diligence of companies in IT sector and manufacturing industry

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Merger & Acquisition Private Equity Debt Finance & Project Finance Joint Venture Transaction Advisory Business & Commercial structuring

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A.L LL.B Master of Business Laws Master of Business Administration Diploma in Labour Laws Diploma in Environment Laws.
                                  Sripriya Padmanabhan
                                  Senior Associate
                                  Bangalore
                                  080 25595911
                                  sripriya.p@foxmandal.in
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                                  Sripriya Padmanabhan

                                  Senior Associate

                                  Bangalore

                                  080 25595911

                                  sripriya.p@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Sripriya brings in over 6 years of experience, in the domains of Intellectual Property Laws and Corporate laws. She advises clients on Trademarks, Designs and Copyright related matters, including Branding of product/services, IP Licensing and Assignment, and Software Agreements. She also assists clients in building their IP portfolios. Her specific expertise is as follows: • Trademarks: Conducting Searches, Filing, Oppositions and Prosecution of TM Applications including Madrid Applications • Copyright: Filing and prosecution of Copyright applications • Design: Filing and prosecution of Design applications • IP Licensing and Assignment Apart from her IPR, Sripriya also holds an additional responsibility, as a key member of the Italian Desk at Fox Mandal, advising / assisting clients in their legal needs.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Intellectual Property Rights IP Litigation Corporate Laws Media & EntertainmentTrademarks Copyright Design IP Licensing and Assignment

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A B.L (Hons.) NALSAR University Hyderabad

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Sripriya brings in over 6 years of experience, in the domains of Intellectual Property Laws and Corporate laws. She advises clients on Trademarks, Designs and Copyright related matters, including Branding of product/services, IP Licensing and Assignment, and Software Agreements. She also assists clients in building their IP portfolios. Her specific expertise is as follows: • Trademarks: Conducting Searches, Filing, Oppositions and Prosecution of TM Applications including Madrid Applications • Copyright: Filing and prosecution of Copyright applications • Design: Filing and prosecution of Design applications • IP Licensing and Assignment Apart from her IPR, Sripriya also holds an additional responsibility, as a key member of the Italian Desk at Fox Mandal, advising / assisting clients in their legal needs.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Intellectual Property Rights IP Litigation Corporate Laws Media & EntertainmentTrademarks Copyright Design IP Licensing and Assignment

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Karnataka

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A B.L (Hons.) NALSAR University Hyderabad
                                  Sushant Shetty
                                  Group Head
                                  Mumbai
                                  022 26541406
                                  sushant.shetty@foxmandal.in
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                                  Sushant Shetty

                                  Group Head

                                  Mumbai

                                  022 26541406

                                  sushant.shetty@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Mumbai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real Estate & Conveyancing Construction Laws Infrastructure Laws

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa International Bar Association (Real Estate Section)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.L.S. LL.B. Mumbai University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Real Estate & Conveyancing Construction Laws Infrastructure Laws

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa International Bar Association (Real Estate Section)

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.L.S. LL.B. Mumbai University
                                  Swati Sinha
                                  Partner
                                  Noida, New Delhi
                                  +919810970477
                                  swati.sinha@foxmandal.com
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                                  Swati Sinha

                                  Partner

                                  Noida, New Delhi

                                  +919810970477

                                  swati.sinha@foxmandal.com

                                  Location : Noida, New Delhi

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Swati is a Partner with Fox Mandal, Delhi since 2011. She primarily focuses on international commercial arbitrations and high value commercial litigation.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member- Bar Council of India Member - Bar Council of Delhi Member - Supreme Court Bar Association Member of Inter-Pacific Bar Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LLB - Campus Law Centre /Faculty of Law/ Delhi University M.A. (History)- Hindu College/ Delhi University B.A. Hons. (History) - Hindu College/ Delhi University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Swati is a Partner with Fox Mandal, Delhi since 2011. She primarily focuses on international commercial arbitrations and high value commercial litigation.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member- Bar Council of India Member - Bar Council of Delhi Member - Supreme Court Bar Association Member of Inter-Pacific Bar Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LLB - Campus Law Centre /Faculty of Law/ Delhi University M.A. (History)- Hindu College/ Delhi University B.A. Hons. (History) - Hindu College/ Delhi University
                                  Veronica Mohan
                                  Partner
                                  Noida, New Delhi
                                  +919810005343
                                  veronica.mohan@foxmandal.com
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                                  Veronica Mohan

                                  Partner

                                  Noida, New Delhi

                                  +919810005343

                                  veronica.mohan@foxmandal.com

                                  Location : Noida, New Delhi

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Veronica brings in more than 18 years experience as a Litigation lawyer. She specializes in Arbitration matters – international, domestic and bilateral arbitration. Veronica also assists clients on Labor laws, civil disputes and contractual disputes including matters related to Consumer Protection Act at District, State and National level.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Employment & Human ResourceInfrastructure & Transport Consumer & Retail Automotive Aerospace

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member Bar Council of Delhi

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Bachelor of Law - ILS College Pune Diploma in Taxation Law - Symbiosis College Pune

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Veronica brings in more than 18 years experience as a Litigation lawyer. She specializes in Arbitration matters – international, domestic and bilateral arbitration. Veronica also assists clients on Labor laws, civil disputes and contractual disputes including matters related to Consumer Protection Act at District, State and National level.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Employment & Human ResourceInfrastructure & Transport Consumer & Retail Automotive Aerospace

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Member Bar Council of Delhi

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    Bachelor of Law - ILS College Pune Diploma in Taxation Law - Symbiosis College Pune
                                  Vidya Sunderam
                                  Senior Associate
                                  Chennai
                                  +91 44 24361030
                                  vidya.sunderam@foxmandal.in
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                                  Vidya Sunderam

                                  Senior Associate

                                  Chennai

                                  +91 44 24361030

                                  vidya.sunderam@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Chennai

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  A Senior Associate in the firm’s Corporate & Commercial practice at Chennai, Vidya has over 7 years of experience. During this time, she has advised domestic and overseas companies on optimally structuring transactions to achieve their business objectives. Her expertise spans joint ventures, acquisitions, strategic alliances and private equity investments. She advises overseas companies on their India entry strategies and foreign investment routing/structuring based on prevailing government policies. She has drafted and reviewed transaction documentations such as share subscription agreements, share purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements etc. She is also experienced in structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide range of domestic and transnational commercial contracts and conducting legal due diligence reviews of companies in varied sectors.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate and Commercial M&A Capital Market Private EquityHealthcare Manufacturing Services Telecom Energy

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Delhi

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LLB (h) from Amity Law School Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Laws Amity Law School New Delhi

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  A Senior Associate in the firm’s Corporate & Commercial practice at Chennai, Vidya has over 7 years of experience. During this time, she has advised domestic and overseas companies on optimally structuring transactions to achieve their business objectives. Her expertise spans joint ventures, acquisitions, strategic alliances and private equity investments. She advises overseas companies on their India entry strategies and foreign investment routing/structuring based on prevailing government policies. She has drafted and reviewed transaction documentations such as share subscription agreements, share purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements etc. She is also experienced in structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide range of domestic and transnational commercial contracts and conducting legal due diligence reviews of companies in varied sectors.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate and Commercial M&A Capital Market Private EquityHealthcare Manufacturing Services Telecom Energy

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Delhi

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    LLB (h) from Amity Law School Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Laws Amity Law School New Delhi
                                  Vidya Pawar
                                  Senior Associate
                                  Bangalore
                                  080 25595911
                                  vidya.pawar@foxmandal.in
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                                  Vidya Pawar

                                  Senior Associate

                                  Bangalore

                                  080 25595911

                                  vidya.pawar@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Bangalore

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Vidya brings in over 9 years of experience as a Company Secretary, specialized mainly in corporate compliance. She has advised and assisted clients on compliances under various corporate laws and regulatory requirements relating to FDI, Companies Act, RBI, FEMA etc. She has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, LLP’s, Trust’s and a wider range of start-up’s Her expertise spans across, Corporate Law Matters, Compliances under Companies Act, 1956, Companies Act, 2013, FEMA, Incorporation of Companies, LLPs, Societies, Trusts, Branch Office, Liaison Office and Project Offices. She advises on Mergers, Amalgamations, Acquisitions, Business Transfers including restructuring of Capital and Management, Investment Advisory, Compounding of Offences under Corporate Laws and FEMA, Due Diligence, Drafting of ESOP Schemes, Agreements and Opinions, Voluntary Winding up and Strike off of Companies. Closure of Branch Office, Liaison Office and Project Offices.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate ComplianceCorporate Commercial Mergers & Acquisition

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Institute of Company Secretaries of India

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    ACS Institute of Company Secretaries of India Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Karnataka State Law University

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Vidya brings in over 9 years of experience as a Company Secretary, specialized mainly in corporate compliance. She has advised and assisted clients on compliances under various corporate laws and regulatory requirements relating to FDI, Companies Act, RBI, FEMA etc. She has advised clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, LLP’s, Trust’s and a wider range of start-up’s Her expertise spans across, Corporate Law Matters, Compliances under Companies Act, 1956, Companies Act, 2013, FEMA, Incorporation of Companies, LLPs, Societies, Trusts, Branch Office, Liaison Office and Project Offices. She advises on Mergers, Amalgamations, Acquisitions, Business Transfers including restructuring of Capital and Management, Investment Advisory, Compounding of Offences under Corporate Laws and FEMA, Due Diligence, Drafting of ESOP Schemes, Agreements and Opinions, Voluntary Winding up and Strike off of Companies. Closure of Branch Office, Liaison Office and Project Offices.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Corporate ComplianceCorporate Commercial Mergers & Acquisition

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Institute of Company Secretaries of India

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    ACS Institute of Company Secretaries of India Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Karnataka State Law University
                                  Vijayakumar Reddy . T
                                  Partner
                                  Hyderabad
                                  +9180084 47849
                                  vijay.reddy@foxmandal.in
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                                  Vijayakumar Reddy . T

                                  Partner

                                  Hyderabad

                                  +9180084 47849

                                  vijay.reddy@foxmandal.in

                                  Location : Hyderabad

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Vijay specializes in Litigation and Dispute Resolution and has 20 years of experience in Civil, Criminal, Corporate, Writs and Commercial litigation related to contracts, property, recovery of money, winding up of companies, Consumer Protection Act, Arbitration Act, IPR, Banking Laws, Negotiable Instruments Act, Central Excise, VAT etc. His extensive experience includes drafting pleadings, appearing in High Courts, District Civil and Criminal Courts, Consumer Courts, Debt Recovery Tribunals and Arbitral Tribunals on various matters. He has represented clients from multiple industry sectors such as IT, Power, Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Automotive, Airlines, Telecom, Finance, Banking, Mining, Pharmaceuticals and Insurance.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute ResolutionEnergy & Infrastructure Manufacturing Automotive Banking Financial Services & Insurance

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad District City Civil & Criminal Courts Bar Association Ranga Reddy District Courts Bar Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. B.L. Sri Venkateswara University MBA (HRM) IGNOU

                                  WORK EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

                                  Vijay specializes in Litigation and Dispute Resolution and has 20 years of experience in Civil, Criminal, Corporate, Writs and Commercial litigation related to contracts, property, recovery of money, winding up of companies, Consumer Protection Act, Arbitration Act, IPR, Banking Laws, Negotiable Instruments Act, Central Excise, VAT etc. His extensive experience includes drafting pleadings, appearing in High Courts, District Civil and Criminal Courts, Consumer Courts, Debt Recovery Tribunals and Arbitral Tribunals on various matters. He has represented clients from multiple industry sectors such as IT, Power, Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Automotive, Airlines, Telecom, Finance, Banking, Mining, Pharmaceuticals and Insurance.

                                  PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS:

                                    Litigation Arbitration & Dispute ResolutionEnergy & Infrastructure Manufacturing Automotive Banking Financial Services & Insurance

                                  AFFILIATION & MEMBERSHIP:

                                    Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad District City Civil & Criminal Courts Bar Association Ranga Reddy District Courts Bar Association

                                  EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

                                    B.A. B.L. Sri Venkateswara University MBA (HRM) IGNOU