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Fox Mandal Elevates Three Partners to Equity Partnership

Fox Mandal & Associates is pleased to announce the elevation of three of its Partners to equity partnerships. The promoted partners are S.T. Prashantha Kumar, Santosh Vikram Singh and Jayaprakash Padmanaban.

Prashantha Kumar has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the Real Estate Sector by various renowned publications including Legal500, Chambers and Asian Legal Business. With over 18 years of legal expertise, Prashantha has steered the firm’s Real Estate & Infrastructure practice in Bengaluru, Mumbai & Pune to new heights. His result-oriented approach and pragmatic solutions have struck a chord with every client.

Santosh Vikram Singh has been ranked as one of the top 15 Intellectual Property Lawyers in India by the Asian Legal Business and as a recommended lawyer by Legal500. With more than 20 years of experience, Santosh leads the Firm’s IP, Entertainment & Sports Law practices, focusing primarily on fulfilling the business-legal requirements of clients.

Jayaprakash has more than 20 years of experience in extending unique solutions in a versatile manner to a range of public and private clients. A recommended lawyer, as ranked by Legal500, he is constantly sought by clients to effectively manoeuvre varied legal concerns.

”The new equity partners are highly regarded in their respective practices and deeply resonate the firm values . Jayaprakash and Santosh are home-grown talent having devoted their entire careers to the firm. They had joined as associates and have risen to partnership through sheer hardwork and commitment for more than 20 years.” said Shuva Mandal, Managing Partner of Fox Mandal & Associates. “It gives me great satisfaction to have the astuteness of our talent represented by this group,” he added.

Established in 1896, Fox Mandal is one of the oldest full-service law firms in India and has been carrying a legacy of quality and integrity through the years. With a pan-India presence, over 250 fee- earners and a broad spectrum of practice areas, the firm has had the privilege of catering to a wide range of legal requirements of a diverse clientele

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A.P. Pasupathy Joins Fox Mandal as Practice Head – Renewable Energy

Fox Mandal & Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr A. P. Pasupathy, formerly the AVP – Project development at ReNew Power, as Practice Head of the Renewable Energy Practice.

Mr Pasupathy offers a comprehensive experience of more than 22 years in rendering end-to-end dynamic and sophisticated solutions not only on the legal quandaries but also on the project development pertaining to the renewable energy industry. He played an instrumental role in leading the legal and project development team/department of various notable Renewable Energy companies in the country and rooted their projects in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Prior to his association with the Firm, he steered and led the legal portfolio for wind farm/solar farm projects for various Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and also led the project development (including land, permit and approvals) activities for various OEMs/IPPs such as Gamesa Renewables (now Siemens Gamesa), Vestas, Bharat Light & Power (Now Enel green), SunEdison and ReNew Power.

Established in 1896, Fox Mandal is one of the oldest full-service law firms in India and has been carrying a legacy of quality and integrity through the years. With a pan-India presence, over 250 fee-earners and a broad spectrum of practice areas, the firm has had the privilege of catering to a wide range of legal requirements of a diverse clientele. Fox Mandal provides holistic services pertaining to identifying, strategizing, and mitigating legal, regulatory, policy and contractual risks in the development of renewable energy projects across the country.

Regarding the appointment, Mr Shuva Mandal, the Managing Partner of Fox Mandal says, “Pasupathy has immense knowledge and expertise as a legal practitioner owing to his long-standing association with huge organizations and varied clients. We are elated to have him on board with us and looking forward to harmonizing his goals with our vision.”

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Former Big Four partner Sandip Mukherjee joins Fox Mandal

Fox Mandal & Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sandip Mukherjee as Director, International Tax Practice. Sandip would operate from the Pune office and lead the international tax practice of the firm in Southern & Western India. His addition is a part of the firm’s strategic expansion of its tax advisory vertical.

Sandip has spent about 27+ years in the profession, primarily with Big4 professional firms including PwC, Deloitte & Andersen, in India as well as overseas. He has also spent 6+ years with MNCs i.e. Tata Group & ACL Group. He specializes in the areas of tax and regulatory laws, both domestic as well as international. His areas of focus have been corporate tax, employee tax, foreign exchange laws, tax litigation, international tax and mergers & acquisitions.

Sandip is recognised as an active professional, a passionate writer, a speaker & a thought leader, with a committed following within the known circles of the business, profession & academia. Commenting on the appointment, he says, “I am looking forward to being a part of such an established market leader in the legal sector and contributing my expertise in augmenting its vision of being a trusted & holistic tax advisor.”

Established in 1896, Fox Mandal is one of the oldest full-service law firm in India and has been carrying a legacy of quality and integrity through the years. With pan-India presence, over 200 fee-earners and a broad spectrum of practice areas, the firm has had the privilege of catering to a wide range of legal requirements of a diverse clientele.

Mr. Shuva Mandal, Managing Partner, said, “Sandip has a proven track record of leading large teams and handling significant assignments as part of huge organizations and we are looking forward to aligning his rich experience with the goals of our firm.”