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We have a dynamic and dedicated team of lawyers, administration and governance experts, financial consultants, information technology and other industry specific consultants, who specialize in diverse fields of law and industry and offer competent advice and representation.
Retired from the Maharashtra cadre of the Indian Administrative Service, he qualified in commerce and economics from Delhi University, in law from Bombay University and in business administration from the University of Hawaii, USA. He has over 30 years’ experience in executive and judicial functioning, as well as development administration embracing urban development, infrastructure, technology transfer, and business collaborations. He has served on the boards of several companies in the private, public and joint sectors. He has considerable exposure to the banking, energy and transport sectors including aviation, shipping & ports, railways & highways.
A rank holder at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Mumbai University, she obtained her doctorate of laws from Mumbai University. For six years, Dr. Advani held a quasi-judicial post as the Chairperson of the National Commission for Women. She has also been nominated to the State-level Committee of the Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority in 2005. Dr. Advani was enrolled as an Advocate of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa and has since been engaged in the practice of law, mostly in Chambers, coupled with teaching postgraduate law courses, part-time at the University of Bombay. She is enrolled as an Advocate with the Supreme Court of India. Dr. Advani is also empanelled as a Special Counsel for the Government of India, in the Bombay High Court at Mumbai.
She has held the positions of Member, Sales Tax Tribunal, Addl. Commissioner of Sales Tax and Commissioner of Profession Tax, Govt. of Maharashtra. Well versed in judicial functioning and legal administration, she is also highly knowledgeable on housing societies and property matters
Mr. Jha is registered with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa since 2008. He represents clients before various courts and forums and advises them on a range of corporate and commercial laws as well as criminal laws. He has been involved with a wide range of matters relating to ports and infrastructure, constitutional law, energy laws, electricity laws, property and real estate and general commercial and corporate laws for both PSUs and private clients of the firm, appearing before various forums such as the High Court of Bombay, Bombay City Civil and Sessions Court, NCLT, NGT, etc. He also advises clients on issues relating to contracts and contractual disputes, tenders, and pre-litigation strategies.
Abhishek has about 10 years of experience as an Advocate based out of New Delhi. Over the years, he has represented a substantial number of high profile clients before the Supreme Court of India and various State High Courts, and before Arbitral Tribunals on matters pertaining to constitutional law, infrastructural laws, power and regulatory concerns, environmental law and white-collar crimes. He also regularly appears before major judicial and quasi-judicial forums such as NCLAT, NCLT, COMPAT, CCI, APTEL, NCDRC, and NGT, in matters pertaining to commercial and corporate disputes, environmental law, consumer disputes, and competition laws. Apart from dispute resolution, he is often called upon to provide opinions on multiple non-litigation matters including documents pertaining to financial closures, agreements and contracts, amongst other commercial and non-commercial issues.
Over the last 10 years, Amrita, with her main focus in the real estate sector, has been involved in transactions relating to acquisition of agricultural lands for housing project, development of lands for setting up mixed projects, advisory to planning authorities regarding land acquisition model for development of new town, drafting of transaction documents – acquisition/disposal, leasing and development etc. She advises both lenders and developers in matters pertaining to housing and project finance. Amrita also works in dispute resolution, including arbitrations, commercial disputes and private client litigation including property related disputes. She advises and is the local attorney for Consulates of Middle-Eastern countries.
Areas of Practice: Real Estate, Housing & Project Finance, Commercial Arbitrations
Pulkit leads the firm's practice in securities litigation, company law disputes and insolvency matters, apart from general corporate and advisory matters. He has been exclusively practicing in the said areas for the past 5 years, and has worked with a variety of public sector and private clients. He has also been advising clients with respect to General Data Protection Regulation. He regularly appears before the Securities Appellate Tribunal and the National Company Law Tribunal, apart from the Bombay High Court. He graduated from Symbiosis Law School in 2013 and has been enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa since then.
Areas of Practice: Securities Laws, Insolvency Laws, Company Law, Corporate and Commercial Disputes, General Corporate Law and General Data Protection Regulation
Roopadaksha has been handling civil litigations and dispute resolutions with specific focus on property related matters. He also deals with employment and labour related disputes, infrastructure related disputes for various PSU’s and private entities and regularly appears before the Bombay High Court, Civil Courts and Debt Recovery Tribunals. He has also handled several project finance transactions in the real estate sector including drafting of loan documents, conveyance deeds. He has also prepared model lease deeds / conveyance deeds for town planning authorities and insurance credit policy documents for a major export credit insurance company. He also advises authorities on its land acquisition policies, lenders and developers in housing finance projects and insurance companies in statutory and regulatory compliances.
Areas of Practice: Real Estate (dispute resolution, transaction and regulatory compliance), Civil and Commercial Disputes Resolution, Insurance Sector (dispute resolution, transaction and regulatory compliance)
B.B.A. LL.B; LL.M
Surabhi is part of the dispute resolution and advisory team with her main focus in ports and infrastructure, property law, corporate and commercial disputes, intellectual property law and policy research, and has been appearing before the Bombay High Court, Bombay City Civil and Sessions Court and other lower courts. She is a graduate of Symbiosis Law School, and has obtained her LLM. from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She has been registered with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa since 2015.
Areas of Practice: Civil, Commercial and Corporate litigation, Arbitration, Ports and Infrastructure, Intellectual Property Law, Constitutional Law and Policy Research.
Raghav has been registered with the Bar Council of Delhi since 2015. His practice area spans across civil and criminal litigation on the appellate and original side of the Bombay High Court. He has also been appearing before the SEBI Special Court and handling civil litigation before the Bombay City Civil Court. His key areas of practice include matters related to corporate and commercial laws, arbitration, and criminal law. He has also closely worked on disputes arising out of highway construction agreements, concession agreements, consultancy service agreements, dealership agreements, lease agreements, etc.
Areas of Practice: Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Ports and Infrastructure, White Collar Crime, and Energy, Infrastructure & Resources.
B. A. LL.B.
Siddharth specializes in criminal law, particularly cases under the Indian Penal Code, Prevention of Corruption Act and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, and also has a rich experience in handling commercial disputes, both in Court as well as in arbitration proceedings. He has represented clients, both private and public sector, in litigations before the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, District Courts, and Tribunals including NCLT, NCLAT and NCDRC. Siddharth graduated from Symbiosis Law School is 2014 and practices out of our Delhi Office.
Areas of Practice: Criminal Law, Civil & Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Commercial Arbitration; and Constitutional Law
B. A. LL.B.
Vidhi is part of the firm’s regulatory and corporate advisory practice. Her core area of practice pertains to securities and capital market related matters, and she regularly appears before the Securities Appellate Tribunal and the Bombay High Court. She also handles matters before the National Company Law Tribunal including matters pertaining to Insolvency and Bankruptcy. She has also been involved in transactional matters, commercial disputes and arbitration.
Areas of Practice: Securities Laws, Insolvency Laws, Company Law, General Corporate and Arbitration.
B. A. LL.B.
Yasharth completed his Post-Graduate Diploma in Alternate Dispute Resolution from The Indian Law Institute, New Delhi and practices out of our Delhi office. He has been associated with leading corporate law firms and major Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) which has given him a rich experience in handling litigation of civil and commercial nature in the Supreme Court of India, High Courts and District Courts and other forums such as NCDRC, NCLT and NCLAT as well as in Arbitration.
Areas of Practice: Corporate Laws, Labour Laws, Consumer Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution with main focus on Commercial Arbitration
B. Com. LL.B
Mandar has been practicing in civil, criminal, appellate and original jurisdictions of the Bombay High Court and other lower courts. He has advised and represented public corporations & regulatory bodies in courts, tribunals and quasi-judicial bodies.
Areas of Practice: Real Estate, Corporate Law, Insolvency laws and Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution
Nikhil brings over 3 years of experience focused on civil, commercial, consumer, medical and intellectual property disputes to the firm. Apart from his concentration on securities law and commercial arbitration, he has been involved in a wide array of disputes, and has successfully represented clients on the both the plaintiff and defendant sides before the Supreme Court of India , Delhi High Court, Bombay High Court, National Company Law Tribunal, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and Central Information Commission.
Areas of Practice: Corporate, Commercial and Consumer Disputes, Securities Law, Intellectual Property, and Arbitration
Medhas has been registered with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa since 2017. His main area of practice is civil and commercial litigation and he has been regularly appearing before the Bombay High Court and other civil courts in Mumbai. In the past he has dealt with matters pertaining to rent control, tenancy and the Public Premises Act.
Areas of Practice: Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution.
Surbhi is a graduate of Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU) and is enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi. She practices out of the Delhi Office. She specializes in commercial arbitration and constitutional law; and works on a wide variety of civil, commercial, transactional, corporate & regulatory matters including those pertaining to grant of concession agreements, industrial standards & compliances, compliance with insurance regulations and transactions in over-the-counter derivatives market. She handles civil and commercial litigation and arbitrations for clients before the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, NCLAT, NCLT & Arbitral Tribunals.
Areas of Practice: Corporate & Commercial Laws, Constitutional Law, Commercial Arbitration, National & International Trade Laws, Anti-Trust & Competition Law and Insolvency Law, Transactional & Regulatory Compliances.
M. Com. LLB; Solicitor
Bakhtawar has a vast experience of close to three decades in corporate-commercial matters and dispute resolution with strong focus on hospitality and real estate. She has represented clients before various foras including the Bombay High Court, City Court, Magistrate’s Court and tribunals. She has a strong commercial acumen in dealing with disputes in various arbitration proceedings as well. She passed her Solicitor’s exam in the year 1994 and became a member of the Bombay Incorporated Law Society. Areas of Practice: Real Estate and Hospitality, Housing & Project Finance,
He has served the Reserve Bank of India for 33 years and worked in the Agricultural Refinance Corporation (now the Agriculture Refinance and Development Corporation) of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Department of Banking Operations and development of Exchange Control Department (now Foreign Exchange Department) in Mumbai. He has authored numerous books on FEMA and other subjects
His rich experience as Chief Executive/Chairman of Indian subsidiaries of global leaders in commodity trade viz Luis Dreyfus and Noble Group has given him expertise in areas of foreign direct investment, transfer pricing, marine insurance, food laws, laws relating to essential commodities and the structure and legal framework of commodity futures. His involvement in the turnaround of sick industrial units has given him an in-depth knowledge of industrial relations and labour laws, and expertise in financial restructuring.
The former Chairman of IDBI and UTI, he has over 35 years of experience in all aspects of project financing, documentation, infrastructure funding, with specialisation in financial management, capital markets and industrial & financial restructuring. He has immense experience in corporate management at the board level in large public and private sector companies.
A post graduate in Law from Mumbai University and a leading member of the Bombay Bar Association, he has been practising as an Advocate in the Bombay High Court on the Original and Appellate sides. He has been a Solicitor since 1981 and a Notary Public since 1993
He was a senior member of the Indian Revenue Service and headed several committees on direct tax administration and reform. He went on to become a member, and later, the Chairman of the Income Tax Settlement Commission. He advised the Government on International Tax Treaties and was a consultant to the largest Indian Bank, the State Bank of India. Currently, he advises The Law Point on tax matters related to the banking and financial sectors.
A practicing chartered accountant, he specializes in corporate financial and advisory services, including syndication of funds, financial restructuring and negotiating settlements.
The Law Point is a full-service law firm, offering its services through an experienced and versatile network of associates and advisors. We specialise in providing representational and advisory legal services to major multinational corporations and Central & State Government entities, in complex matters related to Constitutional Law, Contractual Disputes, Infrastructure & Energy Law, Securities Law, Property & Real Estate Law, and Insurance Law.
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