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, Bank Apartment,
Plot No. , Sector , Dwarka, New Delhi
Total work experience of
, till date: Senior Associate with Dua Associates,
, Global Business Park, Tower B,
nonlitigation involving Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, Labour
Laws, Property Law and Real Estate, Economic Offences etc. Some of the
landmark matters handled by me are as follows:
Laws and Labour Laws:
facilitating the entry of a US liquor giant beer manufacturer into
India. Suggested the best possible strategy in the existing legal and
regulatory scenario in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka
and Goa. Some of the specific legal works done in this deal were Joint
Venture Agreements, Labour Law compliances, other regulatory and legal
compliances specific to liquor industry. The size of the deal was USD
Advised on MoA/
AoA for a subsidiary company of a leading Indian Bank in the private
sector and helped them with the legal compliances to set up their branch
offices across the country.
Drafting of RoadMap
of various legal compliances which involved Host City Contract between
Commonwealth Games Federation, Organizing Committee, Commonwealth Games,
and Government of India; Host Broadcasters Agreement with Doordarshan;
Service Contracts with various contractors/service providers; Legal
opinion for precontract legal compliance etc. for Organizing Committee,
Commonwealth Games, .
Advised a US based
venture capital Company for foreign direct investment in India and drafted
Share Subscription Agreement for a Software Company.
Advising a software
Company on an ongoing basis and helping them in their day to day legal
affairs which has involved vetting and negotiation of a Term Loan Agreement
and Warrant Agreement with an NBFC, drafting and vetting of various
service agreements. Advising the Company for various regulatory compliances
to diversify their business.
Company Law Board involving oppression and mismanagement; Litigation
before High Courts of Delhi and Mumbai for winding up.
acquisition of the forts, land, conveyancing and vetting of the agreements
for a group of hotels spread across the country.
to ascertain the title clearance and accuracy of the land bank for
a real estate giant before they went for Initial Public Offering.
Registrations like Shops & Establishment Act registration, Sales
Tax registration, drafting and execution of lease deeds, acquisition
of property for the purposes of setting up of a subsidiary of the biggest
bank in the private sector in India.
filing and prosecuting trademark applications for various clients across
the globe some of the landmark matters are as follows:
Advised a US liquor
giant for various Intellectual Property issues following its entry to
India. It also involved brand licensing agreements, advertisement issues
Agreements for a company leader in Media Industry. The work also involved
advising the clients on JointVenture Agreements.
Ensuring the timely
conduct of Commonwealth Games through IPR protection, technology and
Suit for passing
off of the domain name; Prosecution of complaints before WIPO for cyber
squatting for and on behalf of Commonwealth Games, .
Suit for passing
off of the website of a premier management education portal of the country.
cases against a Royal family. The case involved allegations of irregularities
in purchase of forts and lands to develop heritage hotels.
– September, : Advocate with Agarwal Jetley & Co. Advocates
A/, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi .
nonlitigation involving Corporate Law, Taxation, Intellectual Property
Law, Property Law and Real Estate, Banking Laws, Economic Offences
etc. Developed and headed the litigation division of the firm. Some
of the landmark matters handled by me are as follows:
Drafting of Joint
Venture Agreements involving Shareholders Agreement and Technology Transfer
Agreement for a Canadian Company dealing with building materials.
High Courts of Delhi for winding up and insolvency proceedings.
Drafting of Franchise
Agreement to manage the taxation; legal opinion to avoid and/or mitigate
the levy of service tax for Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage
to ascertain the title clearance and accuracy of the land bank for a
real estate group in India.
suits and petitions for declaration, possession, injunction of various
companies and individuals including a north Indian royal family as also
a Buddhist monastery of North East India both involving issues of title
to the throne/seat. The property at stake ranged from billion INR
to billion INR.
Agreement, Rectification Petition before Intellectual Property Appellate
Board for a Canadian Company dealing with building materials.
Suit for passing
off for a leading tea manufacturer of the country.
Handled the recovery
matter before Debt Recovery Tribunal, Delhi of a leading French Bank.
A sum of USD million was at stake in the matter.
Handled a Public
Interest Litigation seeking orders against the government for issuance
of appropriate instructions to tackle the menace of Bird Flu in the
of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies in a Public Interest Litigation
seeking disclosure and display of ingredients of alcohol in the label
cases against depository participants. The allegation against the depository
participant involved fraud, impersonation and forgery etc. for a sum
of INR Million.
– September, : Worked as an Advocate with Mr. Krishnendu Datta,
Advocate, D, Jungpura Extn., New Delhi .
various Fora, wherein I attended Supreme Court, various High Courts
of the country, other tribunals like DRT, Consumer Fora, Company Law
Board, MRTP Commission as also the lower Courts. Areas of practice included
Property Law, Company Law, Consumer Laws, Arbitration and Conciliation,
Commercial contracts, Negotiable Instruments Act and other civil litigation.
February : Associate with M/s. B.K. Sampat Kumar & Associates,
Associate in the
corporate law division of the firm and handled various ongoing matters
and drafted and vetted various agreements on an ongoing basis. Litigation
wherein I attended High Court, Civil Court, Magistrate Courts and QuasiJudicial
Tribunals like DRT and Consumer Forums.
National Law Institute
University, Bhopal, India.
B.A. LL. B. Hons. Secured .% marks
Sainik School Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India.
ASSISTANCE AND CURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENTS
Worked with Mr. Mohan Chouksey, Advocate, M.P. State Consumer
Dispute Redressal Commission, Bhopal during the session
Member of a three
member enquiry team sent by National Human Rights Commission, New
Delhi to enquire into the matter of starvation deaths and Manganese
Poisoning in the Balaghat District of Madhya Pradesh
Conducted a field
work, in Bhopal, on the exploitation of workers in the construction
industry with emphasis on women Labour Law
chapter on Commercial Debt Collection in India in the book titled as
International Debt Collection edited by David Franklin David R
Franklin, “International Commercial Debt Collection” Thomson
& Co., Mumbai, January,
Co., Mumbai, MayJune,
Co., Mumbai, January,
Mr. P. Sadasivan
Nair, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India at Jabalpur office January,
Mr. G.C. Chauhan,
Advocate, District Court, Balaghat M.P. May June .