Admitted

Advocate admitted to the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa, India (1998)
Solicitor admitted to the Bombay Incorporated Law Society (2001)

Registration in Japan

Registered Foreign Lawyer (Laws of India) (2017) 

Bar Association

Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, Bombay Incorporated Law Society, Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Education

University of Mumbai (B.A., Economics & Econometrics,1994)
University of Mumbai, Bachelor of Laws (1997)
University of Mumbai, Master of Laws (Commercial Laws) (1999)

Background

Little & Co. (September 1998-May 2004)
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices (May 2004-May 2009)
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai (July 2009-January 2017)

Publications

  • "Research Study on Recent Trends of Data Protection Acts in Other Countries,” Personal Information Protection Commission (2018) [Co-author]
  • "Doing Business in India - A Perspective from Japan," India Unleashed 2017 Legal and Investment Guide, Global Legal Media in association with Legally India (2017) [Co-author]
  • Insight, a quarterly update of legal and regulatory developments affecting the corporate world, published by Amarchand circulated to the firm's clients (2009 to 2016) [Chief Editor]
  • "Foreign Direct Investment in India's Education Sector: The Foreign Educational Institutions Bill of 2010 and the Universities for Research and Innovation Bill of 2012," India Law News (A Quarterly Newsletter of the India Committee of the ABA Section of International Law), Winter/Spring Issue 2013, Volume 4, Issue 1(2013) [Co-author]
  • "Increasing Foreign Direct Investment in the Defense Sector: Security Concern or Strengthening India's Defence?, "India Law News (A Quarterly Newsletter of the India Committee of the ABA Section of International Law), Summer 2011, Volume 2, Issue 3 (2011) [Co-author]
  • "Environmental Law in India – Does it lack teeth?," India Law News (A Quarterly Newsletter of the India Committee of the ABA Section of International Law), Winter/Spring Issue 2011, Volume 2, Issue 4 (2011) [Co-author]
  • "India - Year in Review-," The International Lawyer, Winter 2011, Volume 45, Number 4 (2011) [Co-author]

Seminars

  • "Recent State of Indian Economy: A Legal & Economic Overview," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, sponsored by ICICI Securities Limited, ICICI Bank Limited, and FICCI Japan, October 28, 2021
  • "Foreign IT Companies Operating in Japan: Things to Know before Negotiating a Contract with a Japanese Counterparty," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai and FICCI Japan, supported by the Embassy of India, October 7, 2021
  • "MAKE IN INDIA - Round Table Discussion," organized by Invest India, supported by LS-Partners Co., Ltd. and Atsumi & Sakai, October 30, 2018
  • "Indian Infrastructure Sector - Opportunities, Challenges & Risks," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai and Link Legal India Law Services, July 5, 2018
  • "Must-have! Instructions for Starting & Managing a Business in India," hosted by the Research Institute of Marketing, March 1, 2018
  • "India Legal Landscape 2017 – Catch-up of Important Changes, Impact on Business and Way Forward," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, and Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI), February 22, 2018
  • "Doing Business in India - Key Consideration and Solutions," hosted by Yokohama India Centre, July 20, 2017
  • "Doing Business in India - Key Consideration and Solutions," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai and Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI), July 11, 2017
  • Speaker at the India – "United States Cross Border Investment 2.0: Counseling in Reform Environments" on the topic - "Make in India" – key developments in India's foreign investment regime
  • "M&A under the New Companies Act - 2013" at the International Conference on "Modern Corporate Laws" hosted by the Gujarat National Law University at Ahmedabad, October 5 & 6, 2013
  • "SEBI Takeover Regulations" to senior officers of Reliance Capital Limited (at the Internal Knowledge Meet of Reliance), August 2, 2013
  • Speaker at Global CSR Summit 2013 on the topic "New Companies Bill 2012 – A Game Changer–" hosted by PHD Chamber of Commerce, New Delhi, July 25, 2013