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RAHUL DHAWAN

Managing Partner

Rahul is an expert in corporate commercial and regulatory matters related to the Sports, Media and Entertainment Laws, Maritime Laws, Power, Education and other sectors. He has been extensively involved in advising several sports personalities and celebrities qua their legal rights. He also provides regular day to day legal advisory services to such multi-nationals, corporates, HNI’s including sports & entertainment celebrity clients. He has been involved with the Education Sector especially with regard to the pioneering work in the matters related to the latest Right to Education Act. Rahul has been involved in advocacy regarding the law and has been assisting various schools, including CBSE Affiliated schools and well as international schools in this arena. Rahul has also done some cutting edge work in the field of Infrastructure especially Power for Generators and Distribution Companies, Marine Law for various Vessel Owners’, Charterers, Manning Agents, Cargo Handlers, etc. Further, Rahul has also has rich experience in Dispute Resolution and has successfully negotiated with his counter parts, apart from having represented clients before different foras. Prior to starting this Law Firm with Shobana and Vishesh, Rahul was part of the law chambers of Senior Counsel practising before the Supreme Court, High Court, lower courts and subsequently worked for half of a decade with Jyoti Sagar & Associates (JSA), one of the top legal firms in India.

SHOBANA MASTERS

Partner – Regulatory

Shobana leads the Competition, Regulatory and Policy practice of the firm. Shobana also has substantial experience in providing expert advice to private Utilities in the areas of Electricity, Oil & Gas Sectors, on diverse Legal and Regulatory issues with focus on reforms; review of Power Purchase Agreements, Power Sale Agreements, Transmission Agreements, Gas Supply Agreements, etc. Shobana has extensive and in-depth knowledge of the latest developments and nuances of Antirust; Competition Law and the Foreign Direct investment regime. Further, Shobana successfully handles day to day legal advice to various sports and media entertainment clients. Before starting the firm with Rahul Dhawan and Vishesh Issar, Shobana has worked as a Judicial Clerk, attached to Hon’ble Mr. Justice D.K. Jain, Retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India and has also worked with one of the most prestigious firm of India in their Policy and Regulatory practice team.

VISHESH ISSAR

Partner – Dispute Resolution

Vishesh heads the Litigation practice of the Firm and has extensive experience on both the civil as well as the criminal side including Original Side, Writ Petition, Constitutional Matters, Criminal Cases (Criminal Revision and Bail Matters), Contractual and Tender Cases, Real Estate matters, Intellectual Property Rights (Trademarks and Copyrights Infringements), Company Law and Public Interest Litigation. He has been successful in individually handling several high stake matters for clients before several fora, including Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India. Prior to founding this Law Firm with Shobana and Rahul, Vishesh was a part of the law chambers of renowned independent lawyers as well as Senior Counsel practising before the High Court and lower courts.

SUNITHA NARAHARI

Senior Partner

Ms. Sunitha Narahari’s has been practising law over 3 decades. Her focus is on corporate and commercial laws. She has hand held various start up business operations and often functioned much like in-house counsel for clients by offering a proactive approach to clients legal needs with an understanding of the industry, foreseeing legal and practical difficulties that the clients might face in their business and working with them on a regular basis to efficiently and inexpensively prevent or minimize the effects of such circumstances. She has extensively advised major national and multinational clients in regard to matters of Foreign Investment in India and has devised and implemented entry strategies by establishing in India wholly owned subsidiaries, liaison and branch offices, arrangements of joint ventures, foreign collaboration and technology transfer; participating in structuring of investments, negotiations, preparation of documentation recording understandings and agreements, preparation of proposals / applications and representing before regulatory agencies of the Government of India to obtain approvals in respect of investments and divestments; co-ordinating submission of disclosures to regulators. She has also undertaken Company formation and related activity, providing general advisory on corporate legal affairs including employment, consulting, licensing, real estate matters and commercial transactions; adapting company policies to meet with Indian laws, advising on matters relating to adherence to company policy goals and targets and maintaining legal and regulatory compliances. Further, Ms. Narahari has also previously held positions as Director in several wholly owned companies of foreign multinational companies. She has also advised several multinational clients on Acquisition and Divestment of businesses through private and capital market transactions by way of tender offer process, purchase/ sale through private negotiations wherein have been involved in the entire gamut of advisory services and also assisting in preparation of required documentation and representing the clients before FIPB, SEBI, RBI on any legal issues that arose in connection with the transactions; have routinely interacted with Target Companies, the Acquirers / Promoters and also Merchant Bankers; Conduct, oversee and report on Legal & Compliance Due Diligence in respect of acquisitions and divestments of investments and businesses in listed and unlisted companies, in India and abroad. Her experience also entails preparing and negotiating variety of Legal Documentation required by any business, routinely advises on Corporate Legal Affairs in respect of employment, corporate governance, adept at board and shareholder corporate actions, consumer transactions, immovable property transactions. She has participated in supporting teams handling hostile takeover litigation, boardroom battles, commercial arbitration both in domestic and international forums, regulatory matters before FINRA and SEBI. She also offers supports her clients on Legal and Regulatory Compliances (for unlisted and listed companies) by the entrepreneur/ business at every stage on legal & regulatory requirements through its entire business lifecycle to make sure they are compliant and continually growing by monitoring and routinely carrying out due diligence on the operations of the business in matters of corporate secretarial compliances, agreements executed or to be executed, statutory compliances under labour laws, human resource compliances under Company policies, permits and licences, filings with statutory authorities such as Registrar of Companies, Reserve Bank of India, FIPB, Labour departments, any specific Ministries or their agencies to which the business is to report based on permissions/consents received. Identifies key concern areas and provides recommendations and handholds the business in implementing the recommendations all with a view to remain compliant.

ANANT BHUSHAN

Associate Partner – Commercial Litigation

Anant Bhushan, brings along with him substantial experience of approximate 15 years of having efficaciously and independently handling Litigation (both Civil & Criminal) and proficiently advising, to both Corporate and Individual Clients, on wide range of complex legal issues pertaining to Commercial Disputes; Contractual Disputes; Legal Compliances; Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and ensuring protection against infringement thereof through both Civil and Criminal actions; Arbitration; Cases relating to Negotiable Instruments, Labour Laws; Financial Fraud and Cheating, Matrimonial/Inheritance/ Succession/Guardianship and Custody Laws, Consumer Disputes, MACT cases etc. in different District Courts, Tribunals, Forums, Commissions, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

SURBHI BHOLA

Partner – Corporate Commercial

She comes with an experience of over a decade with specialization in general corporate. Her primary area of focus is real estate sector, hospitality sector and health sector. She has worked on various aspects of the transactions ranging from simple real estate documentation to highly sensitive and structured transactions involving sophisticated structuring and financing arrangements. Her experience also includes formalizing the commercial transactions of diverse nature including franchise business, marketing and distribution business, agencies, consultants or other types of business networks / relationships etc. She has also authored various articles or write-ups concerning her area of practice.

GAURAV MIGLANI

Head of Practice – Intellectual Property Laws

Gaurav heads the Intellectual Property (IP) practice of the Firm. He holds a Masters in Law (Intellectual Property, Commerce & Technology) from the Franklin Pierce Law Centre, USA and specializes in Entertainment and Information Technology laws, international licensing and criminal IP enforcement measures. He is been actively involved at the INTA and is a member of APAA and various other international and regional associations. He is also been invited as a speaker at various workshops organized by the Government of India to address issues relating to Intellectual property.

LOKESH BHOLA

Partner – Litigation

Lokesh Bhola is in his 14th year of practice and has been handling Dispute Resolution practice. Lokesh has been extensively involved in advising and imparting legal advisory services to several renowned corporates in Real Estate & Infrastructure, Retail Industry, Pharmaceuticals and Health sectors as well as High Networth Individuals (HNIs) in Real Estate Sector. He has the ability to ensure that the Clients have access to the full spectrum of legal services and advice they require. Lokesh’s core interest lies in civil and commercial; real estate; arbitration; competition; consumer and alike laws. He has also efficiently represented group of Consumers against several Real Estate Companies in Class action Consumer disputes before National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission safeguarding the common interest of similar situated buyers in a most effective and economical manner. With the change brought in the real estate sector by new legislation Real Estate (Development and Regulation) Act, 2016 and subsequently formulated state-wise regulations, he has been rigorously working to address the issues and concerns of various clients (of real estate sector) that includes land owners, builders, lender entities, investors, channel partner entities. He has been assisting several clients, to put in place new procedures and mechanisms and structure real estate projects to ensure that they are compliant with the new laws. The practice also extends to regularly taking up matters under Real Estate (Development and Regulation) Act, 2016 before the regulatory authority in various jurisdictions concerning disputes between home buyers and builders. He also has vast experience in handling diverse kinds of domestic and international Arbitration matters for the renowned Corporates and HNIs.

ASHWANI KUMAR

Partner – White Collar Crime

Ashwani has extensive hands-on experience in criminal matters. He has been successful in individually handling several high stake matters for clients before several fora. During his professional career, Ashwani has developed a wide understanding of the nuances of Criminal Law and therefore is uniquely capable of handling all kinds of criminal matters. He has represented top corporate honchos before court and investigation agencies.

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Lex Chambers (advocates and solicitors) is a full Service Law Firm. The Firm's Practice Areas include Corporate Commercial, Regulatory & Policy; Telecommunication; Marine Law Practice; Real Estate Laws; Corporate Commercial; Intellectual Property & Trade Mark; Labor Laws, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, etc.

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