Board of Directors
Board of Directors includes nominees of eSupport Outsourcing Services Pvt Ltd and the following Professional Directors:
Jatin Popat is a qualified Company Secretary and Law Qualified [FCS, LLB] from Mumbai. He is proprietor of leading Practicing Company Secretary firm viz. JSP Associates since 2004 providing professional services under FDI/FEMA, JV, Corporate Laws, IPR, Compliances, Corporate Governance, Legal Advisory. He is also Managing Partner of R.Ganesh & Associates which is one of the oldest Company Secretary firm catering largely to banking industry. Jatin is also professional director of KPO viz. eSupport Outsourcing Services Pvt. Ltd.
Jatin has overall experienced of 28 years. Prior to commence professional services firm in 2004 he has worked 10+ years with large listed companies including MNC as Company Secretary / Head-Legal / Compliance Head. He has also worked 10+ years pre-CS qualification Bank and SMEs handling various commercial, banking, accounting matters. He is member of ICSI, CII, BCCI and TiE.
Jatin provides his advises for driving strategies for legal portal and overall back-end service delivery operations since he has successfully advised to Large Corporate and SMEs for all types of legal matters across India and abroad.
Prashant is a CEO of a Global IT consulting company; Synoverge Technologies (www.synoverge.com) Pvt Ltd. Prashant brings 14+ years of industry experience and a successful track record in incubating and managing IT service lines with sales and delivery responsibilities for Tier – 1 IT companies. At Synoverge, Prashant's remit is to manage the profit & loss and drive strategy. His responsibilities include defining and implementing the company’s vision for growth, shareholder value, customer leadership and innovation. Prashant's expertise is in identifying KPIs required for enhancing the profitability and implementing plans to build a profitable growth for the business. He comes with strong sales and technology background coupled with pre-sales and operation management skills. Prashant started his career as a Research Associate with Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad where he worked on key projects to do mapping IT to business needs. Subsequently, he spent over 9 years at Patni Computers where he was a part of the leadership team managing the Microsoft Practice. Prashant has authored two books:
- IT Portfolio Rationalization (with Tata McGraw Hill), and
- Migrating to .NET: A Pragmatic Path to Visual Basic. NET, ASP .NET and VC ++.NET (with Prentice Hall, USA)
Advisory Board / Knowledge Partners
LegalJini has a network of knowledge partners to cater to subject specific issues on various Indian laws including Corporate Laws, Civil Laws, Criminal Laws, Family Laws, IPR Laws and Property Laws.
LegalJini also has specific experienced law firms at Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, Indore, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa to provide efficient, reliable and affordable legal services for litigation support for courts across India.
Mr. Keyoor Bakshi is a graduate in Commerce & Laws and a Fellow Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). He has held the position of President of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India and he is currently President of The International Federation of Company Secretaries.
With over 30 years experience in the areas of Corporate Laws, Finance and Management, he brings to the table expertise in Corporate Governance, Corporate & Securities Compliance Management, Due Diligence, Mergers, Acquisitions & Takeovers, Public Offerings of Securities, Syndication of Debts and Appearances before the Securities Appellate Tribunal, Company Law Board and Consumer Forums. Independently, the Director of various companies, Mr. Bakshi is also a regular Speaker at various seminars and conferences in India and abroad. He advises LegalJini on M&A strategies and matters related to Due Diligence for M&A matters.
Mrs. Ratan Kapadia
Mrs. Ratan Kapadia did her graduation in Bachelor of Arts, (Eco. Hons.) from Miranda House, Delhi University and became an Associate member of the Institute of Company secretaries of India in 1972. She became a Fellow Member in 1987 and obtained the Certificate of Practice in 1986.
Before entering into practice in 1986, Mrs. Kapadia was a Company secretary with public listed Companies associated with large business houses. Her responsibilities and experience while in service was varied and besides all Company Secretarial functions also included diverse functions like HR, monitoring of Projects, Licensing, Public Relations, Insurance, Welfare Funds, Joint Ventures, Collaboration Agreements, Administration etc.
While in practice Mrs. Kapadia has handled a wide variety of professional assignments for listed Companies, negotiation with Joint Venture partners, takeovers under SEBI Takeover Code, Merger & Amalgamation, Due Diligence, Company Law Audits, Approvals and Appearance before the Company Law Board, Section 8 Companies, Public Trusts, Retainership with several public and private Companies, FEMA provisions etc.
Mrs. Kapadia one of the Senior Most women Practicing Company Secretary of India and she is was also a National TennisTriple Crown winner in 1962-63 and ranked India’s No.1 among women in 1963
Mihir C. Doshi
Mihir did his Graduation in Commerce from Mumbai and qualified Company Secretary. He is into practice of Company Secretary for last 11 years under name and style of M/s. Mihir Doshi & Associates. Mihir has provided professional services to many corporate and entrepreneurs for incorporation of a company, setting up of business, listed compliances, trademark registration, secretarial audit, compliances of non-profit companies, FDI related compliances, labour law compliances, etc. He is associated with Legaljini for corporate advisory and compliances.
Mr. Vipul N. Bhuta, Advocate – High Court & Patent Attorney, who is a Commerce and Law graduate from the University of Mumbai (Bombay) and Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is a Registered Patent Attorney with the Government of India and Registered Trademark Agent in Canada.
Mr. Bhuta has a vast corporate experience of over a decade in the matters relating to Intellectual Properties and other Commercial legal matters related to IPRs, due diligence, Commercial Contracts, JVs, mergers, acquisitions and spin offs before venturing into independent practice in IPRs. Today, he has a vast experience in dealing with all IPR issues both contagious and non contagious domestically and internationally. He is also a regular faculty on various seminars and presented papers on IPRs at India, Singapore, Hong Kong and USA.
He is the co-founder of firm “ADITYA & ASSOCIATES” (formerly known as Ess Vee IP Bureau) which is one of the leading law firms in India specializing in Intellectual Property practice. He is a member of INTA, APAA, AIPPI, AIPLA, ECTA, IBA and FICPI.
Krishna Unni is a Non-Executive Director at LegalJini Law Services.
Unni has a Masters in Marketing Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Bombay. Plus, 30 years' experience in advertising planning, account management, direct marketing, personal selling and entrepreneurship.He is an Open Source Software enthusiast, and a keen dabbler in Content Management Systems, Social Networking, and Community Building. He loves marketing on the Internet and more than anything he loves to teach what he knows to clients and colleagues around him. He is a marketing geek, who is dexterous with both technology and communications.
Unni and his able team at Pigtail Pundits, are responsible for the design, architecture, communications, marketing ideas and the build of this site for LegalJini. He also actively trains folks at LegalJini on Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing and Email Marketing.
Unni brings to bear on projects, his rich experience and varied expertise in Account Management and Ideas Marketing. Gleaned at agencies such as Nexus Equity, Raka, Saatchi & Saatchi, and Enterprise Nexus, while working on brands of P&G, Panasonic, Dupont Agro, Hong Kong Bank, The Times of India Group, The Indian Express Group, Indian Oil, UTI, and Hoechst amongst others.
His last assignment was as Associate Account Director at Enterprise Nexus, handling the Bennett Coleman and Shogun Group before he turned 100% renegade adman, electronic marketing evangelist, consultant, writer (with a penchant for "Plus" and "Fair nuff") and interactive champion.
Unni lives in Mumbai, India with his wife Shyamala and his two sons, Pranav and Prateek.
Mr. Kishore Walanju
Kishore is new generation lawyer with MBA and Law qualification from UK / India and currently pursuing a PhD in Law in the UK. Kishore holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Law, as well as Masters degree in financial management from Mumbai (India). He completed an MBA at The University of Nottingham, UK, and now he is pursuing a PhD in Law at Lancaster University, UK.
Kishore has worked as a corporate executive for an in-house legal counseling team with the listed company of Hinduja Group viz. Gulf Oil Corporation Limited for 6 years and handled all corporate-related legal matters for drafting / vetting, litigation (civil & criminal), advisory (employment, manufacturing, corporate law, security issue, due diligence). Prior to his employment, Kishore had worked for 2 years in a reputed Law firm at Mumbai viz. Singhania & Partners LLP, a full-service national law firm providing support for all spheres of corporate law throughout India and through international partnership networks with leading law firms in almost all countries and major jurisdictions. The firm represents a number of multinational corporations, fortune 500 companies, Public Sector Undertakings, and Ministries and Government Authorities.
Kishore advises LegalJini about international legal matters and LPO related networking with global law firms to access Indian legal skills.
Mr. Pramey Sonecha
M/s. SONECHA & TALREJA ASSOCIATES, is a law firm headed by Mr. Pramey Sonecha of young and experienced team of Four lawyers. The Firm is providing legal professional services in and around Rajkot City in Gujarat. Their expertise is into advisory and litigation for Property matters, MACT, Civil and Criminal matters, Consumer court and Testamentary matters more particularly of corporate and SMEs. They have worked with large and medium organizations including Tata, Airtel etc.
Legal Service Delivery
Manisha has done her LLM from Mumbai University in 2003 with specialization in Criminal and Consumer laws. She did LL.B. in 2001 from Pune. She has worked as Associate Advocate with reputed law firm of Mumbai for 10 years and 1 year with reputed corporate. She was part of team for advising many banks, large corporate, listed companies, MNCs for legal advisory, legal documents, litigations in various laws including Civil , Criminal, Consumer, DRT, Property, Arbitration. She has appeared before all courts in Mumbai including High Court, City Civil Court, MM Courts, State Commission for consumer cases, DRT courts, CID/Police, Sub-Registrar, etc. Manisha joined Legaljini in 2012 and handles client delivery for advisory and opinions on matters pertaining to Civil, Criminal, DRT, Consumer matters.
Sweta has done B.Com and thereafter LLB with a strong academic record, both from the recognized colleges in Mumbai. She has completed her LLB in 2009 from Mumbai University. She did her internship with a reputed Solicitor firm specializing in legal research and case studies. Post her law graduation, she has worked with a reputed law firm for more than a year and handled litigation pertaining to Civil, Testamentary, Criminal and Consumer related matters. She has appeared before all the courts in Mumbai including High Court, Session Court, City Civil Court, MM Court, District Consumer Forum, Family Court, Sub- Registrar, etc. She also worked 3 years with a reputed corporate and has experience in drafting, vetting, negotiating and interpreting various legal documents.
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