Dr. Vinod Surana
Managing Partner & CEO
Managing Partner & CEO
A rare combination of an international lawyer, legal academician, law firm CEO, policy advisor and strategist. Doctoral, Masters & other qualifications in Law from prestigious international universities in Austria, Germany, India, Japan, UK and USA. Advocate & Empanelled Arbitrator & Fellow of Assocham’s International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution, New Delhi. He is the First non-American to be elected as President of the International Law Students Association, USA (1999). Co-Chairman – Assocham (India’s apex industry body) Southern India Council, Chairman – National Institution of Quality & Reliability Advisory Board, Vice Chairman – All India Manufacturers Association (TN).
Advocate, Certified Independent Director (Institute of Directors). Registered Patent Agent, advising several large international & domestic clients for their corporate, commercial, insurance, intellectual property & dispute resolution requirements. Adept at negotiation and drafting complex, domestic and international commercial contracts; scheme of mergers and amalgamations; dispute settlement agreements; sale/lease agreements; IPR licensing agreements etc. Member of Bar Association of India, Madras High Court Advocates Association, National Council on Legal Affairs – ASSOCHAM, Life Member of Indian Council of Arbitration; ASSOCHAM’s International Council for Alternate Dispute Resolution.
A Commerce and Law graduate with a Management Degree (New York, USA) in finance and investment. Large Infrastructure & Real Property Transactions, Special Economic Zones, Merchant Banking, Financial Risk Structuring & Management. Member of Bar Association of India, Madras High Court Advocate Association, ASSOCHAM’s International Council for Alternate Dispute Resolution, Vice Chair, Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce, Chennai, Tamil Nadu and represents the Firm on Boards of various Indian / Multinational companies.
Mr. B Kannan
Vice Admiral (Retd.)
He was Chief of Material, the highest post in Naval Service & Retired on 31st October 2012 after over 40 years of Naval Service. And CEO & MD, L&T Shipbuilding, Chennai from 2015 to 2020.
Mr. Ashok Kumar
A former Director General of Police, TN and a former Joint Director of CBI, New Delhi, he is Advisor to Corporates & Business Heads on implementation of systems for ethical practices and prevention of corrupt practices.
Ms. Rita Kumar
IAS (Retd.), Principal Advisor – Northern India Region
Ms. Rita Kumar is a retired Indian Administrative Service officer, who has played a prominent role in implementing the legal framework for various legislations and matters pertaining to public policy.