Pradeep K Jain – Mumbai
Mr. Pradeep Kumar Jain is a Partner at Singhania & Co LLP, a leading full-service Indian law firm established in 1969. Mr. Jain has extensive expertise in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures (JVs), corporate laws, maritime laws, financial restructuring laws, infrastructure & project finance and real estate laws. After joining the Firm in 2002, Mr. Jain was rapidly promoted to partnership in 2004. He currently manages seven of the firm’s offices in India. Mr. Jain frequently advises clients on matters relating to the development and control regulations, policy and regulatory matters, compliances relating to SEBI/RBI/IRDA/FIPB, etc. He is renowned for his acumen in interacting with the Foreign Investors Promotion Board (FIPB) / Secretariat for Industrial Assistance (SIA) in matters related to the transfer of shares from residents to non-residents, foreign technical collaboration, interacting with the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), and offers advice in matters related to takeovers, mutual funds, asset management companies, trusteeship, custodianship and foreign institutional investors. He also appears frequently before arbitral tribunals both in India and outside India (particularly in Singapore, the UK and the USA) to represent the firm’s clients in matters related to maritime, contractual and other trade disputes. Often described as a polymath by his colleagues, Mr. Jain is an academic with numerous qualifications. After finishing a Bachelor’s degree in Science, he went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Mathematics before applying for a Bachelor’s degree in Law. Today, Mr. Jain is not only a qualified advocate and a member of the Bar Council of India but also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments. He is also a qualified Company Secretary and a fellow member of the Indian Institute of Company Secretaries of India. An avid learner himself, Mr. Jain follows his passion for academic issues by delivering guest lectures and sharing his thoughts and views on legal issues through articles in various Indian and international publications.