17 Oct UK’s celebrated NRI bags the coveted India’s National Law Day Award
India, November 21st At a glittering, well attended conference of eagle-eyed legal luminaries represented by the most hon’ble and eminent noted jurist of India at Vigyan Bhawan on 21st and 22nd November, 2009 – Mr. Vijay Goel, a high-profile London based NRI, partner with the most reputed Singhania & Co Solicitors & Indian Advocates and also the founder of the Indo-European Business Forum has been awarded the ‘National Law Day Award’ from Her Excellency, Smt. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, the Hon’ble President of Republic of India for his most exemplary contributions in strengthening Indo-UK business relations, emits a thunderous applauds from the entire galaxy of who’s who of the World of Law, Business and Corporate World.
Ahead of the first anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror strikes, President Mrs Pratibha Devisingh Patil inaugurated a two-day International Conference of Jurists on Terrorism, here on November 21.It was jointly organized by International Council of Jurists, All India Bar Association, All India Sr Advocates Association and Indian Council of Jurists(ICJ), Chief Justice of India Dr. Justice K. G. Balakrishnan was chairing the inaugural session while Union Minister for Law and Justice Dr. M Veerappa Moily, Chief Justice of Singapore, Hon’ble Mr Justice Chan Sek Keong and Judge, International Court of Justice, Hon’ble Justice Awn S. Al-Khasawneh were the Special Guests.
Apart from Mr Vijay Goel, these awards were also presented:
INTERNATIONAL JURISTS AWARD –
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Awn S. Al-Khasawneh (International Law) Judge, International Court of Justice
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Chan Sek Keong (Administration of Justice) Chief Justice of Singapore
Sir Gavin Lightman (Mediation & Arbitration) Ex. High Court Judge (Chancery Division), U.K.
Prof. C. Donald Johnson (Legal Education) Director, University of Georgia, School of Law, Dean Rusk Center, USA
Ms. Fatou Bensouda (Criminal Law) Head of Prosecution Division, International Criminal Court
NATIONAL LAW DAY AWARD – 2009
Mr. B.S. Hooda (Legal Affairs), Chief Minister of Haryana
In recognition of his untiring contribution to the promotion of fair and effective administration of legal affairs in the State of Haryana.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Arijit Pasayat (Administration of Justice)Chairperson, Competition Appellate Tribunal
In recognition of his lifetime contribution to the cause of administration of justice. Mr. Gopal Subramanium (Jurisprudence),Solicitor General of India
For his sterling contribution for the advancement of the science of jurisprudence.
Mr. K.V. Viswanathan (Civil Law), Senior Advocate
In recognition of his total dedication to the advancement of the civil law.
Mr. Shardul Shroff (Corporate Law), Leading Corporate Lawyer
For his unique contribution to the field of corporate law and leadership in its practice. He has been instrumental in advancement of India’s corporate law practice which now matches international standards.
Mr. Ramesh Gupta (Criminal Law),Senior Advocate
For his outstanding contribution to the study and practice of criminal law and as fearless advocate of rights of undertrials.
Mr. Ajit Mishra (Young Lawyer)
In recognition of his outstanding practice of law and being a role model to the young lawyers.
Mr. Vijay Goel (Commercial Law)
In recognition of his devotion to the study and practice of commercial laws between UK & INDIA
According to the reliable sources, Mr. Vijay Goel holds rich experience in Corporate Law, laws related to Joint Ventures and Foreign Collaborations. Mr. Vijay Goel is also an exponent of real estate transactions in India, UK and USA.
Mr. Vijay Goel has earned a wide acclaim and global fame for advising private equity funds to invest in India. Mr. Vijay Goel has also played a role of a catalyst in listing some noted Indian and US Corporate Giants on AIM, London, which has made him one of the most sought after legal maestro, according to some reliable sources in the ICJ. Moreover, he has demonstrated matchless advisory capabilities in assisting Indian Companies to acquire both Indian and European Companies in UK.
Mr. Vijay Goel has been at the forefront of mobilizing charitable funds as a renowned philanthropist and has been the recipient of “Glory of India Awards” besides many more other awards conferred upon him year after year.
After receiving this prestigious award, Mr. Vijay Goel said “I am delighted to receive this award. Today, India has embarked upon to become a ‘Knowledge Superpower’ amongst the committee of developed nations and the Indian economy has to be accorded utmost priority in becoming the champion of Asia Pacific rim in the Corporate and Business World. This award is not only acknowledges my humble contributions to the world of law and social justice in particular but also is global salute from the ICJ to India’s giant strides in all round development of infrastructure and economy, which has made India proud and tall in more ways than one”.
As the torch bearer and the founder of a top business platform better known as “Indo-EU Business Forum” in 2007, Mr. Vijay Goel has been a guiding light for the top notch galaxy of members of the House of Lords, Indian and European Parliamentarians besides top business tycoons and Corporate Moghuls from India and all across the globe. He is also a special advisor to Commonwealth Business Council.
As per the media reports, Singhania & Co is one the largest and one of the leading law firms from India. The firm is established in 1969, by Mr. D. C. Singhania a renowned Supreme Court Lawyer. Singhania & Co LLP London is a full service English Law firm based in Central London. The London office practices both Indian law and also UK Law. Singhania & Co LLP also has an office in New York which is a full service US Law firm based in New York. In India the firm is based in the cities of Bangalore, Calcutta, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi.