Gurmeet Kaur Kapur 

B.COM, LL.B Advocate

ABOUT CAREER                    

Enrolled as an Advocate in the year 2005 with the Bar Council of Delhi, Enrollment No. D – 1537/2005 and practiced since then in the Supreme Court of India, High Court of Delhi, District Courts of Delhi, various Tribunals and Forums

NATURE OF WORK              

Experience of work in the Supreme Court of India of Writ Petitions, Special Leave Petitions (Civil & Criminal) and in the Delhi High Court of the Original, Appellate and the Extraordinary Writ Jurisdiction.

M. G. Prabhakar - Energy Consultant(Legal matters)

ABOUT CAREER                    

Industry, Energy law related Consultancy

NATURE OF WORK              

Sitting Member of  Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission(KERC) Advisory Committe for the fourth Term.

Former Member BESCOM's Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum (CGRF), a quasi judicial body under Electricity Act - 2003.

Served on Managing Committee   of Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI)  since 1997.

As managing Committee member and chairman, Energy committee represented Trade and Industry in Tariff proceedings before KERC from the year 2000.

Past President Karnataka Small scale Industries Association (KASSIA) (1997-98).

Past Director KSSIDC, KEONICS, LIDKAR & KSIMC.

Past member Regional Board of ESIC.

Energy Consultant to Industry Associations of Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry,  Dadra Nagar Haveli & West Bengal.

Presently sitting member of Fee Regulatory Committee for unaided Professional College, headed by Hon'ble  Mr.Justice D.V.Shylendra Kumar (Retd)

Publication: 

Consumer Guide to Electricity Laws & Regulations in the State of Karnataka (2014).

Revised and enlarged edition 2015.

Mr. M.V.A. RAJA & Mr. A.M. MALLESH

ABOUT CAREER                    

Mr. M.V.A. RAJA graduated from Bombay in Arts and Law with a Post-Graduate degree in Sociology and specialization in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from Tata Institute, Bombay in 1963 and has been a partner in R & M Associates for almost 40 years

Mr. A.M. MALLESH graduated from Bangalore in Science and Law with a Post-Graduate degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations and has been a partner in R & M Associates for almost 40 years

They have between the two of them, equal number of years of experience in the field of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, having worked in organized industries as Personnel Managers

NATURE OF WORK              

They are rendering great service to industry for more than Four decades now.They are our Mentors in Labour and Industrial Relations

MONISH PANDA - LL B

ABOUT CAREER                    

Monish Panda is dual qualified as an Advocate in India and a Solicitor in England & Wales and has over 12 years’ of experience in handling complex Tax and Commercial Disputes and Disputes Advisory. Monish is a Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association

NATURE OF WORK              

Supreme Court

  • Represented some assessees in their challenge against the validity of Entry Tax of some States before the Nine Judge Constitution Bench.

  • Representing a Multi System Operator in their dispute with Customs Department in relation to Classification and Valuation of imported broadcasting equipments.

  • Representing a leading FMCG Company in their dispute with Sales Tax Authorities regarding denial of exemption scheme.

  • Representing an assesse in an Income Tax dispute, where department is trying to include Short Term and Long Term Capital Gains as business income.

  • Representing a fabrics importer in their dispute with Customs Department in relation to valuation of synthetic fabrics imported from Indonesia.

  • Representing a telecom company in an appeal filed by the Department of Telecommunications challenging the TDSAT Order that the company is entitled to contractual additional spectrum as stipulated under the UASL Guidelines.

  • Representing a leading mining contractor against a public sector undertaking in a contractual dispute where the PSU has denied re-imbursement of service tax paid by the operator by utilizing Cenvat Credit.

  • Representing a telecom company in their challenge against the Order of TDSAT imposing a higher amount of SMS termination charges.

  • Representing some companies in their dispute with Maharashtra Stamp Authority as to whether exemption is available to these units under the IT/ ITES Scheme.

  • Representing a joint developer against the co-developer who had unilaterally terminated the Construction Contract.

  • High Court

  • Representing various Auto parts manufacturers in their dispute with DGFT for denial of refund of Terminal Excise Duty towards supplies made to SEZ Units.

  • Representing various rice exporters in their dispute with Customs Department for denial of permission to export basmati rice.

  • Representing various assesses across several High Courts, in relation to denial of transitional credit under the GST Regime.

  • Representing a leading Power DISCOM in their challenge to a Circular issued by CBIC restricting exemption of GST on Power Distribution activities.

  • Representing Automobile Dealers in their challenge to restriction of transitional credit under the GST regime.

  • Representing an assesse in their challenge to validity of provisions of the Integrated Goods and Service Tax by virtue of which supply of services by an Indian subsidiary to their Head office and branch offices located outside India has been made taxable.

  • Represented a listed textile company before the Delhi High Court in a matter seeking sanction of duty scrips issued by DGFT in relation to Incremental Exports Incentivization Scheme.

  • Representing Directors of a mining company before the Bombay High Court at Goa against the actions initiated by the Sales Tax Department

  • Representing a leading technology solutions provider before Delhi High Court against an Indian telecom company, in their Section 9 petition seeking interim protection against sale of assets by the telecom company.

  • Representing a leading PSU in a Section 11 Application filed by its Contractor for appointment of Arbitrator, when various disputes between the parties are already referred to Arbitration and are in the stage of final arguments.

  • Trial Court and Tribunals

  • Representing a leading FMCG before the Authority for Advance Ruling constituted under GST for determination of classification of a commodity to be manufactured by them.

  • Representing a leading FMCG company before the CESTAT in various disputes relating to alleged incorrect availment of Cenvat Credit of service tax and other issues on Indirect Tax.

  • Represented a leading foreign telecom company in the ongoing 2G Spectrum Scam investigations and trial relating to acquisition of an Indian Telecom company.

  • Representing a leading Indian medical equipment supplier in an ICC Arbitration seated in London in a dispute arising out of termination of an agency contract against their agent in Jordan.

  • Representing a leading Singapore based SIM card supplier and technical services provider in two separate arbitrations relating to non-payment of contractual amounts by an Indian telecom company.

  • Representing a leading SAW Pipe manufacturer in an ICC Arbitration against their Hong Kong based supplier of steel for default in supplying agreed quantity of Steel under the Contract.

  • Representing and advising a mining company and its Directors in ongoing investigations by Customs and Enforcement Directorate Officers relating to alleged non-payment of customs duty and FEMA violations while exporting iron-ore.

Praveenkumar Hiremath

ABOUT CAREER                    

Praveenkumar, comes with around ten years of experience in litigation and compliance. His focus areas include: Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insolvency, Intellectual Property Rights, Technology Laws, Media Law, E-commerce, Shareholders Disputes, Labour Dispute and Criminal Law with extensive competence on White-Collar crimes. He is also an expert on disputes relating to Non-Disclosure Agreements, Confidentiality Agreement and Proprietary Information Agreements.

Prior to co-founding PSA Law Partners, Praveenkumar has represented and successfully handled high-profile clientele in some of the biggest corporate debt recovery and insolvency litigations before National Company Law Tribunal and Debt Recovery Tribunal

NATURE OF WORK              

He practices across courts and tribunals across various jurisdictions with primary practice in the High Court of Karnataka, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, National Company Law Tribunals and Debt Recovery Tribunals.

Sanjay Kumar A

ABOUT CAREER                    

Sanjay Kumar is a Dispute Resolution attorney with more than ten years of experience with expertise in Real Estate, Commercial and Corporate laws, Arbitration, Debt Recovery and Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Employment and Civil Disputes. He also holds expertise in handling disputes arising under Commercial Contracts including Construction Contracts, Share Purchase/Shareholders Agreement, Employment Agreements, Non-compete and Non-solicitation agreements, disputes under the bye laws and rules of Apartment Association and Societies and Family matter

NATURE OF WORK              

He practices before various High Courts and Tribunals at different stages of litigation across India. 

Akki Arun Kumar V

ABOUT CAREER                    

Akki Arun has around ten years of experience in handling various Criminal and Commercial disputes including Family Law, Intellectual Properties Rights and Labour Laws, Consumer Rights, Real Estate including matters under RERA and allied laws

NATURE OF WORK              

He has a strong presence in courts including Special Courts for Narcotics Drugs, Special Court for Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly, Special Courts for Lokayukta, Karnataka Appellate Tribunal, Karnataka Administrative Tribunal and Special Court for Land Grabbing Prohibition and various trial courts and tribunals across jurisdictions.

Eugenia Preethi
Attorney & Research Associate

ABOUT CAREER                    

Eugenia Preethi is an associate specializing in Corporate Laws, Employment Laws, Property
Laws, Intellectual Property Laws and Taxation Laws. She has professional experience of about
8 years in the field of litigation, documentation and research.

NATURE OF WORK              

Eugenia Preethi has a significant experience in client representation from the trial court to the High Court of
Karnataka and before the Debt Recovery Tribunal. She has spear headed in providing legal
advice and personalized legal services through a mobile chat app.
Outside of Court; she assists clients with mediation and arbitration and is member of
International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF).