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We are an independent full-service Indian law firm with an international focus. Our teams are all hands-on, thorough and approachable.

We have a collective drive for excellence and innovation in servicing your legal needs. Our Professionals and lawyers are focused on finding commercial and contractual solutions to legal problems. They understand the industries and sectors in which they operate and apply years of experience at advising some of the largest companies in the world. We pick our people from among the best and brightest in the field and offer them a mentally stimulating environment within which to hone their skills.

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FACTUM’S MANAGEMENT TEAM

Associate CONSULTANT, Factum Legal

Our Key Executives

Managing Partner, Factum Legal

Mr. Arun Gupta

He is a Law Graduate, a fellow member of ICSI, an Insolvency Professional and a DSCI Certified Privacy Professional. He is also enrolled as a member of the esteemed Bar Council of Delhi.

A corporate lawyer, insolvency professional, data-privacy attorney and an author, our Founder and Managing Partner during his career, has donned many hats. In various capacities of a mentor, guide, coach, strategic counsellor and trusted advisor, he has delivered seamless solutions to numerous Corporate Legal Departments, In-House Counsels and General Counsels.

Mr. Gupta is a seasoned legal practitioner holding nearly Two Decades of experience. He is a professional who has carved a niche for himself in the industry, due to his astute understanding and extensive experience in the field of Corporate & Commercial Law matters. He is an effective leader with distinguished abilities in managing & leading personnel for running successful operations & developing service standards for business excellence.

His expertise lies in Corporate & Commercial Advisory including Foreign Investment & Corporate Compliance, Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency Matters, Dispute Resolution etc, to name a few. Despite holding a cross-practice expertise in diverse areas, his zest for knowledge has led him into widening of his horizons in the field of law.

Work Highlights:

§  Advised International clients in setting up their Businesses in India and also strategized their inbound and outbound investment needs.

§  Counselled on matters  M & A, Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency etc.

§  Acted as an Advisor, Strategist & Negotiator for various Dispute Resolution matters, in particular Shareholders & Management disputes.

§  Acted as a legal advisor for various Initial Public Offerings, Rights Issues, FCCBs and foreign exchange transactions.

§  Assisted corporates in building robust Corporate Compliance systems for their organisations.

§  Acted as a Liquidator for various companies under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Mr. Gupta has authored, co-authored & contributed to many professional books, such as:

v Companies Act 2013- Impact on foreign companies in India (Covering relevant provisions of FEMA 1999), published by renowned publisher CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, in 2014.

v Procedure and Compliances, Companies Act. 2013, published by Bloomsbury India in 2016.

v Desk Referencer for Professionals, published by Bloomsbury India in 2016-2019.

He is a regular faculty and speaker in numerous programs and seminars on Corporate Laws conducted by ICAI, ICSI, IICA, PHD Chamber of Commerce and other professional bodies all around India.

His strong ethics and principles of integrity are noteworthy and are percolated in the firm’s practice. Under his stewardship, the firm has evolved multi-fold since its inception in 2013 and has featured as one of the “Promising legal consultants 2015” by a business magazine ‘SiliconIndia’. The World Bank has recognized his contributions with a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for his regular contribution towards its annual report on ‘Doing Business in India’.

You may reach out to Mr. Arun Gupta:

Contact no.

+91-9810275571

Email Address:

arun@factumlegal.com

Link to LinkedIn Profile:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/advocatearungupta/

 

Associate Consultant, Factum Legal

Mr. Anil Bhatia

He is a Commerce Graduate, a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), and an Insolvency Professional registered under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code of India.

An Insolvency Professional, Financial & Strategic Adviser to Corporates with a rich, extensive indigenous experience of over 2 decades, Mr. Bhatia is the head of the Firm’s Insolvency, Resolution & Bankruptcy Practice.

A seasoned professional practitioner, accredited for his profound expertise in the Insolvency Framework of the country, he also possesses rich exposure in different industry verticals particularly in the areas of Financial Restructuring, Taxation (Direct & Indirect Taxes), Audit & Assurance, Banking & Finance, Business Valuation etc.

His ability to think through a proposition with a 360-degree perspective coupled with an amazing balance of financial, legal and business understanding, makes him a revered professional. He is compassionate and carries an affable persona which makes working with him a very pleasant experience.

Work Highlights:

  • He possesses a strong acumen and expertise in the field of Insolvency Resolution & Liquidation matters, as is demonstrated by his engagement in numerous Insolvency related cases.
  • He has acted as a strategic financial planner with an extensive experience of planning and executing many projects including Project & Corporate Finance, Working Capital Finance, Financial Modelling, Strategic Investment, Private Equity, Initial Public Offering (IPO), Overseas listing at AIM (UK), Valuations, Accounts, Auditing, Secretarial, Legal, Import and General Administration.
  • He has worked at the pinnacle of various nation  and multinational conglomerate, where he executed various debt and private equity funding deals.
  • Has has handled the portfolio of Rs. 70,000 million (approx.)


You may reach out to Mr. Anil Bhatia:

Contact no.

+91-9899224476

Email Address:

anilbhatia815@gmail.com

Link to LinkedIn Profile:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anil-bhatia-03b3638/

Associate Partner, Factum Legal

Mr. Ganesh Chugh

Mr. Ganesh Chugh is a Banking & Finance Specialist Lawyer, with an expansive career spanning over Four Decades. He holds a Law degree from Delhi University and is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. Prior to joining Factum Legal as an Associate Partner, he has also worked with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co as a consultant for over 5 years and as an Independent Consultant for several years.

He is a Specialist Consultant for the legalities involved and matters pertaining to Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Mr Chugh is an eminent lawyer, accredited for his pragmatic approach, commercial awareness and an intricate knowledge of Foreign Exchange & Banking laws.

His avid curiosity and zeal for learning have led him to ace in an industry with frequently changing dynamics. He is a keen analyst with exceptional relationship management skills and abilities in liaising with Government Regulatory authorities, RBI, Banks, Financial Institutions and other external agencies.

An expert in Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and its regulations, he renders advisory and consultations for matters like FDI approvals; Compounding of FEMA cases, Establishment of place of business in India by Non-resident entities and banks, Acquisition of Property in India by Non-residents, PPIs, Current and Capital Account Transactions under FEMA, Import and Export of Goods and Services etc.

Work Experience :

Mr. Chugh has worked with RBI for over 11 years, where he held several positions such as Manager in the Foreign Exchange Dept & Assistant Manager, NBFC. His stint at the RBI has led him to develop an unparalleled in-depth knowledge and an extensive experience in various Banking and Regulatory Laws including those relating to Foreign Exchange Management & Non-Banking Financial Companies. His core competencies lie in FDI, ECBs, ODI, NRE, FCNR Accounts, NRE, NRO Accounts, LRS and NBFC related issues.

You may reach out to Mr. Ganesh Chugh:

Contact no.+91-9910262822
Email Address:gdchugh@gmail.com
Link to LinkedIn Profile:https://www.linkedin.com/in/ganesh-chugh-bb167a10/

Associate Consultant, Factum Legal

Mr. Rahul Bansal

He is a Commerce and, Law Graduate ,and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Insolvency Professional (IP) and Registered Valuer – Securities & Financial assets (RV-SFA).

An Insolvency Professional, Financial & Strategic Adviser to Corporates with a rich, extensive indigenous experience of over 2 decades, Mr. Bansal is the head of the Firm’s Insolvency, Resolution & Bankruptcy Practice.

A seasoned professional practitioner, accredited for his profound expertise in the Insolvency Framework of the country, he also possesses rich exposure in different industry verticals particularly in the areas of Financial Restructuring, Taxation (Direct & Indirect Taxes), Audit & Assurance, Banking & Finance, Business Valuation etc.

Mr. Rahul Bansal is a distinguished Chartered Accountant who holds a Post-Qualification experience of 11 years. He is adept in handling all matters relating to Valuations of Shares and Business, Auditing and Taxation.

Known for his great demeanour, he has been instrumental in creating a culture which is geared towards establishing and nurturing long-term client relationships. He is a problem solver and gets to the heart of a matter with his exceptional analytical skills.

He has an extensive experience in almost every facet of the accounting profession, where he renders advisory on a wide array of Accounting & Financial matters including but not limited to Preparation and Compilation of financial statements, Accounting Reconciliations and Consolidation, Auditing & Assurance Services, Corporate, Individual & International Taxation, Tax compliances, Tax Advisory, Tax Audit, Transfer Pricing, Business structuring, Valuations, Corporate Finance, Due diligence etc.

Mr. Bansal has an extraordinary ability to navigate complex transactions with a commercial approach whilst mitigating every potential risk for his clients.

Work Experience:

He possesses a strong acumen and expertise in the field of Insolvency Resolution & Liquidation matters, as is demonstrated by his engagement in numerous Insolvency related cases

Mr. Bansal has gained an invaluable experience in tax work, auditing & accounting advisory and consultations by working as an Independent Accountancy Consultant for a decade. He has also undertaken extensive level of operations for reputable organisations such as Corporate Professionals etc.

He is actively involved with regulators and the Govt. in devising mechanisms for Cross Border legislation, Group Insolvency, Personal Insolvency, etc.

He is Registered Valuer in Securities and Financial Assets from IBBI and has gained much experience in his respective field. He render professional services for every valuations including valuations for Insolvency, RBI, FEMA, Income Tax, Companies Act, Corporate Deal, Amalgamations etc.

He also has tie-up with Merchant banker, Registered Valuer in various areas including Plant and Machinery & Land and Building

You may reach out to Mr. Rahul Bansal:

Contact no.+91 9871646852
Email Address:carahulbansal@gmail.com
Link to LinkedIn Profile:https://www.linkedin.com/in/ca-rahul-bansal-51803039

Partner, Factum Legal

Mr. Rishi Sood

He is a law graduate from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University and is also a qualified Company Secretary. He is also enrolled as a member of Bar Council of Delhi, Delhi High Court Bar Association

Mr. Rishi Sood is a partner of Factum Legal and a member of the Litigation and Disputes Resolution Group of the Firm. He is a sagacious & scholarly litigator, who is much sought-after for his strategic, innovative and holistic legal solutions to the clients.

Mr. Sood has a rich and varied experience of over 10 years. His extensive arbitration, mediation and litigation experience encompasses matters such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial Contracts, Corporate & Commercial Disputes, Mediation and Negotiations, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Insolvency law litigation etc.

He firmly believes in combining innovation with knowledge and experience, to come up with pragmatic strategy and solutions for the clients. He is known for his combative persuasiveness and cogent negotiation.

He is known for his sharp legal acumen and voracious argumentative skills. He has represented in many high profile commercial matters and what sets him apart is his confident argument and persuasion in the courtroom.

He has been involved in several reported judgements of the Hon’ble High Court, Supreme Court, NCLT, NCLAT

You may reach out to Mr. Rishi Sood:

Contact no. 9650133112
Email Address: rishisoodadvocate@gmail.com

Senior Associate, Factum Legal

Mr. Akash Gupta

Mr. Akash Gupta is a Senior Associate of the firm. He is a Law Graduate and a Fellow Member of the ICSI.

With over 8-years of experience, he specialises in Corporate laws, Mergers & Acquisitions and Legal & Secretarial Compliances of Corporates & LLPs.

Having undertaken various mergers, he has developed a profound understanding of the M&A Regulatory mechanisms. He is responsible for drafting of scheme of arrangements & amalgamations and other related transactional documents, compliance of all regulatory requirements related to mergers including securing necessary approvals, doing statutory filings etc.

As a Company Secretary, Mr. Gupta undertakes Secretarial Assurance services of several corporates, acts as a Scrutinizer under the Companies Act, 2013, is responsible for Regulatory filings under Companies Act, counsel clients to adhere with the statutory compliances etc.

His core competencies also extend to Incorporation of companies, setting up of Foreign Subsidiaries in India including handling RBI and FEMA Compliances for dealing with issue of shares to foreign body corporates etc.

He holds a significant experience in liaisoning with various Regulatory authorities such as ROC, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, NCLT etc.

Mr. Gupta has been an integral part of the firm since its inception and his expertise and extensive experience, helps the firm to provide a One-Stop Corporate Compliance Solutions to our clients.

You may reach out to Mr. Akash Gupta:

Contact no.

9650058771

Email Address:

akash@factumlegal.com

Link to LinkedIn Profile:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/akash-gupta-1a871030/

Senior Associate, Factum Legal

Ms. Deepika Sharma

Ms. Deepika Sharma is a Senior Associate, associated with the General Corporate Advisory Team of the firm. She is a Law Graduate and a member of ICSI. She also holds a Master of Business Laws (MBL) from NLSIU, Bangalore & has earned a Master’s Degree in IPR Laws from IGNOU and undergone certificate courses on intellectual property right laws from World Intellectual Property Organization. In addition to dispute resolution, Deepika’s focus area is corporate-commercial law and undergoing diploma course in Law and Practice of Arbitration from National Law University, Delhi. She is also enrolled as a member of the esteemed Bar Council of Delhi.

Ms. Sharma possesses more than 8 years of experience which covers extensive Corporate Law Advisory in diverse matters relating to Company Law, Securities Law, Foreign Exchange Regulations, complex transactions involving Trademarks, Patents, Corporate & Commercial Drafting, Due Diligence and Research on diverse legal issues.

She is adept at a wide array of matters and has provided various  legally sound advices ranging from drafting intricate agreements like Share Purchase Agreements, Sale & Purchase Agreements, various commercial agreement, Memorandum and Articles of Association etc. Her astute understanding of the numerous facets of Corporate Law ensure that companies are compliant from a legal and commercial perspective. She is innovative and methodical in her approach for providing value added services to the clients and has been instrumental in the overall development of the firm since its inception.

She regularly pens down articles on the ongoing Legal & Regulatory issues, to educate on the impact of the said regulations on various stakeholders. She has also assisted in writing a book on Companies Act, 2013 titled “Companies Act, 2013 –Impact on Foreign Companies in India published by CCH.

You may reach out to Ms. Deepika Sharma:

Contact no. 

9873394865

Email Address: 

deepika@factumlegal.com

Link to LinkedIn Profile: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/deepika-sharma-82529167/

Senior Associate, Factum Legal

Ms. Swati Garg

Ms. Swati Garg, a Fellow Member of the ICSI has to her credit 7-8 years of experience in Stock Exchange and SEBI compliances and Corporate Restructuring matters.

She has been an integral part of the firm since its inception and is presently involved in handling Secretarial and Legal Compliance of Companies (both listed and unlisted public companies), counselling clients on their primary & Secondary Stock Market compliances, handling functions like issuing & listing of shares, Debentures, Convertible Warrants, etc.

Ms. Garg possesses an in-depth knowledge on Winding-up and Liquidation matters, having successfully undertaken several projects for the clients.

Her profound knowledge on various SEBI related legislatures & regulations such as the SEBI Takeover Code, regulations on Listing Obligations & Disclosure Requirements (LODR), Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements (ICDR) etc., enables her to provide sound advice & solutions to clients.

She is a keen analyst with the exceptional relationship, management skills & abilities in liaising with various regulatory authorities & Tribunals such as SEBI, various Stock Exchanges, NCLT etc.

Prior to joining Factum Legal, she worked with Pan India Corporation Ltd., where she handled Secretarial and legal compliances and Corporate Restructuring matters.

You may reach out to Ms. Swati Garg:

Contact no. 

7011336585

Email Address: 

swati@factumlegal.com

Link to LinkedIn Profile: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/swati-garg-9500877b/