Pallavi Pareek
Managing Partner at | Managing Trustee at Initiatives for Inclusion Foundation Legal Literacy Advocate | Change Catalyst |
Pallavi Pareek, a change management specialist by education and profession, is building entrepreneurial solutions for the integral issues of the society and workplaces with core focus on “inclusion”.
Her current venture, UNGENDER is an advisory for CXOs to build safe and diverse organizations through strategic diversity management. Additional areas that Pallavi holds expertise is on legal compliance alignment of laws pertaining to workplace harassment and maternity benefits with internal policies, processes, infrastructure, and culture elements of a workplace. With her expertise in the workplace harassment laws and advisory role on board of several organizations as an External Member, Pallavi has engaged with over 100 workplaces and educated over 50,000 individuals on this law. At present, through “Project Jaagruk”, non-profit arm of Ungender, training for Police Officers on gender sensitization and sexual harassment laws are being conducted across Delhi. Pallavi through her product CloudTrain, was the first to devise an online solution to address the complex compliance environment of implementation issues related to the Sexual harassment of Women at Workplace Laws. The product initiative has been endorsed by the industry members (Confederation of Indian Industries and NASSCOM leaders) for their member companies. Currently, Pallavi in her role as an external member of ICC for several companies is advising them in building a stable and safe organization and implement the anti- sexual harassment act in its whole essence. Pallavi has also been a co-founder of a legal education entity, iPleaders, addressing the need of simplified legal knowledge availability for people in India. Pallavi’s first venture, iPleaders focuses on simplifying the laws in the country and building certified courses. iPleaders educational initiatives have reached across 15 countries and has a student base comprising of students, working professionals, government officials, consultants, doctors and academicians. Over the past five years, Pallavi has counselled and mentored over 5,000 individuals on their need for professional legal education. Recently, for her contribution through her entrepreneurial and social activities, Pallavi was awarded the “Women of Excellence Award, 2017” by Women Economic Forum in New Delhi. In her work on Sexual Harassment Laws, Pallavi has launched India’s first and only online executive certificate course on Workplace Diversity and Sexual Harassment Prevention. This initiative has been supported by National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata - India’s premier law school which continues to aim to strengthen the expert base in this industry. As an avid speaker, Pallavi has been invited to be part of several prestigious platforms both in India and abroad. Her views on issues pertaining to gender and gender based laws, legal literacy, diversity, governance have been invited and acknowledged by several leading offline, online, live and print media. Her consultancy work has extended to working with the Delhi Government too where she worked on devising model schemes for addressing the issue of substance abuse in the state capital and also studied the employment law for People with Disability especially in the context of government offices. Outside these two setups, Pallavi spends time with local communities and identifies individual and community needs that need attention. With her work experience across different countries and cross cultural professional training, Pallavi emphasizes on an organizations need for diversity. She combines her Six Sigma training to achieve vision and resource alignment across the organization to contribute towards its growth figures. A graduate in BSc in Computer Science and MSc in Management with specialization in Change Management from Philippines, Pallavi has spent the past 12 years in boardrooms and classrooms, advising leaders and managers on growth strategies, alignment of organization growth vision and talent development with core focus on gender balance. As an independent consultant for startups, SMEs and MNCs in Philippines and India, Pallavi has successfully conceptualized, designed, developed and implemented strategies on as well as anti-sexual harassment policies for different industries - manufacturing, BPO, fashion, entertainment and media, food, education, service and retail. | Address: G-101, Saket, New Delhi-110017 +91 95826 30056 | +91 98115 79688
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Advocate Naman Mohnot
Founder| Aapka Counsultant (a unit of Aapka Advisor Pvt. Ltd.)
Naman Mohnot is a practicing advocate before Hon’ble Supreme Court and Various High Courts of India. He is an alumnus of National Law University, Delhi.He has authored “Judgment that shaped the Indian Jurisprudence”which was foreword by Mr. Arun Jaitley & Published by Thomson Reuters. He also
authored India’s first legal text on Ragging “Law relating to Ragging” which was published by Universal Publishers and foreword by Mr. Ram Jethmalani. He is an Entrepreneur and has founded a startup “” which provides online consultancy of CA, CS & lawyer; Legal Recruitment services and Legal advice from retired Hon’ble Judges at one place. He was instrumental in establishing “Roop Kalyan Legal”, a dynamic law firm which caters to various legal needs and gives one stop solution for all legal matters. He is actively involved in its functioning as well as administration. He has also founded “Roop Kalyan Sewa Sansthan” an NGO dedicated to welfare of citizens. He has worked as a Research Assistant for Law Commission Project on Arrears and Pendency in Indian Courts initiated by the order of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. He has also worked with UNDP & Rajasthan High Court Legal Service Committee. He has assisted Amicus Curiae in preparing a report on traffic system of city, submitted before Hon’ble High Court of Rajasthan. He has secured bail for the under trial prisoners and received an award from the Cabinet Minister of Government of Rajasthan for rendering legal aid services to the needy. He is actively associated with national and the international NGO’s like HRLN, CHRI, EYF, IBJ etc., and he is also a Speaker at HRLN consultations and Organizer of Human Rights programmes. He is the executive member of the organizing team of Think India Programmes. He has been the editor of a student law journal. He has published various articles in national and international law journals. Naman has also taught in various law entrance coaching institutes in various cities of country. Naman Mohnot is a motivational speaker and has successfully organized a number of seminars and has participated in the national and the international seminars, conferences. He also possesses a keen interest in extracurricular activities and has worked in T.V. serials like Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki and Shaktimaan, and was selected for a Bollywood movie by a leading production company. He has won many dance competitions and is winner of State level Science fair. He was a Radio Jockey, and also junior reporter for a leading Hindi newspaper.
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Advocate Swati R. Jain
B.Com, LL.B.
Ms. Swati R. Jain, is a young and practicing lawyer in Rajasthan High Court, Jodhpur (Raj.). She holds knowledge and expertise as a Trademark Attorney since more than 3 yrs.  She is leading as a Legal and Corporate Consultant at (DIPP Certified by the Govt of India under Start-Up India Programme)
mentoring budding entrepreneurs and start-ups of India in setting up their ventures by satisfying legal compliance.  She has contributed as Assistant Author of the book title “Judgments that shaped the Indian Jurisprudence”, Foreword by Shri Arun Jaitley. 
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Manisha Choudhary
Managing Partner of UKCA Law Firm
Manisha is a Master of Laws graduate from the prestigious Ivy League Cornell University Law School, United States. She read law at the prominent Amity Law School and also holds a certificate in Corporate Law and Governance from the renowned London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.
She is the Managing Partner at UKCA and Partners, and brings to the firm an extensive view of Corporate Laws from the biggest players around the world. She has the experience of working with some of the top lawyers and law firms of the country prior to joining UKCA. While at Cornell, she was under the guidance of the top lawyers and MBA professionals from New York City thus gaining tremendous insight on the corporate and legal culture in America. Her forte lies in the field of Negotiations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial Law Litigation and Consultancy. She has also been handling matters relating to Capital and Financial Markets Regulations before various authorities and has interest in Anti-Trust (Competition) Law. Manisha Chaudhary is on panel for various government authorities and corporations. Manisha is an avid writer and has many published articles in various legal and corporate magazines. She has also presented varied subjects at seminars held all over India. Manisha also provides pro bono services to social enterprises in order to help them better serve the general public. She is also actively involved in community service. Children rights and women empowerment are two subjects that are very close to her heart.
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Mohit Singhvi
B.A. (Law) LL.B., MBA, LL.M. (Gold Medalist) PG Diploma in Media Laws, Diploma in Cyber Law, Diploma in Labour Law Pursing CS [Final] and Ph.D. (Law) To do whatever is asked bonafide with utmost candor and allegiance as well as to work for the organization which cultivate innovation, persuade growth & where I can unlock my potentials to the best of my aptitude and lastly to contribute towards the benefits of the exalted and esteemed firm.
Advised and acted for real estate transactions, including conducting of legal due-diligence, drafting of lease deeds, leave & license agreements, and sale deeds, reviewing of various agreements and contracts for various Real Estate/ Construction based projects and other commercial agreements such as software licensing agreements, contribution agreement, professional services agreement etc. Have also advised and assisted companies in registration and stamp duty aspects relating to their realty projects including documentation, title due diligence and liasoning with all governmental and regulatory authorities.
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Roopashi Khatri
Roopashi Khatri is a practicing advocate and transactional lawyer based in Bangalore. Her areas of specialization are commercial and corporate contracts, employment, arbitration, competition, estates and succession, with particular experience in advising individual and corporate clients from India and abroad on matters relating to double taxation and transfer pricing. She is an alumnus of National Law School of India University, Bangalore and
earned her Master of Laws (International Taxation) degree from King’s College, London. She is also a visiting faculty of CMR University School of Legal Studies, Bangalore.
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CA Kalpesh Semlani
Founder & Managing Partner of K.P. Semlani & Associates
CA Kalpesh Semlani is Founder & Managing Partner of leading Charted Accountancy Firm, K.P. Semlani & Associates having based at Mumbai, Maharashtra. His area of practice includes but not limited to Accounts Outsourcing, Direct Taxation, Indirect Taxation, Advisory, other Services, Registration, Roc Compliances & Corporate Consultancy. He is passionate about teaching and engaging career planning lectures, seminar & conferences.
Advocate Kanchan Khatana
Founder & Managing Partner of Kanchan Khatana and Associates
Advocate Kanchan Khatana holds a Graduate Degree in Economics from Punjab University, Graduate Degree in Law from Rajasthan University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with Honours in Human Resources Development from Punjab Technical University. She holds advanced certifications on Project Management and Six Sigma from Indian
Institute of Technology (IIT, Delhi) and is Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 27001 from British Standard Institute.She has completed Certificate Course in Cyber Laws and Intellectual Property Right from The Indian Law Institute. Ms Khatana a seasoned Human Resources and legal professional. She carries over 18 years of extensive experience in steering matters across Employment Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Regulatory Compliance, Mergers and Acquisitions, strategic alliances and joint ventures for many Multinational corporations across countries like India, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Philippines, Korea and Singapore. Ms Kanchan Khatana is the founder of one of India's finest full-service law firm, Kanchan Khatana and Associates. Her Law firm is known for its in-depth research skills and strategic advice, coupled with the prompt and effective turnaround. The mission of the firm is to make legal services efficient, effective, affordable and hassle-free. Ms Khatana is Vice Chair for Women Empowerment and Studies section of Indian National Bar Association. She is a well-known Social Activist and has been working extensively in the field of Human rights, Prevention of Sexual Harassment at workplace, Women and Child Rights and welfare and various other victims of discrimination and injustice. She is on Advisory board of many NGO's and Industry Association. Ms Khatana has led India’s largest survey for Indian National Bar Association on the topic of THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL). She further has delivered many awareness sessions across private and public-sector institutions, schools and colleges to create awareness on THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT, 2013. Thereby ensuring each and everyone is working to make our workplaces “Free from Sexual Harassment”. Her Law firm provides Pro Bono Legal Services to victims of sexual harassment/assault, poor/underprivileged, Serving and Ex-defence personnel. Ms Khatana is on board as the core team on Forum of Safe Schools (FoSS). FOSS is an NGO body which is intending to design and develop policies and programs to protect and safeguard school-children from all forms of atrocities and sexual harassments and life-threatening situations Ms Khatana’s Law firm as part of its CSR activities works with many NGO’s on improving the nutritional status of children in Government and Government aided schools, and EGS and AIE centres. Encouraging needy children, belonging to disadvantaged sections, to attend school more regularly and help them concentrate on classroom activities. Providing nutritional support to children of primary stage in the drought-affected area. Enriched by education from leading Law and Management Institute, Ms Khatana has played a vital role in transforming many organizations into one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies. Ms Khatana has been very helpful to various agencies to help out research in strategic areas of public policy on Corporate Governance and to analyse critically, the trends and developments in the institutional, legal and regulatory framework for Corporate Governance in India and Abroad. Ms Khatana has received the prestigious FEMME Award 2018 for “Excellence in Social Work”. Ms Khatana has also been awarded “Top Pro-Bono Lawyer” award in Legal Desire Summit 2018.
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Dr. Sheetal Vohra
Founder & Managing Partner @ Vohra & Vohra | Attornies & Solicitors
Dr. Sheetal Vohra completed her English (Hons) from Delhi University and enrolled as an advocate in the year 2000 after completing her law from Campus Law Center, Delhi University. Besides holding an LLM, Dr. Sheetal Vohra has completed her PHD in the field of Intellectual Property.
Her other academic pursuits include MBA from Symbiosis, Pune and an Advanced Diploma in Strategy and Leadership from IIM, Lucknow. With a keen interest in academics, Dr. Vohra has also pursued an Advance Diploma in Intellectual property Rights from National Law School, Bangalore and Indian Law Institute, Delhi. In addition, she has also completed Diploma in Media Law from NALSAR, Hyderabad. She has kept herself aligned with academia by being guest faculty at Amity Law College, Noida, Northcap University, Gurgaon and judging moot court competitions at various law colleges including Army Law College, Mohali and Jindal School of Law, Sonipat. Dr. Sheetal Vohra has an in depth & holistic experience of about 16 years in Intellectual Property Laws. She has worked in two top IP boutique firms in India where her work profile included prosecuting trademarks in India & abroad as well handling litigation pertaining to passing off & infringement of trademarks, copyright and design in District Courts, High Courts right up to Supreme Court of India. Cases argued by her have been reported in legal journals. She has handled high profile contested matters in Trademarks Registry as well as Intellectual Property Appellate Board. She has also provided extensive advisory on media and technology matters. Besides giving consultancy to Indian conglomerates, Fortune 500 companies & entrepreneurs across varied industries on how to protect their trademarks in a holistic way, she has assisted them in managing their trademark portfolio by working closely with their legal teams & creating a full strategy based on their needs as a trusted business & legal advisor. Dr. Sheetal Vohra has extensive experience in IP Audits and domain name dispute resolutions and recordal of IP through customs and also enforcements. She has successfully assisted in many Local Commissioner raids for seizure of counterfeits. She is actively involved in creating brand awareness by writing articles on brand protection as well as given talks in divergent forums.
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Ajar Rab
Partner at Rab & Rab Associates LLP
Mr. Ajar Rab graduated from National Law School of India University, Bangalore and completed his masters dual-degree in law and business from Bucerius Law School and WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany. He is a Partner at Rab & Rab Associates LLP,
Dehradun and specializes in transactions, merges and acquisitions, commercial litigation and international arbitration. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in international commercial arbitration under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Stefan Kröll from Bucerius. He has previously worked at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas at New Delhi, the Law Commission of India, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, UPCL etc. and is a Policy Consultant for Lexidale, an international policy consulting firm. He is a non-resident expert at Vidhi, Centre for Legal Policy, and an associate with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London. He has published several articles on arbitration in India and is also the author of a book on the Real Estate Act (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 which is under print. Mr. Rab is visiting faculty at National Law School of India University, Bangalore and has judged several moot court competitions including the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Manfred Lachs Asia Pacific Regional Rounds, the William C. Vis International Commercial Moot, and NLSITAM.
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Jyoti Shekar
Legal Consultant & Founder Editor of Eyra (
An Indian-qualified lawyer with a Masters degree in Commercial laws from Melbourne, Jyoti has experience in Indian and international transactions related to aviation, banking & finance and asset purchase/finance. She is a versatile legal professional with a combined experience of working in Indian law firm, corporate in-house profile, international law firm and legal outsourcing industry.
With a background in commerce and law, Jyoti has worked in many corporate and financial transactions with different organizations. Jyoti has been involved with various kinds of projects and areas of law including general corporate and commercial work; industry specific work (aviation, media, banking & finance, infrastructure including Roads, Power etc.); investments in sports, movies and aircrafts; mortgage finance; asset finance etc. She has managed various acquisitions and asset purchase/finance projects including international transactions. Over the years, Jyoti has gained experience on various aspects of transaction management. Further, Jyoti is an editor and also runs a not-for-profit magazine called Eyra (, which aims at empowering women in various aspects of their lives.
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Mini Gautam
Legal Consultant @ SREI Group
Mini Gautam is qualified & reputed lawyer in India with masters in international financial law from the United Kingdom and 6 years of post - qualification experience. Currently, she is working as a legal consultant to the Srei Group (, an Indian based business group with cross border operations and business outreach in the areas of equipment and project financing, rural IT infrastructure, power, telecom, infrastructure, etc. Her role as a in-house counsel are:
 Contract Management: Drafting and reviewing of contracts for the entire group, including financing and security related documents, transfer of receivables, HR and recruitment related agreements, IT solutions/licensing agreements, agreements for sale and leasing of property, investment term sheets, joint venture agreements, etc.  Mergers and Acquisitions/Investment: Involvement in several high value acquisitions by the group, and advising on diligence and acquisition pricing, drafting of definitive documentation and successful closing. Some of the key transactions included an 18% stake sale in a telecom company to a multinational; and a swap of stake with a 50% foreign bank shareholder to create a wholly owned subsidiary.  Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets: Advising on various innovative structuring solutions, debt sustainability, asset protection mechanisms, and drafting of necessary documentation.  Risk Management: Advising business on the legal and regulatory risks to pre-empt any claims/liabilities and assist in identifying risks and alternative scenarios for optimal decision making. Increased operational efficiency of the business through standardization of critical contracts and identification of acceptable and non - acceptable deviations.  Regulatory and Policy Making: Reviewing, updating and recommending improvements to various corporate and regulatory policies for the organization like whistle-blower, insider trading and sexual harassment policies. She also worked at a law firm Argus Partners, as a first and second year associate specializing in practice areas of corporate advisory, real estate and M&A. Further, she worked with a listed finance company Magma Fincorp Limited as an Assistant Manager, Secretarial Department. The role was strongly focused on securitization transactions and vehicle leasing. She had experience as an Assistant Legal Manager at FMCG giant in India, ITC Limited, and handled the intellectual property portfolio specializing in trademark and brand protection for the company. Mrs. Mini is registered as a member of Bar Council of the State of West Bengal. She did her masters from International Financial Law from King’s College, London.
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Advocate Pankaj Agarwal
Mr. Agarwal is an advocate by profession, established QUAD Legal Attorneys & Solicitors, a full service law firm. The firm have pan India approach with its offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Lucknow. Had Primarily practicing in Criminal side in POC Act, 1988; IPC, Cr.P.C., NDPS Act, Customs and FERA/FEMA, money laundering and disproportionate assets cases,
NI Act, PWDV Act, Arms Act, Passport Act, etc. before Supreme Court of India High Court of Delhi, along with Tribunals such as TDSAT, NCDRC, CAT, DRT and special courts (CBI, Customs, NDPS etc.). The Firm is awarded as “Promising law firm of the year” at the CXO + GC Leadership summit & Excellence Award 2018. He worked on many high profile matters pending before Delhi high Court and International Commercial Arbitration matters. He completed BA LLB from New Law College, Pune.
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