Date of birth:

1 October 1974

The name of the law school from which you received your first law degree:

B.A. LL.B.(Hons.), National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU).  NLSIU is regarded as India’s premier law school/university.

Current law firm and office:

Kochhar & Co, Bangalore

Position within the firm:

Senior Partner

Key practice areas:

General Corporate, Employment, Corporate Real Estate, Technology Law, Defence Procurements/Sales, High-profile and sensitive litigation   

Why you chose to focus in these areas:

Technology has always excited me and most technology companies are based in Bangalore.  Being a local Bangalorean with immense knowledge of the Bangalore landscape/development, commercial and corporate real estate is my forte.  High profile litigation involves immense strategizing, which I find very challenging.   

The name of any more senior lawyers that you look up to or consider to be mentors:

Rohit Kochhar, Stephen Mathias.