He is a Senior Legal & Compliance Professional with 32+ years of diversified experience including 6+ years in UAE and has excellent drafting, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
He is Associate Partner – Legal & Regulatory, Crowe Hnorwath, UAE. He provides expert advice and value added services to clients including establishing and implementation of various policies and procedures, systems and controls to comply with various regulations, international standards and federal laws; drafting and reviewing regulatory business plan, advise on prudential requirements, drafting policies relating to risk management, anti-money laundering, corporate governance and remuneration.
He has vast experience in Negotiations, drafting and review of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contract (EPC contract), Regulatory audit of a large UAE based organization, Drafted Liquidity Policy, Contingency Funding Plan, Market Risk Policy, Risk Management and Corporate Governance for a Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) regulated Category 1 Bank, he advises UAE based large organization regarding a complex litigation in India and Negotiations, drafting and finalization of Reseller Agreement between an online trading developer in Dubai Silicon Oasis and an IT services company to promote, market and sell subscriptions to end consumers. He also worked as Director & Head Legal – Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd from April 2002 to April 2009
He has practiced before Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (DIFC Courts), Dubai Judicial Institute and DIFC Courts, Dubai, UAE, DFSA outreach sessions and DIFC knowledge series, Hawakamah – Islamic Finance, In-house Legal Counsel Master-class by Terrapinn Financial Training, Hong Kong, Negotiating & Managing Commercial Contracts by Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore.
He has also registered – Advocate Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh, India and a Professional Member, International Compliance Association, UK.