Partners' Profile

Krishna Ravindran

Krishna Ravindran has graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in History from the Loyola College, Chennai. He went on to complete his Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Dr.Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai (Madras University) and enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu in the year 2000. He has also completed his Master’s Degree LL.M. in International Legal Studies from the Washington College of Law, American University, Washington D.C., USA.

Upon returning to India, after a one year stint with the World Bank, he joined M/s.DUA Associates, one of India’s largest law firms, and practiced in the said firm in various fields of law. He specializes in the fields of Corporate Law, Maritime law, Commercial Arbitration and Constitutional Law. He regularly advises various clients on a wide range of issues right from Incorporation to Winding up of companies. He also advises various clients in the fields of Intellectual Property Rights and is a registered Patent Agent.Krishna is well versed with the Laws relating to Societies and Trusts and is the standing counsel for some of the most prestigious association and societies in Tamil Nadu. Having experience of over 18 years in the field of Law and having advised a variety of clients including Major Ports, Corporates and the film industry, Krishna has been efficiently conducting cases and has earned a remarkable name in the field of Law and is now in the process of expanding the firm and client base to a pan India basis.

A. Charles Darwin

A.Charles Darwin has completed his Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai and has completed his law degree from Basavashree College of Law, Kolar. He enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu.He is well-versed with legal documentation, Constitutional Law, Civil Lawand specializes in the field of Property Law, Real Estate transactions (from registration to all approvals) and Corporate Laws with emphasis on corporate transaction. He further has experience in the field of Winding up and Liquidation of Companies and is a trusted associate of Senior Advocate Mr.M.Ravindran and was working under his guidance for more than a decade.

M. Balaji

M.Balaji has graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from D.G. Vaishnava College, Chennai and completed his Master’s Degree in M.Com Business Systems from Madras University. He also did M.A. Criminology and Police Science and has completed his law degree from Rajiv Gandhi College of Law. He enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu. He is currently pursuing his Master's degree in law. He is actively appearing before all forums and hasexpertise in Business Laws, Contracts, Criminal Laws and Family law.

S.Praveenkumar

S.Praveenkumar has completed his law Degree from TamilnaduDr.Ambedkar Law College, Chennai in the year 2014. He enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu in the year 2014. He is an enthusiastic and energetic Advocate who is actively appearing before all forums. He has experience in Criminal Laws, Consumer Law and Civil Laws and regularly appears before various tribunals especially before the National Green Tribunal and Various Labour courts due to his keen interest in the field of Environmental Laws and Labour Laws. He is currently under the mentorship of Senior Advocate Mr.M.Ravindran and working in close proximity also with Mr.Krishna Ravindran.

Sidhartha Chacko Puthoor

SidharthaChacko Puthoor has completed his law Degree from the School of Excellence in Law, Dr.Ambedkar Law University, Chennai. He enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu in the year 2017. He has a keen interest in Corporate Laws, Maritime Laws, International Trade Laws and Constitutional Laws. Further, he puts a great emphasis on Legal research and Legal drafting and also advocates Alternate Dispute Resolution and is especially well versed with Commercial Arbitration. He assists Mr.Krishna Ravindran in all Arbitration matters and appears regularly before NCLT.

Rafath Sultana

Rafath Sultana has completed her B.Com. Degree from Madras University and is a secretarial staff who is actively looking after the affairs of the firm in a systematic and professional manner.

 



Consultants:

T.S. Srinivasan, I.R.S., (Retd.) Senior Consultant on Direct Tax issues.

Mr.T.S. Srinivasan served in the Indian Revenue Service from 1959 till he retired in 1995. He has been Commissioner of Income-tax in Nagpur and Chennai; and Chief Commissioner and Director General, in Chennai and Delhi. He was selected as Member, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, in January 1993. He was appointed Chairman, CBDT, in July 1994 and retired in June 1995.

During his career, Mr. Srinivasan has handled the taxation of banks, insurance and foreign companies, investigation and income-tax intelligence, audit, and judicial representation; and as Member of the Central Board of Direct Taxes, he dealt with personnel and service matters, investigation, and tax policy and administration. Mr. Srinivasan led a delegation of tax experts from the Ministry of Finance for discussions with the International Monetary Fund on the development of tax systems and tax administration in India, and to Oman and Morocco to negotiate agreements for the avoidance of double taxation. He would be lending his valuable advise and services regularly on direct tax matters.