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Interactive Seminar on Immigration Rules and Various Options Available for Going to Foreign Countries- In Association with Law Offices of India – April 03, 2017


We are delighted to inform you that Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA in association with Law Offices of India has organised an Interactive Seminar on Immigration Rules and Various Options Available for Going to Foreign Countries on April 03, 2017 at Moot Court Hall, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA from 11:15am – 01:30pm

About the Resource Persons

Ms. Alkanshree Dahar, Managing Partner, Law Offices of India

Ms. Alkanshree Dahar holds an L.L.B. degree from Delhi University and was awarded Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (Honours) from Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. She practiced for many years in London while extensively dealing with matters relating to Oil & Gas Sector. Her other practice areas of specialization are Aviation Law, Maritime Law, Media Law, Infrastructure, Joint Ventures, Intellectual Properties Rights and International Arbitration.

Ms. Alkanshree Dahar was appointed counsel for Indian Oil Corporation for its Jamnagar Pipeline Refinery Project, which was a project of national importance that cut across four states in India. She is also advisor to many Oil Companies on environmental and related legal issues. She advised IOC on SKO, which was being introduced for the first time in India. She has also done extensive work in the areas of project finance and ECB’s. 

As a result of her work, which required approvals from Ministry of Finance for one of India’s top Industrial Houses for an intricate ECB transaction of US$ 117 million, guidelines pertaining to ECB transactions were re-set. She also undertakes selective matters of International importance and successfully handled, among many others, a matter, which had created international headlines wherein the President of India made a gift to the President of Armenia involving India’s wildlife. The matter captured headlines in most leading newspapers across the world and involved making representations to the highest offices in India, including the office of Indian Prime Minister’s and President of India. The Born Free Foundation whose trustees include famous Hollywood actress, Virginia McKenna, who featured in the classic Hollywood movie “Born Free”, supervised this matter in London.

Ms. Alkanshree Dahar also acted on behalf of many high nets worth individuals, including Hollywood and Bollywood movie stars and film producers such as Persis Khambatta, who was one of India’s first movie stars to venture into Hollywood. Numerous forums including major television channels such as CNBC, Doordarshan, Star TV regularly invite her as an expert to speak on various legal issues. She has received many awards including Outstanding Corporate Lawyer’s award from the Hon’ble Union Minister for State Affairs, Rajesh Pilot and All India Organizational Entrepreneurial Confederation (AIOEC) in 1993 and corporate lawyer of the year award in 2003 from Indian Associated Industries Organization. She is also the Chairperson and President of Rights for All (RFA), a non-governmental organization involved with human rights and is an avid human rights activist with special focus on children and women rights. She is member of the Supreme Court Bar Association and Delhi High Court Bar Association of India.

Ms. Rebecca Lockwood, Barrister and Solicitor, Rebecca Lockwood & Associates, Toronto-Canada

Ms. Rebecca J. Lockwood (Barrister and Solicitor) is a licensed member of the Law Society of Upper Canada in Ontario and graduated from the prestigious Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.

Ms. Rebecca J. Lockwood’s law practice focuses on immigration and refugee applications to Canada. She has worked with clients from all over the world, in particular from South Asia. With her international experience, Rebecca understands what it is like to immigrate and settle in a new country. She seeks to make her client’s immigration experience as easy and smooth as possible, treating every case with cultural sensitivity and contextual understanding

Rebecca specializes in writing and languages, making her an especially strong advocate for her legal clients. She is the President and Founder of ‘Grammatika International’, a communications company that designs writing courses for lawyers. She has taught legal English and legal writing and analysis to lawyers from around the world and is a regular instructor at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Mr. Vish Viswanathan, Immigration Consultant and Senior Community Leader, Sydney-Australia

Vish Viswanathan is an immigration consultant and senior community member based in Sydney Australia for more than 25 years. Fondly known as Vish has been engaged with community on many projects, initiatives such as settlement of new migrants and senior citizens' specific issues.

Vish also sits on the Board of Australia India business council NSW and Sydwest multicultural services. Vish is also a senior writer and Editor of the Indian Telegraph, Sydney.


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Moot Court Hall,
Third Floor,
Symbiosis Law School,

Contact Person

Dr. Meenakshi Kaul,
Assistant Professor & Head – Academic Initiatives,
Research and Publication Cell
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Mr. Ashim Gupta,
Head-Corporate Relationship
Law Offices of India
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