Extension Lecture Series - Archive - Page 8

Event: Extension Lecture Series
Date: February 22, 2014
Speaker: Mr. Santosh Kumar Pandey, Associate Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates
Topic: Construction Contracts: Public-Private Partnership

Mr. Santosh Kumar Pandey is Associate Partner with Dhir & Dhir Associates and his practice areas are Infrastructure and Project Finance. He completed his LLM and LLB from University of Allahabad. He is enrolled with the Bar Council of India. Apart from being a part of some major project finance transactions, he is proficient in handling Infrastructure Projects in the area of road, ports, highways and bidding process.

He has successfully closed various assignments in infrastructure transactions ranging from Power projects, Port projects, Telecom projects, Highways and Road Projects, Urban Infrastructure in the State of U.P., Rajasthan, Punjab and Gujarat and project finance transactions relating to power & infrastructure sector. He is known for his work in PPP projects and is well versed in handling PPP projects from conceptualization till commissioning. In Project Finance he has assisted and advised clients such as India Infrastructure Finance Company, Power Finance Corporation, Axis Bank, Punjab Nation Bank and State Bank of India. He has extensive knowledge and experience in carrying out Loan Documentation, Legal Due diligence of Companies from the perspective of Project Finance and Merger & Acquisition encompassing various fields and areas of business. He also deals with Corporate Legal Affairs, land/ real estate Laws, BOT, vetting/ reviewing contractual agreements, land & property due diligence and varied other matters related to commercial law.

Event: Extension Lecture Series
Date: February 08, 2014
Speaker: Mr. Manoj Kumar, Managing Partner, Hammurabi & Solomon and India Strategy Group, Hammurabi & Solomon Consulting
Topic: Media Regulation: Is Status Quo the Way Forward?

Mr. Manoj is Alumni of prestigious institutions including Harvard Business School & National Law School of India. Mr. Manoj has witnessed and led the transformation of Corporate Legal Practice over the past decades.

Mr. Manoj is an extensively active in the Public Policy domain in various key responsibilities at various think tanks, including: i. at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), ii. PHD Chamber of Commerce, iii. Society of Indian Law Firms, iv. Observer Research Foundation (ORF), v. Jindal Global Law University, vi. Indian Institute of Planning of Management, vii. Indo-Russian Forum, viii. International Bar Association (ABA), ix. World Law Dialogue, x. Indian Legal Advisory Network (ILAN), (India Strategy Group (ISG) etc.

As Convener of the Professional Social Responsibility (PSR) Program of SILF, Mr. Manoj is heading the initiative of SILF to provide pro-bono legal support to the implementation of United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UNMDGs) in India apart from driving various initiatives in continuing legal education (CLE) for law practitioners, law students and law teachers with various law schools in the SAARC Region. Mr. Manoj is also the Joint General Secretary of the Society of Indian Law Firms.

Mr. Manoj is also associated with and leading the preparation of various legislations including the Media Regulation Bill, Fast Tract Commercial Courts Bill, Civil Nuclear Liability Bill, Reorganisation of Intelligence Agencies Bill, New Companies Act & the Rules under preparation, to name a few.