New Delhi, January 9: India Law Offices LLP (ILO) has announced Resolution Professional Sanjeev Ahuja as new Senior Partner.
This appointment is part of the firm’s continuing growth strategy across various service verticals and with more than 25 years’ experience across various industries including Construction, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, Automobiles and Textiles, Sanjeev would help the firm in strengthening its Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Dispute Resolution practice, ILO said in a statement.
Sanjeev’s focus has been on Corporate Insolvency Strategy, Bankruptcy, Mediation and Arbitration, Public Advocacy, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, and related litigation. Through his career, Sanjeev has been associated with some marquee organisations including Suzuki Maruti, Apollo Tyres, Ernst & Young, Booz Allen, Arvind Mills, DS Group to name a few.
He has been involved with successful resolutions under IBC (Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code) of corporate debtors in the domain of infrastructure, waste management as well as automotive space, including some without any haircut for the lenders. He has also been earlier associated with Chase India – a Public Advocacy Firm (www.chase-india.com) having advised companies like BMW, Coca Cola and Bla Bla Car on Public Advocacy and Strategic Issues with Government of India, the statement said.
Sanjeev has worked extensively with Start-ups & SMEs to advise them on revival, growth and relationship management. He is acting as a Mentor to a Dubai based incubator (www.fastercapital.com). Sanjeev has also been involved in debt resolution and recovery of some Government organizations like STC and PEC as an Independent Member having been appointed by Ministry of Commerce.
In addition to his busy practice, Sanjeev is a member of the Managing Committee at PHD Chambers of Commerce & Industry and Chairs the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Committee. He is on the panel of Delhi International Arbitration Centre (DIAC, High Court), Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) / Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation (IIAM) apart from ICADR/AICADR/SCOPE. Sanjeev is also an Associate Member of CIArb UK.
Earlier, after graduating from SRCC, he acquired his degrees to be a Chartered Accountant (Merit Holder), Cost & Management Accountant and finally an Advocate, enrolled with Bar Council, Delhi. He is also an Alumni of ISB Kellogg’s, the firm said.
“Sanjeev’s association with ILO has been a long one. His joining the team gives me great pleasure as we would add a quality professional to spearhead one of the most dynamic legal practice areas in recent times, Insolvency law. This area has been less understood and not utilized for productive purposes like saving good businesses that have fallen on difficult times. With Sanjeev’s experience & our law firm’s ethics we hope to contribute positively to the IBC practice in India” said Gautam Khurana, Managing Partner.
India Law Offices LLP is a full-service law firm that has been set up on international service standards catering to the Indian market & industry. ILO has made a mark in assisting Indian & foreign clients to set up & sustain business in India in the least troublesome manner, the statement said. Headquartered in New Delhi, ILO serves its global clientele with additional offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai.