SHRI SOM MANDAL

Chair, INBA Section for Law Firms

Mr. Som Mandal is a Chair, INBA-Section for Law Firms, He is a Managing Partner, FoxMandal Little, is a member with the Supreme Court Bar Association, Delhi High Court Bar Association, International Bar Association, American Bar Association (International Section) Union des Advocat, Inter Pacific Bar Association etc. He is the one of the Indian representative at the Commission on Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum and Council member of Section on Legal Practice of the International Bar Association and of Committee on Corporate Law & Legal Affairs-FICCI. He graduated in L.L.B. from the University of Calcutta and enrolled in the year 1988.

Recently, he was nominated by Asia Law & Practice, as a leading lawyer in Asia in the field of Merger & Acquisition. He has also been nominated by Chambers Global, as a leading individual in Project Finance. He has been awarded the ‘Best Corporate Lawyer’ in India on the occasion of Law Day Awards 2002. Mr. Mandal has most recently featured in Asian Legal Business Magazine’s Hot 100 Lawyers. He also featured amongst the 40 International Star Lawyer graded by The Lawyer magazine. Legal 500 ranks him as a Leading Individual Lawyer for Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions. The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers has accredited him for the Mergers & Acquisitions sector in India. He actively takes part in various International Seminars. He has authored the chapter on ‘FIDIC Applicability in India’ published by Kluwers Publications.

To say the least, Mr. Som Mandal, has, proactively approached various Governmental bodies concerned, on the ongoing subject of “Liberalisation of the Indian Legal Sector” welcoming the entry of foreign law firms in India.