Phone: +91-98112 82863
Srinivas Kotni is the Founder & Managing Partner and the moving force behind LEXport. He has been handling a variety of legal, corporate and taxation issues for close to last two decades. Prior to setting up LEXport in 2000, he was a Consultant/Attorney with a leading firm of Attorneys specialising in the areas of Corporate & Commercial Laws, Indirect Taxation and Intellectual Property Rights.
Srinivas has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Delhi and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. He is also a Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and holds Post Graduate Diplomas in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, Information Technology & Management (equivalent to Masters in Computer Applications) and an Advanced Diploma in Systems Management.
Srinivas also holds Professional Affiliations to the Bar Council of Delhi, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Supreme Court Bar Association, CESTAT Bar Association and the All India Management Association.
Phone: +91-98999 78082
Raj Latha Kotni heads LEXport’s Intellectual Property wing. She has earlier worked as a Nutrition Consultant with Apollo Hospitals Group and with a leading IP law firm as a Consultant and Associate for several years. Her expertise is in the area of Patents includes counseling on issues relating to patent validity and infringement including rendering patentability opinions, drafting technology transfer and know-how agreements, trade secret agreements, licenses, assignments and preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the field of Life Sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and biochemistry. She also has expertise in various aspects of prosecution and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights on behalf of both domestic and overseas clients including rendering opinions, drafting registered user agreements and assignments, developing general strategies for acquisition, protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights and handling adversarial oppositions and cancellation proceedings before the Intellectual Property Office
Raj Latha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from CCS University, Bachelor’s degree in Science from Andhra University and a Master’s degree in Food Science and Biochemistry from Padmavathi University. She has also qualified the Patent Agent’s Examination from the Patent Office.
Raj Latha is a Member of the Bar Council of Delhi.
Phone: +91-98999 00918
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Vinay Kumar Sanduja is a Partner at LEXport and he specialises in Competition, Insolvency, Arbitration and Commercial Litigation. Equipped with a graduate degree in Commerce and Law (First Class) from Delhi University, India, Vinay joined the legal profession in 2003 and has nearly 17 years of experience to his credit. He also hold Masters in Law from Kurukshetra University, India; Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) Executive from Institute of Cost Accountants of India; and prestigious Post Graduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law from King’s College, London. He also qualified as Insolvency Professional having cleared examination conducted by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).
Before joining LEXport, Vinay was Joint Director, Team Leader & Registrar, Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) from 2018-2020. As Registrar, ICA, he supervised the administration of about 200 arbitrations. As Team Leader & Registrar, ICA he managed the overall affairs of ICA and was ex-officio part of the Arbitration Committee, Membership Screening Committee; Governing Body, ICA. During 2018-2020, Vinay also served as Member, Editorial Board, & Editor, ICA Arbitration Quarterly. Presently, Vinay is Consulting Editor of ICA Arbitration Quarterly.
Vinay has also worked as Senior Consultant, ICSI Institute of Insolvency Professionals and as Senior Competition Lawyer with Dua Associates, Advocates & Solicitors, New Delhi Office, for more than 9 years in the area of dispute resolution and corporate advisory with specialization in competition law.
Vinay regularly speaks on competition, insolvency and arbitration and has been invited as guest speaker by various institutes of excellence including Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), Indian Law Institute (ILI), Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Asian Competition Forum (ACF), Hong Kong. Vinay has also written numerous articles on competition law in journals/backgrounders etc. of reputed organizations and leading business newspaper, The Economic Times. He also contributed to the 2nd Edition of Guidance Note on Secretarial Audit issued by ICSI in relation to compliance of competition law by enterprises.
Vinay acted as co-opted member of the sub group (studying penalty provisions) under the Companies Law Committee constituted by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), Govt. of India to make recommendations on issues arising from the implementation of the Companies Act, 2013. He has also been part of Insolvency Law Committee constituted by MCA, Govt. of India on the issues arising from implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
Phone: +91-98992 99297
Chandrahas Mathur is a former Indian Revenue Service (I.R.S) officer. He retired in 2013 after 35 years of distinguished Government service at the highest levels. He was Chief Commissioner, Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax, and then served as Member Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax Settlement Commission for two years.
He has worked throughout the country and covered every aspect of the Indirect Taxation work at all levels from the Government side. He has also worked in the Policy Wing in the Finance Ministry, apart from as a Commissioner and Chief Commissioner at the field level, and has twice headed the zonal units of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (D.R.I).
He has been associated with the preparatory work for Goods & Services Tax, - G.S.T. He headed the sub-group on “Dispute Resolution under the GST, during the deliberations at Chief Commissioners Conference in 2011, on GST.
During 2014, he worked with the Tax Administration Reforms Commission, (T.A.R.C).
During his service he held regular interactions with trade and industry, helping resolve long-standing problems within the ambit of law and proactively promoting trade facilitation, receiving appreciation from the local Chambers of Commerce and the Press.
Chandrahas Mathur is a recipient of the President of India’s Award for Distinguished Record of Service and Devotion to Duty.
He was selected to function as an Election Observer for five General Elections in the country.
As an I.R.S probationer he had received the Chairman CBEC’s Gold Medal on completion of training.
1994-1995 Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management from University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia,
1973 Master of Arts (History) from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India.
1971 Bachelor of Arts (History Honours) from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India
1967 Schooling from The Doon School, Dehra Dun, India
Phone: +91-97178 86275
Mr. Dinesh Tiwari is an Associate at LEXport. He has splendid experience in the day to day firm’s litigation coordination in all practice areas. He has expertise in various registrations and regulatory matters including but not limited to registration of Co-operative Societies, registration of Trusts, and Lease Deeds, Central Excise Registration etc.
He is working in the IPR Team of the firm and having great exposure over the Trademark Registration, Copyright Registration, Patent, Design etc. and matters incidental thereto.
Mr. Tiwari holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Gorakhpur University, a Master’s degree in Hindi from University of Kanpur and a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from the University of Gorakhpur. Dinesh is a member of the Bar Council of Allahabad.
Phone: +91-97293 80374
Ms. Urvashi Kalra has been employed with LEXport since 2016. She is a graduate from St. Bede’s College, Shimla and completed her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat.
She is part of the Indirect Tax / GST Team at the firm. Among other things, she handles matters relating to Tax advisory, consultation and tax litigation in connection with issues under the Central Excise, Customs, Service tax and GST laws. She handles tax litigation before various Departmental and Judicial authorities.
Her areas of expertise include drafting opinions, appeals, reply to show cause notices, representations before Departmental authorities, etc.
At University level, she actively participated in Moot Court Competitions and delivered case presentations.
Urvashi is affiliated to the Bar Council of Delhi.
Phone: +91-98715 70253
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Phone: +91-70423 62390
Shantam has been associated with LEXport since August 2019.
He completed his five-year integrated B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons) from the University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi.
During law school, he has interned with the corporate law teams of several Indian law firms.
In addition, he is also a qualified Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
He holds professional affiliation to the Bar Council of Delhi and the New Delhi Bar Association.
He has also completed a Diploma in Advanced Entrepreneurship Management and Corporate Laws from GNLU, along with several certificate courses in areas such as cyber laws, media laws and GST.
He is a part of the Corporate Advisory team at LEXport and deals with matters pertaining to corporate and commercial laws.
Phone: +91-98183 88039
B.B.A. - LL.B. (Hons.), The NorthCap University, Gurgaon, Haryana
Anuraag has joined the firm's litigation team. His areas of interest include Civil, Corporate and Commercial litigation with special emphasis on Insolvency, Intellectual Property Rights and Competition laws. He also supports the firm's Alternate Dispute Resolution practice.
Phone: +91-78388 88237
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He is with LEXport since 2008 and is the primary coordinator for various activities.
Phone: +91-98735 68924
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