Lakshman is an Indian-qualified lawyer registered as a foreign lawyer in Singapore. He has 24 years of experience and leads the firm’s India desk.
Lakshman’s career has covered a wide range of practice areas in India: commercial litigation, international arbitration, corporate law-private equity investment and M&A, commercial contracts and real estate.
While at law firms in India, Lakshman advised foreign investors on Indian foreign direct investment regulations and investment structuring, and on company law in general. Many of his clients were Singaporean and American investors, both corporate entities and funds, who sought to invest in and do business in India.
A former partner at a prominent full-service Indian law firm, Lakshman also worked in-house as General Counsel of an Indian-American business entity engaged in multiple business sectors before moving to Singapore.
Lakshman graduated from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India with a BA, LLB (Hons) degree. He also has an LLM in business law from the National University of Singapore.