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Manek is the Managing Partner heading the Kochhar Dubai office. He has over 38 years of experience in commercial, corporate and intellectual property matters, out of which the last two and a half decades have been primarily in the Middle Eastern region. Manek has rich and an extensive experience of working both as an in-house legal counsel as well as a practicing lawyer and legal consultant and is therefore better poised to understand client requirements from a business perspective.

His primary areas of expertise include commercial, corporate and intellectual property matters. He is also adept in matters relating to labour, real estate, acquisitions & mergers, succession planning (both from ownership and management perspective), corporate structuring, franchising/distribution and contracting.


  • LL.B., from the University of Mumbai.
  • B.Com. from the University of Mumbai.


  • Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.


  • Bar Council of Delhi.


Kochhar & Company Inc. Legal Consultants
The Citadel, Suites 1406-1410
Burj District, Near Marriot Marquis Hotel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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