Prathap Nagaraj is a Partner at the Kochhar Bangalore office.
Prathap is a member of the Firm’s Corporate M&A practice, Corporate Restructuring and Compliance practice.
His professional experience spans over a decade and a half with specialisation in corporate & business laws, having extensive experience in advising multinational clients across industry segments on complex company law issues, legal and regulatory issues, strategic acquisition of target companies, drafting & vetting of commercial contracts, foreign inbound and outbound investment, share/asset purchase/sale deals, business formations, structuring, winding up/liquidations, exchange control & foreign investment laws, employment laws, real estate and other general corporate commercial matters.
Prathap has represented the Firm’s multinational clients on large and high value restructuring projects, inspections, investigations and proceedings undertaken by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Directorate of Enforcement, Reserve Bank of India and such regulatory authorities. He has also represented and attended various personal hearings and adjudications conducted by high placed regulatory officials in relation to the above.
Prathap also routinely advises clients on entry strategies for foreign entities, setting-up private limited companies, limited liability partnerships, branch and liaison offices, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, takeover of companies, corporate social responsibility, corporate restructuring, conducting due diligences, regulatory compliances and approvals.
Prathap also has experience in real estate transactions including title verification of immovable property, negotiations and preparation of documentation, advice on regulatory issues, risk analysis in relation to non-compliances, leasing and facilities management agreements and other such real estate matters.