Our Team
 
CS/LLB ATUL MEHTA - Founding Partner
 
One half of Mehta & Mehta, Atul Mehta, comes with an experience of over 25 years in the field of corporate law, capital market and human resource. He has served the industry as a Company Secretary and Compliance Head for 5 years soon after which he took his pioneering step towards consulting and practicing as a company secretary full time.

Currently, he is a secretary of International Association of a Company Secretaries which comprises of 42 countries as members. His strong associations with ICSI in the past are listed here:
  • President, The ICSI, 2015
  • Central Council Member of the ICSI from 2011
  • Chairman of Capital Market Committee at ICSI
  • Member, Secretarial Standard Board at ICSI
  • Member, Finance Committee at ICSI
  • Member, Corporate Laws and Governance Committee at ICSI
  • Member, Practicing Company Secretaries Committee at ICSI
  • Member, Information Technology Committee at ICSI
  • Co-chairman of Centre for Corporate Governance,Research, and Training
  • Ex-officio member of WIRC (Western India Regional Council)
  • Chairman of WIRC of ICSI in the year 2009
  • He was also a member of Company Law Committee (6 members), Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

 
 
Mr. Sudhakar Saraswatula - Chief Consultant
Mr Sudhakar is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Qualified Secretary of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators – UK and a Law Graduate from Mumbai University, with over four decades of wide-spectrum of experience in Legal, Secretarial, Finance and Accounts fields.

He Worked with Reliance Industries Limited as Vice-President (Corporate Secretarial) for 17 glorious years and with Berger Paints India Limited for about 15 years as Senior General Manager Finance & Accounts apart from other companies.

Mr. Sudhakar is a member for some prestigious committees, Boards and Groups which are listed here:

  • Member, Secretarial Standards Committee of ICSI and Vice-Chairman of Expert Committee on Secretarial Standards of ICSI for the years 2021 and 2022.
  • Member, Secretarial Standards Board of ICSI, since 2016 onwards and was the Vice-Chairman of the Secretarial Standards Board of ICSI since 2020 onwards.
  • Member, Vision Core Group and Vision Implementation Group of ICSI and member of several other committees.
  • Member, Secretarial Standard Board at ICSI
  • Member, Corporate Affairs Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce& Industry since 2017 onwards.


Furthermore, Mr. Sudhakar is a Regular faculty at Institute of Directors (IOD) and Guest faculties at NISM (National Institute of Securities Markets), K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai, ICLS Academy, a Central Training Institute of Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Also, he is a Guest speaker at the programs organized by Marcus Evans, Wolters Kluwer’s and IIT Roorkee.

Mr. Sudhakar so far addressed approximately 800 plus workshops, seminars, conferences, training programs and webinars organized by ICSI, ICAI and ICWAI, several other Chambers of Commerce. He has Contributed for the several articles on Corporate Laws, Management and Corporate Governance to Professional journals & financial newspapers and is regular faculty Member for SMTP / MSOP / CLDP of ICSI for over 20 years.

Mr. Sudhakar is a Chairman of Study Circle Committee of NIRC of ICSI for over 12 years.
 
CS/LLB DIPTI MEHTA - Founding Partner
 
The other pillar of the firm, Dipti Mehta brings in her expertise of over 24 years. Having Bachelors in Commerce as well as Law, her career started with being a CFO, Administrative Manager and Company Secretary of the Thane Electric Supply Company Limited, a listed company for four years. She then went on to fill the roles of Company Secretary, Compliance Head, and Finance Manager in the corporate world for 5 years.

Her knowledge expands from corporate legal consultancy, companies act, FEMA, SEBI regulations, listing agreements, ESOP, buybacks, restructuring, due diligence, to winding up or closure of business, service taxes, labor laws and Intellectual Property rights including trademarks, patents, copyrights etc.

She is a member of Law Committee and Arbitration Committee of Indian Merchant Chamber (IMC), INSOL INDIA, ICSI IPA as well as the Maharashtra State Council and National SME Council of CII. She is Certified Insolvency Professional. She is acting as Resolution Professional to conduct corporate insolvency resolution process and also as Liquidator for Voluntary Liquidation.
 
CS/LLM ASHWINI INAMDAR - Partner
Ashwini Inamdar is a Fellow Member of ICSI and has completed her Masters in Law. She has been practicing since October 2012 and has an overall experience of 10 years. She specializes in listing of companies on the stock exchanges, corporate restructuring by way of mergers, amalgamations, and also has a vast experience in matters relating to the Listing Agreement, Takeover Regulations and Companies Act. She also has good experience in the areas of Corporate Laws, Secretarial Audits and consultancy. 


CS ARUN K KAMALOLBHAVAN - Partner
Mr. Arun K Kamalolbhavan is a Fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management in Finance from Jain College and has a degree in Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.
  • Served as Chairman of the Kochi Chapter of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (2017)
  • Served as a member of the ICSI Corporate Law Publications Committee and Research Committee of the SIRC of the ICSI
  • Keynote speaker on National Seminars
  • Served as a faculty for Institute of Directors (IOD), ICSI for student development programs and conducted various sessions on Corporate Law matters.
He is the promoter and founding partner of the firm AKJP and Associates Company Secretaries which eventually merged with Mehta and Mehta and serves as its Kochi branch office. He has distinguished exposure, and over a decade of experience in the corporate world. He has expertise in various spheres of secretarial advisory and plays a predominant role in corporate management, corporate litigations and resolution of shareholder disputes, rendering legal advisory services as well as carrying out various types of due diligences, advising, organizing and implementing acquisition of control, setting up of companies, limited liability partnerships, appearances, advising and assisting under the Companies Act, SEBI Act, FEMA, Trademarks and compounding of offences, obtaining requisite approvals required from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the event of foreign investment in an Indian company, whether in the form of joint ventures, or wholly owned subsidiaries.

He is also associated and worked with various Multinational corporate like Reuters, Unisys and Deutsche Bank. Handled critical compliance issues related to recent developments in the corporate world about strike off and disqualification of directors.
 
CS JASVEEN BINDRA - Partner

Jasveen Bindra is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India as a practicing professional. She secured an All India Rank 9 in her CS Executive Examination. She is a Partner at Mehta & Mehta. She has an enriching experience in the fields of Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) Compliances, Strategic Due Diligence and many such fields. She has also authored several articles in the fields of insolvency and corporate restructuring and has been a speaker at several platforms.
She has dealt with several cases in the following fields:

  1. Initiation of Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process;
  2. Handholding of Insolvency Professionals for the smooth conduct of Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) and Liquidation process;
  3. Process specific compliances during Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process, Liquidation and Voluntary Liquidation of a Corporate Person;
  4. Recovery of operational debt by Micro and Small Enterprises under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006;
  5. Corporate Restructuring and Strategic Management;
  6. Due Diligence of Companies;
  7. FEMA Compliances;
  8. Drafting and Review of Commercial and other agreements;
  9. Company Law compliances;
  10. Other Corporate Laws. She has also attended several meetings of the Committee of Creditors, Board Meetings and Annual General Meeting as an invitee.

Ms. Aditi Patnaik Partner
 
Ms. Aditi Patnaik is a Fellow Member of ICSI and having Bachelors in Commerce as well as Law. She has an overall experience of 6 years practicing as a Company Secretary. She has the perfect balance of knowledge and passion to work with professionals and achieve the goals efficiently. She enjoys interacting with professionals. She specializes in Secretarial Audit, Factory Due Diligence, Corporate Due Diligence, RBI Due Diligence, Managing Scrutinizer functions at the General Meetings and Postal Ballot and other Certificate based compliances under SEBI LODR. She has a good experience in the areas of Corporate Laws, and consultancy
Ms. Alifya Sapatwala, Associate Partner
 
CS Alifya Sapatwala is an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and is also a Commerce & Law Graduate from Mumbai University. She possesses around 10 years of experience in the Corporate Secretarial and legal field. She specializes in listing, FEMA and NBFC compliances and has been handling compliances under various corporate laws for both listed and unlisted companies.
Ms. Sarita Kakani, Partner
 
Dr. Sarita Kakani is a Company Secretary & Legal Professional with 9 years of experience in the fields of Compliance, Secretarial and Legal.She is Doctorate in ‘Commerce & Management’, and her subject is “Franchise relationship management and modelling franchise successâ€. In addition, she holds Masters degree in Commerce, Law and Philosophy.

Her knowledge expands from Companies Act, Corporate Restructuring, Due Diligence, Securities Law compliance, SEBI regulations, Start-ups and SME, Secretarial Automation Software, and other economic & commercial laws.
Ms. Nupur Gadekar (Kalyankar), Associate Partner
 
Ms. Nupur Gadekar is a member of the ICSI as a practicing professional and has completed MCom & pursuing law. She has worked as a consultant with various leading practicing CA and CS firms and comes with enriching 5+ years of experience in corporate secretarial compliances, secretarial audits, internal & concurrent audits for DPs, PMS Broking companies.
Ms. Kanchan Sharma, Partner
 
Ms. Kanchan Sharma is an Associate Member of ICSI with over 7 years of experience in the field of Compliance, Secretarial and Legal. She is also a qualified CMA, holds her Bachelors in Law and Business Management and holds a certificate from NISM in Investment Management. Besides, she is experienced in handling incorporation, corporate legal consultancy, HR and placement services,due diligence, government liasioning, FEMA, business setup services, startup advisory and compliances under the Companies Act & SEBI LODR.
She has been associated with the Hyderabad Chapter of ICSI and has hosted events for the chapter in the past. She is currently associated with the Institute as a Career Awareness Programme (CAP)volunteer to help students make a wise career choice.
 
Ms. Sonia Sahni, Associate Partner
Ms. Sonia Sahni is an Associate Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of having over 15 years of experience, in the field of Compliance, Secretarial and Legal. She holds a Master's degree in Commerce, Bachelor's in Law & CMA (Intermediate).

She has rich experience of working in largest Contract Confectionery Manufacture in India, Listed Company, and management of the whole Branch under the transition phase under MCA as a RFO - Manager. In addition, she has also worked with Practicing Company Secretaries in advisory roles since March 2010.

Furthermore, she has recently completed the certification course on Corporate Reporting conducted by the ICSI, and completed her training conducted by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium enterprises as GST Practitioner. She is also on board of various Companies as an External Member under POSH.
 
Ms. Swati Agarwal, Associate Partner
Ms. Swati Agarwal is an Associate Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and has more than 12 years of experience in Corporate Secretarial and Legal fraternity.

She pursued Executive MBA in International Business from IIM's Calcutta. In addition, she holds a Master's degree in Commerce & Bachelor's in Law.

She has rich experience of working with IT companies and held key managerial positions during her stint. She excels in corporate law compliance applicable to private and public companies. She also brings diverse experience of contract management wherein she managed compliance of laws applicable to overseas contracts from inception to end. She has worked with MNCs like Accenture and Zenta and with subsidiaries of major Indian Stock Exchange NSE.

She has good exposure of working with clientele from France, Germany, Netherland, UK and USA.
 
 
 
     
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