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A K Mylsamy

A K Mylsamy is the Founder, Managing Partner and the anchor of the firm. He holds a Degree in law and a Degree in Literature. He is enrolled with the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu.

With over 53 years of standing at the Bar, he is known for his professional integrity and expertise in corporate and civil law.

He heads the litigation and arbitration practice of the Firm and regularly appears before various High Courts, the National Company Law Tribunals, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal and the Supreme Court. He specializes in civil and commercial litigation with specific focus on shareholders litigation and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice of the Firm.

P S Suman

Mr Suman is a Corporate Lawyer. He is a Partner of a Corporate Law Firm, A.K. Mylsamy & Associates LLP, a firm in its 58th year of practice with offices in Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi and Coimbatore.

He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Corporate Secretaryship and a Degree in Law. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and an Associate Member of the Corporate Governance Institute, UK and Ireland. He has also completed a program from ISB on ‘Value Creation through Mergers and Acquisitions.

He has over 18 years of experience in both litigation and advisory practice. He specializes in all aspects of Corporate Law with a complete focus on Mergers and Acquisitions, Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Contracts etc.,

He conceptualized and created www.IBCcases.com, India’s first unique, exclusive and now the most exhaustive Research Engine on the ‘Law of Insolvency and Bankruptcy’. IBCcases.com was launched by Dr M.S. Sahoo, Chairperson of the ‘Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India’.

He has co-authored a unique book published by Lexis Nexis titled ‘Supreme Court on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code’, which is a consolidation of a section-wise analysis of all decisions of the Supreme Court.

Mr Suman is a member of the Governing Council of the Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce, focusing exclusively on trade between India and Japan. He was instrumental in completing an economic survey on ‘Indian Industry expectations from Japanese Companies in Tamil Nadu’.

Mr Suman and his Firm are actively engaged in the international arena to attract foreign investments into India. Mr Suman has organized several India-focused Webinars with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, ITPO Tokyo. He also organized and completed a unique ‘Issue resolution summit’ for foreign companies and successfully resolved issues on fast-track mode with the support of the Central Government and the State Government of Tamil Nadu.

M Subathra

M Subathra holds a Degree in law and a Master’s Degree in International Business Law from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She is enrolled with the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu.

She also holds a Degree in fine arts and is the creative brain of the Firm. She manages the Firm and handles the ‘The Law Tree’ which is the Firm’s legal monthly newsletter.

V Nallasenapathy 

Mr Nallasenapathy is a former Member of the National Company Law Tribunal [‘NCLT’]. He held this Judicial position in NCLT-Mumbai for five years until June 2021.

During his judicial role, he heard and decided a large number of cases, including some of the most sensitive, complicated, and high-stake matters on insolvency and bankruptcy, including many cases on resolution plans, shareholder disputes and Schemes of Amalgamation, De-mergers, restructuring etc.,

Some of the important cases dealt with by him are the Jet Airways case, Veer Gurjar Aluminum Industries, Innoventive Industries, Kirusa Software and the Tata Sons v. Cyrus Investments case.

Before joining the NCLT, he held important positions in the Madras High Court for 23 years in various capacities such as the Assistant Registrar (Insolvents Accounts) – Original Side admitting plaints, the Deputy Registrar – Judicial side supervising all Judicial Sections of the Registry, the Deputy Registrar (Administration), Co-ordinator of the High Court’s Mediation Centre, Joint Registrar. Finally, he acted as the Official Assignee of the High Court of Madras, administering Insolvency Estates for over four years.

Mr Nallasenapathy is presently a practising lawyer and a Partner at A.K. Mylsamy and Associates LLP. He advises clients on various corporate matters and represents clients before NCLT’s, NCLAT’s, High Courts and the Supreme Court.

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P Muthusamy  

Mr P Muthusamy is an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer with an outstanding career of 30+ years of experience and expertise in all niche areas of Indirect Taxes covering a wide spectrum including GST, Customs, GATT Valuation, Central Excise and Foreign Trade.

His expertise also extends to Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), Joint ventures/Collaborations especially in Related company valuation and related party transactions, Indirect Tax Advisory, Tax Compliance, Foreign Trade Advisory and IP Management.

He has a super specialization in sectors such as Health, Construction, Automotive, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, STEM, Information Technology, Transport and e-Commerce.

He served in various capacities as AO/AC/DC/JC with distinction in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh reaching the position of ‘Commissioner-Central Excise, Customs and GST’ during which he adjudicated a large number of cases related to the above areas.

During his stint in Tamil Nadu, he held senior positions including Head of Office, and Head Central intelligence unit and vigilance wing, Director of National Academy of Customs, Excise & Narcotics and Systems Manager of the Commissionerate during the implementation of Automation of Central Excise and Service Tax (ACES) and ICES 1.5.

While in Andhra Pradesh, he took on the challenging task of leading the GST implementation team, supervising, and controlling the administration of Tirupati, Vizag and Kakinada GST formations.

As the Zonal Unit Approval Committee Member, he approved number of SEZs and 100% EOU Units in MEPZ, STPI, Mahindra City SEZ, SRI City and Vizag SEZ’s.

He graduated with a degree in Agriculture and then went on to get his Law Degree and has a Masters in Management Systems from BITS, Pilani. Mr. Muthusamy is academically trained in the e-governance of revenue collection conducted by BITS Pilani, Special intelligence course for Revenue Officers (SICO) conducted by the Cabinet Secretariat, Gurgaon. Mid-Career Training Program of IRS (C&CE) Officers, Phase 4 by NACEN, Faridabad, IIM, Lucknow, London School of Economics, Cambridge University, UK and Nyenrode Business School, Amsterdam and Rules of Origin, Green Customs, IPR Implementation by WCO.

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Sarah Abraham

Ms. Sarah Abraham has been enrolled with the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu since 1998. Her areas of practice include Shareholder Disputes, Corporate Compliances, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity/ Venture Capital Agreements and allied disputes, Information Technology Contracts, Intellectual Property, General Commercial Agreements, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation.

She holds a post graduate degree in Business Laws from National Law School of India University (NLSIU) (MBL) and a bachelor’s degree from Symbiosis Law College, Pune (LLB). In addition, she holds a second bachelor’s degree in Commerce (B.Com).

She is professionally trained in mediation by Singapore Mediation Centre (under the aegis of the Singapore Supreme Court) and is an MCPC certified mediator (Mediation and Conciliation Project Committee under the auspice of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India). She is associated with Tamil Nadu Mediation and Conciliation Centre (TNMCC), annexed to the Hon’ble High Court of Madras.

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