Ravi Kulkarni, Mumbai
Partner | Capital Markets, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate and Commercial
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- Solicitor, The Bombay Incorporated Law Society (1974)
- LL.M., Government Law College, Bombay University (1972)
- LL.B., Government Law College, Mumbai (1970) Bachelor of Science, Bombay University (1966)
Ravi Kulkarni is a Senior Partner in the Corporate and Commercial practice group in the Mumbai office. Ravi is one of the most experienced corporate lawyers in India with over 46 years of practice and has immense experience of all aspects of law. His practice areas range from mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing, technology transfers, securities laws, capital markets, both advisory and documentation work relating to domestic IPOs and GDR/FCCB offerings of securities by Indian companies and project finance. Ravi is also very experienced in transactions involving restructuring, sick companies financial reconstruction, demergers, spin-offs, sales of assets etc. He has advised in several developers and utilities in government bids for development of independent power projects and other projects involving private public partnership.
In his early years of practice Ravi had handled a large number of litigation matters in diverse areas involving constitutional issues, commercial disputes, construction contracts and banking transactions before various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.
Ravi advises clients in the Competition law space. He was one of the advisors to parties in a landmark case before the Supreme Court of India, when the Honourable Court upheld the rule of reason approach in the judicial assessment of enterprise behaviour and its impact on the market.
Ravi also advised several Indian Companies in the field of indirect taxes and represented them in departmental adjudications and before the Courts.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- The Bombay Incorporated Law Society