Name: Nivedita Bhaskaran
University: Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai College: School of Excellence in Law, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Banglore
Master of Business Law (MBL) – National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore – Second Year
BA.BL. (HONS) passed with first class securing 66% (Batch of 2011 – 2016)
Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.6/10.
Scored an aggregate of 76% in the commerce stream, Class XII, CBSE board examination from Al Ameer English High School, Ajman, UAE in the year 2011.
Scored an aggregate of 65% in Class X.
Energetic professional seeking to achieve the highest degree of proficiency in the field undertaken and to contribute effectively to the growth of the organization. PRACTISING AND INTERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Interned with his lordship Justice V. Ramasubramanian at Madras High Court. (2014-2015)
Observed the Court proceedings and recorded the same.
Took notes of interesting cases, arguments and their judgments.
Read the case bundles and tracked their proceedings.
Had the opportunity to participate in discussions with the Lordship about the orders passed on certain cases and learn the legal and logical reasons behind it.
Noting down points regarding the manner in interpretation of statues were also briefed. Referring to citations and reading and explaining a case-law precisely was also encouraged.
Elaborate research works and drafting of brief reports on cases pertaining to Company Law, Arbitration Law and Commercial Laws.
Interned with Mr. T.R.Daveson, Standing Counsel, Tamil Nadu Ware Housing and Industrial Investment Corporation
Followed Service Matters, Educational Institution matters, Trust matters, TASMAC matters, Property Tax matters and a Customs matter in the Madras High Court.
Familiarized with the Writ proceedings of High Court.
Assisted the standing Counsel of TNWC in various cases where TNWC is a party.
Drafted Synopsis, Events and Index to Typed Set of Papers.
Helped in sending Private Notices and recording the same in Letter Dispatch Register.
Maintained Disposal Register.
Internship at the State Human Rights Commission, Tamil Nadu, (Rajaji Salai, Chennai) through School Of Excellence In Law as a part of the academic program (VI Semester) (one week)
Main task was to fill FORM – E of the various cases filed by the victimized Petitioners.
Making entry of judgments passed in a record book and arrange files date and case wise and assist the staff there in finding out some case details.
Witness the Court proceedings when it is in session. Internship program organized by School Of Excellence as a part of curriculum at the Nani Palkhivala Arbitration Centre, Chennai (VIII Semester)
Witness arbitrations at the Centre.
Watching and compiling weekly reports of the arbitration proceedings conducted by Retd. Hon’ble Justice G.M. Akbar Ali.
Attended a seminar on Commercial Arbitration.
Junior Associate Under Senior Counsel L.J.Krishnamurthy (January 2017- February 2018)
Areas of Law: Civil and Criminal
Attended proceedings at various court rooms of Poonamalle, Allandur, and Tambaram courts initially, and then the courts in the Madras High Court Campus.
Familiarized with the hierarchy of civil and criminal courts.
Observed calling procedures and familiarized with the two types of calling (calling according to year and stage).
Assisted and appeared RCOP and HMOP cases in Poonamalle Sub Court.
Observed Cross Examinations in JM-1, Poonamalle.
Observed witness taking process.
Attended proceedings in the Debt Recovery Tribunals and its Appellate Tribunal.
-Assisted in drafting Set Aside Application.
-Carried out online legal research.
Interacted with clients
-Attended court proceedings and made case notes.
-Observed bail proceedings in Madras High Court.
-Fetched latest Supreme Court Judgements from High Court Library.
-Read case bundles (petitions, counters and rejoinders) and followed up cases.
Have assisted and attended matters before Consumer Forum.
Have assisted in filing of petitions before the NCLT relating to IBC and attended proceeding on the same.
Maintaining of case diary and section works.
Maintaining client portfolios.
Framing of arguments, drafting of notices and replies, assisting in drafting of counters, documents.
Junior Advocate at NVS & Associates (September 2018- Present)
Handled cases pertaining to Debt Recovery, anti-suit injunctions and exclusive jurisdiction clauses, defended cases pertaining non-solicitations clauses, Original Petitions for setting aside of arbitral awards under Section 34 of Arbitration and Conciliation act 1996, cases in relation to specific performance of contracts .
Assisted in construction of opinions in resolution of disputes arising from Tender Agreements, Commercial Agreements, Assignment of Satellite Rights, matters pertaining to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
Represented matters involving recovery of dues to banks and other non-banking financial institutions at NCLT, DRT, DRAT, Madras High Court especially before the Commercial bench.
Have assisted in filing of petitions before the NCLT relating to IBC (Section 7, Section 60(2), and Section 9) and attended proceedings on the same. Filing of form C before the RP.
Have represented case on behalf of various banks (both nationalized and private banks), home buyers, Resolution Professionals in CIRP proceedings under Insolvency and bankruptcy Code.
Due–Diligence and Vetting of Commercial Agreements (NDAs, Non-Solicitation Clauses, Arbitration Clauses, Master-Service agreements, memorandum of understanding, Deed of Guarantees/Letter of Comforts (corporate Guarantee)), title deeds, ascertaining validity of mortgage.
Maintaining case profiles and client profiles.
Representing the client before Arbitral Tribunals.
Has taken part in the National Parliamentary Debate Competition conducted by Dehradun Law College – Dehradun, Uttarakhand (2-3 March), 2013.
Has attended a two-day Seminar on “Biological Conservation of Land, Water and Forests: Sustainable Practices and Legal Strategies” conducted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, Delhi (22-23 March), 2013.
Had presented a paper on Strategic trade policies of developing nations and recent trends in School Of Excellence in Law (March, 2014)
Has attended a certification programme on Digital Evidence and Cyber Law organized by the Indian Society of Criminology, Department of Criminology, University of Madras
(5-6 March), 2015.
Had presented a seminar on the recent 2015 Amendments in Arbitration Law at M/s. Giridhar & Sai Associates.
Had attended a conference organized by ICADR on “Alternative Dispute Resolution in the context of Shareholders Rights and IPR Rights”, Hyderabad.
Has attended a conference on Arbitration & Mediation conducted by the governing board of Arbitration Mediation Council (ArMc) in association with the Ministry of Law, (2018)
Have attended seminars, lectures conducted by Madras Bar Association.
Cleared All India Bar Examination (AIBE) in December 2017. COMPUTER SKILLS
Legal Databases - SCC Online, Manupatra, SC law pack, HC law pack, CTC etc.,
Application Software(s) - MS Office (MS Word, Power point, Notepad, etc.), Internet Browsers, Libre Office
Operating System(s) - Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows 98, Ubuntu. AREAS OF INTEREST
The primary areas of interests are classified as Contract, Company law, Commercial Law & Arbitration, Corporate Litigation, Transactional Laws, Mergers and Acquisitions, Civil Suits & Property Issues, etc.
I have been keen to study the practice of international bodies and analyze evolution of various regulatory models across the globe, through which they function. Their contributions to the international society at large been a huge source of inspiration that urged me to specialize in international business law.
1. DR.P. VASANTHA KUMAR, Assistant Professor, department of international law, The Tamilnadu Dr.Ambedkar Law University, M.G.R salai, Perungudi, Chennai – 600096.
2. L.J. KRISHNAMURTHY, Advocate at Madras High Court, Chamber 112, addl. Law chamber, madras high court buildings, Chennai – 6000104. PH: 0091-9500091800.
3. Hon’ble Justice V.Ramasubramaniam, Judge of Supreme Court of India