B.Com. 1991, Fellow Member of ICSI 1995, LL.B. from Govt. Law College Mumbai in 2002; and Insolvency Professional, 2016. Foundation Certificate on
International Insolvency Law,
2020 from INSOL
International. Certified mediator 2021.
Advocate and Insolvency Professional
P. K. Pandya and Co. is a law firm founded by Prakash K Pandya.
He is practising Advocate. He promotes mediation to resolve disputes and manage / improve relations.
Prakash has over two and half decades of impeccable experience, in a variety of roles – Advisor on Corporate Laws, appearing before High Court, Tribunals, and Appellate Tribunals. He has served as an Independent Director of a large Conglomerate (Asset Reconstruction Company – ARC); and as Non-executive Director of a large multi-national group to safeguard its Indian interest post litigation with its partners.
Prakash’s forte lies in corporate and commercial laws advisory, transaction advisory and litigation.
Prakash act as an insolvency professional with passion for international insolvency. He is having a first-hand experience in handling Insolvency and Bankruptcy cases at NCLT, NCLAT and high Court level. He has acted as resolution professional and liquidator in a big-ticket cases. He has an overview of the rapidly evolving Indian insolvency regime.
He has also acted as voluntary liquidator of Indian companies of foreign multi-national groups including an Australian group and the U.K. group.
He has been successful in avoiding a ring-fencing preferential transaction of INR 1.16 billion and got a concluding court order in favour.
He has been involved in strategic advisory and representation in high-profile securities cases of the Country before the Securities and Exchange Board of India and NCLT.
He has handled amalgamation, merger, and demerger schemes with tax planning and stamps duty adjudication. He has also handled cases of oppression-mismanagement before courts.
Above gives Prakash a ringside view of commercial, corporate and insolvency laws and he brings real-time experience in corporate law litigation, insolvency proceedings, and transaction advisory.
He was elected as Chairman of the Western Region of the
Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for 2017.
On the academic front, he was involved in training officials of the Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the Board of Life Insurance Corporation of India, Company Secretaries, Insolvency Professionals, and students on Commerical laws, Corporate Laws, and Insolvency and Bankruptcy laws.
He interacts and gives suggestions / contributes to Government bodies including the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India.