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GC Summit - Mumbai


The Legal 500 is pleased to announce the GC Powerlist Mumbai Summit will take place on 04 May at the Taj Palace Hotel.

This free-to-attend, half-day conference will see India’s leading GCs joined by senior figures from the worlds of academia, politics and business to discuss the key issues facing in-house advisers.


Speakers will include:

  • Pramod Rao of Citi India

  • Debolina Partap of Wockhardt

  • Ashok Maheshwary of KCT Group

  • Shujath Ali of PAREXEL

  • Parveen Mahtani of Tata Housing Development Company

  • Natasha Mangat of Citibank

  • Pranav Mago of Singapore International Arbitration Centre

  • Suraj Singh of Wells Fargo Enterprise Global Services

  • Gaurav Arora of Huawei

  • Mohit Shukla of Barclays

  • Dipti Gandhi of Mahindra & Mahindra

  • Nitin Banerjee of Cairn Oil & Gas

  • P M Devaiah of Everstone Capital

  • Zameer Nathani of Raymond Limited

  • Murali Neelakantan of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

and many more.


Panel One: General Counsel: Reaching new heights.

As the role of general counsel increases in scope and responsibility, what attributes are needed to reach the top? This panel will see some of India’s finest counsel discuss their growing influence at board level, the changing nature of their work, and their long term career aspirations and goals.

Q&A: The Recruiter’s Perspective: What skills do boards look for in a GC?

Panel Two: Managing international disputes.

In this GC-led panel we explore how sophisticated in-house teams are managing their international disputes portfolios. The panel will touch on a number of themes, from working with the board on a big-ticket dispute to managing costs and selecting the right internal and external teams. The panel will also discuss the rising popularity of arbitration in the region, their experiences of forum shopping and the systems they have developed to help track and monitor dispute volumes globally.

Panel Three: India on the world stage.

What does the current investment climate in India mean for the country’s business advisers? This panel will explore some of the key legal reforms in the Indian market, the compliance, regulatory and reputational risks facing Indian companies, and how GCs can help Indian businesses to thrive in the global marketplace.


Please click here to download a full programme for the event.


The event is free to attend for in-house lawyers. Join us from 2pm at The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel (Rendezvous Room), Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001.

To register your interest, please complete a registration form by clicking here or alternatively please email: