The core team comprises of committed, established and reputed accounting, legal and management professionals who bring along with them substantial experience in litigation, legal advisory, corporate consulting, corporate valuation, regulatory, compliance and transactional matters, and CSR practice areas. The members of the Firm are qualified from prestigious National and International Universities and have vast, extensive and rich legal & business consulting experience and wide national/international exposure in their respective practice areas. The breadth of experience of the Firm’s lawyers and consultants, as well as the depth of their expertise, has enabled the Firm to effectively and efficiently resolve the clients’ problems and to suggest practical solutions for their complex legal and business issues.
Apart from our qualified employees, we also have an extensive network and associates of expert legal, financial, management, and technical professionals with us from across the globe to support and assist us in our work.
Advisor & Mentor
Sujeet Kumar is currently serving as a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the state of Odisha in the Rajya Sabha. Mr. Kumar is an alumnus of two of the top-most universities of the world, the Universities of Oxford & Harvard. Throughout his professional journey, he has held significant policy planning positions within the Government of Odisha, including serving as an Advisor to the Special Development Council (SDC) in the rank of Chief Secretary, as well as Special Secretary to the Odisha State Planning Board.
Mr Kumar currently advises a number of start-up entrepreneurs, small and growing businesses, social business enterprises, non-profit organizations, impact investors and donor organizations- both Indian and foreign – on a range of business strategy, legal, regulatory and corporate governance issues in India. He is recognized for his expertise in constitutional, corporate and commercial, technology matters, inbound and outbound investments, Intellectual property and arbitration. He is a trained Arbitrator, and as part of his practice he undertakes arbitration matters relating to construction contracts, technology and IPR disputes.
He is also the Chairman of Kalinga Kusum, a social enterprise that addresses challenges tied to education, entrepreneurship and legal empowerment in rural communities in India. Himself a Social Entrepreneur, he is an ardent advocate of building bridges between law, development and the social sector.
Member/ Life Member of the
- Bar Association of India
- Orissa High Court Bar Association
- International Bar Association
- International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR)
- Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA)
- Oxbridge Society of India
- Harvard Club of India
- Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA)
Satya Narayan Seth
Satya Narayan Seth is an illustrious lawyer, jurist and social worker of Odisha. He held the immediate past Chair of the Child Welfare Committee, Kalahandi, a quasi-judicial body instituted by the government. Twice elected unanimously as the President of Kalahandi district Bar Association, and a best-selling author of several law books, he is widely regarded as one of the finest lawyers of the state.
Kamala Kanta Dash
Kamala Kanta Dash, currently a Visiting Professor at National Law University Odisha (NLUO), is a globally acknowledged youth leader in the areas of International Affairs, Public Policy and Community Dialogue. He has been a Carnegie New Leader (2013-15) at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York and an Interfaith Ambassador (2013-) at the Parliament of World’s Religions, Chicago.
Kamala is a government of India qualified teacher in International Relations and a certified trainer in entrepreneurship development. In Odisha he has been associated with Utkal University, Ravenshaw University, Sri Sri University and NLUO. With a deep interest in Politics, Law, Market and Public Policy, Mr. Dash has been consulted both in India and Australia in the areas of business culture, branding, social media, press laws, CSR and community engagement. Mr. Dash is regularly invited to television channels in Odisha to participate in panel discussions and analyses of news and developments in the areas of international affairs, public policy, law and politics.
At LexMantra Mr. Dash works in the cross-sectional policy and legal areas of education, health, national security, policing, mining and environment. He analyzes the Community Perceptions of politics, development, business, environment and CSR and also helps develop networks through engagements with Policy Makers, Academia, Media, Civil Society and Industry Bodies.
Mr Sushil Ray has had a distinguished career in lower Judiciary and retired as District Judge. He has formerly served, with distinction, in various capacities as Special Public Prosecutor, Chairperson of Public Utility Services and Legal Advisor of Odisha Police, et al. He joined the Bar in 1985, and later joined the judicial services in 2003 in the cadre of District Judge. Post retirement in 2015, Mr Ray rejoined the Bar, and has handled cases in High Court of Odisha, various District courts and Tribunals, etc.
Kishore Chandra Mishra
Kishore Chandra Mishra joined the Bar after serving the Judiciary for around 40 years, as a Bench Clerk and junior clerk in the Primary Court of Ganjam where he dealt with civil, criminal, and other service-related matters.
After 22 years of service as a Clerk, he was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer (Sheristedar) of District Court- Gajapati, where he served for 8 years before retiring. Mr. Mishra holds an LLB degree from Lingaraj Law College, Berhampur in 1993.(NLUO).