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 serving the nation, and his state of Odisha, as a Parliamentarian (Member of Rajya Sabha/ Upper House). He earlier served as the Advisor, in the rank of Chief Secretary, to the Special Development Council (SDC) of Government of Odisha and as the Special Secretary of Odisha State Planning Board, very senior policy planning positions with Government of Odisha. He is a trained Engineer, Lawyer and a Policy maker. Previously, he worked at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Geneva, Switzerland, and for United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and for Infosys Technologies Ltd. in India.
He studied for the mid-career Master in Public Administration (MPA) at the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School- Harvard University. He also has an MBA degree from Said Business School- University of Oxford, having the distinction of receiving the inaugural Skoll Scholarship for Social Entrepreneurship. He also holds two Bachelor degrees from India: Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
A trained Arbitrator, Sujeet Kumar is also the Founder/Mentor at LexMantra LLP, a boutique law firm focused on advisory services for start-ups, domestic and overseas corporations, multinational companies and multi-lateral bodies- - on a range of business strategy, legal, regulatory and corporate governance issues in India.
He also sits on the Advisory Board of Kalinga Kusum Foundation, a social enterprise that addresses challenges tied to education, entrepreneurship and legal empowerment in rural communities in India.
Member/ Life Member of the :
- 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 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. Follow Him on Twitter- https://twitter.com/KKDash2020