Krishnava Dutt is the Managing Partner of Argus Partners, a leading law firm in India with offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata and Chennai. Krishnava’s vast experience encompasses the entire repertoire of corporate practice including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, banking and finance, projects and project finance.
Krishnava has closely worked with several investors, private equity funds, banks, financial institutions and business houses. He has also worked closely with Governments (Central and State). He is highly recommended for his expertise by international publications and forums. Krishnava also serves on the Boards and committees of several listed companies as an independent director including as chairman of the audit committee of companies.
Krishnava started his legal career in the Calcutta High Court where he practiced civil law. After a short stint at the High Court, he joined ICICI Bank in Mumbai where he gained several years of experience in handling transactions in the stressed assets space and international banking sector. He joined Amarchand Mangaldas in 2005 and became the partner in charge of the eastern operations of the firm in the year 2007. He retired from Amarchand Mangaldas as a partner in June of 2009.