Mr. Shardul S. Shroff is the Executive Chairman at the Firm with over 37 years of extensive experience in Corporate Advisory, Takeovers, M&A, Joint Ventures, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Securities Law, Disinvestment, Capital Markets and Banking & Finance. He is a leading authority on legal matters related to Corporate Governance, Policy and Regulatory Practices, Insolvency and Restructuring and M&A.
Mr. Shroff has been on a number of high-powered committees appointed by the Government of India including the Committee to review the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2013 under the Chairmanship of Mr. Srinivas, the JJ Irani Committee for amending the Companies Act, the Expert Committee on maintenance of Cost Records and Cost Audit in 2014, the Eradi Committee involved in the insolvency provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, the second Naresh Chandra Committee appointed to look into aspects of SMEs and simplification of Company Law and the Valuation Committee under Mr. Shroff’s Chairmanship, among others.
Mr. Shroff has also recently been re-elected as the Chairman of National Committee on Legal Services by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). With regard to FICCI, he is a member of the recently constituted FICCI Capital Markets Committee.
Mr. Shroff is a recipient of the National Law Day Award from the President of India which commends him as a leading corporate lawyer, ‘for his unique contribution to the field of corporate law and leadership in its practice’ and for being ‘instrumental in advancement of India’s corporate law practice at international standards’.