THE TEAM

RISHABH GANDHI
Founder
 

Rishabh Gandhi is an Advocate practicing in India. He is enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa.He is also a former Trial Court Judge. He is an Arbitrator and is also a Mediator enrolled with Mediation and Conciliation Project Committee of the Supreme Court of India.

He read Law in the chambers of Hon’ble Dr. D. Y. Chandrachud, Judge, Bombay High Court (as he then was) and Fox Mandal Little and Co., Mumbai. He has also worked as a junior advocate in the Law Chambers of Karnik and Karnik Advocates and has worked as an Associate Advocate with J. S. Wad and Co.

He was an addressee of Chief Minister’s appreciation for outstanding academic and extracurricular performance and was felicitated by Hon’ble Shri. Vilasrao Deshmukh, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra (as he then was).A Gold Medalist of Pune University and recipient of Fellowship from Maharashtra State Education Board, he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Pune University. He holds Post Graduate Diploma in IPR Laws as well as Diploma in Cyber Laws.

Being an academician at heart, he has been a visiting Professor at ILS Law College Pune, D.E.S. (Fergusson) Law College, Pune and has taught subjects like Law of Evidence, IPR Laws, Constitutional Law, Land Laws, Social Transformation and Judicial Process etc. He has also presented and published research papers and articles on multifarious legal issues in various national and international Journals and Seminars.

He is an active member and associate of Pune Bar Association, Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Agriculture, Bhandarkar Institute of Oriental Research, Shri Mahavir Jain Vidyalaya and Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration.

He has been a Legal Advisor for companies belonging to various Industries such as Pharmaceutical, Education, Information Technology, FMCG, Oil and Gas, Automobile, Telecommunication, Real Estate, Retail, Tourism and Hospitality, and Sugar Industry. He has advised venture capitalists on complex Private Equity transactions, led Mergers and Acquisitions, conducted Corporate Restructuring of several companies.

Although he has created a niche for the corporate practice, he has had a share of experience in both the specialized fields of Arbitration, Civil and Commercial Litigation, which has aided him in evolving into the Lawyer that he is today.

 


PRADNYA HARSHE
Senior Associate
 

Pradnya is an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from ILS Law College, Pune and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Fergusson College, Pune. She has also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Arts with Sanskrit from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune.

Her role in RGAA involves advising multinational companies in acquiring properties in Maharashtra and conducting investigations and clearing titles of properties involving disputes of generations, encroachments, multiple objections etc. Her interest lies in Property Laws, Family Estate Management, Banking and Finance, Drafting and Conveyancing, Registrations and obtaining various Permits and Licenses.

 


PRASAD RAUT
Senior Associate
 

Prasad is an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Modern Law College, Pune and a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from Aabasaheb Garware College, Pune.

Having a swift hand at litigation pertaining to motor accidents, insurance cases and the cases under Negotiable Instruments Act, at RGAA, Prasad has advised many insurance companies, individuals, and businessmen, with success in recovering huge amount of money stuck in complex legal disputes.

His interest lies in Insurance Law, Civil Litigation, Negotiable Instruments, Economic offences, Debt Recovery and Consumer Protection.

 


MEENAKSHI PARAKHE
Senior Associate
 

Meenakshi is an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from V.P.M.’s T.M.C. Law College, Thane and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science with specialization in Physics from Wilson College, Mumbai.

Her role at RGAA involves representing individuals in Matrimonial cases of divorce, maintenance, custody, restitution of conjugal rights, domestic violence, cruelty, and also advising in drafting of wills, adoption deed and obtaining heirship and succession certificates etc.

Her interest lies in Family and Matrimonial Laws,Trusts, Succession Law, Intellectual Property Rights and Medico-Legal Cases.

 


RUDRANI MOREY
Associate Advocate
 

Rudrani is an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of India. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from D.E.S. Law College, Pune, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Symbiosis College of Commerce, Pune. She has also obtained a Diploma Certificate in English Laws from London School of Economics. She is currently also pursuing a Master’s Degree in Law with specialization is Business Laws.

Her role at RGAA involves representing clients in commercial and civil litigation. She also has flair for drafting and vetting of corporate-commercial contracts. She has advised many corporate clients on intricate labour issues.

Her interest lies in Commercial and Corporate Laws, Dispute Resolution, Consumer Law, Labour Laws, Corporate and Labour Compliances, Corporate and Commercial Drafting, Registrations and obtaining various Permits and Licenses.

 


AISHWARYA GAIKWAD
Associate Advocate
 

Aishwarya is an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of India. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from ILS Law College, Pune. She has a Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence and Forensic Sciences from ILS Law College and a UG Certificate in Women Studies from Pune University and a Diploma in Cyber Law from Asian School of Cyber Laws. She has also obtained a Certificate in Business English from the University of Cambridge. She is currently also pursuing a Master’s Degree in Law with specialization in Business Laws.

Her role at RGAA involves advising corporate clients, including start-ups and multinational companies,on business formation, registrations,corporate compliances, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings,mergers and acquisitions.She is also skilled in drafting and vetting of corporate-commercial contracts.

Her interest lies in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law,Securities and Investment Law, Tax Laws, Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisition Law,Corporate Compliance, Information Technology Law, Cyber Laws and Corporate and Commercial Drafting.

 


NIKHIL MATA
Associate Advocate
 

Nikhil is an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of India. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Shri. Nathmal Goenka Law College, Akola and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Smt. Laxmibai Radhakisa Toshniwal College of Commerce,Akola.

His role at RGAA involves representing clients before the NCLT in insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings and before the Trademark Registry in objection and oppositions. He has also represented clients before the Civil Courts in trademark infringement suits. He also represents companies before the Commercial courts in commercial disputes.

His interest lies in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law, Intellectual Property Rights,Tax Laws, Corporate Finance, Corporate Debt Restructuring and Corporate Compliance.

 


TANAYA JOSHI
Paralegal Executive
 

Tanaya has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from M.E.S. Garware College of Commerce, Pune, and a Diploma in German Language from Ranade Institute, Pune. She is currently also pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Marathwada Mitra Mandal’s Shankarrao Chavan Law College, Pune and CS Professional course.

Her role at RGAA involves conducting legal research, assisting the Firm’s team in civil and commercial litigation. She also assists in contract drafting and compliances required by MCA and ROC.

Her interest lies in Trust Laws, Corporate Finance, Tax Laws, Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Compliances.

 


POONAM SHELOT
Administrative Head
 

Poonam is the Administrative Head of the Firm.She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a Master’s Degree in Computer Application from Pune University. She has a vast experience in software testing, quality assurance and administrative work.

Her role at RGAA involves carrying out the administrative work, day to day operations and client management. She also looks after accounting and finance of RGAA.