Agenda-5th Edition Legal Summit 2019
Evolving Role of Legal Counsel

0900 - 0930 Registration
0930 - 1000 Inaugural Ceremony and Keynote Speech
Lalit Bhasin (President, SILF)
1000 - 1100 From Cost Centre to Collaborator - GC as Strategic Partner


- Pathik Arora, Director Legal & General Counsel Senvion Wind Technology
- Mahaveer Singhvi (Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India)
- Nirupam Srivastava, Vice President - Strategy, Hero Corporate Service Pvt Ltd
- Pawan kumar, Senior Vice President (Legal) and Head, Litigation, SBI Cards and Payment Services Pvt. Ltd
- Manisha Chaudhary, Managing Partner, UKCA and Partners

1115 - 1130 Tea Break
1130 - 1230 The New Spectrum of Legal Services

- Smriti Sharma (Senior Counsel, Infosys Ltd.)


- Pulin Kumar, Senior Legal Director Group Legal & Compliance,  Adidas India
- Burhan Khalid, Head - Legal, Britannia India
- Shalini Kulshreshtha, General Counsel - South Asia, Pearson PLC
- Rajinder Singh, Managing Partner, Lex Jurists
- Niraj Singh, Partner, RNS Associates
- Smriti Subramanian, General Counsel, Snapdeal
1230 - 1330 Networking Lunch
1330 - 1430 Digitalisation and Globalisation: Key Challenges and Strategies


- Jayant Saran, Partner - Forensic- Financial Advisory, Deloitte India

- Himanshu Mathur, Vice President – Employment Law,  Accenture 
- Roopam Verma, Director – Legal, Altran
- Deepika Chaudhry, Executive Director Legal- APAC,  Xerox
- Vineet Vij, Group General Counsel, Tech Mahindra Limited
- Anupam Sharan, Vice President, Legal, Genpact India Pvt Ltd
1410 - 1430 "Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace: Understanding the Prevention of Sexual Harassment (“PoSH”) Act"
Mani Chander, Partner, Lex Jurists
1430 - 1530 Not One Size Fits All: Best-in-Class General Counsel Competencies

Dr.Manoj Kumar, Founder & Managing Partner - Hammurabi & Solomon Partners

- Ankur Deka Rabha Head - Legal Essilor Group
- Dr. Sanjeev Gemawat  (Executive Director – Legal and Group Company Secretary,  Dalmia Bharat Group)
- Manjaree Chowdhary Executive Director and General Counsel Maruti Suzuki India Limited
- Suhasini Rao  C0- Founder CubeRoute Advisory Private Limited
- Zubin Masani Associate General Counsel InterGlobe Aviation Ltd (“IndiGo”)
- Lokesh Sharma AVP- Legal and Compliance Max Life Insurance
1530 - 1600 Tea/Coffee, Refreshments and Networking Break

5th Edition India Legal Awards 2019

1600 - 1630 Welcome Address and Keynote Speech

- Soli Sorabjee (Honorary Member of the Order of Australia and former Attorney General of India)
- Tushar Mehta (Solicitor General of India)
- Mahaveer Singhvi (Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India)
- Pulin Kumar (Senior Legal Director Group Legal & Compliance, Adidas India)
- Subhadip Sarkar (AVP, Cognizant Technologies Solutions)
- B. Gopalakrishnan (Legal Advisor and Head- Legal Operations Group Asset Reconstruction Company (India) Ltd.
- Dr. Sanjeev Gemawat (Executive Director – Legal and Group Company Secretary, Dalmia Bharat Group)
1630 - 1715 Award Ceremony
1715 - 1730 Closing Remarks and Thanksgiving

Lalit Bhasin (President, SILF)