Krishnan S Iyer is Lawyer and Company Secretary with over 30 years of experience in the corporate field. Krishnan has extensive experience in the field of law and corporate practices including corporate legal affairs, commercial transactions, setting up new businesses, foreign investments, structuring/ restructuring, joint ventures, acquisitions, due diligences governance and regulatory matters. He has worked within corporate organisations, law firms and also as a freelancing legal advisor. Having worked in different industries under different stages of the company’s growth and at different levels within the organisation, he has gained a wide range of experience in his field. Currently, he works as an off-counsel for Solomon & Co. and is also actively pursuing his hobby of story-telling and poetry.
Kinjal Champaneria, Partner at Solomon & Co., has more than 12 years of experience. Kinjal focuses on corporate transactional work, including mergers & acquisition, India entry, joint ventures, collaborations, private equity, foreign investment, exchange control regulations, general corporate and commercial matters. Kinjal represents investors and target companies in various sectors and has extensive experience in handling m&a transactions and advising on wide range of issues involved in structuring of cross border as well as domestic transactions, including preparing and filing documentations with regulatory authorities such as Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India and the Administrative Ministry/Department under FDI Policy. In addition, Kinjal also has experience in handling structuring and establishing of both onshore and offshore funds, which includes preparing applications and documents for registration, preparing placement memorandums, contribution agreements, conducting due diligences on target companies and drafting, reviewing, negotiating the transactional documents. Kinjal also has experience in contracts relating to commercial & business trade and information technology, including agency/distribution agreements, franchise agreements, master services agreement, software development agreement, etc. Kinjal has also been actively involved in the projects initiated under Smart City Mission, involving engineering procurement and construction (EPC), roads, procurement of goods and services, etc., which includes preparation of expression of interest, request for proposals, concession agreement, EPC agreements, services agreement, etc.