• Akhilesh Kumar Mishra,   Head - Legal, Ramky Infrastructure

    Akhilesh Kumar Mishra, Head - Legal, Ramky Infrastructure

  • In the last few years, India has significantly developed into an active center for global innovation. This has made the requirement for effective, international standard legal services an absolute necessity. Legal services play a pivotal role in your business. It not only ensures smooth and hassle-free business operations but also protects your business from any uncertain financial and legal calamities. As the leading figure of the legal fraternity whose commitment, expertise, and strong leadership have led to incredible success in an increasingly challenging legal industry, Akhilesh Kumar Mishra is a renowned corporate lawyer who has been practicing law for around two decades, playing prominent roles in several reputable organizations including Paras Buildtech, Purearth Infrastructure, Viridian Red Group, and Inox Wind. Akhilesh Kumar Mishra is currently the Head-Legal of Ramky Infrastructure, one of India's largest infrastructure development company.

  • Akhilesh Kumar Mishra: A Veteran Corporate Lawyer Bringing Years Of Experience To Make A Difference
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    Law & Lawyers in the Forefront
    The legal industry refers to the aggregation and integration of sectors within the economic system that provide legal goods and services. The legal industry is under going a significant change, with new technological growth, regulatory changes, and an progressively globalized marketplace. Spearheading the legal formalities of an organization, a legal director ensures that the organization's operations comply with all applicable laws and regulations. India’s legal services industry is growing at a rate of about 40 percent per annum.

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    The head of the corporate legal department and is responsible for the legal affairs of the entire corporation. This includes providing legal counsel to the board of directors, chairman of the board, chief executive officer and other senior management. The role of a Chief Legal Officer is becoming increasingly complex, focusing on integrating legal strategy with business objectives to succeed in today's dynamic and competitive legal environment. Chief Legal Officers are embracing innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence and data analytics to enhance efficiency and optimize legal outcomes. An advocate or a lawyer is a member of the legal profession, who represents aggrieved people’s concern. Legal services play a pivotal role in your business, also protects your business from any uncertain financial and legal calamities. The global legal services industries are predicted to increase at a 4.6 percent CAGR during the forecast period from 2022 to 2032.

    In this issue of CEO Insights magazine, we bring you a list of ‘Top 10 Chief Legal Officers - 2023’ who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience for the growth of respective organizations in which they have served. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board.

Top 10 Chief Legal Officers - 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Ramky Infrastructure Akhilesh Kumar Mishra, Head - Legal Ramky Infrastructure A renowned corporate lawyer who has been practicing law for around two decades, playing prominent roles in several reputable organizations
Future Generali India Insurance Ashish Lakhtakia, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer & Company Secretary Future Generali India Insurance A passionate leader with over two decades of experience and expertise in corporate law, finance, governance, strategy and corporate secretarial practice
Hyperverge Megha K. Nambiar, Legal Head Hyperverge A focused legal leader who is extremely passionate about driving compliance while enabling innovation for one of India’s leading finTech startups
Ahluwalia Contracts India Mritunjay Kumar Singh, Head - Legal Ahluwalia Contracts India A accomplished head of legal with specialized knowledge in real estate, infrastructure and cyber laws and cyber forensics, bringing extensive experience in litigation and corporate law
Wint Wealth Nishant Prasad , Chief Compliance & Legal Officer Wint Wealth A successful leader with over seven years of expertise in commercial laws and acquisitions, balancing several priorities and evaluating the impact of regulatory changes on businesses
SPML Infra Partha Roy, Head Legal & Contracts SPML Infra A demonsrated leader with 18 years of experience in litigation management, legal risk management, and advisory and heading the legal department
 Ather Energy Pawan Singhal, Chief Legal Officer Ather Energy A seasoned and accomplished legal professional with versatile and rich experience at law firm, MNCs and corporate houses in sectors like automotive, industrial, insurance, pharma, in functional areas such as legal, regulatory, compliance, governance and more
Triveni Engineering & Industries Prateek Kumar Singh, Group Chief Legal Officer Triveni Engineering & Industries A general counsel having well rounded experience of eighteen years in the legal profession both as an independent lawyer and as in-house legal counsel
Sahakar Global Saurabh Tamang, Head – Legal Sahakar Global An industry leader managing a wide range of legal matters and offering guidance in areas such as contracts, law, compliance, litigation & arbitration
 Harman International India Smitha Chandrashekar, Legal Director Harman International India A executive leader ensuring the execution of legal formality of the organization efficiently and providing timely and sound advice to the management