Prafulkumar Gupta

Litigation Manager

  • Nagpur MH

Work History

Work History

SND Limited

Dec 2013 - Present

Deputy Manager Legal

SNDL is a power distribution Company having base of 5 lac consumers in Nagpur urban. SND Limited is a subsidiary company of ESSEL Smart Utility. Though I am designated as a Deputy Manager, but as per role I have to look after all the issues pertaining to Legal Area as a functional head.

Litigation:

Understand the issue, collect facts and supporting papers, study the applicable laws, prepare strategy for the case and brief Lawyers/Solicitors with facts and evaluate legal options in the company's interest.Liaise with Lawyers for timely and speedy movement of the cases and arbitration proceedings. Study and facilitate the finalization of plaints, replies, documents for cases and arbitration, attend Courts in important cases and arbitration proceedings. Keep the respective unit/department involved in above actions.

Notices:

prepare reply to the Show Cause notices and other notices of consumers and authorities. Frame preventive measures to reduce or to avoid the litigations.

Litigation Management:

To supervise legal case management platform“Roznama” and create awareness for use of it with units, attend to the suggestions and complaints received from the user and get resolved, visit user units and monitor the progress in the cases.

Drafting:

Draft/review commercial and legal documents as per the requirement of the business, keeping in view the applicable laws and commercial interest of the Company. Advice concerned on the importance of performance of obligations and consequences of breach of agreements.

Advice:

To provide expert legal advice in Electricity and consumer laws and other related matters pertaining to consumer grievances. To participate in corporate transactions and participate in legal due diligence and other related activities. Provide expert legal advice on various subject after studying applicable laws, rules, regulations and case laws. Keep self-updated with the changes in laws and latest judgments of the courts. Liaise with police officials and other government authorities.

Independent Practitioner

2006 - 2013

Independent Practitioner

Practice in all Courts, Tribunals, High Court, State Commission, District and Session Court, Labour Court, Industrial Court, and Co,-Operative Court.

Handle litigation matters in various courts, tribunals, forums and commissions such as Civil Suits, Criminal Matters, Recovery suits, Summary Suits, NI Act Matters and Arbitration.

Experience in various types of matters criminal & civil. Expertise in criminal trial, private complaint, recovery suit and Court procedure. Well versed with laws applicable in civil, Consumer, Land Acquisition, Industrial, Electricity, Labour, Property Matters, Motor Accident Claims, Private Complaints, Writ Petitions.

BASIX Independent Practitioner

2011 - 2013

Law Officer

Law Officer for Nagpur Region

BASIX India is an NBFC (Non-Banking Financial Company). Mostly facing issues U/Sec. 138 of NI Act, Pre-litigations and recovery suits.

Filed and defended criminal cases as there were some fraudulent activities and misappropriations of funds committed by their representatives. Settlement of the pending & time bared debts trough filling and arranging pre-litigation cases in Lok-Adalat. Notice and Reply of various Notices of consumer and authorities.

Education

Education

Amravati University

2006

LL.B.

Amravati University

2003

B.Com

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