Excellent knowledge about various Acts, rules and legal issues related to cooperative, banking and related areas. Has very good track record in drafting various types of contracts, agreements and deeds. Appeared before various courts and tribunals as a practicing advocate.
Proven ability to manage with consistent results. Excellent organizational and analytical skills and the ability to lead projects and get results. Adopts a systematic approach to problem solving and effectively analyses results and implement solutions. Dedicated and committed, willing to take on challenging roles, tough assignments and work to tight deadlines.
Bachelors of Arts (BA), JSS College, Dharwad, Karnataka University – 1993
Bachelors Degree in Law (LLB), MES Law College, Sirsi, Karnataka University - 1996.
Practicing Advocate from February 2008 till date:
After resignation from Karnataka State Souharda Federal Cooperative Ltd., I resumed practice at Bangalore. Appeared before the High Court, DRT, Civil Courts, Karnataka Appellate Tribunal, Registrar of Cooperative Societies and other courts.
Handled civil disputes, 138 of NI Act, Recovery suits etc.,
Gave various legal opinions to financial institutions regarding the title of property, interpretation of laws Acts etc.,
Relocated to Dharwad in July 2009 and appeared before the High Court Circuit Bench, Consumer forum, Civil Courts etc.,
Expertise in drafting various agreements, deeds and other instruments in English and native language.
Managing Director, Karnataka State Souharda Federal Coop Ltd. 2002 to 2007 (May)
Karnataka State Souharda Federal Cooperative Ltd., is the statutory regulatory autonomous body under Karnataka Souharda Sahakari Act, 1997, the liberal cooperative legislation of Karnataka.
As the functional Head of state level statutory body, exercising many regulatory powers confirmed under the Act
As a responsible officer of the Federal Body, having regular formal and informal discussions with the cooperative societies regarding various legal and business issues
Giving onsite and offsite guidance to many cooperative societies, their employees and office bearers
Handled many HR issues of the federal Cooperative and its member cooperatives
Liasoned with various Government departments, ministries, government and semi government organizations, statutory bodies, etc.
Practicing Advocate since 1999 to 2002
Practicing advocate since 1999. Joined Belgaum Bar and later on shifted to Bangalore
Handled recovery cases in Debts Recovery tribunal, Writ Petitions in High Court. Property matters and money suits before Civil Judges court. Cheques bounce cases before Magistrate court. Appeared before various Arbitrators of companies
Appeared before Registrar of Cooperatives in recovery and administrative disputes
Highly organized and efficient, a flexible and versatile team player who will work hard and excel in any environment. Impressive work ethic, result oriented, reliable, dependable, and conscious of duties and responsibilities. A positive approach to all tasks and pride in achievements has resulted in many successes. The ability to form good relationships with both peers and staff is central to my character.
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank, for Dharwad and Bailhongal taluks.
Karnataka State Financial Corporation (KSFC)
Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)
EMPANELMENTS AND SOME IMPORTANT CLIENTS- (FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)