Bharat has over 30 years of experience at a senior management level. He leads firm’s media and entertainment law practice and mentor for the disputes practice.
His areas of specialization includes company law, corporate and commercial laws, securities law, capital market, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, media & entertainment law, competition law, employment law and property matters. He is highly regarded in Government circles and in various industry organizations for his proactive approach on public policy issues. Bharat was a member of the Expert Committee appointed by the Government of India to revise the Companies Act, 2013. Prior to joining the Firm, Bharat was the Group General Counsel of the Tata Group. He has been at the helm of and steered several large key M&A transactions pursued by the Tata Group in the last 17 years.
Bharat is a keen public speaker and is a regular in television debates on corporate law issues. He has addressed several national and international seminars on various subjects, including corporate governance, insider trading, takeover code, constitutional law issues, etc. He was selected to speak on India’s Competition Act at the reputed Chatham House, London. He is also a prolific writer and has written several articles on corporate law and governance.
Associate, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Akshay Zaveri is an Associate in the Media and Entertainment Practice at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. He regularly advises on matters pertaining to the entertainment industry, copyright law and trademarks in India.