Pavan is an alumnus of NALSAR, batch of 2003 and a double gold medallist. He began his career as an associate at the Mumbai office of Amarchand & Managaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co., before starting DS Associates in 2005.
In 2005, Pavan merged DS Associates with Trilegal in 2010 to lead Trilegal’s Hyderabad office as a Partner. After a 7-year stint with Trilegal, Pavan moved to independent practice and started The Law Chambers in 2018. www.thelawchambers.in
Pavan has worked with several Indian corporates and promoters in their transactions covering a broad spectrum of issues ranging from corporate compliances, inbound and outbound transactions (both strategic and financial), mergers and joint ventures to private equity and debt funding across various sectors such as Health Care, IT, Media & Entertainment, Pharma, Real Estate etc.
Pavan has also advised on a variety of high profile and complex corporate commercial disputes, shareholder disputes, mergers, demergers and amalgamations of companies and regularly advising clients on dispute resolution strategies including appears before trial courts, tribunals and High Courts. He also has extensive experience in advising and representing clients before courts and investigative authorities in matters involving the Central Bureau of Investigations, Enforcement Directorate etc.
Pavan also regularly participates in conferences and forums such as ‘Enriching Young Minds’ and speaks to High Schools students on careers in the legal profession. Several High School students have also interned with him to understand the nuances of being a lawyer and the legal profession.