Ankur is a member of Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. He is also a Fellow Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA), UK, Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) and has also passed the ICWA (inter) exam alongwith being a Commerce graduate. He is also a registered Insolvency Professional He has more than 24 years of experience in Banking, Corporate & Insolvency Laws, Capital Markets, M&A, PE & VC advisory, PE Funding and business structuring, Corporate Governance & Fund Administration, Employment & Property laws, litigation and secretarial matters. He uniquely combines his banking and capital market expertise with his legal background. He has worked as Legal Head, Company Secretary & Compliance Officer with Scooters India Ltd, Union Bank of India, Urban Infrastructure Venture Capital Ltd & RPG Group. He has also served as Director of more than 10 SPV companies of Urban Infrastructure venture Capital Fund, monitoring the investments made by the fund in SPVs. UIVCL was managing / advising two funds with a fund corpus of over USD 820 million.
He was knowledge partner of Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC), a joint initiative of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Govt. of India & CII and had been part of high-level business delegation at Indian Diaspora meets organized by OIFC & MEA at Australia, United Kingdom (UK) Bahrain, Dubai etc and made presentations on ‘Setting up business in India, ‘LPO Industry in India’ etc. As knowledge partner, he has advised many NRI’s and foreign investor on setting up business in India. Presently, he is Co-Chairman of National Council of IBC of Assocham and is working as founder of ‘EZY LAWS’ ( since 2011) , a legal advisory firm & deals with Banking, Corporate & Capital Market Laws, Corporate structuring, Private Equity, Real Estate, Labour Laws matters, representation before High Court, NCLT, SEBI, SAT, DRT, Enforcement Directorate etc. Ezy Laws has been conferred ‘Rising Star’ by Indian Business Law Journal ( 2017), ‘Most prominent top 50 consulting Firm’ by Insight Success magazine (2017) & was nominated in ‘Best Law Firm Category ( 3 years & above)’ by Legal Era ( 2018) He is a designated partner in First Light Capital Advisors LLP, investment Manager to Azure Affordable Housing AIF.
|Co-Chairman of National Council of IBC of Assocham | Knowledge Partner of Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC)|ICSI| ICSA | CAIIB | ICWA | LLB |