LL.M., Managing Director, Solicitor & Advocate, Accredited Mediator
Kumar is a Solicitor and Accredited mediator in England and an Advocate in India. He founded the firm in the year 2011 when it was first established in Enfield and is currently the Managing Director/Partner in the firm.
Kumar’s areas of expertise are commercial and residential property, corporate and personal immigration, corporate law, commercial and civil litigation.
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Kumar’s legal practice encompasses all aspects of both commercial and residential property law, including acting on sales and purchases, secured lending work, the preparation of development agreements and landlord and tenant matters. He deals with a broad range of clients, including private individuals and companies of different sizes who operate in a range of sectors.
Kumar has particular experience of acting for clients in Hospitality, Care Homes, Dental and GP practices and in a range of commercial property matters. Kumar recently assisted in the acquisition of a £4 million care home property and the business therein for a high profile client in the west end. He also acted in the acquisition of a freehold and disposal of a leasehold property for a busy GP practice with a total value of £2.2 million.
Kumar regularly acts for a high net worth landlord in relation to his property affairs and advises him in relation to his investments both in the UK and Abroad and have assisted him in dealing with secured lending and concluding the security requirements of lenders in connection with his £3 million freehold residential property; He also had acted for the same client in an application to the local authority to convert an old pub in to a 10 two bed high value flats in Kingston-Upon-Thames and is currently dealing with the disposal of each of these individual flats.
Kumar has acted in the acquisition of a freehold property for £1.2 million which also involves franchises from WHSmith, Post Office & a reputable retail business.
Kumar is a qualified Advocate in India. Kumar has extensive experience in dealing with various areas of law and had represented owners, developers, lenders, government bodies, bondholders, borrowers, high net worth landlords and tenants in relation to their property and corporate matters.
Kumar regularly advises clients both in the United Kingdom and India in the purchase or sale contracts including acquisition of commercial assets, specific performance and other fraud/mistake claims, mortgage on secured loans including foreclosure, receivership, guaranty enforcement and disbursement issues, as well as lender liability. Kumar has experience in Public financing of, and public-private partnerships relating to, infrastructure, and other governmentally supported projects and involving foreign investments.
Kumar’s multidisciplinary approach and his broad experience translates into efficient and highly effective handling of clients and their issues and cross border disputes.
Kumar heads the firm’s corporate immigration team. He advises multinational corporate clients and the board of various universities and large private sector clients on risk management, sponsor compliance matters and the immigration aspects of business restructuring. Kumar often liaises with senior Home Office officials on behalf of clients to discuss and resolve issues faced by clients in relation to their immigration needs. He also has immense experience of challenging Home Office decisions to suspend/revoke sponsor licences.
His specialist areas of work also include immigration services for private individuals, many of whom are applying for Tier 1 investor and entrepreneur visas, and he has a wealth of experience in dealing with human rights cases, appeals, judicial reviews and Court of Appeal matters. His clients are spread across the firm’s education, charities, retail, sports and entertainment and technology sectors. His clients also include companies and individuals based in India, Middle East, China, USA, Mauritius, South Africa, Turkey, Singapore, Taiwan and Europe and regularly advises clients on Indian Immigration Law.
Kumar advises clients both from United Kingdom and abroad (especially India) on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including company formation, business sales, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructures and commercial contracts. Kumar also acts on behalf of clients on joint ventures, limited liability partnerships, and from shareholder agreements to share options.
Kumar has assisted companies with asset sales and purchases, including transfer of undertakings, business mergers, corporate finance and share purchases and sales.
In addition, he had acted for clients in actively defending their intellectual property issues, from copyright and patents to internet domain protection.
Qualifications and memberships
Master of Laws (LLM) in International Trade Law from Newcastle University; Member of Solicitors Regulation Authority, United Kingdom; Accredited Mediator – London School of Mediation; Member of Bar Council of Tamil Nadu, India; Member of National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), India.
English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi (Beginner), French (Beginner).
Kumar is a family man married with two young children who keep him busy. He is a regular jogger in the park and plays badminton. He is also a keen practitioner of Hatha yoga.