Naresh S. Mathur is the of-counsel at PSA. He was admitted to the bar in the year 1980 and has more than 29 years of experience of original civil and companies jurisdiction at the Delhi High Court and other High Courts in India and of the appellate and writ jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India. He possesses a general litigation and corporate background. Naresh trained at the International Development Law Institute, an institute established by a treaty between USA, UK, Italy, Germany and France at Rome in contract negotiations, contract drafting, licensing agreements and collaborations. He has also conducted both ICC and ICA arbitrations for Chinese and continental corporations arising out of breach of contract of sale of goods contracts, works contracts, sale and supply contracts in numerous industries such as chemicals and pharmaceuticals, automobiles and telecommunications.
His work experience includes advising clients in diverse businesses. Some of his recent representations include representing a European-Japanese-consortium in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. He has been involved in conducting due diligence exercises on behalf of a major Japanese telecom company and prepared multiple reports and advised on structuring of the transaction in the acquisition of an Indian company. In infrastructure, he has experience in collaborations in the field of IT and cement manufacturing with Indian companies. He has also advised on investment and contractual arrangements in an incubator B2B portal. As counsel for a major Italian auto manufacturer he has led negotiations with an Indian conglomerate based in UK for collaboration in the field of heavy traffic vehicle. He has also represented clients in negotiations and drafting of collaboration contracts and related documents for the manufacture of a highly successful project for the manufacturing of light cargo vehicle at Pune, Maharashtra. In the process Naresh has worked in tandem with Arthur Andersen, PWC and KPMG.
Naresh has, at different times, been engaged in advising in defence and related contracts for the supply of defence related equipment and companies during negotiations.