Alok is the founder and managing partner of Dhir & Dhir Associates, a leading full service law firm in India. He is a qualified chartered accountant and lawyer with over three decades’ extensive experience in corporate, commercial and civil laws with special focus on corporate and financial restructuring, insolvency laws, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, banking law, real estate, PE placements, structuring of transactions, the turning around of financially-stressed entities in the country and issues related to asset reconstruction and securitisation. He is a veteran in advising corporate entities in distress and formulating plans for their revival. He is also one of the first few insolvency professionals registered under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016. He has founded IRR Insolvency Professionals Private Limited, which is the first insolvency professional entity formed and is licensed by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).
He has been a member of the NCLT Rules Formulating Committee and also co-opted as a member on the National Committee on Dispute Resolution by CII and has been appointed by the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) on the panel of experts for the subject relating to corporate rescue and asset reconstruction. He is also a member of the core group on insolvency laws of the FICCI. He has been recently appointed by the IBBI as a member of a working group constituted to strategise the approach for implementing the IBC 2016 and drafting rules and regulation for corporate guarantors and individuals with businesses. He serves as a member of the Grievance Redressal Committee with the ICSI Insolvency Professionals Agency.
He has been consistently recognised as the leading lawyer for restructuring and insolvency in the country by most global credited rankings for legal services. He is currently advising a large number of stakeholders in cases that are undergoing a CIRP.