Prasad Taksal is a member of DLA Piper (Canada) LLP’s aviation law practice group in Calgary and has represented clients in aircraft sale and purchase transactions, engine lease and sale transactions, certification and regulatory matters before Transport Canada and proceedings before the Canadian Transportation Agency.

In addition to aviation, Prasad represents clients in securities and corporate finance transactions such as private placements, exempt market offerings and securities offerings, and mergers and acquisitions and corporate and commercial matters. Prasad is also a member of the firm’s international risk management group and India practice group.

Before joining the Calgary office, Prasad practised as a lawyer for many years in India, primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and commercial law. In India, Prasad advised clients engaged in various industries including aviation, manufacturing, mining, information technology, research and development, banking and finance and pharmaceuticals, on a wide range of transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions, private equity investments and establishment of joint ventures and greenfield projects. He has advised clients extensively on Indian foreign investment policies and regulations. He has also advised state and municipal governments in India on information technology initiatives and procurements.