Kamala Naganand studied law at the University Law College, Bangalore and did her Masters in Intellectual Property Law at the George Washington University Law School. Her principal practice areas are Corporate Advisory, Intellectual property law, Insolvency and Bankruptcy and Private Client practice.
She started her career at her family run law firm, Sundaraswamy Ramdas and Anand, post which she co-founded Justlaw. She then went on to set up Aarna Law along with her partner Mr. Shreyas Jayasimha. As Managing Partner, Kamala has initiated various measures to bring women back to the workforce, flexible hours, work from home and maternity leave.
She heads the Intellectual property, Media, Technology and Data protection practise. She has been working on management of intellectual property, licensing and branding exercises for start-ups and companies. She has a passion for art and has been instrumental in building the firms Art law practice.
With a keen interest in economics, Kamala has helped institutions establish and enforce codes of conduct prohibiting fraud. She has worked on internal investigations and asset tracing and recovery and has built a team within the firm who specialise in Insolvency and Bankruptcy.
Kamala has also been working on case management for large and complex arbitrations and disputes.
She has advised HNI’s and private individuals over the years in on succession. The firm has worked with financial advisors and chartered accountants in setting up structures for investment and succession planning.
Kamala is a trained mediator and has represented clients as counsel in commercial mediations and is available to sit as a neutral through Aarna ADR, Singapore.