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UPASANA KAWAT

Curriculum Vitae
Present Address: Date of Birth: 13th June 1988 Room No. 91, Old Girls Hostel Email: upasanakawat@gmail.com National Law Institute University, Mobile: +91-9009229828 Kerwa Dam Road, Bhopal- 462044

OBJECTIVE
To pursue new frontiers in your esteemed firm where my experience and knowledge can be utilized as well as enhanced effectively.

ACADEMIC RECORD
Completed 4th year (XII Trimester) of the 5 Year B.A.LL.B (Hons.) course at National Law Institute University, Bhopal with an aggregate of 71.5% (A Grade) Marks of 11th Trimester- 346/450 (76.8%) Secured 82% in Class (10th), AISSE- 2004 ; Secured 80% in Class (12th), - Science Background 2006

WORK EXPERIENCE
Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., Mumbai (June 2011) Researched on procedure of conversion of an unlimited liability company to a limited liability company; Variation in rights of shareholders; Conversion of a Firm to a Limited liability partnership; Reduction of share capital by unlimited company; Issuing of preference shares having voting rights by private companies; Whether in a general partnership, Partner can be given fixed salary/remuneration in lieu of share in profits. Also made a presentation on Introduction of General Anti-Avoidance Rules in India. Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., Delhi (May 2011) Worked with the Tax Department. Mainly researched on Sections-9(1)(vi), (vii), 40, 90 & 195 of the Income Tax Act, 1961; Articles-5, 7, 12, 13 of DTAA (Indo-UK Treaty); Service Tax on Works Contracts [Section-65(105)(zzzza) of the Finance Act, 2007], Amendments done Income Tax Act, 1961 in 2011; CENVAT Rules 2004, R.2(l)- Whether Research & Development Services will fall under input services or not; Amendments done in Direct Taxes Code with respect to Transfer pricing. Vaish Associates Advocates, Delhi (January 2011) Worked on diverse areas including C.P.C, 1908 (Order XII Rule 6), Cr.P.C (Section-125), Family Law (Section-18 & 23 of The Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 and Sections 24 & 25 of The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 ). KTS Tulsi, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court (May 2010) Assisted the lawyers of the firm in their cases and researched on diverse areas of Criminal and Civil Law. Assisted in drafting of several case based applications. Also made a power point presentation on Legalisation of Prostitution in India. Haresh Jagtiani & Associates, Mumbai (January 2010) - Researched on various issues pertaining to Company Law (Sections-17, 68 & 146), Indian Trust Act, 1882 (Sections-3,4 &5), The Copyright Act, 1957 [Sections-2(d), 2(m), 2(p), 2(y), 3, 4,

14, 17, 51, 55, Chapter VI of Copyright Rules)], The Indian Contract Act, 1872 (Sections 188, 211 & 213) Cr.P.C., 1973 (Sections 203 & 227). Luthra Anand & Associates, Delhi (May 2009) - Participated in client meetings and assisted the Senior Counsels in the Supreme Court of India, High Court and District Courts gaining an overall experience of procedure of the Courts. Worked mainly on issues related to Family Law (Sections-12, 18(e), 19(f), 20, 21, 22 and 23 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005). Assisted in drafting of writ petitions, applications and legal notices related to Family Law (Divorce Cases). Agarwal Jetley & Co. Advocates, Delhi (January 2009) - Area of work included research and drafting involving Family law, Consumer Cases, I.P.C., 1860 (Sections-375,376), Sexual Harassment at workplace-Vishakha Guidelines. Presented a paper on Indian Perspective on Euthanasia. District Consumer Redressal Forum, Bhopal (June 2008) - Attended the proceedings in the Consumer Court and did an intensive research in the field of Consumer Protection Mechanism (Sections-2, 6, 8 & 9 of The Consumer Protection Act, 1986). High Court of Madhya Pradesh (May 2008)- Attended the High Court proceedings and did extensive work related to Constitutional Law (Article 12), PIL under the effective guidance of Mr. Alok Aradhe, Senior Advocate at the Jabalpur High Court, Madhya Pradesh.

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT
Represented Asia and received 7th Best Advocate/Client Award in 10th International Law School Mediation Tournament organized by International Academy of Dispute Resolution held at BPP Law School, London from 22nd - 26th March, 2011. Awarded 5th Best Mediator in the University during the Third Annual Inter Batch Mediation Competition held in the University for the year 2010-11.

POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Executive Member of Indian Society of Criminology, Bhopal Chapter. Member of the Cell for study of Intellectual Property Rights, NLIU Bhopal. Core Member of the Gender Justice Cell of the College.

SEMINARS/SYMPOSIUM/CONFERENCES ATTENDED
Attended National Workshop on Copyright Amendment Bill 2010 conducted by CSIPR at NLIU in April 2011. Pursued a course on Law & Globalization conducted by Dr. Mohan Gopal, Director, NJA, Bhopal in 2010. Participated in a colloquium on Communal Violence (Prevention, Control & Rehabilitation of victims) Bill, 2009. Presented a paper on Prison System and Reforms in the 34th Sociological Conference organized by Department of Sociology, University of Rajasthan, and Jaipur in December 2008. Prepared an Analytical Report on the Gross Human Rights Violation in Tibet (Paper Submitted at the M.P. State Human Rights Commission in 2008)

Attended a symposium on How to combat terrorism? organized by Indian Society of Criminology, Bhopal chapter in 2009. Participated in Intra Batch Moot Court Competition in 2008. Participated in the 31st All India Criminology Conference held at NLIU, Bhopal in January 2008. Participated in a Legal Awareness Program conducted by the Constitutional Law Cell in association with People United for Law, Education and Rehabilitation in 2010.

REFERENCES
Prof. (Dr.) S.S. Singh, Director, National Law Institute University, Bhopal.

Dr. Raka Arya, Assistant Professor, National Law Institute University, Bhopal and Co-

ordinator, Placement Coordination Committee, National Law Institute University, Bhopal.