Shri. Sajan Poovayya,Founder of Poovayya & Co., is a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India and the High Courts of Delhi, Karnataka, Madras and Bombay. Having one of the leading law firms in the Asia Pacific region, he regularly represents large domestic and trans-national corporations in the Supreme Court of India and various High Courts in the country. He graduated as a gold medalist with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and an Honour’s degree in Law from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) and with a Master’s Degree in Law from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) where he was a Chevening Scholar. He is a Fellow of the Society of Advanced Legal Studies, London and is admitted to practice as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales. One of the youngest ever to be appointed Additional Advocate General for the State of Karnataka, he was later designated Senior Advocate (akin to Queen’s Counsel) by the Full Court of the Karnataka High Court. He chaired the Karnataka State Council of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and officiated as the Vice President of the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF). He has also been the Honorary Secretary of the India Section of the International Commission of Jurists and the India Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association.