Nangia Andersen India Pvt. Ltd.
    • M.A.
    • L.L.M.
    • Diploma in International Law
    • National Law Day Award by the International Council of Jurists in 2015
    • National Law Day Award by the Indian National Bar Association in 2016
    • Life Time Achievement award by ICCA, India in 2019
Areas of specialization
    • Legislation
    • Advocacy and legal consultancy

P K Malhotra

P K Malhotra has more than four decades of experience in the field of law and has held many important assignments in the Government of India. He was Secretary, Legal Affairs as well as Legislative Department in the Ministry of Law and Justice, GOI; Member, Law Commission of India; Presiding Officer and Member, Securities Appellate Tribunal; Chairman, Adjudicating Authority under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and Judicial Member, Income-tax Appellate Tribunal.

He was involved in the processing and finalizing many important legislations, including The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, The Companies Act, 2013, The Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988, The Arbitration & Conciliation(Amendment) Act, 2015, The Commercial Courts Act, 2015, The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, The Information Technology Act, 2000, The Securities Laws (Amendment) Act. He has handled legal issues on Constitutional Law, Administrative law, Commercial laws, Cyber laws, Alternate Dispute Resolution. He has also worked as Arbitrator between Govt. Departments and PSUs.

After demitting office as Law Secretary- GOI, he has been practicing as an Advocate. He had a brief stint as Secretary-General, ICADR, New Delhi. He is also enrolled as an Arbitrator & Conciliator for Central Public Sector Undertakings, including ONGC, GAIL, NHPC, BHEL, ECIL, SCOPE, ICA, NTPC and Delhi International Arbitration Centre. He is handling a number of Arbitration/Conciliation matters, including cases of large PSUs. He is Public Interest Director on the Board of NCDEX, Mumbai; Independent Director on the Board of Reliance General Insurance Company Limited; Independent Director & Chairman of the ICSI- Institute of Insolvency Professionals, New Delhi; He is a Member of CASCADE and a Special Invitee to the Managing Committee Meetings of PHDCCI. He is also a Member of the High Power Committee constituted by SEBI for Settlement of Cases.

He actively participates in public debates and is also a panelist on national news channels such as RSTV, APN, etc. for discussion on significant legal issues.