Gerald’s practice largely focuses on Corporate Commercial transactions covering Mergers & Acquisitions, Foreign Direct Investment and Dispute Resolution.
He started his career as a Litigation Lawyer and transitioned to working on Corporate Commercial Transactions.
Gerald has developed a niche practice in the areas of corporate commercial advisory, including investment transactions and dispute resolution.
Gerald’s corporate commercial practice covers: foreign direct investment advisory and transactions; India entry; corporate structuring; joint venture arrangement; venture capital investment; business transfers and corporate acquisitions. His real estate practice covers property due diligence, land aggregation, transfers, leasing and investment structuring for real estate projects.
Gerald’s dispute resolution practice covers disputes strategy, effective dispute management; intervention at earlier stages of the dispute. He also appears before the civil courts, tribunals and the High Courts.
Gerald conducts internal compliance trainings, disciplinary proceedings and matters relating to work place conduct.
Gerald has served as the in-house Legal Counsel, India for Sun Microsystems prior to its acquisition by Oracle. He was seconded to Accenture to set up and functionalize the legal branch of the human resources department. He was also seconded to work a leading UK based Law Firm Simmons and Simmons.
Apart from work, Gerald is also engaged with several industry and policy forums and contributes extensively to these organisations through written contributions, pro bono legal activism and by conducting training sessions. He has worked several closed groups to discuss and document impact of legislations. He also runs a small vocation training center in dairy farming for HIV infected adolescents in Nacheekuppam Village, Krishnagiri District, Tamil Nadu.