2012 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting
May 3–4, 2012 • The Ritz-Carlton • Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Consultant, Osbourne Clarke; London, United Kingdom
Prashant Mara is a member of the Commercial/ IT team and Co-Chair of the firm's India Group. Immediately before joining Osborne Clarke, Mr. Mara ran the India Desk of a French law firm in Paris. Prior to that he worked in the technology practice group of a top ranked Indian law firm and before that as in house counsel responsible for Continental Europe at Infosys Technologies- one of India's largest IT service providers.
As part of the India Group, Mr. Mara leads cross border teams of lawyers on corporate finance, joint venture and acquisition transactions involving Indian and European companies. He also assists European companies in various sectors (including in the technology, telecoms, aerospace and renewable energy sectors) in structuring their operations in India.
Owing to his past in house counsel experience, Mr. Mara is also very active in the information technology sector and represents major Indian service providers in complex outsourcing transactions in Europe. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences in Europe and India on technology issues, cross border acquisitions and JVs.