Mr. PK Malhotra
(Independent Director, ICSI IIP)
Advocate & Legal Consultant (Formerly Union Law Secretary)
Mr. P K Malhotra has forty years of experience in the field of law and has held many important assignments in the Government of India. He was Secretary in the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India; Member, Law Commission of India; Presiding Officer (Offg.) and Member, Securities Appellate Tribunal; Chairman, Adjudicating Authority, Prevention of Money Laundering Act and Judicial Member, Income-tax Appellate Tribunal.
He was involved in processing and finalising many important legislations including Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, Companies Act, 2013, Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988, Arbitration & Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015, Commercial Courts Act, 2015, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, Information Technology Act, 2000, Securities Laws (Amendment) Act. He has handled legal issues pertaining to Constitutional Law, Administrative law, Commercial laws, Cyber laws, alternate dispute resolution including Arbitration and issues relating telecom sector. He has also worked as Arbitrator in large number of cases.
After demitting office as Law Secretary, Mr. Malhotra has started consultancy as an Advocate. He is working as Arbitrator/Conciliator for some Central Public Sector Undertaking. He is also a Visiting Professor at Sharda University, Greater Noida; KIIT University, Bhubneshwar and SGT University, Gurugram. He is also an independent Director on the Board of NCDEX, Mumbai.