His areas of specialisation includes company law, corporate and commercial laws, securities law, capital market, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, media & entertainment law, competition law, employment law and property matters. He is highly regarded in Government circles and in various industry organizations for his proactive approach on public policy issues. Bharat was a member of the Expert Committee appointed by the Government of India to revise the Companies Act, 2013. Prior to joining the Firm, Bharat was the Group General Counsel of the Tata Group. He has been at the helm of and steered several large key M&A transactions pursued by the Tata Group in the last 17 years.
Bharat is a keen public speaker and is a regular in television debates on corporate law issues. He has addressed several national and international seminars on various subjects, including corporate governance, insider trading, takeover code, constitutional law issues, etc. He was selected to speak on India’s Competition Act at the reputed Chatham House, London. He is also a prolific writer and has written several articles on corporate law and governance.