Ameet B. Naik, Founder & Managing Partner of Naik Naik & Co. is a lawyer par excellence with over three decades of experience in the field of law. He is regarded as a 'Litigator Par Excellence' and carries several important reported judgments and landmark decisions to his credit. Ameet has spear-headed the legal recourse in a number of frauds and scams related matters. He has been at the fore-front of several high stake litigations matters and has also represented one of the major stock exchanges in India in its dispute against SEBI. In the International Arbitration space, Ameet has handled a variety of claims, right from Shareholders' Disputes to representing International Players from key industry sectors like Oil & Gas.
Several big conglomerates consult Ameet for his impeccable legal strategy and the course of action suggested by him right at the early stages of any dispute. Ameet has personally represented the clients at all the key courts and forums ranging from Supreme Court of India, High Courts of various states, NCLT, SAT, SEBI, CCI, CBFC, FCAT, TDSAT and APTEL.
Ameet is an experienced corporate lawyer and has extensive experience in local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, guiding a large variety of companies, ranging from multinational companies to medium-sized and small private companies. As an avid practitioner in the field of Corporate Laws, Ameet ensures personal involvement in hand-holding the promoters, virtually sitting down with them with a solution-oriented approach and nailing outcomes to their benefit. Throughout his enriching professional journey, Ameet has worked 360 degrees across all major sectors and has in-depth knowledge of factors and players that affect these sectors. It is, perhaps, his entrenched knowledge of sector-specific operations and laws that he is the first choice of all his clients for any issue related to corporate practice - ranging from macro level strategic inputs to micro level compliances and implementation related legal issues.
In Technology, Media & Telecommunication (TMT) sphere, Ameet is considered to be epitome of quality legal advice, turnaround time and domain expertise. Being one of the first lawyers who extensively worked in the Media & Entertainment sector, he is regarded as a true visionary and has represented some of the biggest names from the sector. He has successfully led the firm to transition from traditional Media practice to advanced and niche practices like Digital Platforms, Sports & Gaming laws, etc. He has been consistently ranked, as one of the leading individuals in India in the field of TMT by reputed International Publications like Chambers and Partners - Asia Pacific and The Legal 500. He has authored two books - 'The Role and Rule of Law: A legal handbook on the Indian Media & Entertainment Industry' and "3600
OF LAW on Cinematograph Works", which have been very well-received in the fraternity and have established him as a thought leader in the field of Media & Entertainment laws.
As an accomplished media commentator, Ameet is frequently invited to speak at conferences and seminars, especially conferences related to the field of Media & Entertainment organized by organizations like National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), International Bar Association (IBA), Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF). Ameet has also regularly been invited and appeared as a panelist on television shows across all channels.
He is also a visiting faculty at the ILS Law College, Pune, and other leading law schools in India.