Badrinath Durvasula

SVP & Head - Legal, Adani Group

Mr. Badrinath Durvasula is the Senior Vice President & Head Legal for Adani Group, a $16 Billion conglomerate, with world-wide interests in Mining, Power generation and transmission, Private Ports, Trading in global commodities. His current role involves M&A, International Contracting & Contract Management, Litigation& Arbitration in multiple geographies.

Prior to joining Adani, he is a known face as the Legal Head of L&T, which is into Infrastructure management, Oil & Gas Projects, Defense Production, Power and Mining. He also had the experience of working with United Phosphorous, Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, Dr Reddy’s Labs and General Insurance Corporation of India. He carries with him over 28 years of rich experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, International Contracting, Contract Management, Strategy, Compliance, Arbitration and Litigation.

He travelled extensively in Europe and SE Asia due to the M&A activity he is involved in, all over the world on Legal & Financial due diligence, firming up transaction documents, long term supply agreements and ancillary agreements. He also attended in a number of legal matters in Australia, USA, GCC Nations and the Supreme Court of India. His niche areas are: International Contracting, joint venture formation, production sharing contracts & Intellectual Property.

Academically, he is a Masters in Nuclear Physics, Masters in Law from the University of Mumbai and a qualified MBA with specialization in marketing of services. He is pursuing his doctorate with a business school of repute on the theme of value proposition in M&A domain.