Donovan began his professional career after graduating from St. Xavier’s College and thereafter pursued Law from K.C. Law College, Mumbai. His interests lie in research at the intersection of law and society, big data, media and defence.
In his present role he is responsible for working with a company to get their IT/ITES Unit registered. He also assists clients in their legal due diligence of properties and assists in vetting of documents. He has worked on drafting and vetting of NDA agreements wherein a startup wished to draft NDA agreements with its vendors. He has also done research on Edtech companies and assists in the drafting of contracts and agreements. Due to his creative bent of mind and prior experience he is in a unique position to deliver out of the box solutions to clients. He also contributes to the efforts towards building long and mutually beneficial business relationships at the firm.
The nature of surrogate advertising may change with the new Draft Central Consumer Protection Authority (Prevention of Misleading Advertisements and Necessary Due Diligence for Endorsement of Advertisements) Guidelines, 2020 released by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs for comments on September 4th, 2020. The said guidelines broadly focus on protection of consumers by checking misleading advertisements.
Contracts should now have provisions for ODR in the event of a conflict. Furthermore, there must be established ODR platforms and institutions to ensure enforceability say Krrishan Singhania, Managing Partner and Founder, and Mr Donovan Nazareth, Associate at K Singhania & Co., Advocates & Legal Advisors.