Mukesh Chand currently serves as Senior Counsel at Economic Laws Practice (ELP).
A senior banking and insolvency law expert with over 32 years of experience across the legal and banking areas, Mukesh has handled some of the biggest and most complicated cases under IBC and personal insolvency in India. Prior to ELP, he served with the Stressed Assets Resolution Group of State Bank of India, where he has spearheaded legal strategies in handling IBC matters and has also made several representations before Parliamentary Committees/and Courts on important issues. Mukesh was also instrumental in devising Guidelines and Manuals for State Bank SARG, teams.
Prior to working with the State Bank of India, he was part of SIDBI’s legal team. At SIDBI he was involved with setting up and operationalizing India’s first Receivable Exchange, TReDs of Receivable Exchange of India Ltd (a joint venture of NSE and SIDBI) right from the stage of conceptualization to putting in place operational mechanisms and guidelines. He was also part of team for setting up of subsidiaries of SIDBI including Mudra Bank, RXIL and has also worked on policies/ legal documents and rules of RXIL for online discounting of receivables.
During the course of his career, Mukesh has been a member on various committees (of the organizations he has worked with) including the Credit, Risk/ Restructuring, FATCA, NPA, Vigilance and Product Innovation Committees.
A thought leader in the area of IBC, Mukesh regularly authors articles on the topic for various publications.