Mr. Nahar. S . Mahala is a practicing lawyer at the High Court of Bombay and is an expert in Banking, Insurance and Securities Law. He worked as a Senior Associate with Desai & Chinoy, a Solicitor firm for about 5 years and specialised in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance) sector advising top companies like TATA AIG, DSP Merrill Lynch, IDBI Bank, Stock Holding Corporation of India, National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange etc.

Mr. Mahala has an LL.M in commercial Law from Mumbai University and has taken specialisation courses in Capital Market Regulations and also Depository Services Regulation.

Mr.Mahala has co authored several books on laws like Securities Exchange Board of India Act, Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, Takeover Code, Insider Trading, Competition Law etc. He is also a visiting faculty at Government Law College, Mumbai.