Pranav Rai



GLS Global

+65 6817 8204

Pranav is a Consultant of the GLS Group, specialising in trans-jurisdictional commerce, trade regulations, corporate advisory and alternate dispute resolution. Pranav has extensive in-house experience including the management of global corporate and commercial matters, strategic consulting and technology deals. Pranav has lived and worked in Singapore for a number of years and his practice focuses on the SEA, Australasia and India.

Indicative Experience

Global: Managing, reviewing and negotiating global technology acquisitions, software licenses and SaaS agreements with worldwide lT leaders.

Global: Drafting, reviewing and negotiating strategy and technology consulting agreements and RFPs between global corporation and various government ministries.

India and U.S: Reviewing and negotiating license terms for software containing free and open source elements. Advising on commercialisation of the same.

Indonesia: Training and capacity building of an Indonesian law firm to negotiate strategy and technology consulting agreements.

India and SEA: Devising contract playbook to respond to and negotiate RFP terms with government and state owned undertakings.

India: Devising policies on insider trading prevention, anti-bribery and anti-corruption. Development and implementation of employee trainee programs regarding the same.

Global: Development of global procurement policies. Implementing bidding processes and contract management frameworks.

India: Drafting and reviewing stock purchase agreement for acquisition of Brightpoint by Ingram Micro.

Global: Structuring and implementing a contractual framework for investment division focusing on strategic digital ventures and startups.

India: Managing regulatory approvals from the competition authority and post-acquisition integration of Brightpoint into the Ingram Micro group.

India: Advising on legal and regulatory framework for data protection. Developing and implementing compliance programs and protocols.

India: Advising on all regulatory aspects relating to the import, repair, refurbishment, insurance and sale of mobile devices.

Global: Drafting, reviewing and risk analyses of high value procurement agreements for Rio Tinto.

India: Counsel advising on high stake writ petitions, arbitration hearings and securities in relation to corporate and competition law matters.

India: Preparing and implementing a legal compliance framework for DLF covering corporate, employment, environmental and construction law.

India: Devising ADR strategy, protocols and procedures to manage a portfolio of over 100 arbitration hearings affecting DLF and its subsidiaries .

India: Advising a TrustLaw NGO member on data protection compliance and the transfer of personal data outside of the country.

Professional Qualifications


Admitted to the Bar in India

Prior Positions

The Boston Consulting Group, Singapore

Independent Consultant (2016-2017)

The Boston Consulting Group, India

Legal Counsel (2014-2016)

Ingram Micro Mobility, India

Legal Manager (2012-2014)

CPA Global, India

Senior Analyst (2011)

DLF Limited, India

Lawyer (2007-2010)


National University of Singapore

Master of Laws in Corporate and Financial Services Law

Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies, New Delhi

Parliamentary Fellow

Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies, New Delhi

Post Graduate Diploma in Constitutional Law

Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade Law

University of Delhi

Bachelor of Laws

University of Delhi

Bachelor of Arts – Political Science

Key Strengths

Solution oriented

Skillful navigation international trade regulations

Cost effective dispute resolution


Alternative Dispute Resolution

Antitrust / Competition Law

Commercial Law / Contracts

Corporate Governance

Procurement and Outsourcing