Biography

Ravi is a Partner in City of London law firm, Pinsent Masons LLP, and a qualified barrister with significant experience in conducting complex disputes on behalf of financial institutions, including asset managers and associated insurers and pension companies.

Ravi is a Partner in international law firm, Pinsent Masons LLP, and a qualified barrister. He has also acted (on secondment) as the Head of Disputes of a FTSE 20 financial services company, comprising one of the UK’s largest Asset Managers by AUM.

Ravi's core practice includes (a) advising on governance policies and procedures relating to bondholder litigation and securities class actions; (b) managing material commercial litigation arising from execution errors, licensing and other third party disputes; (c) creating joint defence and novel litigation co-operation agreements for peer institutions to share resources in the largest UK class actions (including RBS Rights Issue); and (d) advising on the merits and conduct of securities class actions and regulatory enforcement actions.  In addition, Ravi has advised clients on the design and implementation of private sector compensation schemes in the UK to compensate customers for alleged mass torts, including the negotiation of these schemes with financial and other regulators.

He has been involved in reported cases in a wide range of jurisdictions, including England, the Caribbean, the United States, India and North Africa. Ravi continues to draft pleadings and conduct advocacy. As a junior, Ravi travelled to Dubai and Egypt to assist on cases and was the judicial assistant to the President of the Queen’s Bench Division in the Civil Court of Appeal, The Rt Hon Sir Anthony May.

Ravi has been awarded numerous scholarships by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn and has studied at the University of Oxford where he taught on the BCL/MJur and where he also convened the Law Faculty’s Civil Procedural Justice and Evidence Discussion Group, including undertaking in-depth research of comparative class action methodologies and reform.

In his spare time, Ravi champions diversity in the workplace and in financial services institutions and was the Chair of the Board of Directors of London’s largest mental health charity.

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