Utham acts for clients on multi-jurisdictional outsourcing transactions, managed services agreements, software procurement, software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing arrangements, licensing policies and strategies, product licensing agreement, services and consulting arrangements. He also leads the firm’s employment law practice and advises clients on all types of employment related matters including policies, regulatory compliance, compensation and benefits, harassment and governance issues. His unique blend of experience enables him to take a holistic view of issues and provide business enabling advice to his clients.

Recent transactions include advising a leading airport operator on a long term IT outsourcing arrangement, advising a Singapore based med-tech company on all of their licensing and services transactions, advising a client on a contentious employment matter, advising a large textile manufacturer on a long term IT outsourcing arrangement; drafting license agreements for an ad-tech company; creating the legal framework for a med-tech accelerator; advising a leading location services company on various aspects of Indian technology laws; advising a client on a contentious employment related matter; and conducting extensive training on anti-harassment law for clients.

Immediately prior to founding the firm, Utham was the global Head of Commercial Transactions with additional charge of Intellectual Property matters at Infosys Limited. At Infosys, Utham managed all of legal’s client and vendor facing activities. He also provided guidance on Indian law issues to the employment law team at Infosys legal. Having begun his career as a litigator, Utham was an entrepreneur in the online legal database space and a counsel at a corporate law firm where he advised clients on employment law and intellectual property matters in addition to his core commercial transactions practice before joining Infosys.

Utham was recently awarded a Client Choice Award 2016 in the Indian General Corporate category.

Mail at utham@mcmlaw.in Tel: + 91 80 4148 1999 Mob: +91 99 4522 5262

National Law School of India University: BA LLB (Hons) – 1999