Venkatesan is the Managing Partner at V2 Legal and he is the founder of V2 law firm. Venkatesan enrolled as a lawyer in the year 1998 and has got 26 years of experience in the legal profession. He is a counsel for several companies, which got national and international presence. He is also a counsel for leading educational institutions and high net worth individuals, including many business leaders.
He is a known orator, debater and tough negotiator in legal forum/matters. He learned nuances on the technicality of being a successful lawyer and has dealt with sensitive criminal and commercial disputes. Many clients look forward to his strategic inputs to optimise their strategy, and his counsel is deeply valued. He has acumen in dealing with modern developments taking place in the legal dome. He is strengthened with modern laws in Information Technology, Cyber laws etc., which is in need of the hour.
Venkatesan was appointed by the Ministry of Law & Justice as Senior Central Government Standing Counsel for the High Court of Madras in the year 2015 till Feb, 2019. He appeared in several sensitive cases, connecting to Central Government and this made him flyer in various legal technical aspects.
Venkatesan has served as Counsel for Tamil Nadu Veterinary University in various cases. He continues as a Counsel and Legal Advisor for prestigious SRM Group. He is also serving as a Member of NGOs and has played key role in extending support during the time of crisis along with “Puthiya Thalaimurai Foundation”, actively involved in social work, higher education, upliftment of women etc.
His contribution for the establishment of several companies such as Media, Transport, Health, Education, over two decades is remarkable in his legal career. Has expertise in criminal practice, since the day of his apprenticeship from leading and distinguished lawyers in the bar. He is also associated with many eminent senior advocates in dealing with different types of legal cases. This made him familiar amongst the legal fraternity often captured by leading news channels.
He appeared for Ministries like Home Affairs, Heavy Industries, Corporate Affairs, Power etc. He handled sensitive cases such as Puducherry MLAs’s nomination, Karti Chidambaram, Hindustan Photo Film, CSI Trust, Paramount Airways, MRF and SRM.
Venkatesan has been giving very valid opinions for Ministries, documentation related to Government of India. Besides, matters like tie up with foreign universities, formation of university, international service agreements, employer & employee related, education, media, transport, infrastructure, intellectual rights, real estate, compliance etc.
Venkatesan has a master degree in English literature, master degree in Law and Doctorate of Philosophy in the topic “Ease of English Language in Legal Judgements”. Venkatesan appeared in many courts across the country. He has widely travelled to various countries. He is registered with Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. He is also a member of Madras Bar Association.