adidas India legal team makes it to the Top 100 General Counsel Power List


New Delhi, 14th November, 2017: The Legal team of adidas group India makes into the list of the Top 100 General Counsel Power List for India. The GC Powerlist is the latest publication from the Legal 500, turning its attention to the in-house function, and recognizing those corporate counsels who are driving the legal business forward. The latest edition is the GC Powerlist: India, which identifies an array of the most influential and innovative in-house counsel working in the region.

The GC Powerlist for India recognises 100 in house legal teams, known for their outstanding work in the country and have contributed significantly to the rapidly growing in-house legal market. The teams featured on the list are chosen through a comprehensive research process, which includes nominations, background research and interviews, the most deserving general counsel are chosen to appear on the list.

adidas Group India contains a top class legal team that has been influential in steering its business through a relatively rocky period. A team of 10 staff comprised of 8 lawyers and 2 non lawyrs, Mr. Pulin Kumar, Senior Director-legal and compliant states that, “It is a privilege to be named in the General Counsels list for India and thankful to “Legal 500” for their initiative in India. The team has worked on the ethos to create an environment which has helped the organization to take controlled risks, striving to protect and enhanced the group assets, reputation and interests.”

The GC list is the series of publication, highlighting the most influential in-house lawyers in business today. The General Counsels featured in this list are chosen on the basis of research, analysis, interview and the opinion from the law firm partners and in-house counsel across India with a view to identify corporate counsel that have been instrumental in changing or forming opinions within their company or industry, developing brilliant technical solutions to complex issues, creating innovative structures to ensure that the in-house function is driving the business forward, or providing a business working model that other corporate counsel should follow.

The GC list India also includes the names of many other who’s who from the industry such as Mr. Pawan Singhal, Executive Director and General Counsel, 3M India Limited; Mr. Rajeev Chopra, Managing Director Legal, Accenture Solutions Pvt. Ltd.; Mr. Badrinath Durvasula, Senior Vice President-Legal, Adani Group; Mr. Khozem Mirza, President-Legal, Aditya Birla Management Corporation Pvt.Ltd.; Mr. Madan Mohan K R, Director-Legal, Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Pvt. Ltd.; Mr. Kapil Chaudhary, Corporate Counsel, India & SAARC, Autodesk India Pvt. Ltd.; Mr. Rajiv Dudeja, Asstt. General Counsel, Flipkart internet Pvt. Ltd.; Mr. Dev Bajpai, Executive Director-Legal & Corporate Affairs and Company Secretary,Hindustan Unilever Limited; Mr. Rajesh Bagga, President and Group General Counsel, Reliance ADA Group Pvt. Ltd.; Mr. Anubhav Kapoor, General Counsel and Company Secretary, Tata Technologies Limited and many more.


About the adidas Group: The adidas Group is a global leader in the sporting goods industry, offering a broad portfolio of footwear, apparel and hardware for sport and lifestyle around the core brands adidas, Reebok, TaylorMade and Reebok-CCM Hockey. Headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, the Group employs more than 55,000 people across the globe and generated sales of around € 17 billion in 2015.


About Mr. Pulin Kumar:

Mr. Pulin is an ardent in-house legal professional having an extensive experience of more than 21 years in the field of law. He has experience in litigation and compliance management, being a result oriented performer he has worked in many big national and multinational conglomerates including real estate, agro-chemicals, turn-key, cement, heavy engineering, pharma and consumer electronics industries.