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Haresh Jani & Associates (HJA) Initially a proprietary firm of Practicing Company Secretaries formed by Mr. Haresh Jani in December 1994, now converted in to Partnership Firm from July 2018. HJA specializes in providing a wide spectrum of professional services with focus on corporate legal and related services.

Our firm, HJA, has been peer reviewed by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Secretaries Act, 1980. ICSI has found our firm adhering into its prescribed guidelines and quality control systems.

HJA is lead by Mr. Haresh M. Jani, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is in the Profession of Company Secretaries since 1989. He and his team has always endeavored to provide quality and personalized services to clients. The team consists of three team heads, who are professionally qualified Company Secretaries with Graduation in Law, and having varied experience in rendering services in diverse areas. The aggregate professional experience of the Team HJA is over 45 years.

With its in-house expertise in diverse areas of practice, HJA has set standards of providing excellent service in each of the areas. Each team head monitors and supervises a group of clients. The team head is supported by a highly motivated and enthusiastic team members of Professionals.

The ability to provide personalized services to its clients and to resolve the clients’ problems in a minimum time frame in a totally integrated manner is the main USP of the team HJA. The team leader closely coordinates with the clients and assures completion of the Client’s assignments promptly with accuracy. If required, assistance from other team leaders and professionals is also provided to accomplish client’s work in time. This enables the client to get benefit of the expertise of the entire talent pool of the HJA; and simultaneously having benefit of dealing with a single team leader, who is well versed with the client’s business.

HJA provides wide spectrum of services as indicated in “Services” tab on this website. HJA’s clientele ranges from large industrial houses, Indian subsidiaries of foreign companies, public and private Companies in the manufacturing, trading and services sectors, and some of the leading Law firms and Chartered Accountants firms.

All the efforts of the entire team of the HJA is always dedicated in providing its clients with prompt and knowledge based solutions with a touch of focused and personalized services.

Mr. Haresh M. Jani- Managing Partner

B.Com, FCS, LL.B.

Mr. Haresh Jani, a Managing Partner of the firm, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India since 2003. He is member of the Institute since 1989. He is also a Law Graduate from Mumbai University. He has worked as a Company Secretary in a listed Company for almost 5 years (from 1989-1994); and thereafter from 1994, he has been in Practice. He has vast post qualification experience of 28 years; and has developed vast expertise in various facets of Corporate Laws and related advisory services, including strategic planning, corporate restructuring, and other procedural and allied matters.

He is well versed in dealing with various regulatory authorities like Registrar of Companies (ROC), Regional Director (RD), Company Law Board (CLB), National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Stock Exchanges, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Central Government, etc. He has been providing able lead and guidance to the entire team of the firm.

He is also appointed as a Peer Reviewer by the Peer Review Board of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Ms. Ashwini Desale – Partner

B.Com, ACS, LL.B.                    

Ms. Ashwini Desale is a Bachelor of Commerce & Law from Mumbai University and an Associate Member of the ICSI since 2010, is another Partner of the Firm. She is having total working experience of 13 years, out of which 8 years post CS experience. She leads the Secretarial Practice of the Firm, and is responsible for looking after major clients. Besides, she is involved in the overall functioning and management of the Firm.

Her expertise lies in the field of Corporate &Securities Laws, FEMA Matters with focus on Securities related transactions under FDI, ODI, and ECB, General Corporate Advisory, Compliances and Attestation Services, Formation and Advisory of LLPs, Incorporation of Companies including Section 8 Companies, and other Corporate Compliances, Due Diligence, and Audits.

She joined HJA as the Trainee with the Firm in 2006; and since then has been associated with HJA. She is a pillar of strength of the firm.

Ms. Purvi Prashant Vasha – Sr. Associate (Practicing Company Secretary)

B.Com, ACS, LLB(Gen)

Ms. Purvi Vasha is an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) since 2003; and a Commerce and Law Graduate from  Mumbai University. She joined HJA in 2002, and since then she has been associated with the Firm in different capacities for about 15 years.

She has diverse experience of handling corporate and legal affairs. Having associated with both public and private companies, she has acquired excellent skill and experience in leading, managing and delivering various assignments.

She acquired the Certificate of Practice from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India in 2014 and has been into individual practice since then. She is closely associated with the firm and is providing corporate advisory, compliance & attestation services to various client companies of HJA.

Ms. Ruchira Kombekar, Associate  

B.Com, LLB. & Passed Professional Exam of ICSI

 

Ms. Ruchira Kombekar has passed Professional Level Exam of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi (ICSI) and awaiting for the Membership of the ICSI. She is a Graduate in Commerce and Law from Mumbai University. She joined HJA as a Trainee in the year 2015, and has been associated with the firm since then.

Ms. Ruchira has total working experience of 4 years and has achieved expertise in the field of Corporate Laws by involving in Research Work and keeping abreast with latest developments in them. She has also been involved in Start-up Advisory and Fund Raising activities of the firm; besides being involved in advisory and non-attestation services for Corporate Clients of HJA.

Ms. Kajal Dhakan, Management Trainee 

B.Com,  Passed Executive Exam of ICSI, Pursuing Professional

 

Ms. Kajal Dhakan is B.Com from Mumbai University and has passed Executive Level Exam of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi (ICSI). She is pursuing Professional Level. She joined HJA as Management Trainee in February 2018.

Ms. Kajal has been involved in various services like incorporation of Private Companies, LLPs, due diligence and other regular secretarial works for Corporate Clients of HJA and also helps in the administrative works of the firm.

 

We have wide range of Client Industries

  • Apparels, Garments Manufacturing & Export
  • Consultancy Service Providers
  • Diamonds & Precious Articles Designing, Manufacturing & Marketing
  • Education, Training & Job Oriented Courses
  • Electronic Security
  • Electricals & Home Appliances
  • ERP Solutions
  • Infrastructure, Realtors, Property Developers
  • Jewellery Designing, Manufacturing & Marketing
  • Laboratory & Testing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Online Knowledge & Skill Development
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Power, Power Transmission and Power Transformers
  • Shipping
  • Ship Management
  • Ship Building & Designing
  • Software Programming & Development
  • Startup Advisory Services
  • Textiles and Yarn Trading & Exports
  • Textile Engineering, Manufacturing & Marketing
  • Transport
  • Workplace Solutions, Interiors & Office Spacing & Furnishing