About Our Firm

“thiru & thiru” is a LEGAL 500 recommended law firm. Founded in the year 1983 as “Thiru & Co.”, renamed as “thiru & thiru” in the year 1992, the firm has been a one-stop center for various legal and contractual solutions. It has more than 50 dynamic lawyers, including partners, associate partners, associates, off–counsels and consultants, functioning from four cities in India, Bangalore being the principal office.

With a collective experience of over 275 years of its partners and associate partners, the firm offers expert advice in various fields of law. The motto of the firm is to render quality service, with equal focus on promptness, value addition and cost effectiveness and to offer a one-stop solution for various legal issues. The firm is backed by an effective consulting team in the areas of science, technology, finance, export, commerce and industry.

thiru & thiru partners with Lexquisite ® in providing I.P. services and supports a Finishing School, the first of its kind in India for lawyers. It was instrumental in supporting Bangalore International Mediation, Arbitration and Conciliation Centre (BIMACC), India’s premier non-profit international institutional Alternative Dispute Resolution centre.

The firm has regularly contributed to the public with pro bono work as well as consulting. Contact us at info@thiruandthiru.com for legal consulting or pro bono work.

Our Partners

B.C. Thiruvengadam

Senior Partner, Bangalore

Mr. Thiru is the founding partner of thiru & thiru, with over three decades of standing at the Bar. He is renowned as one of India’s leading lawyers in corporate disputes and specialises in matters relating to corporate oppression and mismanagement.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degrees in Commerce and Law from the University of Bangalore and has an Intermediate Degree from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a registered patent agent in India and is also qualified in U.S. Patent Process Prosecution. He is a trained Mediator of the High Court of Karnataka, trained by ICDLS, San Francisco, U.S.A. He is a Mediator Resource Person and Master Trainer in Mediation under the Mediation and Conciliation Committee of the Supreme Court of India.

Since the mid-eighties, he has been closely associated with the Information Technology and Venture Capital businesses. He played a key role in structuring T.D.I.C.I., India’s first Venture Capital Fund. He figures among the Leading Lawyers list of the Asia Law Journal (Euro Money Group) since 2004 till date and has the unique distinction of being rated in seven different practice areas. He has won several international acclaims and recognition, including American Biological Institutes “Man of the Year 2009 in Law”. Lexis Nexis has featured in among “100 Legal Luminaries of India” 2016 edition.

He has authored several technical papers and has delivered lectures in India and abroad. He is the Chairman of the Society of Indian Law Firms, Bangalore Chapter. He is also a member of CII’s Task force on Dispute Resolution, Consultative Committee Member of the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, the Ethics Committee of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College and Research Hospital, ABLE, TIE, IBA, IPBA, UIA, and various other professional bodies in India and abroad. He is the Hon. Director of BIMACC and is on the board of several Multi-National Companies. He is also the President of the Corporate Bar Association.

Mrs. Revathi T

Senior Partner, Bangalore

Mrs. Revathi holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Arts and Education from SathyaSai University as well as Law from the University of Bangalore. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from Delhi University. Upon being called to the Bar in 1992, she joined thiru & thiru and played a pivotal role in the development and expansion of the firm to make it what it is today. She is a Registered Indian Patent Agent and a Trade Mark attorney and heads the Intellectual Property practice. She also specialises in Real Estate, Adoption and Family Laws as well as Debt Recovery and Banking Law. In addition to this she is an accredited trained mediator. Her enthusiasm, energy and tireless dedication towards her role and responsibilities have made her one of the pillars of the firm. thiru & thiru would be nowhere near to what it is today without her support.

L.C. Raghuram

Associate Partner

Mr. L. C. RAGHURAM holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Mysore University and a Master’s Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from the Sardar Patel University. Mr. Raghuram is a Graduate in Law from the G. G. University, Bilaspur. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Nagpur University. Mr. Raghuram is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers and the Indian Council of Arbitration. He formerly held the office of the General Manager and Chief Engineer – Civil, with Coal India Ltd, a Government of India undertaking. He heads the infrastructure and arbitration division of the firm.

Mr. Manik B.T

Partner, Bangalore

Mr. Manik holds a bachelor degree of arts and law and was called to the bar in 2014. He has had an enriching experience working in the Supreme Court during the formative years of his legal career under the guidance of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Panicker Radhakishna and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Madan Lokur of supreme court. After a short stint as a legal clerk in the Supreme Court with Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ibrahim Khalifulla and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rohintan Nariman, Mr. Manik returned to Bangalore and joined the firm as an associate. His hard work, dedication and commitment to his work and clients resulted in his promotion and he is our youngest partner. He heads the litigation practice in the firm. In addition to this, he is an expert in Intellectual Property Law, particularly in relation to Trademarks and is a frequent delegate at INTA, UIA and AIPPI.

Mrs. Navitha R

Partner, Bangalore

Mrs. Navitha completed her legal education at the prestigious University Law College in Bangalore and enrolled as a lawyer in 1998. She heads the banking and debt recovery practice in the firm and has represented many esteemed banks of the country.

Mr. Joseph P

Partner, New Delhi

Mr. Joseph has been practicing for over 25 years. He heads the firm’s litigation practice in New Delhi.

Mr. Kishore P

Partner, Chennai

Mr. Kishore has experience of over 35 years. His main focus areas are real estate and IP matters. He is in charge of the Chennai branch.

Mr. Ramesh V

Partner, Chennai

Mr. Ramesh has an LLB from Madras University and a Master’s from Kent Law School, Chicago. His main practice areas include real estate and litigation.

Mr. S. Ravindranath

Partner, Hyderabad

Mr. Ravindranath secured his Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and a Master’s Degree in Law from the Osmania University, Hyderabad. Upon being admitted to the Bar in the 1972, he has established himself as a leading lawyer of Hyderabad and a specialist in employment, corporate and commercial law. Mr. Ravindranath is in charge of the Hyderabad branch. He is also the standing counsel for the Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Supply Companies.

Mr. Ashok Ramkumar

Partner, Hyderabad

Mr. Ramkumar graduated from Osmania Law School in 1989 and joined the Bar in the same year. He specialises in Information Technology and Intellectual Property law. He has presented numerous papers and articles on Techno legal issues. He is the member of AIPPI, IPLPA, INTA and is on the Legal Expert Committee for the Bio Diversity Board of Andhra Pradesh. He has delivered several lectures on trade marks in India and abroad.

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Strategy

Corporate M & A


Project Finance

Private Equity and Venture Capital

Commercial Disputes

International Trade




Dispute Resolution

Defence Offset

Oil & Gas




Real Estate



Intellectual Property

Information Technology

Media & Entertainment

Human Resources

Taxation & White Collar Crimes