Board of Directors

Nalin Kohli

Co-Chair Board of Directors

Father’s name: Shri Amolak Rattan Kohli

Law Chambers: 110, Golf Apartments, Sujan Singh Park, New Delhi 110 003, India.

Contact Information:
Off: +91-11124655580, 24655581.
Mob: +91 98110 43492

Date of Birth: 11.01.1971

Educational & Professional Qualifications : LL.B., Delhi University in 1995
B.A. History (Hons.), Delhi University, 1992

Member Professional Bodies:
1. Supreme Court Bar Association
2. Delhi High Court Bar Association

  • Nalin Kohli is an Advocate at the Supreme Court of India. He is a political personality having varied interests. Key highlights of his experience include:
  • National Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the ruling political party in India. He is also a member of the National Executive of the BJP and the party In-charge for the State of Nagaland.
  • Co-chair of the Indo German Association for Legal Cooperation (IGAL), a not-for-profit organization from Germany. Mr. Christian Hirte, Member of Parliament is the Chairperson of IGAL.
  • Senior Additional Advocate General (Sr. AAG) for the State of Assam at the Hon. Supreme Court of India. Former Addl Advocate General for the State of Rajasthan (April 2016 to Dec 2018).
  • Nalin regularly argues cases on various matters including constitutional issues, contracts, arbitration, tax related appeals, civil and criminal matters including related to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Enforcement Directorate (ED) & Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), environment related issues, service matters, education, other areas of civil law including land related disputes, defence services, among others.
  • He appears before the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, Tribunals including National Green Tribunal (NGT), National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), National Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum (NCDRC), among others.
  • His chamber drafts Special Leave Petitions before the Supreme Court, Writ Petitions, Counter & Rejoinder Affidavits, Arbitration Proceedings, Interlocutory Applications, Opinions, Notices and their replies and legal advice.
  • Founding Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Insolvency Professionals Agency (IPA) set up by the Institute of the Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
  • Chairman of the Anti-Doping APPELLATE Panel of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
  • Formerly Senior Government Nominee on the Disciplinary Committee of the ICSI which adjudicates on all complaints related to lack of diligence and improper compliance of statutory provisions by practicing Company Secretaries.
  • Former Member of the High-Level Committee (HLC) formed by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. The HLC presented a report containing key recommendations to strengthen and streamline the disciplinary procedure of the three institutes viz. Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI). All three institutes are statutory bodies created under an Act of the Parliament of India.
  • As a trainer, Nalin has conducted media management workshops at various
    institutions including as a visiting faculty to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Ranchi. He has also conducted Media Training Workshops in India and Sri Lanka for television, radio presenters and management professionals.
  • Earlier, Nalin was in charge of the All-India Publicity Department of the BJP. He was the Co-Convenor of the BJP’s Policy Formulation Action Group (PFAG). Mr. Yashwant Sinha, former Finance and Foreign Minister of India was the Convenor of the BJP’s PFAG, and was also Director of the BJP’s Public Policy Research Centre (PPRC).
  • He has also been the Convenor and Co-Convenor of the BJP’s National Media Cell from August 2003 till December 2009.
  • He is the former Chairman and Founder Director of a leading international curriculum boarding and day boarding school in Faridabad near Delhi and was the founder Director and creator of a leading Media Institute in collaboration with the Missouri School of Journalism, USA, the oldest journalism school in the world.
  • Nalin is the former Primetime News on Doordarshan (India’s National Television Channel) and Anchor for over 2000 hours of Live and Recorded Broadcasting of various genres of programming. He has produced and directed over 100 hours of television programming on Art and Culture, Literature, Dance, Tourism, Advocacy and Health.
  1. Fellow, Eisenhower Fellowship, USA (September 2004). Eisenhower Fellowships was founded in 1953 as a tribute to US President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Since 1953, a select group of about 2000 men and women from a hundred countries have joined the ranks of Eisenhower Fellows. They include four heads of government and over a hundred in positions of influence at cabinet level or higher. Currently, General Colin Powell serves as the Chairman of the Fellowship and John S. Wolf, a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, is the President of the Eisenhower Fellowships.
  2. Fellow, 13th New Generation Seminar (2003) at the East West Center, Hawaii, on the subject "Challenges of Religious Diversity". 17 participants from 11 countries participated in this two-week seminar.
  3. Fellow, Malaysia International Visitor Programme (MIVP -2003); Nalin was the sole Indian selected to interact with a host of political leaders, leading businessmen, intellectuals and professionals under this specially organized programme, sponsored by the Government of Malaysia.
  4. Author, Comparative Analysis on Presentation of News in India and Austria, at the University of Klagenfurt under scholarship from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Austria (1998).
  5. Fellow, Session 347 "Journalism in the Information Age" at the Salzburg Seminar, June 1997, Salzburg, Austria. Nalin served as the National Alumni Coordinator for the Salzburg Seminar in India.