FICL - About Us

Who Are We

FEDERATION OF INDIAN CORPORATE LAWYERS (‘FICL’) is committed to provide a national platform for policy advocacy, knowledge sharing amongst the Indian corporate legal community and to promote professional recognition of corporate lawyers within the legal community in India.

Our Objectives

FICL shall provide a national platform for corporate lawyers (including In-house lawyers engaged in practice in public sector / private sector corporations, business enterprises, associations, institutions, not-for-profit organisations, government or regulatory boards or agencies in India) to develop the highest professional skills and standards as corporate lawyers;

  • To promote a better understanding and appreciation and recognition for the professional role and function of corporate lawyers;
  • To promote, as a learned organisation, knowledge sharing through meetings, conferences, seminars and lectures and by the publication of relevant materials, including a journal, and other literature; the promotion of a knowledge-sharing platform amongst the Indian legal community;
  • To facilitate regular exchange of information, experiences, knowledge and networking between members;
  • To achieve global connectivity for its members by forging/renewing alliances with International Organisations and Groups
  • To seek inclusion of In- house lawyers in activities of the bar at state and national level.

Know the FICL Leadership

FICL is a not-for-profit organisation whose day to day affairs are managed by the office of its CEO.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (‘CEO’)

CEO supervises the day to day management of the affairs of FICL.

The Honorary President of FICL is invited by the CEO who is responsible for all the functions, duties and responsibilities of the implementation of FICL programmes and initiatives.

HON. PRESIDENT

HON. PRESIDENT OF FICC

The honorary President of FICL is invited by the CEO who is responsible for all the functions, duties and responsibilities of the implementation of FICL programmes and initiatives.

National Advisory Council (NAC)

The role of NAC is primarily to act as a ‘ Think Tank ‘ for FICL for giving guidance, advice and suggestions to the CEO and the Hon. President regarding initiatives and programs to be undertaken by FICL.

NAC takes an active role in determining modalities of FICL programs and initiatives, articulating the goals, means, to be served by FICL programs, ensuring effective planning and strengthening of FICL programs and services, aiding in ensuring adequate financial resources for FICL programs and services and enhancing the organisation's public standing.

Our Logo FICL FEDERATION OF INDIAN CORPORATE LAWYERS

The embodiment of the Indian Elephant in the FICL Logo symbolises wisdom, stability, loyalty, intelligence, reliability and determination. The blue colour signifies trust, dignity, intelligence and the red colour signifies boldness and courage. The roundness of font used for the FICL logo represents dynamic thrust to move forward and to keep up with changing times.