Ms. Smita Chirimar is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and also holds Masters Degree in Commerce from the University of Madras and is also a Law Graduate. She also holds a post membership qualification degree in Corporate Governance (DCG (ICSI)), a specialized course in Corporate Governance offered by ICSI only to its members.
She has over 15 years of experience in secretarial matters. She is with the firm for more than ten years. Prior to associating with the firm as a partner, she worked as Company Secretary of a listed company belonging to a big group of Power and Steel companies and independently handled secretarial and compliance related work for the whole group comprising of a number of NBFCs, listed companies (both in India and abroad), private and public companies.
She gained substantial experience and knowledge, and has handled a variety of assignments stretching over the provisions of Companies Act, LLP Act, SEBI Act and Foreign Exchange Management Act.
She has an excellent academic record and has keen interest in research and development activities. She is a regular speaker at the Institute of Companies Secretaries of India (ICSI) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Confederation of Indian Industry (Southern Region) and various other professional forums on the Companies Act, 2013. She is involved in preparation of study material and also reviewing of model answers for Professional / Final level of ICSI.