Archana has diverse experience in the field of Corporate Commercial laws. She has advised on various transactions relating to Merger, de-merger, Acquisition, investments and sale / transfer of businesses in various industries.
She has advised Private Equity funds and overseas / strategic investors in relation to investments / acquisitions in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, IT, Real Estate and Infrastructure sectors.
Archana has advised Pharmaceutical companies in relation to sourcing, supply and distribution agreements, as also raising of debt finance. She has advised on investments in & acquisition of Telecom Infrastructure & Power companies.
She has also advised Infrastructure companies / Engineering firms in relation to EPC and O&M contracts across various industries and sectors, including Mining projects, Road projects and Solar Power projects.
Archana has assisted nationalized banks in relation to portfolio reviews, security creation, consortium documentation and legal compliances. She has also represented clients before the Debt Recovery Tribunal, Securities Appellant Tribunal, and the High Court, Bombay.
Archana has authored numerous articles on various legal issues and has many publications to her credit including publications in Bar & Bench, La Lettre (Newsletter of Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry), etc.
She has spoken as a guest lecturer on topics such as ‘Key Imperatives of Due Diligence and Intellectual Property’, and ‘Bio Entrepreneurship’ at events such as Workshop on ‘Venture Capital & Private Equity in Life Sciences at HICC, Hyderabad, and Master Class on Bio-Entrepreneurship at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi. She has also addressed young women on labour laws and laws relating to safety and social security of women at Rai University, Behror, Rajasthan.
Prior to JSA, Archana was associated with DSK Legal, Mumbai and Desai & Diwanji, Mumbai.