Our People

Sumanto Basu
New Delhi
  +91 11 4311 0621
English, Hindi, Bengali

Sumanto is chair of the Projects Practice at JSA. He focuses on the Energy sector.

He primarily advises on diverse Energy projects, such as LNG projects (including LNG sale & purchase agreements) upstream developments (including on Production sharing Contracts and Joint Operating Agreements), and product or gas off-take agreements. He advises multiple Indian and non-Indian Oil & Gas companies, including Energy majors.
Sumanto also works on Conventional Electricity and Renewable Energy Project development and Project Financings.
With regard to Power Projects, Sumanto has advised on the whole gamut of Project Development issues, including, Project tenders; Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs); Fuel Supply Agreements (both Coal & Gas); Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contracts (including split EPC contracts); Operations & Maintenance Agreements (O&M); and land related issues (including Forest Land issues).
With regard to Renewable Energy, he has advised on establishment of multiple Wind Power, Hydro, Bio-mass and Solar Projects in India.
Sumanto has advised multiple International Energy (Electricity, Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy) companies on their Indian projects. He has advised many large Indian Oil & Gas companies with regard to their domestic as well as international investments.
Sumanto has various publications in Energy journals and has recently submitted a chapter on Oil & Gas Laws in a book to be published by the Oxford University Press.


Disclaimer & Confirmation

As per the rules of the Bar Council of India, we are not permitted to solicit work and advertise. By clicking on the “I agree” below, the user acknowledges the following:

  • there has been no advertisement, personal communication, solicitation, invitation or inducement of any sort whatsoever from us or any of our members to solicit any work through this website;
  • the user wishes to gain more information about us for his/her own information and use;
  • the information about us is provided to the user only on his/her specific request and any information obtained or materials downloaded from this website is completely at the user’s volition and any transmission, receipt or use of this site would not create any lawyer-client relationship.

The information provided under this website is solely available at your request for informational purposes only, should not be interpreted as soliciting or advertisement. We are not liable for any consequence of any action taken by the user relying on material / information provided under this website. In cases where the user has any legal issues, he/she in all cases must seek independent legal advice.