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Bir Bahadur Singh Sachar

Bir’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial law including Securities, Private Equity Investments, Business Transfer, Corporate Restructuring, Joint Venture & Takeovers and Foreign Investment.

He has advised a number of Indian and foreign companies in matters relating to issue of securities including Initial Public Offerings, Rights Issues, Issue of FCCBs (Foreign Currency Convertible Bond) and Qualified Institutional Placements.

Bir has attended several seminars and conferences including a Seminar on “Corporate Governance”; a Seminar on “Media and Law”; a Workshop on “Public Issues and Investor Protection”; and a Conference on “Emerging Trends of Corporate Law in India”.

Nosh Modi

Nosh practices in the areas of Private Equity placements, Capital Market offerings, Corporate Commercial laws and the setting up of funds. He also has varied experience in Arbitrations, (domestic and international) and Real Estate transactions.

Nosh has handled a host of Capital market offerings, (Initial Public Offerings, issuance of shares on a rights basis, issuance of foreign currency convertible bonds, issuances of American Depository Receipts and Global Depository Receipts, issuances of bonds, and qualified institutional placements), and various Private Equity transactions.

Nosh has also handled Joint Ventures, the setting up of Venture Capital fund structures, (foreign and domestic), International & Domestic Commercial Arbitrations, and large Real Estate transactions.

He has been part of the team that handled the potential privatisation of a public sector unit.

Prior to his current practice, Nosh apprenticed with a leading law firm of Mumbai, and later he worked at the offices of a Counsel & Solicitor in Mumbai, researching and maintaining their legal data bank.

Surbhi Kothiala

Surbhi specializes in General Corporate Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity investments.

She has been handling various matters related to joint ventures, legal audits & due diligence exercises, and drafting of various commercial agreements.

Surbhi has advised domestic & international clients, in foreign direct investments, and corporate restructuring; as also various issues related to Companies Act, and laws governing specific sectors such as Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Financial services.

Arpita Garg

Arpita practices in the areas of Banking & Finance and General Corporate Commercial.

She has advised domestic and international clients in Banking & Finance related transactions including Syndicated Lending (secured & unsecured), domestic & External Commercial Borrowings, Project Financing, Acquisition Financing and Debt Restructuring. She has also advised clients on exchange control laws, security creation and general Corporate Commercial laws.

Before joining JSA, she was working with ICICI Bank Limited, Mumbai in their Corporate Legal Department. During her time spent at ICICI Bank, Arpita has worked on various corporate financing and project lending to multinational and domestic companies.

Namita Bahri

Namita’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial.

She has advised clients on various issues under Company Law and FEMA (including Foreign Direct Investment Policy).

Namita’s scope of work includes conducting legal Due Diligence and drafting and vetting of various commercial agreements including guarantee agreements, services agreements, confidentiality and non disclosure agreements, collaboration agreements, lease deeds and transaction documents such as joint venture agreements and share purchase agreements.

She has worked on establishment of offshore and onshore funds that propose to invest across all sectors In India. Namita has worked on Share Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and has advised a Mauritian based Private Equity Fund in its investment in Real Estate in India.

She has advised international entities in setting up their presence in India and has also assisted in rendering tax advice for structuring of inbound and outbound investment.

Namita has advised various corporations on the applicability of various employment laws. She has also been involved in advising on employment agreements for senior and mid level personnel of corporations.

Prior to joining JSA, Namita was working with Khaitan & Co.

Hormuz D. Mehta

Hormuz specializes in Dispute Resolution, White Collar crimes and General Corporate Commercial Litigation.

He has extensive knowledge in Dispute Resolution from International Commercial Arbitrations to criminal frauds in local courts. He has varied experience in Litigation matters including corporate frauds, bail & anticipatory bail applications, medical negligence, scams, economic espionage, internet fraud and perjury.

In addition, he has experience in International Commercial Arbitrations under various international institutions such as the ICC, DIAC and LCIA.

Before re-joining JSA, he was for two years as a counsel in the Bombay High Court with criminal counsel Mr. Aabad Ponda. He was also a Case Manager at the Dubai International Arbitration Centre for 2 years, before which he was an Associate with JSA in the Mumbai & Dubai offices.

Yashaswi Kant

Yashaswi practices in the areas of Regulatory and Policy with a focus on Energy Laws.

Before joining JSA, he worked with Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan and Advaita Legal (KPMG) wherein he prepared GST Transition Reports for various MNC’s and conglomerates.

Yashaswi also has experience in handling various types of litigation – writs under the Constitution of India and representations before Tribunals.

He has also advised the Ministry of Steel, Government of India regarding International Trade Law / WTO issues.

K. Mohan Kumar

Mohan is currently part of the Real Estate and Litigation practice of the Firm & has handled several key assignments in the said areas.

He has the experience in handling Civil & Criminal cases before various courts and tribunals. Mohan has advised and assisted companies in registration and stamp duty aspects relating to their realty projects & property development matters, including documentation, title due diligence and liaisoning with all governmental and regulatory authorities.

He has a sound knowledge on regulatory laws governing the aspects of licenses and approvals in development of SEZ’s (Special Economic Zones) & Integrated Townships.

Apart from Real Estate and Litigation, Mohan has an extensive experience in preparing memos & drafting of Development and Joint Venture Agreements.

Manasvi Nandu

Manasvi’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial law including Foreign Investment, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and matters involving asset purchase / business transfer.

Her scope of work in these transactions has included conducting of legal due diligence, drafting and vetting of shareholders’ / subscription agreements and rendering regulatory advice on related matters.

Manasvi has graduated in 2011 from Government Law College, Mumbai. Prior to joining JSA as an Associate, she had interned with the firm as a full time legal assistant for one year.

Divyam Agarwal

Divyam’s core area of practice is Dispute Resolution.

He has extensive experience in handling matters in various courts & tribunals relating to Commercial & Civil Litigation, and has been engaged in drafting of pleadings, opinions and appearing before various courts and tribunals.

Divyam is involved in handling institutional as well as adhoc commercial Arbitrations. He has worked in National & International Commercial Arbitrations including those concerning building and construction law related legal issues.

He has completed his Masters in Law from London School of Economics with a specialization in Arbitration. He is qualified, as an Advocate-on-Record of the Supreme Court of India.

 

Ekta Chandan

Ekta practices in the areas includes Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Acquisitions and Disposition of business & business assets, slump sale, technology transfer and Business Process Outsourcing.

Ekta advises both Domestic and International clients in various sectors like Automobile, Pharmaceuticals, and Real Estate.

Before joining JSA, she was with Solomon & Co, Mumbai

 

Mohit Bakshi

Mohit’s practice covers diverse areas of Civil & Corporate Commercial Litigation.

He has extensive experience in drafting of pleadings, opinions and appearing before several judicial authorities and tribunals including the Supreme Court of India, High Courts of various States, District Courts, Company Law Board, Board and Appellate Tribunal Authority for Industrial & Financial Reconstruction, National Commission for Consumer Disputes Redressal and other Consumer Forums.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mohit has worked in the chambers of a prominent Senior Counsel practicing in the High Court of Delhi and thereby gained valuable exposure in the field of Civil Litigation on the Original side, Writ Petitions, contractual and property disputes and Public Interest Litigations.

Ayisha Mansoor

Ayisha specializes in diverse areas of General Corporate Commercial.

She has advised both domestic & international clients on foreign direct investments into India, establishment of new business operations in India, and has provided assistance in obtaining necessary approvals. She has been involved in numerous transactions involving share acquisition. She has assisted in conducting due diligences, drafting & negotiating transactional documents, including share subscription agreements, shareholders agreements and related secondary agreements.

She has gathered invaluable experience & expertise in the Real Estate sector including due diligence exercises and drafting of commercial agreements. She has also advised multinational companies and drafted agreements relating to units set up in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

Ayisha has had the opportunity of being seconded to Motorola Mobility, one of the leading smartphone makers worldwide. She has been actively involved in consumer related litigation and has also been dealing with employment laws and other related matters of the company.

She has also been advising on areas relating to corporate secretarial & compliances under various applicable corporate laws. In addition, she has been involved in drafting of various pleadings & applications before judicial forums and also has exposure to litigation matters.

K. Z Kuriyan

Kuriyan’s practice is focused primarily on Corporate Commercial matters in relation to Mergers & Acquisitions, Share Purchase and Asset Purchase Agreements and Due Diligence exercises on Target Companies.

He has been involved in, inter alia, conducting legal due diligences on the target companies, drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and transaction documents such as share purchase and subscription agreements, shareholders agreements, construction and real estate related agreements.

Currently, he is assisting clients in the Real Estate and Construction & Engineering sectors to make investments in India and to conclude transactions with their Indian counterparts.

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Kuriyan amongst others, cover the following: –

  • Drafting, negotiating and finalizing the transaction documents and due diligence exercises on target companies.
  • Assisting clients in the Construction and Real Estate sectors to make investments in India and to conclude transactions with their Indian counterparts.
Swetha Prashant

Swetha’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial law, Private Equity, Foreign Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate.

She has represented and assisted leading international private equity and venture capital funds on a variety of transactional and advisory matters relating to foreign investments in India. She has been involved in conducting legal due diligences, drafting, reviewing and negotiating transaction documents such as term sheets, share purchase agreements, share subscription agreements and shareholders’ agreements.
She has been practicing law since 2006. Before joining JSA, she worked as an in-house legal counsel for Godrej Properties Limited, a Mumbai-based real estate company, and subsequently joined as an Associate at Lexygen, a Bangalore-based law firm specializing in private equity and mergers and acquisitions, in 2007.
She has also written articles in reputed publications on topics relating to differential voting rights in Indian companies, legality and enforceability of affirmative voting rights in listed companies and international commercial arbitrations.

Vidhyadhare S

Vidhyadhare specializes in Real Estate transactions, including conducting due diligences, verification for title of immovable property and drafting of all related documents.

She has advised & drafted documentation for some of the largest investments for the Real Estate sector in India. She regularly provides advice on property related matters to various multinational companies.

Vidhyadhare has extensive experience in Banking & Finance related transactions including Real Estate financing and security creation.

She has drafted letters of intent, agreements and deeds for the sale, lease, and license of immovable property and project management services agreements, construction agreements and advised on the registration of documents, special economic zone compliance, development and co-development projects.

Vidhyadhare has also advised on various labour legislations and has been involved in drafting various employment contracts, and Retail & Franchising. She regularly appears before various courts, tribunal and the consumer forum; and has been involved in drafting of various petitions.

Prior to joining the Firm, she worked with M&C Partners, Bangalore; and Shriram Properties Private Limited.

Farhad Sorabjee

Farhad acts and appears in diverse complex multi-jurisdictional national and international commercial arbitrations, and disputes involving tortious and contractual aspects of civil law. He acts and advises investors in Investor-State bilateral treaty arbitrations, and was the lead advisor in simultaneous litigation & arbitration proceedings in Sri Lanka and the U.K. for a global port operator, for which the Firm was awarded the ‘Asian Counsel-Deal of the Year’, for Dispute Resolution.

Farhad has advised & acted in numerous proceedings involving administrative law and constitutional challenges relating, amongst others, to excise duties and tariffs, service taxes and import & export laws. He has appeared in several landmark decisions of the Supreme Court of India on issues such as the liability to pay customs duty on the import of intellectual property and the applicability of excise duty provisions to immovable property. He co-chairs the firm’s dispute resolution practice.

Farhad has advised & appeared in numerous multi-pronged international trade defence investigations and proceedings involving anti-dumping and safeguard duties.

He has advised international and Indian companies on India’s erstwhile monopolistic, restrictive & unfair trade practices law and heads the firm’s Competition Law practice in Mumbai. Farhad acted in India’s first cartel activity investigation before the new Competition Commission of India and also the first substantive abuse of dominance proceeding before the commission. He advises extensively on merger control issues and filings in both global and Indian acquisitions and mergers, as well as on internal Competition Law corporate compliance.

Farhad has advised and assisted State Governments in the formulation and drafting of legislation pertaining to infrastructure development funding and fiscal accountability.

Vishal Anand

Vishal’s practice ranges from Regulatory to General Corporate Commercial and covers Electricity, Competition and other branches of law.

He specializes in Regulatory advisory and Dispute Resolution, and has acquired special insights into matters relating to the Electricity sector. His clients have included electrical power generators, transmission & distribution utilities, electricity traders, state regulatory commission’s bulk consumers and airport operators.

Vishal handles different aspects of Dispute Resolution including legal and regulatory appraisal of projects for securing statutory compliances, giving strategic advice and suggesting measures for mitigating regulatory risks, drafting pleadings, briefing counsel, appearing and conducting matters. He has represented a variety of public and private companies before different forums including High Courts, Electricity Regulatory Commissions, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity and the Supreme Court of India.

He has also been involved in advising clients, rendering legal opinion on regulatory issues such as issues relating to parallel license, power allocation from a generating company and powers of Regulatory Commissions. He is also Empanelled as Amicus curiae to the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, the apex regulatory authority for electricity in India.

Vishal has been practicing law since 2005. Before joining JSA, he was working with Trilegal where he handled several distribution licensees, generating companies and State Electricity Regulatory Commission before various forums.

Vinod Kumar

Vinod’s practice focuses on Dispute Resolution.

He has an extensive experience of handling general civil and commercial Litigation, Arbitration and public law remedies. He has represented clients before different fora in matters relating to Energy, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Banking, Intellectual Property Rights and Environment law.

Vinod regularly appears and conducts matters as counsel before various Courts and Tribunals, including Electricity Regulatory Commissions, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, National Green Tribunal, Debt Recovery Tribunal, Intellectual Property Appellate Board, Consumer Forums, District Courts and High Courts.

He has represented a Bank, before the Madras High Court in one of the first instances in India of challenge to options contracts executed under ISDA Master Agreement.

Vinod represents clients in Arbitration disputes arising out of diverse contracts including Franchise Agreements, Infrastructure projects related to Ports & Road Constructions, Gas Supply Contracts, Power Purchase Agreements and EPC Contracts.

He advises clients in the Power sector on aspects relating to setting up and operating power plants, as also on diverse aspects of the Electricity Act including compliances under the regulatory framework.

Vinod regularly advises on environmental compliances and allied Environmental law issues. As part of his practice covering public law remedies, he has represented clients in matters arising under Administrative law and Constitutional law.

He also has a vast experience in handling transactions involving Real Estate and Infrastructure development. He is also adept at negotiating and enforcing commercial contracts.

Vinod has been practicing law since 1998. He had co-founded Vichar Partners in September 2010 which has now merged with J. Sagar Associates.

Arka Mookerjee

Arka’s practice area covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial law which includes Capital Markets, Foreign Investments and Acquisitions.

He was part of the team which drafted the Placement Document for the first ever Qualified Institutional Placement in the Country and advised the clients thereof on the transaction. He was also a part of the team for the first ever public issue for Non- Convertible Debentures.

Arka has co-authored articles titled ‘Data Protection Laws – an overview’ published in the Corporate Law Advisor (CLA) and ‘Securitisation – a right to appeal’ published in Lexsite.com.

Manav Raheja

Manav concentrates his corporate law practice on Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity investment transactions and Real Estate matters.

He represents promoters, emerging companies, financial and strategic investors in an array of legal matters in the corporate law sphere. Manav also advises entrepreneurs and startup companies by hand holding them through the legal and regulatory environment of doing business in India.

Manav also works on Real Estate transactions, including conveyancing and leasing matters, property management and development agreements. He has been part of some of the largest investments in the Real Estate sector in India in the last few years.

Prior to attending law school, Manav gained valuable experience in Capital Markets at the Mumbai offices of Standard Chartered Mutual Fund (now IDFC Mutual Fund) and Merrill Lynch.

Manvinder Singh

Manvinder’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial law including Foreign Investment, Joint Ventures, Private Equity and matters involving asset purchase / business transfer. He has advised a number of Indian and foreign companies in structuring the acquisition or investment and has rendered advice on corporate restructuring. Manvinder has also worked on matters involving FCCB (Foreign Currency Convertible Bond) issues and IPO (Initial Public Offering).

Manvinder has worked extensively in the Oil & Gas and Telecom sectors. In the Oil & Gas sector, Manvinder has been involved in negotiations and drafting of Farm out Agreements, Joint Operating Agreements, Crude Off take and Sales Agreements, and Gas Sales Agreements. He had advised upstream companies on the rights and obligations under PSC (Production Sharing Contract), and has represented and promoted the interest of upstream companies before Government authorities’ such as DGH (Directorate General of Hydrocarbons) and Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. He has extensively worked in the area of Project Finance in relation to the Oil & Gas sector.

Prior to joining the Firm, Manvinder has worked with some leading law firms including Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co. and Luthra & Luthra Law Offices. He has also worked as a Company Secretary and Manager-Legal of an upstream Oil & Gas company.

Shanaya Irani

Shanaya’s practice covers diverse areas of Dispute Resolution as well as Regulatory & Policy related disputes.

She has been involved in several arbitrations and litigation matters.

Prior to joining JSA as a Junior Associate, she was a paralegal with the firm.

Sherill Pal

Sherill focuses on Corporate Commercial, Venture Capital & Private Equity, and Information Technology, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions.

She advises domestic and international clients on foreign exchange regulations and general corporate laws in India, and has been involved in conducting legal due diligences, drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and transaction documents.
Sherill also advises on various areas of Information Technology Law including outsourcing, data protection and e-commerce issues. She has experience of providing general advice on content and privacy matters to IT and communications companies and their users, in international, public and private sectors.

Before joining JSA, she was with IndusLaw for three years.

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Sherill amongst others cover the following: –

  • Advising a company which operates a marketplace for sale and purchase of digital goods, on the launch of their gift cards in India; a structure for operation of an e-wallet for Indian users; contractual arrangements with payment aggregators in India;
  • Advising several multi-national companies on data security and data retention requirements in India.

 

Jeevith Belliappa

Jeevith practices in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and General Corporate Commercial.

He has advised clients on an array of M&A transactions (predominantly on the seller side). He also has advised domestic and international clients in Private Equity related transactions including Venture Capital funding (both foreign and domestic), Joint Ventures and Fund Formations. He also regularly advises clients on exchange control laws and general Corporate Commercial laws.

Before joining JSA, he was with Amarchand & Mangaldas, and prior to which he was at IndusLaw.

Amar Gupta

Amar has extensive experience in Litigation of Civil nature. In the recent past, he advised & represented key clients and has conducted high profile Litigations before the Supreme Court of India and High Courts of various States.

He has also conducted Arbitrations and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), both on behalf of claimants and respondents. Amar has also appeared in and conducted proceedings before various special tribunals including Company Law Board, Securities Tribunal, Consumer Courts and Telecom Regulatory Authority.

Amar has undertaken significant Corporate Commercial Litigations, Arbitrations and ADR in diverse areas, including Disputes arising from Joint Venture Agreement & Franchise Agreement – both International and Domestic; Infrastructure projects related to Telecom, Oil & Gas, Power; Disputes arising from Shareholders’ Agreement, Share Purchase Agreements; Corporate laws including Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions, take-over’s & Joint Ventures; trade related issues including monopolies & restrictive trade practices and franchise; Banking & Finance transactions; Commercial transactions, letter of credit & bank guarantees; issues relating to Indirect Taxes against revenue authorities; Tort actions; Intellectual Property rights; Criminal proceedings arising from Commercial transactions.

Several of the matters conducted by Amar have resulted in milestone court rulings reported in reputed law journals and are often cited as authoritative precedents.

Vikram Raghani

Vikram’s areas of practice include Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Securities Laws.

He has been involved in Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions transactions focusing primarily in the listed space. Vikram has also been involved in Capital Market transactions.

He has also been part of the team advising clients on commercial transactions on matters of securities / company law and exchange control laws.

Raveena Dhamija

Raveena primarily focusses on Projects and Banking & Finance.

She has advised on diverse Finance Transactions and opinions relating to Energy projects, such as LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) Projects (including Regasification Agreements) and Coal projects.

Raveena has advised on issues pertaining to handling service and transportation agreements, guarantees, comfort letters and EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contracts.

She has also worked on matters relating to Customs Act and Railways Act, with special reference to liabilities arising out of transfer by Railways.

Uttara M. Kolhatkar

Uttara’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial law including Foreign Investment, Joint Ventures and Capital Market transactions. She has also advised clients on transactions of the nature of Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity investments, as well as on Projects involved in the ‘Infrastructure’ sphere.

Uttara has been with the Firm for more than five years and specializes in Capital Market transactions including Initial Public Offerings, Rights Issues, and Global Depository Receipts Issuances; and Foreign Currency Convertible Bond Offerings by Indian companies. Uttara also specializes in the debt capital market sphere, with particular reference to issuances of off- shore/ foreign bonds by Indian corporates and banks including issuances of Medium Term Notes/ Bonds by banks. Uttara has been involved in many a marquee capital market transactions, and has represented the Firm in advising clients.

Prior to joining the Firm, Uttara has worked with one of India’s leading law firms, Crawford Bayley & Co., as a Solicitor Assistant.
Uttara is admitted as a Solicitor of the Bombay Incorporated Law Society as well as a Solicitor of the Law Society of England and Wales.

Varghese Thomas

Varghese has extensive experience in commercial Dispute Resolution matters, having advised and represented several clients in arbitrations and court cases relating to shareholder disputes, supply and sale contracts and engineering contracts.

He regularly advises clients on Indian law issues concerning General Corporate laws, Exchange Control Regulations, and Family and Trust laws.

In addition, he has extensive experience in the Port Sector having advised several multinational port operators in setting up operations, including negotiating license agreements.

Pragya Chauhan

Pragya’s core area of practice is Dispute Resolution including Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in diverse areas of Corporate & Commercial, Engineering & Construction and Civil disputes before Courts and Arbitral Tribunals.

She has considerable experience in handling matters in the Supreme Court of India, various High Court(s), District Courts, Company Law Board and Consumer Redressal Forums.

Pragya is involved in handling high stake domestic and International Arbitrations (ad hoc and institutional) involving disputes arising out of various commercial contracts.

Gayatri Bhandari

Gayatri practices in the areas of Banking & Finance, Foreign Direct Investment and Company law.

She has advised Domestic & International clients on diverse areas of law such as Banking & Structured products, Project Finance, Exchange Control, Securities Laws and general Corporate Commercial laws.

Gayatri has been involved in several transactions focused on Structured Finance, both Domestic & Cross Border. She has advised a number of Domestic & Multi-national Banks and Financial Institutions in various Syndicated Finance, Acquisition Finance, Project Finance, External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) and Structured Finance deals.

She has also advised Private Equity funds in their investments in Indian listed / publicly traded and unlisted companies.

Prasanth V.G.

Prasanth specializes primarily in Dispute Resolution.

He has extensive experience of having appeared and conducted cases in various courts, tribunals and quasi-judicial bodies in various cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Allahabad, Chandigarh and Bangalore. He has been involved with matters concerning a wide range of subjects related to Company Contracts, Specific Relief, Property, Partnership, Trust, Intellectual Property, Banking, Infrastructure, Energy, Consumer Protection, Intellectual Property and Arbitration. He has a vast experience in the drafting of pleadings, applications and evidence briefings for several counsels in numerous matters, and has also done many arguments including both final and interim arguments at various fora.

Prasanth also has an extensive experience in General Corporate advisory assignments and transaction assignments. He has advised several clients on a host of issues concerned with Companies, Banking & Finance, Contracts and Property. He has also been involved in the finalisation of many share-purchase agreements, escrow agreements, software license agreement, confidentiality agreement, sale deeds, lease deeds, gift deeds, trust deeds and Partnership agreements from time to time.

Before joining JSA, he worked for five years with the New Delhi branch of Paras Kuhad & Associates. Thereafter, he worked as a Senior Associate for 10 months with KLaw, Bangalore.

Meha Chandra

Meha practices in the areas of Corporate Commercial law including Foreign Investment, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity.

She has been actively involved in assignments pertaining to Company law, Capital Markets, Due Diligence for Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and other Corporate matters

Samir Agrawal

Samir specialises in Regulatory & Policy with a focus on Competition Law.

He has worked on diverse Competition matters including cartel investigations, vertical agreements, abuse of dominance cases and merger filings.

He has advised several national and international corporate houses on competition matters, and has represented clients before the Competition Commission of India, having been involved in drafting information & replies.

Samir has also assisted in creating Competition Compliance Programmes for Corporate Houses.

He has completed his Master of Laws from University College London with a focus on EU Competition Law, where he was awarded a merit.

Vishnu Sudarsan

Vishnu’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial and Regulatory & Policy. He focuses on advising clients across different verticals viz, Energy (Power), Communications (Telecommunications & Broadcasting), Transport (Surface Transport including Railways & Metro systems), and Urban Infrastructure.

In these verticals, he advises clients on multiple issues such as Corporate transactions (M&A), Projects, Regulatory & Restructuring, and Public Private Partnerships.

Vishnu has been practicing law for more than 10 years and has extensive experience in advising Investors, Developers, Lenders, and Governmental Agencies on Equity, Debt, Procurement, Divestment, Project development and related aspects in the Infrastructure space.

He also has an extensive Litigation experience and advises clients in formulating Litigation strategies.

Vishnu served as a visiting faculty on Telecommunication laws at the Indian Law Institute and is a frequent speaker at conferences and training workshops on issues of Telecom laws.

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