T. Purnachandra Rao

Purna currently is a part of the Litigation and Real Estate practice of the Firm and has a vast experience in Litigation of civil & criminal laws. In the past, he has advised various clients and has conducted litigations before the courts and various Quasi Judicial Authorities.

He has appeared and conducted proceedings before various special tribunals including Debt Recovery Tribunal & Labour Courts.

Purna has undertaken significant Litigations and Arbitrations in diverse areas, including disputes arising from Real Estate matters, labour, debt recovery matters relating to Banks as well as Non-Bank Financial Institutions and consumer disputes.

Purna has a vast experience in Realty transactions having handled prestigious assignments in the Real Estate sector of the Firm. He has advised several multi national companies and banks in connection with FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) & FII (Foreign Institutional Investors) transactions and has successfully completed several major land & property transfers.

Apart from the Real Estate & Litigation practice Purna has experience in handling immigration related issues for multinationals.

Radhika Gupta

Radhika specializes in advising and assisting Telecom companies and other service providers in regulatory, licensing and IT matters with a focus on regulatory compliances.

She has assisted in Litigation matters for clients in Telecom, Power, and Oil & Gas sectors.

In addition, she has experience in advising government and civic authorities like the DDA, NDMC and also the Union of India in various civil disputes before the High Court of Delhi.

She started as a Law Trainee with a Senior Advocate in TDSAT and soon after clearing the AIBE, she worked as a Law Researcher in the High Court of Delhi. Before joining JSA, she practiced on the civil side in the High Court of Delhi.

Shashank Vikram Singh

Shashank’s practice covers the entire gamut of Investments & Acquisitions, in Energy and infrastructure Projects.

During the course of his practice he has advised domestic & international project developers, Private Equity funds, lenders, institutional investors, and multilateral & bilateral agencies on Private Equity investments, Joint Ventures & strategic Acquisition (greenfield & brownfield) across a diverse array of verticals in the Infrastructure sector including Energy (conventional / thermal and renewable), Transportation (roads & national highways, ports, airports, BRTS / MRTS), Oil & Gas and Urban Infrastructure.

Shashank advises clients on all aspects of power purchase agreements, fuel supply & transport arrangements, EPC and O&M contracts, and mine developer & operator contracts. He also regularly advises project developers on the bidding & procurement process involved in major Public Private Partnership Projects.

He was part of the team that advised the Asian Development Bank in its largest investment in the Renewable Energy space in India.

Before joining JSA, he was with Trilegal, Mumbai where he worked with the Corporate and Projects practice groups; and Khaitan & Co, Mumbai where he was a member of the Energy, Infrastructure & Resources practice group.

Ronak Shah

Ronak practices in the areas of General Corporate Commercial Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate.

He also has a keen interest in emerging businesses and has advised and provided legal assistance to entrepreneurs and start-up companies and early stage investors.

Before joining JSA, Ronak practiced as a Chartered Accountant independently and with Dalal Doctor Associates where he gathered invaluable experience & expertise in the areas of Accounting & Audit, Taxation and Finance

Akhil Bhardwaj

Akhil’s practice covers diverse areas of Private Equity investments, Corporate Commercial, Corporate Restructuring, Foreign Direct investments in India & Overseas Direct Investment by Indian companies. He is also advising in the field of Oil & Gas operations – commercial matters and Dispute Resolution.

He has been representing Indian and multi-national companies in various cross-border transactions, advising on foreign direct investments, outbound investments, technology transfers, distributor and vendor contracts amongst other commercial contract issues.

Akhil also has a keen interest in Private Equity, Arbitration and Real Estate laws.

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.

Kartik Jain

Kartik’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial Laws, Capital Market Laws, Private Equity, and Mergers & Acquisitions, including Foreign Direct Investment in India, Company Law matters and Overseas Direct Investment by Indian companies and Joint Ventures.

He has varied transactional experience and has advised multi-national companies in cross-border transactions, Joint Ventures, technology transfers and advising on issues under the Companies Act, Foreign Exchange Management Act (including the FDI Policy and SEBI Act), setting up of business operations in India and outbound investments from India.

His scope of work has included conducting legal Due

Diligences, drafting, vetting and negotiating complex structuring issues and rendering strategic advice.

Manuel Jose

Manuel’s practice focuses primarily on corporate transactional matters such as cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, private equity and venture capital investments, business transfers and other corporate acquisitions. His transactional practice includes advice on India entry and related strategies, transaction structuring, foreign exchange regulations for both in-bound and outbound investment and general corporate advisory.

He also advises both domestic and international clients on establishment of new business operations in India, including advising them on related corporate secretarial and compliance requirements, and providing general legal hand holding for setting-up.

Prior to joining JSA, Manuel was with the Bangalore office of Kochhar & Co.


Daksh Ahluwalia

Daksh’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial and Capital Markets.

He has advised clients on issues under the Companies Act, Foreign Exchange Management Act (including the FDI Policy) and SEBI Act. He has also advised on Service Tax issues for various structures and setting up of an online or offline gambling unit in India.
He has recently been involved in development of the education practice of JSA and has advised clients in Higher Education.
Daksh has also assisted in the rsearch and drafting of the India chapter of an M&A handbook for an International Law Firm.

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.

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.

Devashish Marwah

Devashish specializes in Civil, Regulatory & Policy Dispute Resolution in various areas of general Litigation and Infrastructure Litigation in the Electricity sector.

He advises private utilities in the Electricity sector on diverse legal and regulatory issues, and more particularly on diverse aspects of Electricity reform & restructuring.

In addition, he has advisory experience in General Corporate Commercial and Finance related transactions including Private Equity & Foreign Investment, Joint Ventures and Acquisitions along with compliance advisory to construction and electricity generation companies.

Devashish also focuses on Electricity and Energy Project Developments. In addition, he has advised on other Infrastructure Projects such as Roads & Ports.

With regard to Renewable Energy & PPP Projects, his scope of work in transactions included conducting of legal Due Diligence; and rendering of strategic & regulatory advice on related matters.

Shantanu Jindel

Shantanu’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate Commercial, Corporate Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity investments.

He has been representing multi-national companies in various cross-border transactions, advising on foreign direct investments, outbound investments, joint ventures, technology transfers and commercial contract issues.

His work experience includes advising Indian and foreign parties on Private Equity investments in India, and on various issues arising out of the exchange control laws, Companies Act, and sector specific laws.

Prior to joining JSA, Shantanu has had the experience of practising before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi.

Kunal Kaul

Kunal’s practice includes Regulatory & Policy work along with Civil, Regulatory and Commercial Litigation.

He has handled various matters pertaining to commercial, regulatory and constitutional issues in various courts and tribunals. Kunal has also advised & represented clients before various judicial fora including the Supreme Court of India, High Courts of various states, Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, and State Electricity Regulatory Commissions.

Kunal handles various aspects of Dispute Resolution including evaluation of contractual arrangements, regulatory & legal framework to facilitate compliance, advising clients on processes to avoid or mitigate risks in conduct of business, providing strategic advice & opinions, drafting pleadings, briefing counsels, appearing & conducting matters – both on original & appellate sides.

He has also worked on General Corporate Commercial laws including establishment of Investment Funds, Private Equity Investments, Foreign Investments and advising clients on various aspects of Indian laws.

Prior to joining JSA, Kunal has worked with Nishith Desai Associates, Mumbai and Advocate Gopal Jain, Delhi.

Ananya Kumar

Ananya’s practice focuses on Corporate & Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution; with a focus on Construction & Engineering, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure and Roads’ Project contracts, including with respect to challenges for governmental tender processes.

In addition, he represents the interests of the Firm’s clients before the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts around the country and provides legal advice on diverse issues pertaining to litigious aspects of transactions and agreements.

Ananya also represents clients in arbitrations and court proceedings involving disputes arising out shareholder and joint venture agreements.

He has considerable experience in the field of Alternate Dispute Resolution, having done his Masters in Law from the London School of Economics with a specialization therein.

Ritika Vaswani

Ritika’s practice focuses on Corporate Commercial and Real Estate.

She specializes in Real Estate transactions, conducting due diligences and drafting allied documents including property development agreements and construction agreements. Ritika also works in the areas of Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Commercial.

She has advised and drafted documentation for some of the largest investments in the Indian Real Estate sector over the past few years. She regularly provides advice on property related matters to various multinational companies.

Ritika has worked extensively in the Hospitality, Healthcare, Biotechnology, Manufacturing, Software and Entertainment industries, advising in relation to Real Estate transactions.

Ritika Arora

Ritika specialises in General Corporate Commercial and Regulatory & Policy.

She has assisted in preparing opinions on aspects of general corporate compliances, government approvals and employment related advisory work. She has actively participated in research on legal queries and preparation of memos on terms of employment, conditions of service, employer’s obligations and rights of employees, issues on termination of employment, retrenchment, lay off and restructuring of work force.

Ritika has also worked extensively on various aspects of Regulatory & Policy, including drafting petitions in cases relating to power generation and transmission and advised clients on processes to avoid / mitigate risks in the conduct of business and has been involved in briefing counsels and appearing / conducting matters – both on original & appellate stages.

 She has been involved in formulating strategies and has also assisted in representing clients before Central Electricity Regulatory Commission and Appellate Tribunal for Electricity.

Ritika has also assisted in environmental matters before the National Green Tribunal

Malini Rao

Malini practices in Corporate Commercial and Dispute Resolution.

She focuses on Merger & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Business Transfers and Corporate Advisory. She is also involved in vetting of various commercial contracts. She also advises clients on Employment and General Corporate Commercial laws.

She also attends to matters before various Courts & Tribunals including the High Court, the District Courts, the Company Law Board and other Fora.

She has been practising law since 2013.

Kartikeya GS

Kartikeya specializes in Infrastructure, Projects & Project Finance.

He has been advising clients on diverse issues concerning contractual matters, projects, regulation and restructuring.

Kartikeya has also worked on concession agreements, shareholder agreements and power purchase agreements. Further, he has been involved in drafting operation and maintenance subcontracts, concession agreements, requests for proposals, terms sheets for shareholder agreements and term sheets for O&M arrangements.

He was also involved in advising a leading international company on making a bid for the operation & maintenance of a metro rail project, an assignment that involved reviewing the bids documents, preparing a detailed review of the applicable legal & regulatory framework, and formulating a risk-matrix.

Other assignments handled by him include the drafting, formulation and finalization of executive rules for the preparation, procurement and implementation of public private partnerships.

He has also advised leading companies on structuring captive power plants within the extant legislative framework.

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.

Pooranimaa Hariharan

Pooranimaa practices and specializes in the areas of Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions.

She has advised on structuring of the transactions, drafting & negotiating transaction documents and has represented buyers/investors & sellers/target entities in acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and asset sales & purchases.

She has been a part of transactions across diverse sectors including e-commerce, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing and software services.

Pooranimaa’s practice also extends to General Corporate Commercial and advisory work including legal opinions on a variety of corporate and commercial laws.

Tanya Mehta

Tanya’s practice covers diverse areas of corporate commercial law including foreign investment, joint ventures, private equity and matters involving asset purchase / business transfer. She has advised a number of Indian and foreign companies in structuring the acquisition or investment and has rendered advice on corporate restructuring. She has also drafted and negotiated various corporate commercial agreements including vendor / procurement contracts, distribution and sale agreements, technology license agreements and various service agreements. Tanya has also advised Indian and foreign clients on exchange control laws, employment issues and other general corporate matters.

Before joining JSA, she was with a leading law firm called Trilegal.

Ronak Thakkar

Ronak’s practice at the Firm spans across areas such as Banking & Finance, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and General Corporate Commercial matters.

He has advised clients on debt transactions including syndicated lending (secured & unsecured), domestic and external commercial borrowings, and security creation.

In the areas of Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions, he advises funds and investors on corporate law issues, acquisitions (private/public companies, inbound/outbound transactions) and foreign investment in India.

He is also involved in negotiating and reviewing a variety of commercial and financing contracts.

Aparajita Upadhyay

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

Before joining JSA, she was with Ministry of Commerce & Industry, undertaking research on Trade Policy.

She has also worked in-house with a major Banking conglomerate undertaking advisory on setting up Alternate Investment Funds, and Trusts

Archana Tewary

Archana specializes in Capital Markets and General Corporate Commercial. She has primarily worked on offerings of equities and securities by listed & unlisted companies. She has been advising on structuring of the transaction; drafting & negotiating offer documents, execution agreements required for the offering of securities, communications with the Securities and Exchange Board of India; participating in drafting sessions, and due diligence for the offering of securities. Before joining JSA, Archana was associated with M/s. Crawford Bayley & Co., one of India’s premier and oldest law firms.

Kannan Rahul

Kannan’s practice focuses on Banking & Finance and Financial Services.

He has handled financing transactions involving Indian and multinational banks, development financial institutions and corporates.

Kannan has extensive experience in structuring, due diligence, documentation & negotiation of various types of Banking & Finance transactions; including bilateral & syndicated credit facilities in the form of term loans as well as working capital facilities, acquisition financing, guaranteed credit facilities to overseas subsidiaries of Indian entities, and trade finance transactions. In addition, he has done advisory work on banking products, creation of security interest on Indian assets and issuances of debt securities.

Before joining JSA, he worked as an in-house counsel in the corporate legal group of ICICI Bank Limited (at Mumbai, Singapore and Hong Kong), and was the group head for the bank’s South East Asia and North Asia corporate legal team. At ICICI Bank he advised the bank on its financing, debt capital market, private banking and inter-bank transactions.

Ankit Agarwal

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

 He advises clients on diverse issues in relation to company law, exchange control regulations, structured investments & is engaged in drafting & negotiation of transactional documents & commercial contracts.

Prior to joining the corporate team, he has gathered invaluable experience & expertise, inter alia, in handling various types of Litigations – Corporate & Commercial, Intellectual Property Rights, Arbitrations, Writs under the Constitution of India at JSA.

Ankit has represented various major corporates, banks and financial institutions in Litigations before various High Courts of the Country and the Supreme Court

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.

Sunanda G.

Sunanda specializes in Real Estate transactions, including conducting Due Diligences and drafting of all related documents. She regularly provides advice on property related matters to various multinational companies.

She also has extensive experience in Banking & Finance related transactions including Real Estate Financing and Security Creation. Sunanda has drafted letters of intent, agreements and deeds for the sale, lease, and license of immovable property and project management services agreements and advised on the registration of documents, special economic zone compliance, development and co-development projects.
She also advises on various labour legislations and has been involved in drafting and reviewing various employment contracts. She has been involved in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts relating to Retail & Franchising.
Sunanda has experience in conducting cases and in this regard has appeared before the courts, tribunal and the consumer forum. She has been involved in drafting of various petitions.
She has been practicing law for over six years and before joining JSA, she tenured with AZB & Partners, Bangalore for a period of 2 years and then joined M&C Partners, Bangalore.

Ritunjay Gupta

Ritunjay’s core area of practice is Corporate & Commercial Litigation and Arbitration.

His domain of competence involves drafting of pleadings, giving legal opinions and appearing before various judicial authorities including the Supreme Court of India, High Courts, District Courts among other Tribunals.

He has extensive experience of handling litigation and arbitration for companies involved in sectors such as Hospitality and Leisure, Food Products including FMCGs, Automobiles, Construction and Engineering, Securities, Retail, Information Technology, Insurance, Banking and Finance.

He primarily advises on disputes/issues relating to interpretation and application of Constitutional Law, Company Laws, Contractual Laws, Securities Laws and Arbitration Law.

He has donned various hats in the past, having assisted clients in aspects of Competition Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity Investments, Joint Ventures, FDIs in India and Overseas Direct Investment by Indian companies, amongst others.

Shaswata Dutta

Shaswata’s practice covers areas of Banking & Finance, Debt Capital Markets (both onshore and offshore), Infrastructure Investment Trusts, Investment Funds and General Corporate.

In the area of Banking & Finance, he has advised Indian and multinational banks, multilateral institutions, non-banking finance companies and financial institutions in relation to (i) credit facilities to Indian borrowers, (ii) credit facilities to overseas subsidiaries of Indian entities, (iii) legality and requisite compliance in relation to proposed banking products to be offered, which are compliant with Indian exchange control and banking regulations.

In the area of Debt Capital Markets, he has advised banks, non-banking financial companies, financial institutions and corporates in connection with private placement of NCDS (both listed and unlisted) and issuance of offshore bonds by Indian companies.

He also advises various corporates in structuring, setting up, formation and registration of infrastructure investment trusts and alternative investment funds.

Shaswata is also has been an editor of Indian Yearbook of International Law & Policy, published by Satyam Law International and also contributes articles to national newspapers and blogs.

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.

Swapneil B. Akut

Swapneil specializes in Capital Markets & Securities laws.

He advises on a broad range of capital market transactions and has extensive experience in representing both issuers and investment banks on a number of complex, multijurisdictional transactions, including qualified institutions placements, initial public offerings and rights issues.

Swapneil focuses on fast-paced qualified institutions placements, and recent highlights include advising on the successful qualified institutions placements by Suprajit Engineering Limited (INR 1,499 million), Somany Ceramics Limited (INR 1,200 million), The Phoenix Mills Limited (INR 2,825 million), Capital First Limited (INR 3,000 million) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (INR 8,096 million).

More recently, Swapneil has expanded his focus to include the public offer and listing of infrastructure investment trusts in India. He was an integral part of the team that advised on the initial public offer of the IRB InvIT Fund, the first-ever initial public offer of units by an infrastructure investment trust in the country.

Before joining JSA, he worked as a consultant with KPMG India, as part of their risk management practice. Swapneil spearheads the JSA Mumbai tennis team in a host of corporate tennis tournaments in the city.

Ashrafi Ginwalla

Ashrafi practices in the areas of Mergers & Acquisition, Private Equity, Business Transfers, Business Takeovers and Corporate Advisory.

She has advised domestic and international clients on various facets of law including General Corporate Commercial Laws, Regulatory Compliances and Exchange Control Laws.

She is also involved in conducting due diligence of target companies and has drafted various corporate commercial contracts.

Ashrafi has qualified as a lawyer from K.C. Law College, Mumbai in 2015

Harshad Vaswani

Harshad specialises in banking & finance and financial services.

He has experience in banking & finance related transactions, particularly debt transactions (secured and syndicated), project finance, acquisition finance, structured finance, security creation, unlisted debt and general banking products. He has advised Indian and multinational banks, non-banking finance companies and financial institutions in relation to (i) credit facilities to Indian borrowers, (ii) credit facilities to overseas subsidiaries of Indian entities, (iii) private placement of NCDs, (iv) legality and requisite compliance in relation to proposed banking products to be offered, which are compliant with Indian exchange control and banking regulations.

Harshad has also advised on QIPs, and 144A offerings of overseas bonds by Indian issuers.

Prior to joining JSA, he completed a B.L.S., LL.B. degree from Government Law College, Mumbai.


Pallavi Banerjee

Pallavi specialises in Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance and General Corporate Commercial matters.

In the areas of Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions, she advises investors in their investments in and acquisitions of Indian companies.

She is also involved in negotiating and reviewing a variety of commercial and financing contracts.

Among other things, she has experience in Security creation, Corporate Commercial and Finance related transactions including Private Equity.

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