Aleesha Jadhav

Aleesha is a corporate lawyer, who completed her LL.M from University of Pennsylvania in 2018. Prior to joining JSA, she has worked with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Khaitan & Co., Mumbai focusing on general corporate work.

She represents and advises companies on a broad range of corporate law related aspects including mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and advisory.

Aleesha has also authored articles and contributed to domestic and international legal journals.


Awards and Recognition

  • Justice H A Vakil Memorial Trophy
  • Mulla & Mulla Award



Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa



  • Ladies First: India’s accountability under UNSC 1325” for UN Women, New York
  • Corporate Liability” for Volume IV of NALSAR’s Journal of Corporate Affairs & Corporate Crimes
  • Vishaka vs. State of Rajasthan [(1997) 6 SCC 241]” for the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
  • Judiciary as a Harbinger for Women Empowerment” for Anand Law College, Gujarat



  • B.S.L, LL.B, Government Law College, Mumbai (2016)
  • LL. M, University of Pennsylvania (2018)



  • English
  • Marathi
  • Hindi

A select representation of her key transactions in her previous roles, include the following:

  • Advised and represented Global Infra Partners in relation to its: (i) acquisition of Ascend Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited from Rivendell PE LLC and Ascend Telecom Holding Mauritius LLC & (ii) acquisition of Tower Vision India Private Limited from Tower Vision Mauritius Limited.
  • Advised Warburg Pincus in relation to its investment in IndiaFirst Life Insurance through an Indian SPV.
  • Advised IL&FS and subsidiaries in relation to the group resolution.
  • Part of the deal team for Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc in relation to its acquisition of 25.1% stake in OMC Power Private Limited.
  • Part of the deal team for KKR in relation to its acquisition of Ramky Enviro, India’s largest waste management company.
  • Part of the deal team for lead investors such as Avenir Growth Capital, Greenoaks Capital, D1 Capital & Footpath Ventures in secondary investments in the fundraising round led by Zetwerk Manufacturing Businesses Private Limited.
  • Part of the deal team Mahindra’s ownership of 51% stake in Ford India JV amounting to $93m.

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