Anand Lakra

A partner in the corporate and securities law practice of the firm, Anand focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and securities transactions. He specialises in transactional and advisory work with a special focus on securities law matters and publicly traded companies. 

His practice includes a wide range of matters, including cross-border acquisitions, takeover offers, joint ventures and private equity transactions. He also frequently advises controlling shareholders of publicly traded companies on the restructuring of their shareholdings.

Some of the significant clients represented by Anand are Singtel, Bosch, National Oilwell Varco, Citibank, Carlyle Group, Baring, Li & Fung Group, Gerresheimer and DXC Technology Group. 

Some of his recent work includes: 

  • Advised and assisted Singapore Telecommunications in its investment of INR 26 billion in Bharti Telecom 
  • Represented Deccan Value Advisors, a U.S based hedge fund, in its investment of INR 5 billion in PC Jeweler Limited, a publicly traded company in India 
  • Involved in the merger of Geometric Limited with HCL Technologies Ltd. 
  • Advised in the takeover offer by Warburg Pincus to the shareholders of Accelya Kale Solutions Limited and subsequent buy back offer by Bosch Ltd. 

Anand started his career with JSA and has been practising law since 2008.




  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa


  • B.L.S., Govt. Law College, Mumbai
  • LL.B., Govt. Law College, Mumbai


  • English
  • Hindi

Last Updated on 25th January 2019

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