Archana Panchal

Archana focuses on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and corporate commercial. She advises international firms and companies on entry routes in India, incorporation/registration of legal entities in India and corporate restructuring.

Archana advises start-ups in their fund-raising activities. She has recently advised a few start-ups in their Series A funding. Some of her work includes:

  • Advising a few private equity funds in a Series C fund raising by a biotech company 
  • Advised a healthcare focused investment company in its investment in an entity engaged in providing healthcare services 
  • Advised a cements manufacturing company in relation to the sale of 49% stake in its wholly owned SPV to a global energy company 
  • Advised a financial institution on its investment in a commercial property platform

Prior to joining JSA, Archana was practising corporate law with Desai & Diwanji, Mumbai and DSK Legal, Mumbai.




  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa


  • LLB, University of Mumbai
  • B.Com, University of Mumbai


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

Last Updated on 25th January 2019

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