Debottam Chattopadhyay

Debottam Chattopadhyay, Associate, JSA

Debottam’s key focus areas are mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions. He has advised several Indian and foreign companies in structuring various investments/transactions and assisted them through the entire lifecycle of a transaction.

His experience also includes advising Indian and foreign clients on legal issues pertaining to day-to-day business operations, real estate, employment laws, corporate compliance and corporate governance for both listed and unlisted companies. In addition, Debottam has assisted clients with respect to various high value commercial contracts and long-term leases. He has also advised clients in contentious matters involving acrimonious exit of investors and shareholders’ disputes.

He has been practicing law since 2017. Before joining JSA, he worked with Trilegal and Phoenix Legal. Debottam also served a stint as an in-house counsel (on long-term secondment) with a leading FMCG company and short-term secondment with a hospitality company.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Delhi

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali

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

  • Advised a real estate company and its promoters in acquiring the entire shareholding of a foreign investor leading to the resolution of a complex shareholder dispute.
  • Advised an automotive component manufacturer in its joint venture agreement with an American company to develop and manufacture innovative car components in India.
  • Advised a leading digital media start-up in their fund raise from various domestic investors.
  • Advised a hospitality company in its potential acquisition of a hotel in New Delhi.
  • Advised an IT company in obtaining a high value long term lease from a large real estate company.
  • Advised a foreign company in its potential acquisition of the entire wind and solar energy assets of a leading private equity firm in India.