Divyanshu Pandey

Divyanshu’s key focus areas are banking & finance and corporate commercial. His practice areas include debt capital markets, securities advisory and lending/finance advisory. He also covers debt financing through debt and debt-like instruments, project finance, debt restructuring and insolvency, securitisation and asset reconstruction. 

He advises Indian and multinational banks, non-banking finance companies, financial institutions and Indian borrowers in relation to complex and structured credit facilities to Indian borrowers, including acquisition financing, real estate finance and trade finance. He also advises on credit facilities to overseas subsidiaries of Indian entities for the purpose of overseas acquisitions and leveraged buy-outs as well as structuring and implementing structured debt, quasi-debt and equity transactions. He provides counsel on restructuring, enforcement and insolvency related matters.

Divyanshu has more than one and a half decades of experience in advising on banking and finance transactions. 

Some of the recent deals he has been involved with include: 

  • Advised Aircel Limited in relation to filing for corporate insolvency resolution under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 
  • Advised Asian Development Bank (ADB) in connection with a secured non-sovereign loan facility aggregating to USD 500 million to Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) 
  • Advised subscribers in connection with an issuance of listed, rated, secured, senior, redeemable non-convertible debentures of INR 1,000 million by Waree Energies Limited on a private placement basis 
  • Advised Deutsche Bank AG in relation to the subscription of privately placed non-convertible debentures aggregating to INR 125 million issued by a real estate company 
  • Advised Altico Capital India Private Limited, a non-banking financial company, in relation to INR 5.50 billion term loan facility

Before joining JSA, Divyanshu was working with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, London and Slaughter and May, London. During his time at Freshfields and Slaughter and May, Divyanshu acted for international banks and multinational companies on several banking & finance related transactions.




  • Bar Council of Delhi
  • The Law School Society of England and Wales


  • B.A (Hons), University of Delhi 
  • LL.B., University of Delhi 
  • BCL, University of Oxford


  • English
  • Hindi

Last Updated on 25th January 2019

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