Lalit Kumar

Lalit Kumar, Partner, JSA

Lalit is an M&A and PE lawyer and advises companies and institutions in corporate commercial transactions including private and public M&A, private equity, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, foreign direct investment (FDI), offshore investment (ODI) and advisory on corporate laws.



  • Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh
  • Associate Member of ICSI



  • Various legal journals
  • Various leading financial newspapers



  • LLB, University of Lucknow
  • B.Com, University of Allahabad
  • CS, ICSI, New Delhi
  • CWA (Inter), CWAI, New Delhi



  • English
  • Hindi

Some of his recent notable deals are:

  • Exit by Indiabulls from all its commercial assets in a sale to Blackstone. This deal was the largest PE deal in real estate in 2018
  • UPL Limited’s large acquisition for USD 4.2 billion of Arysta Lifesciences, US. This deal was the fifth largest ODI ever from India.
  • Microsoft Corporation’s acquisition of minority stake in Robotic Wares Private Limited

He frequently writes columns on legal issues in financial newspapers. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars organized by professional institutions, industry chambers and law colleges.