Manav Raheja

Manav Raheja, Partner, JSA

Manav concentrates his corporate law practice on Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity investment transactions, Joint Ventures and corporate advisory matters.  He represents promoters, emerging companies, financial and strategic investors in an array of legal matters in the corporate law sphere.  His practice area also includes advising on structuring and setting up business in India, day-to-day business operations, corporate compliance and governance and business restructuring as required. In addition, Manav also regularly advises on all types of commercial and corporate contracts. Manav is part of the leadership group for JSA’s Start-up Initiative. He advises entrepreneurs and start-up companies by hand holding them through the legal and regulatory environment of doing business in India.

Prior to attending law school, Manav gained valuable experience in the financial sector at the Mumbai offices of Standard Chartered Mutual Fund (now IDFC Mutual Fund) and Merrill Lynch.



  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • Boston Bar Association



  • Starting your new business? Make sure you have these legal paperwork and contracts before getting investors onboard – Business Insider
  • “Return of the MAC: Investors, beware! sellers need to ‘fall off a cliff” – Times Now News



  • LLM, Banking & Financial Laws, Boston University School of Law
  • LLB, K.C. Law College



  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Sindhi

Some of the key recent assignments handled by Aditya include:

  • Reliance Infrastructure Limited in the proposed acquisition of its integrated generation, transmission and distribution Mumbai power business to Adani Transmission Limited for USD 2.9 billion
  • Reliance Communications Limited in the proposed sale of its towers business to Brookfield for USD 1.6 billion
  • Reliance Communications Limited in its proposed merger with Aircel Limited for USD 5.2 billion
  • Reliance Infrastructure Limited in the acquisition of its subsidiary Reliance Cement Company by Birla Corporation Limited for USD 710 million
  • Union Bank of India in the acquisition of 49% of Union KBC Mutual Fund from KBC Group
  • Lodha Developers in connection with its USD 191 million acquisition of 87 acres of land in Thane from Clariant Chemicals