Mary Julie John

  • Partner
  • +91 80 435 06312
  • Bengaluru
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Mary specializes in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Foreign Direct Investment, Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures in the Information Technology, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Manufacturing and Real Estate Sectors, Secured Finance in the Real Estate Sector and Overseas Investments. Her transactional practice includes advice on transaction structuring, entry strategies, contract negotiation and foreign exchange regulations.

Mary regularly advises on data privacy, cyber security, copyright and trademark law, terms of service documents and content, entity set up, funds set up, licensing and regulatory compliances and all types of commercial contracts, including intellectual property assignment/licensing agreements, software and app development contracts, distribution/reseller contracts and franchising contracts.

She excels in complex drafting, real estate acquisitions by sale, lease and leave and license, development and construction agreements, corporate governance, trademark and copyright infringement, employment law matters, including drafting of employment contracts, company policy documents, codes of conduct, employee handbooks and employees’ stock option plans, setting up of branch offices and liaison offices and corporate compliances.

Mary has been practicing corporate law since 2006. Prior to joining JSA in 2009, she was previously with AZB & Partners.



Bar Council of Kerala



  • B. A., LL. B. (Hons.), Faculty of Laws, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala (2003)
  • LL. M., University College London, University of London (2005)



  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam