Megha Arora

Megha is a Partner in the general corporate and M&A practice of JSA, with special focus on the projects and energy sector. She has over 18 years of experience in this vertical. She has assisted clients in all aspects of project development and operations, including setting-up of greenfield and brownfield projects.

Her experience includes project/energy related joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions and cross-border investments, bid advisory, and advising on energy/project contracts.

In the renewable energy sector Megha regularly advises solar and wind energy players on key legal issues in acquisitions and investments. In the oil & gas sector, Megha has been involved in advising on the project contracts for India’s key LNG terminals. In the banking and finance sector, she has led several project finance transactions for power, refinery and city gas distribution related projects.

In the construction space, Megha has advised on several turnkey projects, infrastructure projects and other heavy engineering works. Her focus areas also include Smart Cities and Urban Infrastructure.

Megha is well-positioned to offer clients fully-integrated legal representation as her experience includes representing developers, contractors and project operators, offtakers, lenders and sponsors.



Karnataka State Bar Council



  • India chapter of “GTDT Gas Regulation, 2019 & 2020” publication (co-authored)
  • Co-authored an article titled “Wanted: A catalyst for Growth” published in EPC & I magazine in January 2020
  • Co-Authored an article titled “Tax Uncertainty in the Solar Sector” – Oil Asia Journal, 2019
  • “A Push to Infra Projects” published in Financial Chronicle on September 17, 2018
  • Article titled “Issues Pertaining to Iron Ore Mining in Karnataka”, 2014 SCJ Weekly, 30 October, Page 24



B.A. LLB (Hons.), The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences



  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali

Megha’s key representations in the renewable energy sector include:

  • Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel Limited (AMNSI) in relation to its GTA with Pipeline Infra Ltd. for the supply and transportation of natural gas to its facilities at Hazira and Vizag. Also, advised on AMNSI’s GSPAs with RIL and BP;
  • Amazon Seller Services Private Limited in relation to off-take of power from IndoSpace AS Industrial Power Park Private Limited’s rooftop solar photovoltaic power plant and Shankar Abodes Private Limited’s open access project in Tamil Nadu;
  • Atha Group in relation to drafting, negotiating and finalizing definitive agreements for the development of a 100 MW solar plant in Thoothukudi District, Tamil Nadu;
  • Blue Leaf Energy Asia Pte Ltd (a Macquarie Capital group company) with respect to (i) legal and regulatory regime governing captive power plant and (ii) drafting and finalising the power consumption agreement, shareholders’ agreement and land lease agreement in relation to the development of a 70 MW solar power plant on a captive model in the State of Chhattisgarh;
  • Enel Green Power India Private Limited in relation to development of power plant for sale of power on a captive basis;
  • Juniper Networks India Private Limited in relation to a power purchase agreement to purchase power from a 30 MW solar power project owned by Atria Solar Power (Chamrajanagar) Pvt. Ltd. and investment in and consumption of power from a captive power plant, being developed by Radiance Renewables Private Limited;
  • MasTec Inc.
    • in relation their bid for Mahanet Project under the Smart Cities;
    • in relation to acquisition of QuadGen Inc. (USA) and QuadGen USA’s divestment from its Indian Subsidiary (QWSPL). Also assisted MasTec in setting-up a LLP in India and led the business acquisition of back office support business by the LLP from QWSPL;
  • Nordex India in relation to acquisition of shares of Gregal Power Private Limited and South Kinetic Wind Energy Private Limited;
  • Orb Energy Private Limited with respect to (i) legal compliances and obligations of solar power park developer (ii) drafting, reviewing and negotiating various definitive agreements and implementation of project issues in relation their 25 MW Solar PV Park in Arsikere, Karnataka;
  • Statkraft IH Holding AS in relation to its proposed investment in Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Limited;
  • Statkraft India Private Limited in relation to project structuring issues for the development of a solar power project in the State of Tamil Nadu;
  • Tata Group, GIC Infra Holdings Pte. Ltd and SSG Capital Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd in connection with their proposed investment of in an Indian airport development company. As part of the assignment, undertook a legal and regulatory due diligence of the target and reviewed airport concession agreements;
  • Triarq Inc. in relation to the India leg of its acquisition by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan;
  • United Phosphorus Limited in relation to investment in and consumption of power from a 28.05 MW and 33 MW solar-wind hybrid captive power project in Gujarat, India, being developed by CleanMax;
  • United Nations Development Programme and Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change on features and dispensation for an emissions trading scheme for India as a means to achieve India’s climate change goals.

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