Nakul Sonejee

Nakul Sonejee, Senior Associate, JSA

Nakul’s practice at the Firm includes Banking & Finance and Financial Services. He possesses experience in Banking & Finance related transactions including Debt Transactions (secured and syndicated), External Commercial Borrowings, Project Finance, Acquisition Finance, Structured Finance, Real Estate Finance, Security creation and Listed and Unlisted Debt.

Nakul has advised several clients on laws related to external commercial borrowings, foreign portfolio investments in debt securities, securitisation of loans, listed and unlisted debt securities, security creation, perfection and enforcement.

In addition, Nakul has also advised various lenders on refinancing and restructuring of loans in compliance with various schemes notified by the Reserve Bank of India. Further, Nakul is experienced in advising clients banks and financial institutions in relation to syndicated loans availed by entities for setting up of wind power, solar power, road and highway and real estate projects.

He has been practicing law since 2016. Prior to joining JSA, he was with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. where he was an Associate for almost two years.



  • India chapter on International Acquisition Finance 2021 for Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide
  • India chapter on International Acquisition Finance 2019 for Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide



  • LLB, Mumbai University
  • B. Com, Mumbai University



  • English
  • Hindi
  • Sindhi
  • Gujarati
  • Marathi

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Nakul amongst others, cover the following: –

  • Advised the arranges in relation to issuance of listed, secured, redeemable, rated, non-convertible debentures aggregating up to INR 1450 crores by Nuvoco Vistas Corporation Limited
  • Advised the arranger in relation to issuance of listed non-convertible debentures aggregating to INR 2500 crores by Waves Maritime & Allied Services Private Limited in connection with acquisition of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited
  • Advised Standard Chartered in a financing to West Coast Paper Mills Limited for acquisition of International Paper APPM Limited
  • Advised the arranger in relation to issuance of market linked non-convertible debentures aggregating to 1,355 Crores by Embassy Property Developments Private Limited secured by REIT units
  • Advised the investors in relation to interim finance under the IBC to Sevenhills Healthcare Private Limited by way of unlisted non-convertible debentures
  • Advised Standard Chartered and Nomura in a financing to General Atlantic for acquisition of Karvy Computershare
  • Advised Standard Chartered and Deutsche Bank in a structured financing for an amount of 2100 crores to the Brookfield group by way of listed non-convertible debentures

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