Nand is a Partner in the Gurugram office of the firm. He specialises in Banking & Finance, with specific focus on general lending, external commercial borrowings, overseas direct investments, project finance, trade finance, shipping finance and real estate finance related transactions. He also advises banks, financial institutions and corporates on debt restructuring.
He has gained extensive experience in handling financing transactions involving financial institutions, multi-lateral agencies, governmental agencies, public sector enterprises and companies – both Indian and foreign. He has provided tailored solutions across national borders and is uniquely positioned to support the banking and cross-border financing requirements of clients across the full spectrum of financing transactions. He regularly advises banks, financial institutions, sponsors and corporates in structuring, negotiation and documentation of various financing transactions, including advising on credit facility agreements, security documentation, inter-creditor arrangements, escrow / TRA arrangements, cross border acquisitions and advisory related work. He has also advised banks and other financial institutions in relation to their compliances under various directions issued by the regulator.
He works closely with corporates and banks in their project finance transactions across various sectors such as power (wind, solar, hydro and thermal), transmission, automobile, natural resources (oil & gas), metro rail, road, etc. He also advises clients on their project’s legal due diligence, including reviewing of power purchase agreements, concession agreements, operation and maintenance agreements.
In addition, he also has a significant experience in financial regulatory matters and has played a pivotal role in advising banks, financial institutions and corporates in structuring and strategizing on various foreign exchange regulations and other banking related issues.
Nand has been practicing law since 2006. Before joining JSA, has worked with Juris Corp and Khaitan & Co, two other law firms for banking and finance in India.
Nand has been recognised in banking & finance and project finance by various international publications, including IFLR1000, Legal 500 etc.
In the IFLR1000 2020 Ranking, clients have appreciated Nand for “Good relationship management, a nice presentation of legal points and prompt feedback”.
Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- International Bar Association – Transitioning from LIBOR – the road ahead for the Indian banking sector (Available here)
- VCCircle – How investors, authorities can check greenwashing and boost green financing (Available here)
- International Bar Association – Regulating Cryptocurrency in India (Available here)
- Law Street India – Refinancing Amid COVID-19 Crisis – A Silver Lining! (Available here)
B.S.L. LL.B., ILS Law College, Pune (2006)