Nikhil’s area of practice and experience covers a wide range of mergers and acquisitions (including distressed M&A through insolvency) and private equity transactions. He has advised a multiple domestic and foreign private equity and venture capital funds in their investment efforts as well as companies in their fundraising processes including in the fintech, hospitality, real estate and manufacturing spaces. He has also advised foreign strategic investors in their acquisitions in India, as well as in their exits from Indian investments across sectors including power, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.
He has represented bidders acquiring distressed assets in deals both under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, as well as through non-IBC mechanisms across various sectors including manufacturing, power and hospitality.
He has also advised clients on foreign exchange, regulatory and structuring advice in relation to transactions, including advising on appearance before and approvals sought from regulators.
Nikhil has been practicing law since 2018. Before joining JSA in 2020, he was associated with the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Insolvency & Bankruptcy practice at L&L Partners (formerly Luthra & Luthra), a premier Indian law firm.
Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa
“Tribunal Ordered Interim Measures and Emergency Arbitrators” in Volume 4 Issue 1 of the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law.
B.Sc. LL.B (Hons.) from National Law University, Jodhpur