Rajul Bohra

Rajul Bohra, Partner, JSA

Rajul specializes in General Corporate Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Domestic & Cross Border Investments, Corporate Restructuring and Compliance, Employment and Anti-Corruption & Investigation. She has extensive experience in FDI investments, outbound investments, joint ventures, setting of business operations in India across various industry sectors such as FMCG, healthcare, infrastructure, ecommerce, energy, media, real estate and construction, technology, medical devices, IT/ITes, manufacturing, retail. 

She has also advised clients on commercial contracts such as MOUs, supply agreements, distribution and supply agreements, toll manufacturing agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, lease deeds, sale deeds, license agreements and service agreements. She regularly advises on Companies Act, 2013, foreign investment and exchange control laws, anti-bribery, contract law, information technology, data privacy & consumer laws.

As part of the employment practice, she is actively advising on labor laws and employment contracts. She has been involved in investigations relating to misconduct of employees.

Rajul also has worked actively on anti-corruption and white collar crime investigations, has conducted trainings and has advised clients on establishing effective compliance mechanisms.

Before joining JSA, she was associated with erstwhile Amarchand & Mangaldas with the general corporate commercial team.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

 

Education

  • B. Com LLB. (Hns) from Gujarat National Law University (India) 2010
  • Completed professional course in Company Secretary designed by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (2010)

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

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

  • Advised and assisted an investment platform managed by Godrej Fund Management) and Godrej Properties Limited, in connection with a joint venture with Hero Cycles Limited (HCL).  The joint venture will undertake construction and development of a commercial complex on the Golf Course Road, Gurgaon.
  • Advised and assisted a US entity leading in the business of providing cyber security solutions, on the Indian leg of the global sale of enterprise security business to a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions.
  • Advised and assisted an investment platform managed by Godrej Fund Management and Godrej Properties Limited for acquisition of assets from Century Real Estate Holdings Private Limited, a Bangalore based real estate developer, for developing land parcel in Bangalore for a commercial project.
  • Advised APG, a Hongkong based real estate fund, in connection with acquisition of 100% shareholding of Berggruen Hotels Private Limited. The acquisition was undertaken through a subsidiary of Lemon Tree Hotels Limited (Lemon Tree) in which APG is an existing shareholder.
  • Advised a US entity, in respect of its 100% acquisition of Tech Innovations Solutions Private Limited, a company providing an end-to-end IT service provider serving clients in the UK and the US.
  • Advised and assisted a PE firm, in acquisition of a US IT consulting firm and its subsidiary in India, providing services across industries with a primary focus on providing end-to-end enterprise solution services.
  • Advised APG Asset Management NV. in connection with the establishment of its multiple investment platforms with Godrej Properties Limited for investment in real estate residential and commercial projects in India.
  • Advised and assisted a public listed automotive company in Thailand in connection with its acquisition of shareholding in a key operating automotive company in India (awarded the Deal of the Year Award- 2017 by Asia Business Journal)
  • Assisted and advised a real estate fund in a joint venture with the retail development arm of a private equity investor to acquire three retail assets in India for about USD 300 million. The portfolio comprised of 3.5 million square feet across three retail assets developed in three cities of India.
  • Advised private equity fund in connection with its acquisition of shareholding in a renowned hotel chain company in India which operates around 40 hotels.
  • Advised a Swiss cosmetic major in establishing a joint venture with an Indian retail company for sale of its cosmetic products in India and for manufacturing the products in India on a toll manufacturing basis.
  • Advised a Swiss company, manufacturing specialty chemicals used for construction purposes in connection
  • with 100% acquisition of shareholding in an Indian company engaged in selling, marketing and distribution of chemical products, particularly dielectrics, composites, adhesives.
  • Advised and assisted a reputable US apparel and fashion accessories company in setting up its Indian business and operations.
  • Advised a US entertainment and media company proposing to offer media content streaming services in India.