Rakesh Warrier


Rakesh specialises in corporate/business structuring, corporate business operations, contracting, mergers & acquisition and private equity.

He advises domestic and international clients on foreign exchange regulations and general corporate laws in India. He also works extensively with technology, media and telecom companies and advises them on regulatory compliances and licensing requirements.

Rakesh assists clients on real estate acquisitions by way of lease or leave and license.

Some of the key assignments handled by Rakesh include:

  • Advised DE-CIX International AG in acquiring 49% stake in Interwire Internet Services Private Limited, which owns and operates the Mumbai Convergence Hub (Mumbai IX), India’s largest open peering exchange hub
  • Advised Global Cloud Xchange, a subsidiary of Reliance Communications Limited, in relation to provision of various telecom services in India (enterprise solutions and data centre services)
  • Advised Broadcom group entities on a long-term leasing transaction in a Special Economic Zone
  • Advised Mubble Networks Private Limited in relation to investments made by Accel Partners and Mr. Nandan Nilekani
  • Advised Just Eat Holding Limited in connection with transfer of 49.9% stake in Achindra Online Marketing Private Limited to Just Eat India Holding Limited

Rakesh has been practising corporate law for over nine years. Prior to joining JSA, Rakesh was an associate at Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co.


PRACTICE AREAS

SECTORS

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bar Council of Kerala

EDUCATION

  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Cochin (2008)

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil

Last Updated on 1st April 2020

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